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polkadot76 - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Exactly right. Nothing like adding a bit of drama to bolster your "argument." How can anyone complain? For starters, the bloated budgets of the police and fire departments, and the funding of the generous pensions for those employees, is the primary source of the budget woes that the City is facing. Nothing has really been done to address those issues, save for terminating a few "non-essential"…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
That's a bit dramatic, don't you think? What are you suggesting? That if the firefighters didn't get a raise, they were going to walk off the job? Or maybe fight fires at half speed? Because that's the only way that public safety would be jeopardized. With regard to the Consumer Price Index, I agree with polkadot. There are a lot of people out there whose salary hasn't…
qfingers - New Quincy trash system estimated to begin in January 2015 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And they had said they were going to buy 2 automated trucks...but the RFP says "an automated garbage truck" which implies one truck. Is that right? http://www.ci.quincy.il.us/bids/garbage-truck
SandyBush - Woman arrested after police find abandoned child - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I think GuyFawkes10 was referring to the mother.
yesqcy - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Can't afford public safety? That's one of very few things a city its suppose to afford! And the CPI comment on this thread its a very good point and it appears these men and women have taken less than that. How can anyone complain?

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First Bankers Trust earnings up 26 percent

First Bankers Trust earnings up 26 percent

1 year, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

President/CEO calls it one of the company's best years ever

First Bankers Trustshares, Inc. released its earnings for 2012. Arthur E. Greenbank, President/CEO reported that earnings per share increased 26% from $2.60 per share in 2011 to $3.28 per share in 2012.

Greenbank said “This has been one of the best years in the history of our Company.”

First Bankers Trust Company, N. A., showed a 12% increase in assets to $805 million at the end of 2012 compared to $722 million in 2011. Deposits for the Bank increased almost 13% from a 2011 total of $584 million to $658 million in 2012. Loan balance also increased in 2012 to $407 million from $375 million in 2011.

First Bankers Trust Services, Inc., the Trust Company subsidiary, now has $4.7 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2012, compared to $3.5 billion the prior year.

The Company’s return on equity was 12.84% in 2012 verses 11.26% in 2011. Greenbank reported that the dividend being paid to shareholders will increase almost 7% from $0.15 per share to $0.16 per in 2013; and the book value per share of the Company stock increased to $26.76 from $24.08 in 2012.


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