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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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Gardner Denver lays off workers at Quincy plant

Gardner Denver lays off workers at Quincy plant

2 years, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

About 30 jobs in the machine shop are affected

Sources have told QuincyJournal.com that Gardner Denver has laid off about 30 workers in its machine shop.

Company officials would not confirm when contacted by QuincyJournal.com on Wednesday, but workers in the plant and retired workers confirmed the cuts were taking place this week.

"Manufacturing had been pulling orders forward and now the backlog is pretty low, plus orders and expectations are down as well," one source told QuincyJournal.com.

Quincy Mayor John Spring said he had contacted company officials. He said he was also told that orders were down.

The company makes pumps and compressors at its Quincy facility, where the company was founded more than 150 years ago.

Gardner Denver had still employed about 300 people in Quincy after the company moved its corporate headquarters to Wayne, Pa. in 2010.

 

 


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