Davenport Public Works has issued the following notice:

South Concord St is closed at Minnie St effective immediately, Tuesday, October 24, due to a broken storm sewer that is causing pavement failure. More information about the length of the closure and associated detours should be available on Wednesday, October 25. 

The detour for Rockingham Road is now River Drive to Fairmount until further notice.

MOLINE - Beginning Monday, Sept. 25, the intersection of 19th Street and 7th Avenue will be closed through early December to accommodate the future flow of traffic and to improve access to downtown Moline when the I-74 River Bridge is built. The Illinois Department of Transportation and the City of Moline are leading the road projects at and around this intersection.

 

Road Closures:

CHICAGO (Sept. 21, 2017) – The Rauner-Sanguinetti administration today announced its policy experts for criminal justice and health and social services.

Later in Rockford, Bustos will continue her “Better Deal for our Workforce” tour with a visit to Auburn High School’s EMITT program

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 9
through Friday, December 1, 2017, with the following conditions:

Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a pilot project focusing on inclusive civic engagement Friday. The state of Iowa will partner with the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity’s Grand Boule to increase participation at the state level through gubernatorial boards and commissions.

Gov. Reynolds says the pilot project offers another way to seek qualified and diverse applicants who are strong believers in becoming an active voice in state government.

SPRINGFIELD (Sept. 15, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner took action today on the following bills:

Bill No.: HB 0173

An Act Concerning Public Aid

Action: Signed

Effective: June 1, 2018

Bill No.: HB 0311

An Act Concerning Regulation

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill No.: HB 0688

An Act Concerning Public Employee Benefits

Action: Vetoed

The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. Crews will be flushing hydrants for approximately a four week period.
The purpose of this program is to help maintain water quality standards and the fire protection system. Citizens may experience brief periods of discolored water or low pressure which is normal during flushing operations.

 Gov. Rauner lauds tireless advocacy for children, families

CHICAGO (Sept. 11, 2017) – Secretary of Education Dr. Beth Purvis will be leaving the Office of the Governor on Friday, Sept. 15. Dr. Purvis will be joining a national nonprofit organization where she will oversee educational philanthropy.

“Beth has been a tireless advocate for Illinois children and families,” Gov. Rauner said. “We are deeply grateful for her efforts.”

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