Meetings list for Monday, Nov. 19, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 6:25 pm
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Aledo City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 120 N. College Ave., Aledo.
Andalusia Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 221 1st St., Andalusia.
Atkinson Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 107 W. Main St., Atkinson.
Carbon Cliff-Barstow School Board, 7 p.m. at Eagle Ridge School, 2002 Eagle Ridge Drive, Silvis.
East Moline City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 915 16th Ave., East Moline.
Hampton Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 520 1st Ave., Hampton.
Hillsdale Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 415 1/2 Main St., Hillsdale.
Milan Village Board, 5:30 p.m. at village hall, 405 E. 1st St., Milan.
Orion Village Board, 7:30 p.m. at village hall, 1202 4th St., Orion.
River Valley District Library Board of Trustees, 5:30 p.m. at library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron
Rock Island City Council, study session at 5 p.m., council meeting at 6:45 p.m. at city hall, 1528 3rd Ave., Rock Island.
Seaton Village Board, 7 p.m. at the village hall, 205 Maple St., Seaton.
Sherrard Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 517 3rd St., Sherrard.
Tampico Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 104 W. Market St., Tampico.

















 




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