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ONCEMORE1 - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Lower costs? Fewer pickups? Lower salary? The same trucks, running the same routes because some people will still be putting yard waste out. And if you think City workers will cut their own paid hours because of fewer pickups, you're delusional.
TheyRclueless - First bid for QHS expansion awarded - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
He's been contemplating his decision for the last several months while spending his time in Sarasota, Florida and still collecting his $180,000....very smart man to get away with that and still have the Board President say he's great!
HuhWhy - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If I were a betting man.... I would bet that the city council on Monday does not pass the budget. it will be like 9-5 opposed. Then a special council meeting on Thursday to try and pass a budget on Friday.
QuincyGuy - Kirk, Durbin praise Lynch\'s record after Senate vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
pjohnf - I couldn't have said it better myself. Aren't we, in Illinois, 'blessed' with representation in Washington? We can thank Chicago for that.
WarCry - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You're 100% right that it would change what some people do, including - it seems - yourself. And do you know what that would result in? Lower costs to the city. Fewer pick-ups due to people doing it themselves means lower vehicle maintenance. Lower salary expense due to decreased hours. Yes, some people would stop using the service, which reduces the EXPENSE of providing that service. The point…

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Results Of Illinois Commodity Board Elections Announced

Results Of Illinois Commodity Board Elections Announced

8 months, 3 weeks ago by Illinois Dept of Agriculture

Roberta Dolbeare of Nebo now on Soybean Board

The Illinois Department of Agriculture today announced winners of the July 8 state commodity board elections.   

The elections filled positions on three boards:  the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, the Illinois Soybean Association Program Operating Board and the Illinois Sheep and Wool Marketing Board.

“Congratulations to those who were elected,” Agriculture Director Bob Flider said.  “It’s an honor to be chosen by your fellow producers to represent their interests when these boards decide how best to spend industry checkoff dollars.”

Checkoff dollars come from assessments levied at the first point of sale. State law sets the assessment for corn at 5/8 of 1 cent per bushel.  For soybeans, the rate is 1/2 of 1 percent of market value and for sheep and wool, it is 2 1/2 cents per pound. 

The newly-elected board members will serve three-year terms.  A list of the winners for each commodity board follows:

Illinois Corn Marketing Board

District

Counties Represented

Director

1

Boone, McHenry, Lake, DeKalb, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Kendall, Will                                        

 

Pat Dumoulin, Hampshire

4

Whiteside, Lee, Bureau, Stark, Marshall, Putnam

Mark Wilson, Toulon

7

Woodford, McLean, Dewitt, Macon,

Piatt, Moultrie

James A. Reed, Monticello

 

10

Scott, Morgan, Sangamon, Greene,                               

Jersey, Calhoun, Macoupin             

Bill Long, Franklin

 

13

Marion, Clay, Richland, Lawrence, Jefferson, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, White

Donald Duvall, Carmi

 

 

 

Illinois Sheep and Wool Marketing Board

District

Counties Represented

Director

1

Jo Davies, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Lake, Carroll, Ogle, DeKalb, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Whiteside, Lee

Appointment

4

Bureau, Putnam, LaSalle, Stark, Marshall, Peoria, Woodford, Tazewell

Appointment

 

7

Madison, Bond, Fayette, Effingham, Jasper, Crawford, St. Clair, Clinton, Washington, Marion, Jefferson, Clay, Wayne, Richland, Edwards, Lawrence, Wabash, Randolph, Perry, Franklin, Hamilton, White, Monroe, Jackson, Williamson, Saline, Gallatin, Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Alexander, Pulaski, Massac                                               

Appointment

 

 

 

Illinois Soybean Program Operating Board

District

Counties Represented

Director

1

Jo Davies, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, Carroll, Ogle, DeKalb, Lee

 

Paul Rasmussen, Jr. DeKalb

5

Knox, Peoria, Marshall, Putnam, Tazewell                                   

Stan Born, Dunlap

 (write-in candidate)

7

Ford, Iroquois, Vermilion

Michael Marron, Fithian

9

Mason, Logan, Cass, Menard, Morgan, Sangamon

Carrie Winkelman, Tallula

 

12

Pike, Scott, Calhoun, Greene, Macoupin, Jersey         

Roberta Dolbeare, Nebo

13

Montgomery, Bond, Fayette, Marion

Appointment

 

 


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