Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission

June 22, 2016 – Scott County Representative Scott Tunnicliff from the Iowa Mississippi River

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Tourism Growing in Bi-State Region

June 22, 2016 –Joe Taylor of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) informed

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FY 2017 Budget Adopted by Commissioners

June 22, 2016 – Denise Bulat, Executive Director, reviewed the FY 2017 Budget as recommended by

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Bridge Restriction Notices - May 25, 2016

May 25, 2016 –The following table details the construction projects for the Quad Cities Area as

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IEDA Nuisance Property and Abandoned Building Remediation Program

June 22, 2016 – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has $6 million available for the

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Iowa State Recreational Trails Program

May 16, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will be accepting applications through July 1, 2016

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Bi-State 50th Anniversary 2016 – The Name is the Thing

April 27, 2016 – Since its inception in 1966, Bi-State has had two names.  At its first meeting on

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Bi-State 50th Anniversary 2016 – Where does the money go?

June 22, 2016 – The adoption of the FY2017 budget brings to mind the question of what the first

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NADO Recognizes Bi-State Regional Commission

August 24, 2016 – The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) named Bi-State

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What is FoodHub?

July 27, 2016 – Liz Hogan from the Davenport FoodHub stated that there are over 30 FoodHubs in

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RIADG Annual Report to Commissioners

August 24, 2016 – Tim Frye with the Rock Island Arsenal Development Group (RIADG) reported to the

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Denise Bulat Elected to NADO Board of Directors

April 27, 2016 – On April 13, 2016, Bi-State Regional Commission Executive Director Denise Bulat was

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NADO Recognizes Two Bi-State Regional Commission Projects

April 27, 2016 –National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) named Bi-State Regional

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CEDS Submitted to EDA April 30, 2016

April 27, 2016 – Denise Bulat, Executive Director, noted the final draft of the full, five-year

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FY2016 TPWP Documents for Quad Cities and Region 9 Underway

April 27, 2016 – Prior to the Bi-State Regional Commission agency budgeting process, staff

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Bi-State Receives Positive Feedback on Federal Transportation Certification Review

April 27, 2016 – Mark Bechtel, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – Region 7, reported that as 

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Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP)

April 25, 2016 – The Illinois Department of Transportation is accepting applications for the 2016 ITEP

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Public Hearing on Bi-State Regional Commission Transportation Planning Certification Review

April 11, 2016 – A public hearing is set for 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016 to receive

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Moving Forward Starting Today to 2045 – Adopting the Plan

March 23, 2016 – Bi-State Regional Commission adopted the 2045 Quad Cities Long Range

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CEDS Under Review Before EDA Submission April 30, 2016

March 23, 2016 – Denise Bulat, Executive Director, presented the final draft sections of the

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Mississippi River Navigation Infrastructure Update

March 23, 2016 – Andrew Barnes, Assistant Chief, Programs and Project Management Division at the U.S.

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CDBG Infrastructure Grants Deadline September 29, 2016

February 24, 2016 –The 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) competitive Public

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CEDS Plan 2016 Draft to be Presented in March

February 24, 2016– Laura Berkley, Senior Planner, provided more information on the 2016

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Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals 2016 Webinars

  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 — 2:00-3:00 p.m.
    Intersections that Work for Walkers and Bicyclists

All

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Moving Forward, Starting Today to 2045 – Preview

January 27, 2016 – The Transportation Policy Committee concurred on initiating the public review

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New 5-Year CEDS Plan Process Begins for 2016

January 27, 2016 –Laura Berkley, Senior Planner, provided a brief update on the status of the

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QCTrails.org Website Now Active

February 1, 2016 – We are pleased to announce that QCTrails.org was launched this week.  The new...

