The East Moline Democrat toured Dave’s Autobody yesterday as part of her “Cheri on Shift” initiative and to better understand the effect of a minimum wage increase on workers.
The District-205 Board met in special session yesterday to approve a $237,000 bid from Galesburg’s JP Benbow Plumbing and Heating to repair and replace the HVAC system in Mustain Pool, after it failed over the winter, causing problems for the Silver Streaks Swimming and Diving Teams, and P.E. classes that also use the facility.
It’s not final yet, but the Superintendent of the Galesburg School District is giving up some of his responsibilities, passing them off to a position that candidates are being interviewed for.
The District-205 Board last night interviewed four candidates for the position of Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Pre-Kindergarten.
The Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers honored Galesburg Officer Lane Mings with their 2013 Officer of the Year Award.
Fremont Street will soon see a reduced number of traffic lanes after a change in the road’s layout was approved by the Galesburg City Council, Monday night.
A discussion of Division Street in Knoxville came up during a Sidewalk and Streets Committee meeting prior to last night’s Knoxville City Council meeting that left aldermen with more questions that answers.
Division Street was brought up and its need to be resurfaced, but aldermen are not happy with how long it would take Knoxville Public Works Supervisor Tom Myers and his crew to get the work done.
Knoxville aldermen have been working hard to get a new contract figured out for the operation of their water and sewer plant.
City Engineer Kevan Cooper told aldermen Monday he worked with Treasurer Jim Whitney and Mayor Bob Johonson, and went over their current plant operator’s contract as well as a contract for another plant operator Cooper works with.