by Jim Dewey
Thursday, Nov 27, 2014
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qfingers - Jail Committee to draft ¼ per cent sales tax ballot resolution - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
The number required to do away with sales tax is an additional 15% on top of what we already pay. So it would be 22.75%. http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/consi... And the universal rebate would make it progressive so it's really not too bad an idea if we can get rid of the IRS in…
qfingers - Jail Committee to draft ¼ per cent sales tax ballot resolution - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
Do you really need a reply to your sarcasm? At least I assume it was sarcasm?
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The voters who approved this referendum also expected the construction work and engineering work to be LOCAL. But the Board has went out of town many times over the years most recently they went to Rockford for their printer business. They don't mind taking money from the local taxpayers but don't seem to feel the local folks are good enough to provide the services needed. Hannibal had no…
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Well let's look at this. A failed construction worker and a a total tool bag want to hire a construction manager knowing full well that there would be no point to it, especially when they're from out-of-town, because we have plenty of firms here that can handle it. And they did this just a few months before they're up for re-election? Leroy Jethro Gibbs doesn't believe in coincidence,…
GuyFawkes10 - Jail Committee to draft ¼ per cent sales tax ballot resolution - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
Round it up to 15% and do away with IRS

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Gems sale still not final

Gems sale still not final

3 months, 1 week ago by Jim Dewey

Price has been agreed to by the two sides, but deal is not done.

The sale of the Quincy Gems has not yet been finalized but another step has been completed by the Oakley Lindsey Center Board.

During its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday - the OLC board approved a sale/lease price for the Gems and agreed to let Executive Director Rob Ebbing and Board President Hubert Staff sign the paper work closing the deal.

Neither the price nor the buyer were disclosed at Wednesday's meeting.

The Gems were put up for sale before the 2014 season began and as many as 5 different individuals or groups have shown interest in the team. The Prospect League had set an August first deadline for the Gems to withdraw from league play next season. That deadline was extended to September first.

 Ebbing said that is not a sale deadline, "if we're willing to take the chance, then we can just keep things rolling along." 

There is no time table to complete the sale. Ebbing said it's in the lawyers hands, "and I would hope they're moving along at a fast pace, they know there's some urgency involved."

 The board also approved sending a letter of congratulations to the Gems for winning the 2014 Prospect League title.


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