City Administrator

City Administrator Responsibilities

The City of Moline is a Council/Administrator form of government. The Mayor and City Council appoint a full-time City Administrator who has responsibility to:

  • Oversee the daily operations of all City activities
  • Provide management support for City Department Directors
  • Implement City Council Legislation
  • Keep the Mayor and City Council informed of critical information
  • Provide a high level of service to residents of Moline

In addition, the Administrator is involved with a wide variety of economic development activities, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Quad Cities Civic Center Authority and serves on the I-74 Bridge Steering Committee.


The administrator is charged with developing the annual budget for consideration and approval by the City Council.

City Administrator's Friday Report

About the City Administrator

With over 25 years of experience in municipal government, Administrator Maxeiner comes to Moline after serving as the Village Administrator of the Villages of Wauconda and Hampshire, City Administrator of the City of McHenry, and the several support staff positions in the City of Rockford, IL. Doug has a BA and MA in Political Science from Eastern Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Urban Management from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. He has been married to Amy for 26 years and has two children - Ian and Abby - in college. Doug enjoys the natural amenities of the Quad Cities area and enjoys biking and boating when he has some free time.