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pjohnf - Quinn: New controls after Medicaid paid for dead - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why is it with government bureaucrats that they always say they're going to close the barn door after the horse has left the barn? Millions in fraudulent payouts and now they find out. Only goes to prove once again that government is not the solution but government is truly the problem.
pjohnf - Rauner details some immigration views - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Anti-illegal immigration is not anti-legal immigration and Quinn knows it. It's disappointing that Rauner would side with the illegal immigration/amnesty crowd. It's insane and wrong to reward illegal behavior, illegal immigration, with any pathway to citizenship. Big business wants cheap labor and democrats want a new dependent class of voters and that's why both support immigration…
Righty1 - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I have a question for you yesqcy. How many payroll checks have you written?
ONCEMORE1 - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Tell that to people (Private Sector, of course) who have taken pay CUTS, shortened hours or loss of benefits just to remain employed. Somehow, I feel your comments come more from attitude and opinion than knowledge and experience.
HuhWhy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Resolution defeated....back to the bargaining table.

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City Council approves Safe Routes for Schools bid

1 year ago by Bob Gough

Advertising contract unanimously approved

The Quincy City Council unanimously approved the low bid for the Safe Routes for Schools project.

Aldermen voted 13-0 to approve the $2,950 bid for the AdForce Advertising Agency to develop commercials and brochures.

There was no discussion on the vote, which had been tabled twice when Alderman Terri Heinecke (R-7th Ward) had questions about the bid process in which Quincy Mayor John Spring said a mistake had been made when a local company was asked to bid a certain amount by an employee in the City's Planning and Development office.

Aldermen also heard first reading on the 2014 Fiscal Year budget. The $31.7 million spending plan will be voted in on two weeks.

Department heads will give the City Council details on their respective budgets this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Kroc Center.

The Council also accepted two recommendations from the Plan Commission: Approval of the special permit to use property located at 439 N. 3rd for vehicle sales and service and a zoning change from M1 (Light Industrial) to D4 (Downtown Industrial) for the north part of property located at 220 Oak.

 


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@ChrisDuerr I'd be fine with that.