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pjohnf - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
Yes another need may arise but the sunset must be in it. We have to pay for some things, like a county jail, when they're needed and a new jail is needed. Good grief don't you think you should pay for something, there's no money fairy out there to pay for things a community needs from time to time?
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WarCry - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
If that's the way you interpret the statement then, frankly, you're an idiot. Look at all the stories about arrests for meth busts, over and over again, the same names. They don't give them more jail time partially because they don't have anywhere to put them. The crimes don't rise to the level of state prison, and we have no room at the county level. You think it's…
Snarky_2 - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
Build it on the current parking lot for the court house. No Transportation needed. ... Property already owned... build an underground parking lot to allow for safer transport of prisoners rather than the back door the sheriff referenced and the elevator they would have to use to get people up to the court room, they could design a better and larger elevator with a cage to keep staff save from drunk…
ReardenShrugged - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
The way I interpret "our jail no longer meets modern day needs" is "we need a new jail so we can further grow the incarcerated population, our police force, and government power while shrinking everyone's liberty and taxpayer pocket books." We may need a new jail just due to the age and safety but it shouldn't be any larger than the current one since our county population hasn't grown,…

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1 year, 9 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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