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Bdizzil - Committee prepares to hear Garbage and Recycling pitch - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The 50,000 so far i beleive would be most of the normal cost of maintence on the eqipment. I get the sticker increase but it sounds like your still going to rob from peter to give to paul for the rest. My question would be with the city cleanup coming up in sept, at a cost around $50,000 each year to the taxpayers,its was proposed in the private haulers contract free for the next ten years $500,000…
qfingers - Committee prepares to hear Garbage and Recycling pitch - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The raised sticker prices....remember? The only real change right now is buying one more truck then they had planned to. I'd like to see more of an analysis on the maintenance costs. Since central services does a lot of the repairs I wonder how this is all accounted for. What does the $50,000 spent so far this year include?
pjohnf - IDOT broke hiring rules for years, ex-Congressman Hare mentioned in report - Quincy, IL News - Quinc
"It’s a coincidence", there are no coincidences in politics. One hand washes the other and politicians hand out favors to supporters like people hand out candy at a birthday party. A bigger concern for me is whether these political hacks did any work for the big money they were making? Handing out make work jobs for political support is an abomination and those that did it should be punished.
CordellWalker - Committee prepares to hear Garbage and Recycling pitch - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Sometimes I just put a bag of popcorn in the microwave and simply read the comments for a good laugh. You caught me at a moment where I happen to be out of popcorn.
Stupid_Dems - Committee prepares to hear Garbage and Recycling pitch - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Just wondering how far $5.5 million that was wasted on hydro by the last administration on the garbage issue??

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QU sets fundraising record

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University tops goal for fourth straight year

For the fourth straight year - the Q U fund has exceeded its goal - raising $1,037,208 for the university's endowment.

That is also record.

Julie Bell, Q U Vice President for University Advancement saysthose funds will be used  to support scholarships - technology upgrades and campus enhancements.

Bell said on campus participation in the campaign has increased with a record high of 96 percent faculty and staff participation.She said, "That's particularly important because that shows that our own QU family believes in what we're doing and wants to support it."

Bell said Alumni participation has remained steady but the amount of giving from alumni and the business community have increased.


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