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I'm not discounting response time but Quincy's fire stations are very well placed and the response times would not be affected that severely. It still boils down to the number of fire fighters who arrive initially on the scene that makes the biggest difference in fire fighting. If you don't have the manpower to do the job when you get there it doesn't matter how much time it takes…
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I only have one question: "When asked about the matter Saturday, a spokesman for Quinn's Republican opponent, wealthy businessman Bruce Rauner, " Why do they have to title Bruce Rauner "wealthy"? Why not just "businessman Bruce Rauner" Questionable bias?
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gfingers~ good points. I'm curious too. You say "they did a lot better than 2.2". Have you learned how much better yet If better at all? If I recall, all the workers too days without pay when asked when the aldermen didn't. That probably should be considered
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Pokdot69~ I'm not sure what "argument" I was making. All I said was wow 1% thanks (as a tax payer I appreciate them holding the line) and how could anyone complain. Now I know though, some people are just unreasonable
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Tdown~ you're obviously in a dead end job, I'm sorry to hear that, but for anyone to think a 1% raise is extravagant is not being realistic. I tried to agree that the cpi should be a good barometer, that and compare the salary to other comparable employees in other comparable towns. If they are out if line then they are out if line. But if not then what's to complain about other than…

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2 years, 5 months ago by Jamie Busen, QuincyJournal.com and WTAD News

Subdivision and church in the works on South 36th

The Quincy Plan Commission in brief session Tuesday night supported several requests.

The Commission voted for a zoning change and subdivision approval for an area west of South 36th Street and north of the Chapel Valley subdivision. Bishop E.L. Warren, with The Cathedral of Worship, asked for a zoning change to single-family residential from rural for a 12.55 acre, L-shaped parcel. The remaining acreage of the parcel doesn't need a zoning change. They've plans to build a worship center in a later phase of development.

Warren has been planning for the past two years for this 27-lot subdivision, to be known as Kingdom Estates.

According to paperwork prepared by the City's Planning and Development staff, the lots will be arranged along a street extending west from South 36th Street, then curving to the south and ending in a cul-de-sac.

Warren, who had numerous chairs in Council chambers filled in support of him, did not address the Commission himself. Tony Crane with Architechnics told the members that Warren held a neighborhood meeting in September where he talked with area residents about the plan. It was attended by about 60 people, Crane said. No one spoke against his requests. The Commission's recommendations will go before the City Council Monday night for final action.

Former Mayor Chuck Scholz spoke on the record in support of Warren.

He said Warren and his Church have done positive things for the community and his ministry was important.

"I have full confidence this will be a high-quality development and I urge the Commission to grant the petitioner's requests," he said.

Commissioners also gave their support to a request from Blessing Hospital. Officials want to build a 160-stall parking lot that would be located at the northwest corner of North 11th and College Ave. and the southwest corner of North 11th and Elm.

They also approved a special permit to Jerry and Julie Smith, who will be moving their Advantage termite and pest control business from the 900 block of Maine to 634 South 11th St.


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