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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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Petitions filed for April 9, 2013 election

1 year, 3 months ago by Denise Donley

Quincy Board of Education, Quincy Park Board and JWCC Board will all have open seats

Petitions have been filed for the April 9, 2013 elections.

Three seats will be available on the Quincy Board of Education. The following will be the order on the April 9 ballot:
Bobette L. Cawthon
Richard E. Jones
Ronnie McKenzie
Jamie Foster
Kenneth Rollie Platt
Richard McNay
Sheldon J. Bailey
Sayeed Ali 

Five petitions were turned in for Quincy Park Board. Those include:
John Frankenhoff, current Park Board President
Greg Feldberg
Chris Blakeman
Patty McGlothlin
Abby Schlipmann 

Two seats on the John Wood Community College Board will be filled in the consolidated election April 9, 2013.  Two seats are for full, six-year terms.  Trustees whose terms expire are Dr. Gary Carter of Quincy and Randy Sims of Liberty.
Those who turned in petitions include current JWCC Board President Randy Sims, Jerry Hagmeier and Rich Marcolla.


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