Census BAS Program 2016

December 16, 2015 – The highest elected official or other administrative staff in your community

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Bettendorf Wins Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze Award

December 16, 2015 –Steve Grimes, Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Director, announced that

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Regional Trail Efforts

December 16, 2015 –Bryan Schmid, Bi-State Regional Commission planner, reported that communities in the

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Interactive Trails Website

December 16, 2015 –Bi-State staff has teamed up with Quad City Health Initiative (QCHI) and other local

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Quad City International Airport News

November 18, 2015 – On October 26, 2015, the inaugural direct flight to Dulles Airport in...

Title VI Program and Non-Discrimination Policy

October 28, 2015 – More than 50 years ago, the 1964 Civil Rights Act was enacted.  There continues to

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Bi-State Revolving Loan Fund Programs

October 28, 2015 – Jim Tank, Bi-State Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Board Member and Bi-State

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2045 Quad Cities Long Range Transportation Plan Update Underway

September 23, 2015 – A status report on the progress of the 2045 Quad Cities Long Range

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USDA Provides Loan and Grant Programs to Rural Communities

September 23, 2015 – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is committed to the future of

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Making and Keeping the Bi-State Region Healthy

August 26, 2015 – Executive Director Denise Bulat stressed the importance of a healthy region

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Freight Commodity Efficiency Plan Recommendations Presented

July 22, 2015 –Ms. Erika Witzke and Mr. Alan Meyers from Cambridge Systematics, Inc. presented the

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Tourism Activities in the Bi-State Region

June 24, 2015 –Nick Cusick of the Muscatine County Convention and Visitors Bureau reported that in

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Iowa DOT Unveils Supply Chain Network Design

May 27, 2015 –Paul Trombino, Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, reported on a new

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FY2015 Budget Under Review

May 27, 2015 –Denise Bulat, Executive Director, reviewed the draft FY 2016 Budget as recommended by

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Quad City Health Initiative and Bi-State Contract for CDC Grant

May 27, 2015 –Quad City Health Initiative (QCHI) partnered with Bi-State Regional Commission

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FY2016 Work Programs for Quad Cities and Iowa Region 9 Underway

April 22, 2015 –Prior to the Bi-State Regional Commission budgeting process, staff annually

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CEDS Progress Report 2015 to EDA April 30, 2015

April 22, 2015 –Denise Bulat, Executive Director, presented the final draft of the Bi-State

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Challenges and Opportunities for Mississippi River Navigation Infrastructure

April 22, 2015 –Tom Heinhold, Deputy Chief, Operations Division at the U.S. Army Corps of

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I-74 Bridge on Track for Construction

March 25, 2015 –Doug Rick of the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) and Rebecca Marruffo of

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CEDS Progress Report 2015 Draft Available for Public Input

March 25, 2015 –The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Progress Report 2015 Draft is now

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Red Cross Community Relationships Campaign

February 25, 2015 –Amber Wood, the Executive Director of the American Red Cross serving the Quad Cities

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Rural Jobs Accelerator Grant Initiative Report

January 28, 2015 –Kathleen Repass, Project Manager for the Henry-Rural Rock Island-Mercer County Economic

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CEDS Progress Report 2015 Kicks Off

January 28, 2015 –Laura Berkley, Senior Planner, provided a brief update on the status of the

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Census BAS Program 2015

January 14, 2015 –The highest elected official or other administrative staff in your community may have

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Member Government Liaison

December 17, 2014 – In 2015, Bi-State staff is instituting a member government liaison program. 

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Congratulations, New Boston!

December 17, 2014 – The City of New Boston will be awarded a $400,000 Open Space Land Acquisition

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Bi-State Receives “Clean Audit” Opinion, 2014

December 17, 2014 – The Commission accepted the Financial and Compliance Report for fiscal year 2014 as

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Public Officials Directory Update Coming in January

December 17, 2014 – It’s update time for the Public Officials Directory (POD)!  All communities and

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Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Initiative

December 17, 2014 – Curt Burnett, Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub Executive Director, explained

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Colonel Speights Reports on Arsenal

December 17, 2014 – Colonel Elmer Speights, Jr., Garrison Commander (GC) of the Rock Island

