Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Trending on the Journal

Related Headlines

Newcomb, jobs topic of mayor's lunch

Moore marks one year in office

Mayor to speak at Quincy Tea Party meeting

Moore reviews first 9 months in office Updated

Moore: City to stay in trash collection business; Will now also allow private trash pickup Updated

Recent Comments

pjohnf - White House Pressed to Keep RFS, Biodiesel Industries Strong - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Franken and Senator just seem to me to be oxymoronic, they just don't go together.
gizzard93 - City of Quincy to spend $342,000 on road salt - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
sounds like double talk to me.
SeenTheLight1 - City of Quincy to spend $342,000 on road salt - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Never heard of such a thing. Cities and counties along with townships submit their request, then CMS uses that total for their RFP. If a supplier cannot meet that total then I would guess some could be left off the RFP total, but have never heard of that. The other comment states " bids range from $70 to $140 per ton" so why is Quincy paying $95 per ton? Still I have never heard of CMS cutting off…
UrKidsWillPay - City of Quincy to spend $342,000 on road salt - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The CMS bid wasn't all or nothing RFP. Vendors could choose to bid on any of the several requests. The important sentence above is: "The Illinois Department of Central Management Services this month INFORMED MANY city and county officials in charge buying road salt that no vendors responded to their requests for bids." Many doesn't mean the same thing as ALL. Quincy happened to be among…
ONCEMORE1 - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Jeez, give it a rest-----even Obama stopped blaming the previous administration once the "Previous Administration" was his own.

Most Popular

Soup restaurant to open in new Broadway strip mall

Second break-in suspect caught Updated

New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks before interviews

Arrest made in Monday break-in Updated

Multiple reports of burglaries on Quincy's north side

Schoenakase on WTAD's Mary Griffith Show

Instead of improving business climate, Durbin vilifies Illinois business looking to leave

Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members

Mayor holds second town hall in first year

3 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Light crowd has few questions at forum

A couple dozen people along with city officials attended Mayor Kyle Moore's second community-wide town hall at the Kroc Center on Tuesday night. Few asked questions though those who spoke up expressed support for the Mayor.

Moore detailed things he had accomplished in his first year in office, noting he is just a few weeks away from completing his first year. He said there were challenges such as the Newcomb Hotel fire and hydropower, but he was looking forward to the next few years.

"A lot of the problems that a first year mayor has need to be taken care of, but then after that, we can start focusing on some of the things we talked about in the campaign."

Moore said the Quincy Scorecard was in use and he unveiled a five year infrastructure plan, showing those in attendance a map of planned projects based on current funding.

Moore also went through the budgeting process that has been playing out over the last few weeks at council meetings. He also said that the city is continuing to go after a port project but is going to have to take a different approach to get a needed federal grant to fund the project.

He said hundreds of people have been engaged at the various forums throughout the year and anyone is welcome to call him at his office


From the Newsroom

Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 15 minutes ago

@KeeneMLB Me too.
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 18 minutes ago

aaaand...On cue, Cards fans bemoaning giving up Ramsey for Masterson. #goodlordpeople
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 24 minutes ago

RT @dgoold: Tucked into Masterson announcement is this tidbit: Wacha has been moved to the 60-day disabled list to clear spot on 40-man ros…
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 28 minutes ago

@DAdamWHIG @sam_douglas22 I bet Garcia never throws another major league pitch for the Cardinals. They just need to be careful with Wacha.