Foreign Fire Tax Board


  • 8:15 a.m.
  • Second Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December
  • Moline Fire Station - Conference Room
    1630 8th Avenue
    Moline, IL 61265

Agendas & Minutes

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  • Steve Regenwether - Fire Chief 4.30.24 (term expiration)
  • Travis Noyd - Deputy Chief 4.30.24
  • Jim Van Vooren - Captain 4.30.24
  • Geoff McClellan - Captain 4.30.24
  • Dave Estes - Engineer 4.30.24
  • Jerry Sottos - Lieutenant/Training Officer 4.30.24
  • Drew Taylor - Firefighter/Paramedic 4.30.24


Illinois Compiled Statute states that a company, corporation, or association outside of Illinois that sells fire insurance to property owners in the City of Moline must pay 2% of the gross receipts to the Illinois Municipal League, which then distributes the funds to the Foreign Fire Insurance Board of Moline.

Illinois Municipal Code - Foreign Fire Insurance Company Fees

According to City of Moline Code of Ordinances, the board is then authorized to expend the funds for the following purposes:

  • Personnel expenditures for safety devices or education
  • Personnel expenditures for training or training materials
  • Personnel expenditures for health or physical fitness devices, education, or screenings
  • Furniture, appliances, and other materials necessary for personal comfort of personnel the firehouses
  • Specialized equipment such as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation dolls or jaws of life
  • Compensation for treasurer and auditing of the fund
  • Bonding for the board and its officers
  • Pension contributions to the fire pension fund, but not contributions required of individual members of such fund

Board Membership

Members of this board are elected for a two-year term by the commissioned members of the Moline Fire Department as follows:

  • Deputy Chief
  • Captain or Lieutenant
  • Fire Chief
  • Firefighter/Engineer
  • Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Two members At-Large