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2 years ago by Bob Gough

Aldermen approve Mayor Moore's legal team and comptroller appointment

The Quincy City Council voted to terminate the employment of City Engineer Jeff Steinkamp on Monday night.

Last month, Mayor Kyle Moore said Steinkamp’s services would no longer be needed, but Steinkamp remained a city employee until aldermen took the vote Monday night. The vote was 7-3 to end Steinkamp’s tenure.

Alderman Steve Duesterhaus (D-2nd Ward) called the decision “ill-advised” and said the city was put at “risk for a substantial sum.” There is a dispute over how the city code reads to dismiss the person in the position of city engineer.

Moore said his legal team’s interpretation is the mayor has authority to remove the city engineer without cause with City Council approval. He also said there had been no discussions with Steinkamp regarding a settlement.

Aldermen Virgil Goehl, D-1st Ward, Jared Holbrook, R-3rd Ward, Paul Havermale, R-3rd Ward, Mike Farha, R-4th Ward, Mike Rein, R-5th Ward, Jim Musolino, R-6th Ward, and Terri Heinecke, R-7th Ward voted to remove Steinkamp while Duesterhaus, Dave Bauer, D-2nd Ward, and Jack Holtschlag, D-7th Ward opposed the move,

Two aldermen voted present: Jennifer Lepper, R-5th Ward and Dan Brink, R-6th Ward.

Aldermen Lexze Mann, R-1st Ward, and Tony Sassen, R-4th Ward, were absent.

After seeing his selections for the city’s new legal team get tabled for a week, aldermen Monday night confirmed Moore’s appointments of Lonnie Dunn as corporation counsel, Bruce Alford as assistant corporation counsel and Ryan Schnack as city attorney.

Moore touted the experience that the three men bring to their respective positions.

Alderman Steve Duesterhaus cast the lone no vote on a voice vote.

Aldermen also approved Sheri Ray as the city comptroller to a four year term.


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