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Givemeliberty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
privatized police http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/03/03/texas-...
Givemeliberty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I have thought the same thing specifically for the area affected by station 6. Another option would be privatization I think it would be a tougher sell as most Americans live in their little "only gov can do that" bubble, especially in this town where most wont let anyone but gov workers pick up their trash. But the idea of private fire protection and even police is nothing new and and should at…
pjohnf - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Let's just move to an all volunteer FD, you're paying for it. You get what you pay for so you decide and have the city council accede to your wishes.
pjohnf - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Nice, you attack me personally to get your opinion across. Bodies fight fires not buildings. FF's spend large portions of their shifts away from their stations, doing inspections, hydrant testing, equipment testing and maintenance, public education, training and other duties. Not all fires are down the block from fire stations. In an ideal world Quincy would have more fire stations, more FF's…
pjohnf - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Response time although important, it's not the most important factor for FF safety or public safety. If the FD shows up with inadequate personnel they can't put out the fire or perform victim rescue without putting both victim and FF lives in jeopardy.

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2 years, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

County Clerk Georgia Volm is letting people vote at her office as well as at the polling place on South 36th Street

Quincy's lone polling place opened at its normal time this morning.

Adams County Clerk Georgia Volm said only one election judge failed to show up at the lone polling place in Quincy's 3rd Ward GOP Primary. She said polls would be open until at least 7 p.m. and may stay open later in order to get everyone in.

Volm also said that Third Ward voters could vote at her offices as well as at Christ Lutheran Church.

Volm was anticipating only about 500 people turning out for the primary today. 21 people had voted at Christ Lutheran Church as of 8:30 a.m.

Jared Holbrook, Ken Hultz and Rich Nichols are the three men running for the GOP nod for the seat being opened by incumbent Kyle Moore's mayoral run. The winner of Tuesday's primary will face Democrat Mike Martin, business representative for the Carpenters and Joiners Local 189, on April 9

Volm said about 30 people had  either early or absentee voted..

Holbrook, 31, is a driver for FedEx. Hultz, 63, owns Hultz We Care Auto Care. Nichols, 37, works for Colony Brands.


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