updated 3/30/2010 5:08:34 PM ET 2010-03-30T21:08:34

The city of Davenport now says Good Friday is still Good Friday for municipal workers, despite reports that the day off had been renamed "Celebration of Spring."

The city issued a statement Monday saying the renaming was a recommendation made by the Davenport Civil Rights Commission last summer. The statement says the city administrator mistakenly forwarded the recommendation for further review and action, leading to the release of a holiday notice with the holiday renamed.

The statement said that the City Council never voted on the change, and the name never officially changed.

Bill Edmond says he and other city council members were upset over the apparent name change. Edmonds says the council members didn't even know about it until they saw an article about it in the Quad City Times last week.

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