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I-74 Bike and Pedestrian Path Opening Delayed In Moline

January 11th, 2022
I-74 Bike and Pedestrian Path Opening Delayed In Moline

Despite construction work on track to wrap up on the new bicycle and pedestrian path on the recently opened Interstate 74 bridge over the next several weeks, the bridge general contractor and the cities of Moline and Bettendorf have decided to wait until spring to open the path to the public. “We know many are eagerly awaiting the new path,” said communications and outreach coordinator for the I-74 project I-74 Bridge Project Kristina Kuehling. “Construction is anticipated to be completed in the next several weeks, however, after careful consideration, the path will remain closed until the... Read More

I-74 Bike and Pedestrian Path Opening Delayed In Moline

December 30th, 2021
I-74 Bike and Pedestrian Path Opening Delayed In Moline

Despite construction work on track to wrap up on the new bicycle and pedestrian path on the recently opened Interstate 74 bridge over the next several weeks, the bridge general contractor and the cities of Moline and Bettendorf have decided to wait until spring to open the path to the public. “We know many are eagerly awaiting the new path,” said communications and outreach coordinator for the I-74 project I-74 Bridge Project Kristina Kuehling. “Construction is anticipated to be completed in the next several weeks, however, after careful consideration, the path will remain closed until the... Read More

Moline Searching for New City-Wide Broadband Service Provider

December 29th, 2021
Moline Searching for New City-Wide Broadband Service Provider

Moline is restarting its search for a new high speed broadband provider – this time with help from consultants – in order to take a fresh look at the City’s needs and available services. City Council members have sought to ensure that all residents and businesses within the city have access to at least 1 gigabyte fiber service since at least 2019.   However, failed negotiations with one company and proposals from other providers that didn’t meet the requirements the City laid out in the RFP it issued in December 2020 have forced staff to hit the reset button on the search. Later this... Read More

Moline Police Enforcing Safe and Sober Holiday Driving Campaign

December 28th, 2021
Moline Police Enforcing Safe and Sober Holiday Driving Campaign

Tis the season for friends and family to gather to celebrate holiday festivities and the Moline Police Department is partnering with the Illinois DOT, Illinois State Police and around 200 other local police and sheriff’s department to remind motorists to “Click it or Ticket” and “Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over” throughout the holidays. “Driving impaired, whether under the influence of alcohol or drugs, can have catastrophic consequences and is illegal in every state,” said Moline Police Chief Darren Gault. “It’s simple: if you’re going to drink or use other impairing substances,... Read More

City Of Moline Searching For A New High Speed Broadband Provider

December 17th, 2021
City Of Moline Searching For A New High Speed Broadband Provider

Moline is restarting its search for a new high speed broadband provider – this time with help from consultants – in order to take a fresh look at the City’s needs and available services. City Council members have sought to ensure that all residents and businesses within the city have access to at least 1 gigabyte fiber service since at least 2019. However, failed negotiations with one company and proposals from other providers that didn’t meet the requirements the City laid out in the RFP it issued in December 2020 have forced staff to hit the reset button on the search. Later this week,... Read More

Three Interim Department Directors to Start Monday in Moline

December 5th, 2021
Three Interim Department Directors to Start Monday in Moline

Moline will welcome in three new interim department directors next week to assist in implementing the city’s newly adopted strategic plan in the coming months. The interims will be in place for up to six months, while the city reboots its search for permanent directors with the assistance of executive search firms. The new interims will head up the Community and Economic Development, Engineering and Public Works departments. Those positions have been vacant since 2019, 2020 and April 2021, respectively. Michael Schenk will serve as interim City Engineer. He recently retired as City Engineer in... Read More

River Drive In Moline Closed Due To Construction

November 30th, 2021
River Drive In Moline Closed Due To Construction

Beginning Monday, November 29th, River Drive in Moline between 34th Street and 55th Street will be closed to through traffic.  The contractor working on site, Centennial Contractors, anticipates completing this patching project by Friday, December 3rd.  (weather permitting)  Read More

Moline City Council Considering Gaming Rules Changes In Meeting TONIGHT

November 29th, 2021
Moline City Council Considering Gaming Rules Changes In Meeting TONIGHT

During last week’s Moline City Council Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, aldermen held an informational discussion looking at the city’s gaming regulations and whether they should be modified in order to allow more establishments to offer slots and other gaming machines as well as increasing the number of gaming stations allowed in those establishments. Before the discussion proceeds further or decisions are made, however, Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati and the rest of the Council members agreed they first need input from Moline residents. A public meeting on the issue has been scheduled for Monday,... Read More

Moline Holding Public Meeting On Potential Gaming Regulation Changes

November 28th, 2021
Moline Holding Public Meeting On Potential Gaming Regulation Changes

During last week’s Moline City Council Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, aldermen held an informational discussion looking at the city’s gaming regulations and whether they should be modified in order to allow more establishments to offer slots and other gaming machines as well as increasing the number of gaming stations allowed in those establishments. Before the discussion proceeds further or decisions are made, however, Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati and the rest of the Council members agreed they first need input from Moline residents. A public meeting on the issue has been scheduled for Monday,... Read More

Moline Police Promote Safe and Sober Thanksgiving Driving Campaign

November 24th, 2021
Moline Police Promote Safe and Sober Thanksgiving Driving Campaign

The Moline Police Department is coordinating with the Illinois DOT, Illinois State Police and around 200 other local police and sheriff’s department to remind motorists to “Click it or Ticket” and “Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over” throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. “As friends and family gather to celebrate, we want to remind them it is up to them to make the smart decision and drive sober,” said Moline Police Chief Darren Gault. “It’s simple: if you’re going to drink or use other impairing substances, don’t drive. Our officers will be stepping up patrols to keep impaired... Read More