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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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