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Geographic Information System (GIS) Activities in the Bi-State Region

November 19, 2014 – Lisa Miller, Data/GIS Director, and several GIS Coordinators from the region

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Economic Development Tools

November 19, 2014 – Bi-State Regional Commission offers three economic development reporting,

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Notice of Public Hearing

November 19, 2014 –Notice of Public Hearing Concerning the Intent of the Communities of East

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Urban and Mercer-Muscatine Revolving Loan Fund Programs Thriving

October 22, 2014 –Ms. Donna Moritz, Revolving Loan Fund Program Administrator, stated since the

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Ebola: Is the Quad Cities Area Prepared?

October 22, 2014 –According to Ed Rivers of the Scott County Health Department (SCHD), there are

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Evacuation Plan To Receive National Award

November 20, 2014 – National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) will be recognizing

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Quad City International Airport News

October 22, 2014 – The Quad City International Airport completed major expansion projects in 2014,

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Aerial Flyover Project

September 24, 2014 –Lisa Miller, Bi-State Data/GIS Director provided an update on the

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Joint Purchasing Saves Communities Money

Janitorial cleaning supplies purchased through JPCSeptember 24, 2014 –Members of the Joint Purchasing Council (JPC) have saved thousands of dollars

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Blue Zones – Living Longer and Well in Muscatine

August 27, 2014 – Andrew Fangman, City of Muscatine Planner, overviewed the Blue Zones Community Project

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Quad City Health Initiative Launches New Brand

August 27, 2014 – Nicole Carkner, Executive Director of the Quad City Health Initiative (QCHI),

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American Red Cross "Ready when the time comes"

July 23, 2014 –American Red Cross representative, Betsy Pratt, provided a summary of the flood

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Bridge Restrictions Update

July 23, 2014 –Commissioners received an update on the status of Quad Cities bridge restrictions for

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Revised Bridge Restrictions

October 13, 2014 – Another delay has been announced for the Centennial Bridge.  The bridge closure began

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Location Change for August BSRC Meeting

July 23, 2014 –Please note that on August 27, the Bi-State Regional Commission monthly meeting

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2013-2014 Tourism Activities in the Bi-State Region

June 25, 2014 –Joe Taylor of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) described the

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CEDS Progress Report 2014 to EDA

June 25, 2014 –Denise Bulat, Executive Director, presented the final 2014 Comprehensive Economic

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Centennial Bridge Closures

May 28, 2014 –With the repairs and closure of the Centennial Bridge, traffic congestion is

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CEDS Progress Report 2014

May 28, 2014 –Denise Bulat, Executive Director, reviewed the status of the draft 2014

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FY2015 Budget Under Review

May 28, 2014 –Denise Bulat, Executive Director, reviewed the draft FY 2015 Budget as recommended

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Embracing Our Military Initiative

April 23, 2014 –Jamie Lange of Western Illinois University and WQPT explained the Quad Cities

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Quad Cities Household Travel Survey Results

April 23, 2014 –Bi-State Regional Commission contracted with a consultant team, URS Corporation, ETC

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FY 2015 Work Programs for Metro and IA Region 9 Transportation Planning

April 23, 2014 –Prior to the Bi-State Regional Commission budgeting process, staff annually

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I-74 Corridor Construction Schedule and Statistics

March 26, 2014 –Current Schedule:Concept drawing of new I-74 bridge. For more information, visit http://www.iowadot.gov/I74corridor

Final Design Complete: 2014

Iowa Right of Way (ROW) and

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Bi-State Supports Clean Air and Balanced Approach

March 26, 2014 –Denise Bulat, Executive Director reported the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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2014 CEDS Progress Report Kicks Off

March 26, 2014 –Mark D. Hunt, Project Manager, provided a brief update on the status of the 2014

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Regional Vision for 2030

February 26, 2014 –Jerry Taylor, Dispatch-Argus Publisher, and Tara Barney, Quad Cities Chamber of

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Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Grant

February 26, 2014 –Mark D. Hunt, Economic Development/Public Safety Manager, updated the

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Bi-State Drug and Alcohol Consortium Seeks New Contract

February 26, 2014 –The Bi-StateDrug and Alcohol Testing Consortium (DATC) was formed to offer

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I-74 Mississippi River Corridor Public Meetings - Mark your calendars!

