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OneMansPoison - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Yes, Brutus, it is. One must be able to discriminate between the sensical and non.
qfingers - Illinois auto museum to keep General Lee with Confederate flag on display - Quincy, IL News - Quincy
You mean little thinks like the Dred Scott decision from the Supreme Court denying blacks the right to become citizens? http://www.historynet.com/causes-of-the-civil-war Or the fact that in 1900 children under 16 composed 18% of the workforce? http://www.history.com/topics/child-labor
HuhWhy - Rauner, Emanuel and Democratic lawmakers look for pension delay deal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourn
Why have this on Quincy Journal when it is so difficult to read the whole story? I click on READ FULL ARTICLE and then I get the pop up that says subscribe to trial membership then I say "no thanks" and I get the Chicago Tribune main page and can't even find the story I wanted to read.
Quijote57 - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Harmed in what way? If your state doesn't allow something, either go through the legislature and get a law passed, get your Congressmen to get a law, or move to another state. Why is it Liberals are all for getting the Judiciary to legislate? Where is that in the Constitution?
qfingers - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And age of consent is a rather arbitrary number too. You can enlist in the military under 18 with parental consent. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_of_consent We have all sorts of arbitrary ages...used to be 18 could drink not all that long ago...now it's 21... Voting was 21...now it's 18.... These things flop…

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Only two items on agenda at Plan Commission meeting

2 years, 2 months ago by Paige Traeder

At Wednesday night's Plan Commission meeting, only 2 items were on the agenda and both were approved

At Wednesday night's Plan Commission meeting, only 2 items were on the agenda and both were approved.

First on the agenda, Anthony W. Williams requested a Special Permit to use property located at 439 North 3rd Street for vehicle and sales service. In each of the Downtown Districts, a special use permit is required to operate a "vehicle sales or service facility."

A used car lot and service garage has operated under a special use permit since 2005. There are two buildings on the property and Williams plans to demolish one and build a 2,100 sq. ft. building with two wash bays and offices in its place. Motion did carry and the request was approved.

Also, Robert H. Berger, of Berger Properties, LLC, requested a zoning change from M1 (Light Industrial) to D5 (Downtown Industrial) for property located at 220 Oak St. The property is in two zoning districts because it is an el-shaped, double-frontage parcel between Oak and Pine Streets.

Rezoning of the M1 portion of the property to the D5 classification was being sought to allow more flexibility in positioning buildings. The Commission approved the request.

In other business, amendments to the Land Use Plan will be talked about at next month's meeting. Some amendments discussed included sizes of political signs and the definition for backlit signs.

All matters approved by the Plan Commission go to City Council on Monday.


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