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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Update Rock Island - November 23, 2020

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R.I. City Council Approves Nearly $300,000 in Additional Grant Funding for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 – The Rock Island City Council approved $292,000 from the second round of the Small Business Emergency Response Grant. This allocation come...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

City Hall Closing to Public Starting Monday, November 23rd

City Hall

Rock Island City Hall will close to the public starting Monday, November 23rd, 2020 due to the State’s transition to Tier 3 mitigation as coronavirus cases continue to rise. 

Rock Island residents are encouraged to utilize the City&r...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Holiday Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

Refuse truck and cart in neighborhood

During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday: Refuse will be on schedule Monday through Wednesday, rest of the week one day late; Recycling will be on schedule Tuesday and Wednesday, rest of the week one day late; Yard Waste will be on its normal collectio...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Rock Island Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations

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The Governor of Illinois has announced that beginning Friday, November 20th all regions in Illinois will begin Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigation restrictions. Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department is making plans in accordance with these state guidelines...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Quad City Quarantine Cookbook Now Available from RIPL

Rock Island Reference Librarian shows two copies of the Quad City Quarantine Cookbook

The Rock Island Public Library created The Quad City Quarantine Cookbook to document how the community spent time in their home kitchens during the COVID-19 shutdown. Now, this very tasty project is available for checkout, download, or purchase.&...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Emergency Grant Funding for Rock Island Businesses

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The Rock Island City Council approved $292,000 from the second round of the Small Business Emergency Response Grant at the November 9th City Council Meeting. This allocation comes on top of $250,000 that was allocated earlier this year.  Sixty-ni...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Leaf Collection Program

Leaf Bags

The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 12 through Friday, December 4, 2020, with the following conditions:  Customers must place the leaves in approved paper yard wa...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 35 ST North of 7 AV

35 ST North of 7 AV Map

Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 35th Street north of 7th Avenue will be closed due to construction on the campus of Augustana College.  The construction traffic will cause 35th Street to be closed to the public and available only to emergenc...

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