MOLINE — Genesis Medical Center will answer questions about the proposed medical campus development in Moline during a special city meeting Sunday.
The public meeting will be 1-2 p.m. at the Moline Public Library,3210 41st St.
On Tuesday the city council is scheduled to vote on creating a tax increment finance district for the medical campus to help with development costs.
Genesis owns 48 acres west of 41st Street and south of 26th Avenue, a former privately-owned landfill. It proposes to build a multi-phased medical campus and asked for a TIF to assist with the first phase of the development that would include a medical office building, a parking lot, infrastructure and road improvements.
Today is Sunday, March 9, the 68th day of 2014. There are 297 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: Much damage is being done to sidewalks, shade trees, fences and gardens by hogs that are running at large about town. 1889 -- 125 years ago: H.C. Cleveland was elected air knight captain of Rock Island Division Uniform Rank Knights of Pythias. 1914 -- 100 years ago: B.W. Wilson, authority on birds and their habits, spoke at the weekly luncheon at the Rock Island Club. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The famous Dionne quintuplets have been invited to visit King George and Queen Elizabeth in Toronto on May 22, but Papa Dionne thinks their majesties should include the Callander nursery in their tour. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Ever been smothered by funny stuff? Well more than 2,600 people were last night when two boys named Tom and Dick Smothers took a "rocky, twisting road to folk music" in Davenport Masonic Temple. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Moline residents soon may be asked to recycle part of their garbage and might even get paid for it.