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Or the voters might allow the school district to take care of that on Tuesday. And, no, I don't believe anyone with the School District shoved smoke bombs in the vents...although I'm guessing some of the grassy knollers thought that when they read the story. BG
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Maybe we get Quinn back here on Monday and he can give us the money to fix it.
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Right, except that when these offers AREN'T made - say, when Quincy Compressor announced they were moving - it was a hue and cry of "Why didn't the city do more to keep them here?!!??" 1000 people means more spending on rent or home purchases. It means more people buying groceries, deodorant, toilet paper. It means more people going to restaurants and movies and malls and gas stations and…
1950Brutus - Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
According to line 23 of the IL 941 I paid use tax that would amount to more than $1,600 of out of state purchases. I was no where close to this - $500 at most. So, besides over paying my taxes you are trying to lay a guilt trip on me. Sorry not buying it - I've rendered to Ceasar so much my butt hurts.. Enough self-righteous bunk for one post - let's move on.
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Anyone who can get his party's nomination and run such a close race, as Rauner has done, is a POLITICIAN. He is not a CAREER politician but he is a politician. He is not the white knight riding in on horseback to save us all.

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Plan Commission approves all requests at Wednesday night's meeting

1 year, 11 months ago by Paige Traeder

Many items were on the agenda at Wednesday night's meeting, starting with a request for a special permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages on property at 2802 Broadway

Many items were on the agenda at Wednesday night's Plan Commission meeting, starting with a request from Dennis Boudreau for a special permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages on property at 2802 Broadway. The special permit would allow the sale of alcoholic beverages in the form of packaged liquor, wine and beer in one of the lease units in a five-unit retail center located on the south side of Broadway. The westernmost unit in the center, about 2,000 square feet, would be leased for a proposed high-end wine shop.

Staff did support the proposed special permit, but one man who lives directly behind the proposed business, Bob Taylor, voiced some of his concerns to the Commission. He said many people cut through his property and that this new business would increase that traffic and it could be a potential "security threat." Taylor requested that Boudreau put up some kind of post or gate in the back of the building to prevent that from happening. Boudreau said he would do anything to satisfy his customers but said "its not really my issue." After some discussion on the matter, motion did carry and staff approved the request.

In other business, Neal Slattery, staff engineer, represented Americare Properties, Inc. to request a zoning change from C1A to C1B Limited Local Commercial of 2.83 acres located on the west side of North 48th Street between "Going Bonkers" on the north and "Interstate Battery" on the south. Motion was approved as the firm plans to develop the property with a senior living center and just needed re-zoning for extra land for the infrastructure.

Also, motion was approved for the review of site and building plans for First Farm Credit Services at 5317 State Street. Because the site is zoned Planned Commercial, it requires the Plan Commission and City Council review. The company's engineering firm has been working with city officials for months, and information has been provided concerning the location of the building, driveways, parking, sidewalks, and general character of the development.

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


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