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GuyFawkes10 - LaHood / Flynn debates in question - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Cordell, Do you think any of his policies are working? If so, which ones?
UrKidsWillPay - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
I believe if you check, you will find that Property Developers are required by City Code to put in sidewalks at their expense unless they get a waiver from that part of the code. Once the sidewalks are in, they become the city's responsibility to maintain.
ONCEMORE1 - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
Does anyone else remember that much (most?) of the land the Kroc Center now occupies was formerly Salvation Army property and thus exempt from taxation all along? That would seem to mitigate some of the tax issues some on here are so jacked up about. If I am in error, I welcome correction and/or dissenting opinions.
DaveVictor - LaHood / Flynn debates in question - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Well, you're too sharp for me. I was just trying to relieve that longing. I know how much that can hurt.
qfingers - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
Well that guy asked for a gift of money to build his building. So yeah, many objected. The city proposed making it a loan and he backed out. To the best of my knowledge the Kroc center never asked for a thing. It's the city that put proposed putting in the sidewalks since they own that part of the property...just like they own the sidewalks in all the city right of way. Now...since sidewalks…

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Funding will come from new Farm Bill

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The Illinois Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for federal crop grants.

Department officials say Illinois’ funding will come from the specialty crop block grant program in the new federal farm bill. Illinois has been receiving about $600,000 a year and using the funds to open new markets for locally-grown produce.

Agriculture Department director Bob Flider said a small increase of local food purchases would create thousands of jobs in the farming and food industries that would revitalize both rural and urban communities.

Applications for the grants can be found on the Department of Agriculture’s website. Grant proposals will be accepted until May 1.

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