We’re back with Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms.

This is crunch time for the city to finalize the budget.

We asked Mayor Thoms what highlights he expects to see besides the Special Service Area, and how the $10 million surplus will be used.

“The budget’s coming together well,” he said. “We’re making some good capital investments for the future. As an example, we spent a little over $2 million for eight new snow plows. The other ones are 20 years old.”

Listen to what else Thoms says when you click on the video.

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