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polkadot76 - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Exactly right. Nothing like adding a bit of drama to bolster your "argument." How can anyone complain? For starters, the bloated budgets of the police and fire departments, and the funding of the generous pensions for those employees, is the primary source of the budget woes that the City is facing. Nothing has really been done to address those issues, save for terminating a few "non-essential"…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
That's a bit dramatic, don't you think? What are you suggesting? That if the firefighters didn't get a raise, they were going to walk off the job? Or maybe fight fires at half speed? Because that's the only way that public safety would be jeopardized. With regard to the Consumer Price Index, I agree with polkadot. There are a lot of people out there whose salary hasn't…
qfingers - New Quincy trash system estimated to begin in January 2015 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And they had said they were going to buy 2 automated trucks...but the RFP says "an automated garbage truck" which implies one truck. Is that right? http://www.ci.quincy.il.us/bids/garbage-truck
SandyBush - Woman arrested after police find abandoned child - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I think GuyFawkes10 was referring to the mother.
yesqcy - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Can't afford public safety? That's one of very few things a city its suppose to afford! And the CPI comment on this thread its a very good point and it appears these men and women have taken less than that. How can anyone complain?

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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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