Moline City Administrator announces retirement, effective immediately


MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) –  Moline City Administrator Lewis J. Steinbrecher announced Wed. Nov. 9, 2016 that he will retire, effective immediately.

According to the City’s website, Steinbrecher says this is the right time to step down after 42 years of public service.

Steinbrecher has been with the City of Moline since 2004, and served as the City Administrator in Kent, Ohio before coming to the Quad Cities.

Mayor Scott Raes said in a statement, “The City Council thanks Lew Steinbrecher for his many years of dedicated service to the City of Moline. Under Lew’s guidance, the City has seen great development, and the City Council wishes him the best in his retirement.”

The City says it will undergo a search for a new city administrator immediately. No interim has been named.

You can learn more about Steinbrecher here.

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