Pauley to address State of the City today


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 6:46 pm
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Eric Timmons, etimmons@qconline.com
Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley will give his annual State of the City address at noon today during a joint meeting of the Rock Island Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island.

"The State of the City address is an opportunity for me to reflect on our accomplishments of the previous year and inform citizens of our opportunities for the coming year," Mayor Pauley said in a news release. "I look forward to many more successes in 2013."

Mayor Pauley will also give the address at the Rock Island City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 14, starting at 6:45 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Rock Island City Hall, 1528 3rd Ave.



















 



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