- 5:30 pm
- 3rd Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise indicated)
- County Board Room
1504 3rd Avenue
Rock Island, IL
All meetings are open to the public but may be closed to the public in the event of discussion of certain items as defined in the Open Meetings Act.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Democrat (D), Republican (R).
County Board Chairman
Richard H. "Quijas" Brunk (D)
The Chairman facilitates the operations of the county board and serves as the chief elected official for county government.
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Richard Morthland (R)Member - District 1
Melissa M. Baker (D)Member - District 2
Larry Burns (D)Member - District 3
Luis S. Moreno (D)Member - District 4
Brian D. Vyncke (D)Member - District 5 - Vice-Chairman
Porter McNeil (D)Member - District 6
Carla Enburg (D)Member - District 7
Drue Mielke (R)Member - District 8
David Adams (D)Member - District 9
Richard H. "Quijas" Brunk (D)Member - District 10 - County Board Chairman
Timothy A. Foster (D)Member - District 11
Edna Sowards (D)Member - District 12
Bob Perkins (D)Member - District 13
Enyo Dewith (D)Member - District 14
Kai S. Swanson (D)Member - District 15
Rodney K. Simmer (R)Member - District 16
Johnnie M. Woods (D)Member - District 17
Chuck Layer (D)Member - District 18
J. Robert Westpfahl (R)Member - District 19
Each regular meeting of the Rock Island County Board and its various committees (both standing and special) includes a public comment period in which any citizen of Rock Island County may make a statement regarding an item on that days agenda for the committee’s action. A total of 10 speakers will be allowed at each session for a period not to exceed 30 minutes in length. View the complete policy and a sample form (PDF). The forms are available beginning 20 minutes prior to the meeting’s posted starting time and must be completed and turned in no later than 5 minutes before the posted start of the meeting to which comment is to be made.
“Priority status shall be given to speakers whose topics are directly related to the current meeting agenda”.
The County Board operates on the committee system. Items concerning county government are discussed in depth by standing and special committees, which then may refer the items to the Board with recommendations for passage or denial. The committees report their activities to the full board each month. The Committees are appointed by the County Board Chairman.