NAME: Brian Davis AGE: 34 ADDRESS: Cleveland OCCUPATION: Kelly's Construction FAMILY: Wife Dawn, son Logan EDUCATION: Graduate J.D. Darnall High School POLITICAL PARTY:Independent OFFICE SOUGHT: Cleveland Village Board trustee PRIOR OFFICE:None WHY RUNNING: To make sure the residents of Cleveland have a voice. I feel I would be better able to help maintain a trustworthy local government. KEY ISSUE:I am concerned at this time of the transparency of checkbooks and allocation of funds. I would like to help improve the quality of local government in Cleveland. COMMENTS: I have been a resident of Cleveland for 34 years.I have a concern for how our local government has been run for the last few years and I would like to help change that for the better.
Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses. 1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000. 1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city. 1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association. 1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College. 1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.