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Posted on: December 13, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - December 12, 2016

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Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Dennis Pauley focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube.

City of Rock Island Website – The City of Rock Island as of December 1, 2016 has a new website design. These changes were to make updates to the existing platform and make the website more responsive to today’s technology. For example, people will get the same content available to their search whether they are on a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone.  

New Recycling Center – The address of the new Drop-off Recycling Center for plastics and paper is located at 701 2nd Street or east of the Municipal Services building. Facility is open 24 hours each day, including holidays.

Rock Island Parks & Recreation Gift Ideas – As you are pondering what to buy your loved ones, do not forget the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center have gift cards available. With many special interest, sports and fitness classes it is a great opportunity to try something new. Maybe they would like to play some rounds of golf at Highland Springs or Saukie Golf Courses, splash down a slide at Whitewater Junction next summer, or take a relaxing soak in the RIFAC hot tub. To learn more about what is available please call (309) 732-7275

Snow Routes - As we enter the winter season, please note that parking is not allowed on designated snow routes when two or more inches of snow has fallen until the snow has been removed. Snow routes are marked by street signage. Vehicles in violation of this ordinance will receive a $35 parking ticket. Vehicles that remain in violation will be towed. In the event of snow, primary streets are plowed first and school areas are plowed second. Residential streets are plowed when the primary streets and school areas are complete.

Holiday Observance Schedule – In observance of the holidays, City Hall will be closed Friday, December 23; Monday, December 26; and Monday, January 2. The refuse and recycling schedule will be on normal schedule Monday through Thursday and the rest of the week one day late both the week of Christmas and New Years. The City of Rock Island wishes everyone a very happy and safe holiday season!

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