Rock Island community survey deadline extended


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Posted Online: Sept. 05, 2013, 12:25 pm
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Press release submitted by city of Rock Island


The City is seeking citizen input in its comprehensive planning process. Rock Island residents have until September 30 to complete an online community survey to provide input on city services and infrastructure, quality of life, housing, and community and economic development. The survey is available in English and Spanish on the City's website at www.rigov.org. Hard copies may be picked up and completed at City Hall or any of the three Rock Island Public Library branches.

Help Rock Island shape its future

The City of Rock Island is hosting two community vision workshops to provide residents an opportunity to express their ideas on how the community should grow over the next 20 years and what issues need to be addressed in the City's comprehensive plan.

• Monday, September 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center located at 630 9th Street. Spanish, French, Swahili, Karen, and Burmese interpreters will be available.

• Tuesday, September 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Farrell Hall at St. Pius Catholic Church located at the northeast corner of 24th Street and 31st Avenue.

The City encourages residents to attend one of these fun, interactive sessions. For more information visit the City's website at www.rigov.org.

















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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