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pjohnf - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Is this project going to have a surety bond in place if this guy goes under or is the performance bond the same thing? The project sounds like a good use of the property but we tax payers lost big time the last time we put up money for a developer to develop this property.
ONCEMORE1 - Practice of end-of-career teacher salary bumps being scrutinized - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.c
Sure are------12 months pay for nine months "work". Plus a couple weeks for Holidays, Christmas Break, Spring Break, Snow Days, etc. Try to match that in the Real Working World.
qfingers - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Could you list what "infrastructure" this is for? It's apartments and retail space...not roads and sewers. And I don't see any parking in the illustration above. 20 apartments could easily mean 40 cars there 24x7. And I don't believe it's legal for the city to give anybody a property tax abatement except by a few means like enterprise zones for example. Anything targeting one…
ONCEMORE1 - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Here we go again......... Giving away the farm---AGAIN---is about as brilliant as Deuce's parking lot that nobody needs.
vonvicious - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The city might as well build the build and finance the structure itself. First off sell the property for what it is worth. 52 parking spots for 20 apartments and an eatery is that even enough to meet code.

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24th Annual Mart Heinen Club Chili Cook-Off

1 year, 8 months ago by Bob Gough

Chili Cook-Off will be held Sunday, January 20, at the Quincy University Health and Fitness Center’s Hall of Fame Room

The 24th annual Mart Heinen Athletic Booster Club Chili Cook-Off will be held Sunday, January 20, at the Quincy University Health and Fitness Center’s Hall of Fame Room (20th and Oak streets).  The event is open to the public from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and features all-you-can-eat chili and soup tasting.  A raffle will also be held for a 39-inch Magnavox LCD television, a Sony digital camera, and a Sony clock radio.  Food tickets are $3 per person and raffle tickets are $5 each, three for $10, or seven for $20. 
 
The entry fee to compete in the Chili Cook-Off has been waived. Set-up time begins at 9:45 A.M. The first place winner will be awarded $200, with $150 going to second place and $100 for third.  Other prizes include $50 for best booth theme, first place in the soup category, and a people’s choice award.
 
For additional vendor information, please contact Vivian Funke at (217) 228-5432 ext. 3800.

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