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CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Were you there after Katrina or some other hurricane? That was a rather unique situation, and many of those billions got poured into the wrong pockets. (and any comparison to the war and famine of Somalia is absurd) That is the problem with throwing ever more billions into education or welfare or any top down political solution. There are always many lined up for political payback, and another…
pjohnf - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Just because it's going to be hard to get done doesn't mean it shouldn't be attempted. Anything worth doing is going to be hard. The politicians need to stop worrying about their political futures and concentrate on doing what's right for Illinois and its citizens. Illinois politicians need to take care of the tax payers and quit kowtowing to government sector unions.
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Governments or Governors don't create jobs, they can only create an atmosphere for private sector job growth. That means a low tax rate for businesses and less onerous regulations for businesses. The one good thing I saw was a decline in government jobs which is good thing. The unemployment rate is a bogus number as it doesn't truly reflect how many people are really working. What we need…
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
thanks for the link Not sure why it doesn't come right up with Google. I have to put "qteaparty.com " in for Google to bring it up. Just Qteaparty works for Bing, or even "quincy tea party". Anyway, maybe everyone here can do the search on Google, so the name will start coming up more easily on Google. I'll make it to a meeting one day ... looks like you've had good speakers, but…
AYHSMB - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If you really think about it, the government must want it this way, otherwise, they would try to change it. Anyway, if you read the comment section of eaglebeaky's post, and mine, you'll see there is much disagreement on how the numbers and stats are figured.

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

October 1, 2012

(Final Agenda)

7:30 p.m.

PETITIONS

Wards

3,4,7

TNT Action Sports and River Roads HOG Chapter requesting permission to hold the 2012 Salvation Army Toy Run on Saturday, November 17th at 10:00 a.m. starting at 52nd and Oak, going west to 48th St., south to Maine, west to 5th St, and north on 5th St. to Vermont and west on Vermont to the Salvation Army Kroc Center parking lot.

By Good Samaritan Home requesting permission to conduct a raffle and have the bond requirement waived from now thru 11/14/12.  The City Clerk recommends approval of the permit.

All

Wards

A revocable permit application for encroachment of City right-of-way by Tiffany Frericks requesting permission to place 12 signs on City right-of-way at various intersections throughout Quincy from 10/2/12 to 10/22/12 promoting "Cadan's Carnival".  The City Engineer presents this request subject to four conditions.

MONTHLY REPORTS

PUBLIC FORUM

PROCLAMATIONS

Month of October as "Illinois Arts And Humanities Month"; October 5th as "Manufacturing Day"; and October 6th as "German-American Day"

RESOLUTIONS

Chief of Police, Police Aldermanic Committee and Director of Purchasing recommending that the normal bidding requirements be waived and the single source quote from Laser Shot in the amount of $8,606.50 be accepted for the firearms training equipment.

Chief of Police, Police Aldermanic Committee and Director of Purchasing recommending that the Quincy Police Department be granted authority to transfer one-half of the JAG grant funds in the amount of $8,605 to the Adams County Sheriffs Dept.

Chief of Police, Director of Purchasing and Police Aldermanic Committee recommending approval to purchase two extended warranties from Shottenkirk Chevrolet in the amount of $5,960.

Ward

7

Interim Director of Purchasing recommending the proposals sought for HVAC upgrades and gas piping services for the Washington Theater facility be rejected due to exceeding budgeted amount.

ORDINANCE

Second presentation...

Ward

3

An Ordinance Granting A Special Use Permit For A Planned Development. (823 N. 54th and 901 N. 54th St. for a cleaning and disaster restoration business.)

REPORT OF FINANCE COMMITTEE


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