S. RI Twp.: Michael Thomas Kelly


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NAME: Michael Thomas Kelly
AGE: 66
ADDRESS: Rock Island
OCCUPATION:
FAMILY: Wife, Lenora Teigland
EDUCATION: Alleman High school,Black Hawk College,University of New Mexico
POLITICAL PARTY: Democrat
OFFICE SOUGHT: South Rock Island Township trustee
PRIOR OFFICE: None
WHY RUNNING: To make sure all properties are fairly valuedand that all township residents with needs are assisted.
KEY ISSUES: 1) Assisting residents with needs of indigence,b) emergency crisis c) seniors d) youth development2) Balanced budgets without pay raises for elected official and avoiding
tax increases for residents 3) Fair market valuation assessed4) More open use of township building
COMMENTS: People come first but we must live within our budgets. Illinoishas mandated townships take care of those residents in need such as: indigents,some seniors, one time emergencies and youths. The real leadership comes inbalancing those needs and having a balanced budget. I am ultimately responsibleto all the residents of the township. This democratic team is listening.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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