7th Ward neighborhood meeting


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Posted Online: Aug. 30, 2013, 9:31 pm
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ROCK ISLAND - Ald. Chuck Austin, 7th Ward, will host a neighborhood meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 29th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island.

Mayor Dennis Pauley, City Manager Thomas Thomas,Community and Economic Development Director Jeff Eder, Public Works Director Randy Tweet, and Police Chief Jeff VenHuizen, will attend the meeting.

The city council is preparingfor its strategic planning/goal setting session and Ald. Austin said the meeting will give the public an opportunity to share their ideas and ask questions.

Residents from all parts of the city are encouraged to attend.For more information call Ald. Austin at 309-786-6978.

















 




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