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City of Colona Public Safety Committee met October 21

By Rock Island Today Reports | Nov 28, 2019


City of Colona Public Safety Committee met Oct. 21.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

Roll Call

Present: Alderman King, Alderman Shady-Dahl, Alderman Tapscott, Chief Swemline and also present Laura LaMantia.

Absent: None.

Public Comments



September Stats were distributed and discussed.

526 Calls for service

$275.00 City Ordinance

$80.00 Animal

$30.00 Misc.

$4,200.00 Admin Tow

Old Business


New Business

Chief advised the city ordinance for tobacco will need to be changed to reflect the new state law of under 21.

He also advised new state law will change the animal shelter requirements, new mandates require a fire alarm that will notify Henry County dispatch automatically. The city will have to obtain bids. Compliance is required by January 2020.

Alderman King made a motion to sell surplus squad cars. Alderman Shady-Dahl seconded the motion.

Alderman Shady-Dahl- Aye

Alderman Tapscott-Aye

Alderman King-Aye

No Nays

Motion passed

a Durango and a Charger will be sold by sealed bid. The sealed bids will be accepted until Nov 25, 2019 until 4:00 p.m. The bids will be opened that night at the council meeting and the highest bidder on each vehicle will be notified.

Alderman King made a motion to adjourn, Alderman Tapscott seconded it.

Alderman King-aye

Alderman Tapscott-aye

Alderman Shady-Dahl-aye

No Nays

Motion passed

Meeting Adjourned at 9:30

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