Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube.
Holiday Refuse and Collection - Rock Island City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Refuse collection will be on schedule Monday the 25th through Wednesday the 27th, rest of the week is one day late. Curbside recycling will be on schedule Tuesday and Wednesday, the rest of the week will be one day late. Yard waste will be on its normal collection schedule. Also, all locations of the Rock Island Library will be closed on November 28 and 29.
Tuneful Tuesdays Music Series Starts Back Up December 3 – A little music can lighten your whole day. Tuneful Tuesdays, the Rock Island Public Library’ noon-time music series, resumes December 3 with relaxing music by Springfield, IL harpist Devon Carpenter.
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, major emphasis is placed on primary streets and hills with secondary priority given to school areas. Residential streets are cleared when the primary and secondary streets are completed.
City Hall will also be closed on Thursday and Friday.