Rock Island City homeowners to pay more in taxes and fees for 2018

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois -- Homeowners in Rock Island will pay more in fees and property taxes next year.

In a meeting on Monday night, December 18, the Rock Island City Council approved the city's budget for 2018.

Changes include a 9% increase in property taxes, a 3% increase in sewer fees and an increase of $1 per month in garbage fees.