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eaglebeaky - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wall Street was solidly in the Romney/Ryan camp last time, pjohnf. (And assuming he's the nominee, they'll certainly be in Ryan's camp in 2016.) Why is it that you seem to think that they're Obama supporters?
eaglebeaky - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
When did presidential libraries start taking this kind of funding? (I always thought they were privately funded... or at least I remember hearing that the Clinton and Bush #43 libraries were being done that way.)
eaglebeaky - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
Off-topic, but just to clarify, I will say that the disabled individuals that I've worked with aren't the least bit interested in free phones or anything like that. (Many of them will never live independently in their own communities; any such "bribes" would be meaningless to them.) Of course there are opportunists who do try to take advantage of every social program under the sun, and…
AYHSMB - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe Reagan, Bush 1, Clinton, and Bush 2, had libraries built with private funds. I can't believe Soros or Buffett (or the Clinton's ;P) aren't contributing to the bill for Obama. Rahm is even stumping for it, as he says it will be a big tourism money maker. Hey, I'm all for it, if it is. On a side note, I think this is the first presidential…
eaglebeaky - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
I honestly couldn't care less about anybody's party affiliation. This ID issue actually has A LOT to do with poor people, the elderly, and people with disabilities -- regardless of their personal politics. (There are a lot of poor people in the south who are lifelong Republicans.) Arbitrarily-enacted voter ID laws ultimately won't disenfranchise you or me... but they do have a real…

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Plan Commission approves all requests at Tuesday's meeting

1 year, 3 months ago by Paige Traeder

The Commission approved rezoning of property to develop apartment buildings and consolidation of a lot to develop a senior care center

The City of Quincy's Plan Commission met Tuesday night approving all items on the agenda.

The first item on the agenda was a request from Jeff Stone, of Collision Solutions, for a permit to allow a new paint booth to be installed on the 300 North Front Street property. The booth would be housed in a new 37-ft. by 49-ft. addition to the existing maintenance shop situated at the south end of the property. The motion did carry but with an amendment. Stone was given a 12-month timeframe by the Commission to complete previous work on some fencing around the property and the new paint booth.

Scott Koontz requested rezoning of 0.97 acres located at 4329 State Street from Single-Family Residential to Multi-Family Residential. Rezoning was requested in order to develop one-story apartment buildings on the property similar to those on the adjoining property to the north and east. The Commission approved the request.

In other business, a motion was approved for Americare, Inc., who requested consolidation of a lot located at 213 North 48th Street with portions of two properties to the south to form a 2.95-acre lot. A senior care center with two buildings is being proposed for development on the site. North 48th Street is designated as a major street, so installation of a five-foot-wide sidewalk will be required.

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


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