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Tentative Agenda for the Scott County Board of Supervisors PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Renee Luze-Johnson   
Friday, 02 May 2014 14:12
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Committee of the Whole - 8:00 am
Board Room, 1st Floor, Administrative Center
1. Roll Call: Cusack, Earnhardt, Hancock, Minard, Sunderbruch
2. Discussion about changes in the judicial branch- Judge Marlita Greve and Kathy Gaylord, District Court Administrator. 8:00 a.m.
Human Resources
3. Classification and staffing adjustments through restructuring of the Sheriff's Office.
4. Staff appointments.
Finance & Intergovernmental
5. Recorder's purchase of a ScanPro 3000 Microform Scanning System from MidAmerica Business Systems.
6. Discussion of budget amendment to the FY14 County Budget.
7. Purchase of ammunition from Ultramax in the amount of $15,941.00.
8. Cigarette/tobacco permit for Locust Mart.
Other Items of Interest
9. Consideration of appointment with upcoming term expiration for boards and commissions
     o Benefited Fire District #5, Joe Ragona 7/19/14
10. Board appointments.
11. Authorized Agency visit to Waste Commission - Scott Area Recycling Center, 5640 Carey Avenue, Dav.
12. Adjourned.
Moved by _____ Seconded by _____
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Regular Board Meeting - 5:00 pm
Board Room, 1st Floor, Administrative Center
Public Hearing
1. Public hearing relative to an amendment to the County's current
FY14 budget....5:00 p.m.

Lt. Governor Simon to honor police officers in Springfield, thank petitioners in Chicago PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ted Nelson   
Thursday, 01 May 2014 08:02

SPRINGFIELD – Lt. Governor Sheila Simon on Thursday will honor and remember Illinois police officers who have lost their lives on duty.


Simon will join elected officials, police officers and the public to remember Trooper James Sauter of the Illinois State Police from Downers Grove, Officer Casey Kohlmeier of the Pontiac Police Department and Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada of the  Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department at the Police Officers Memorial in Springfield.

Earlier in the day, Simon will thank volunteers for the Yes for Independent Maps campaign as they load petitions into a semi-truck to drive them to Springfield to be filed. The campaign aims to put an amendment on the November 2014 ballot to improve the redistricting process. Simon signed the petition earlier this year.


EVENT: Yes for Independent Maps Breakfast

DATE: Thursday, May 1

TIME: 7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

LOCATION: 300 N. Elizabeth St., Ste. 220B, Chicago


EVENT: Police Officers Memorial

DATE: Thursday, May 1

TIME: 11 a.m.

LOCATION: East steps of the Capitol, Springfield


Rock Island Among Most Exciting Places to Live in Illinois PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Chad Stiffney   
Monday, 28 April 2014 15:30

from Chad at Movoto, the real estate research site.

Today we released a ranking of the most exciting cities in Illinois. We looked at places with a population of at least 10,000 and then ranked them based on nightlife, music venues, restaurants, age of residents, etc. Rock Island came in as the 3rd most exciting place in Illinois:

Gov. Branstad signs four bills into law PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Office of the Governor of the State of Iowa   
Monday, 28 April 2014 10:35

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the following bills into law:

House File 499: an Act permitting the use of crossbows to hunt deer and providing penalties.

House File 2366: an Act related to the policy administration of elections and voter registration and including effective date provisions.

Senate File 2118: an Act relating to domestic abuse protective orders and pets or companion animals owned or held by a petitioner, respondent, or minor child of the petitioner or respondent in a domestic abuse case.

Senate File 2195: an Act relating to matters under the purview of the utilities division of the Department of Commerce.


Scott County Board of Review Organizational Meeting Notice PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Beth Merkel   
Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:40

Date: Thursday May 1, 2014

Place: Scott County Assessor’s Office

Time: 9:30 A.M.

Introduce Board Members: Timothy Downing

Dennis Stolk

Bernice Koberg

Election of Officers

Establish rules for 2014 Session

Schedule future meeting dates and times

Review exemption applications

Approval of correction notices

Review appeal status

Discuss new reasons for final notice

Other information as requested

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