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Local Activities

Parks

Rapids City has three parks, a public boat ramp, a community center, and maintains its portion of the River Way trail.

Photo of fishermen under a bridge

River Bend Park is located on top of 17th Street Hill. Picnic tables, outdoor grills, playground equipment, a basketball court, a softball diamond and restroom facilities are included at this park.

Shadow Hill Park is located on top of 12th Street Hill. Here you will find a softball diamond used by the youth of Rapids City and other surrounding small towns for Co-ed Softball sponsored through the Hampton Township Youth Commission. Sign up is in early Spring of each year. Watch for posted announcements.

Shuler's Shady Grove Park is located at 1st Avenue and 11th Street and includes a boat ramp with parking lot, park, scenic overlook at our gazebo, and a portion of the Great River Trail Bike Path.

Sulphur Creek Park is located on the corner of 14th Street and 4th Avenue. Amenities at the park include Picnic tables, outdoor grill, playground equipment, a basketball court.


Activities

Rapids City President and Board of Trustees invite all Rapids City Seniors 60+ to our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Senior Appreciation Luncheon. Date: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 Time: 11:30 am to 1:30pm; Serving beginning at noon. Location: Rapids City Community Center This is a FREE luncheon to HONOR our Senior Citizens.

Taekwondo: Chung Kim's Black Belt Academy is held at the Community Center on Tuesday and Thursday. 
Beginner: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
Advanced: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Call Kevin Saathoff at 309-496-9732 for more information.


Food

Brother's Family Restaurant: Since 1991, the Brothers Restaurant has been serving fine quality food in a casual dinning atmosphere, with fast service and affordable prices.

Gilanellas: Freshly made pizza located at 2024 2nd Ave., Rapids City, Illinois.

The Edge: A Bar and Grill located at 1802 2nd Ave., Rapids City, Illinois.

News and Events

Village Board Meetings
2nd Tuesday of every month
7 P.M., Rapids City Village Hall

Next Meeting Agenda


VILLAGE OF RAPIDS CITY COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Date: Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Rapids City Village Hall, 1204-4th Ave., Rapids City, IL

To Discuss: Public Hearing for the purpose of allowance a Cannabis Infuser and Transporter with in the Village.

This meeting is open to the public.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
Date: Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Rapids City Village Hall, 1204-4th Ave., Rapids City, IL

To Discuss: Budget Planning – Infrastructure, Public Works, Water, Sewer, Waste Management for 2020/2021 FY

This meeting is open to the public.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE VILLAGE OF RAPIDS CITY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
The Village of Rapids City Planning & Zoning Commission has received a request from Mike DeMarlie of DeMarlie Maintenance to rezone 210 11th Street Rapids City, IL from C-1 Neighborhood Commercial District to C-2 Commercial District in the Village of Rapids City, Hampton Township, Rock Island County, IL. Said public hearing will be held at the Rapids City Village Hall; 1204 4th Avenue, on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.
All persons interested may attend.  Those wishing to address the Commission may do so in person or in written form.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
Date: February 12th, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Rapids City Village Hall, 1204-4th Ave., Rapids City, IL

To Discuss: Budget Planning – Parks, Recreation, Cemetery, Personnel and Finance for 2020/2021 FY

This meeting is open to the public.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
Date: Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Rapids City Village Hall, 1204-4th Ave., Rapids City, IL

To Discuss:
• Budget Planning – Rough Draft of budget for 2020/2021 FY
• Reallocation of Funds for 2019/2020 FY

This meeting is open to the public.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
Date: Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Rapids City Village Hall, 1204-4th Ave., Rapids City, IL

To Discuss: Reading of Operating Budget for 2020/2021 FY

This meeting is open to the public.


Your Annual Water Quality Report is now available at www.ilrwa.org/CCR/RapCity.pdf. To speak with someone about this report or to have a copy of it mailed to you, please call 309-496-2321.

Free Blood Pressure Checks each Thursday at Village Hall at 10:00am. If Medics have an

We now have a "Little Library" located at 730-17th Street, alongside of the maintenance shop. This is a take and leave books. It was donated by the Rotary Club. Please take advantage of this awesome new addition to our community!

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