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1950Brutus - Group files appeal in term limits decision - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Dr Quinn - Medicine Man - doesn't seem to have problems getting things on the ballot - let's just ask him to put it on for us.
1950Brutus - Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
OK we can link 2 ballot measures together - we raise the min wage to $481 per hour. That way everybody who works in Illinois will make more than $1 million. Add the 3% surcharge on top then the government will have more money than it could ever need - at least for a year or 2. For those who think this doesn't make sense - it doesn't but it makes as much sense to me as this surcharge does.…
SeenTheLight1 - City of Quincy to spend $342,000 on road salt - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So how is it the County is able to get salt thru CMS at a cheaper rate?
pjohnf - Firefighter jobs: What returning vets must know about their certs - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.
Aren't local community Fire Boards autonomous from any state requirements and can determine their own hiring standards? I don't believe Quincy's Fire Board gives any preference or points to applicants for prior training or education for appointment to the fire department but they should.
pjohnf - Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Don't the rich already pay more in income taxes? 6% of a million is more than 6% of say $50,000, so the rich pay more now. Democrats are using these ballot measures to wage class warfare and increase voter turnout for democrats. Democrats don't care one bit about the little guy, they just want to maintain their power and control with these ballot questions.

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Public hearing held for City's Comprehensive Plan

1 year, 6 months ago by Paige Traeder

Following Tuesday night's Plan Commission meeting, a public hearing was held on amendment to the City's Comprehensive Plan

Following Tuesday night's Plan Commission meeting, a public hearing was held on amendment to the City's Comprehensive Plan.

The purpose of the hearing was to take public input about the updated plan, which was replacing the 1986 Comprehensive Plan.

Over a span of 8 years, the Commission held small group sessions with citizens in many various neighborhoods throughout the city and asked the same 4 or 5 questions to hear input on topics such as sidewalks, streets, properties, land, etc. Once the Commission took all comments and notes, they would have the community members vote on the importance on each issue.

No action was required at the hearing, the purpose was just for community input.

The Comprehensive Plan incorporates new data, a land use plan, and land use maps.

Copies of the proposed amendment are available for public review in the Planning and Development office, third floor City Hall Annex at 706 Maine St. in Quincy. Cal 217-228-4515 for further information.

 


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