February 26, 2014, March 26, 2014 –

April 23, 2014 — 4:00-7:00 p.m.

I Wireless Center 1201 River

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Illinois Passenger Rail Service Coming Soon

January 22, 2014 –A status report by the Illinois Department of Transportation on implementing

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Rock Island Arsenal

January 22, 2014 –William Takakoshi with Hurt, Norton & Associates, Inc. presented information on

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Aerial Photography Project Flying High!

January 22, 2014 –Plans are moving forward for the acquisition of GIS-quality digital aerial

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Passenger Rail, Chicago to Iowa City

December 18, 2013 –New figures were released by the Iowa Department of Transportation on the cost

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Significant Changes to Illinois Enterprise Zone Law

December 18, 2013 – Illinois Public Acts 97-905 and 98-109 were passed in 2012 and 2013 by the

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Changes for the 2014 Illinois CDAP Program

December 18, 2013 –The 2014 Illinois Community Development Assistance Program (CDAP) grant

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Riverfront Matters in the Bi-State Region

November 20, 2013 –The Quad City Riverfront Council (QCRFC) was created in 1985 by local elected

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Celebrate GIS Day!

November 20, 2013 –November 20, 2013 was Geographic Information System (GIS) Day, and Daya Snapp, GIS

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Revolving Loan Fund

October 23, 2013 –Donna Moritz, Revolving Loan Fund Program Administrator, presented the

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Regional Freight Study

October 23, 2013 –A Freight Commodity Efficiency Study/Plan will be conducted for the five-county

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I-74 Mississippi River Corridor Project Update

October 23, 2013 –Bi-State staff receives many questions regarding the Interstate 74 Bridge

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Turf Chemicals and Grass Seed

Turf Chemicals and Grass Seed
Sealed bids for Turf Chemicals and Grass Seed will be received by

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Janitorial Paper, Can Liners, and Cleaning Supplies

Janitorial Paper, Can Liners, and Cleaning Supplies

The Joint Purchasing Council at the Office of

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Air Quality Currently Within Guidelines in Bi-State Region

September 25, 2013 –The Clean Air Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set

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What is Joint Purchasing Council?

September 25, 2013 –In 1986, the Bi-State Regional Commission’s member governments located in

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Changes for the Quad City International Airport

QCA Airport LogoJune 26, 2013 –Cathy Rochau, Marketing Director for the Quad City International Airport, presented to

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FY 2014 Budget Adopted by Commissioners

June 26, 2013 –Denise Bulat, Executive Director, reviewed the draft FY 2014 Budget as recommended

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CEDS Approved and Sent to EDA

CEDSJune 26, 2013 –Mark D. Hunt, Project Manager, presented the final 2013 Comprehensive Economic

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Tourism Activities in the Bi-State Region

April 24, 2013 –Joe Taylor, Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) President/CEO,

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Resolutions for the Adoption of the Articles of Agreement

June 26, 2013 –On February 19, Bi-State staff sent out a letter to all member communities in

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Title VI Program and Non-Discrimination Policy

December 19, 2012 –Nearly 50 years ago, the 1964 Civil Rights Act was enacted. There continues to

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Bi-State Receives "Clean Audit" Opinion

December 19, 2012 –The Commission accepted the Financial and Compliance Report for fiscal year

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Upcoming APA Conferences

December 19, 2012 — The next American Planning Association (APA) audio/visual conference is

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Census Programs Update

December 19, 2012 —Meghan Overton, Data Services Planner, provided an update on U.S. Census

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Affirmative Action Report Released for 2012

December 19, 2012 —Carol Connors, Equal Opportunity Administrator for Bi-State , presented the

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