Meetings list for Monday, Dec. 17, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 16, 2012, 4:19 pm
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Aledo City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 120 N. College Ave.
Andalusia Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 221 1st St.
Atkinson Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 107 W. Main St.
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.
Hampton Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 520 1st Ave.
Hillsdale Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 415 1/2 Main St.
Milan Village Board, 5:30 p.m. at village hall, 405 E. 1st St.
Orion Village Board, 7:30 p.m. at village hall, 1202 4th St.
Rock Island City Council, study session at 5 p.m., council meeting at 6:45 p.m. at city hall, 1528 3rd Ave.
Seaton Village Board, 7 p.m. at the village hall, 205 Maple St.
Sherrard Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 517 3rd St.
Tampico Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 104 W. Market St.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

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1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
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