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The Village of Rapids City

The legislative system in Rapids City consists of a Village Board, comprised of the President and six Trustees. The Board is responsible for passing Village Ordinances, adopting an operating budget and other Village policies. The President is responsible for carrying out policies and ordinances set by the Board, supervising the operation of the Village and appointing committees. The President and the Trustees are elected to four-year staggered terms. Elections are held every two years for 3 of the 6 Trustee positions.

The operating budget and appropriation ordinance is passed prior to the fiscal year, which is May 1st through April 30th. The main source of revenue to the Village is through the collection of taxes. The Tax Levy Ordinance sets the taxes for each year for such purposes as funding day-to-day operating expenses, police protection, maintinance of the cemetery, audit expenses, liability insurance and retirement funding.

Village Officials

Board President

Board of Trustees



Village Attorney

  • Mason & Scott, PC

Planning and Zoning Commission


Maintenance Assistant

Building Inspector

Plumbing Inspector

The Village of Rapids City Board passed and approved the Prevailing Wage Ordinance at its June 12th, 2018 Regular Board Meeting. Said Ordinance is available in pamphlet form at the Rapids City Village Office, 1204-4th Ave., Rapids City, Illinois during regular business hours or you may access the wage rates by clicking the below link to be directed to Illinois Department of Labor's Prevailing Wage Rates for Rock Island County.

Prevailing Wage Rates

News and Events

Village Board Meetings are held 2nd Tuesday of every month 7 P.M., at Rapids City Village Hall. All meetings for the time being may be attended are via telephone conference calling during the COVID-19. Phone numbers are listed at the top of each posted agenda.

Next Meeting Agenda

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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