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WarCry - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Didn't Hannibal just put in a new school or two? I can't find the story on planned vs. spent, but I don't hear a lot of hollering about cost overruns, etc. I just remember the story with the open house to show off their new, state-of-art facility.
GrayHairedMan - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I still think that there is no way they can guarantee that this project is only going to be $89M. Take a look to the North to another huge government sponsored building at Ft. Madison Prison. Years late and 10's of millions in cost over run. There is simply no way that they can promise this won't cost a penny more than $89M and what happens when it does (and it will by a minimum of 15%)?…
WarCry - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
The bonds that they're currently talking about retiring were the previous set of bonds to pay for Life Safety repairs. I'm not sure why you don't know this stuff. I know it from reading the QJ articles over the last year or so, so it's not like I have secret insider-info, it sounds like you are - for whatever reason - just willfully ignoring the information that's out there.…
WarCry - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
I honestly can't explain it. I'm not on the park board, so you could try asking them. But I'm going to bet the answer sounds something like this: "We can spend a ton of money to repair current problems without gaining any actual improvement to the facility, just patching up the problem spots. Or we can spend a roughly equivalent amount and get a newer facility which will have regular…
ONCEMORE1 - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I know of what you speak-----the same thing happened to my son in Junior High 35 years ago. Apparently performance wasn't a measurement then, either.

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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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