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qfingers - Sales tax revenues are up in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You are assuming the federal government moves quickly??? 10,000 PAX in CY2013 means FAA $$ in FY 2015 which starts Oct 1...but budgets don;t get approved that early and haven't for years (can you say "continuing resolution"?). After the budget gets approved they actually then have to write a check. So counting that money this year would be folly. Should be in next year's budget though…
qfingers - Sales tax revenues are up in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
From://www.quincyil.gov/files/documents/document/000/000/670.2015%20BUDGET%20document.pdf The airport budget shows $249,880 in "Charges for Services". $393,250 comes from our general revenue (at least I assume all the transfers in are from the city general revenue).
QuincyJournal - Sales tax revenues are up in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Getting a breakdown of that for you. BG
WarCry - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Also, correct me if I'm wrong, but your "hardened" criminals crack...wasn't it just a week or two back that a felon was arrested for having a gun in his possession during a seat belt check? You never know what they're going to find on these details. But ya know, those 66 folks could have very easily avoided the tickets. Whether you like a law or not isn't an excuse to ignore it.…
WarCry - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There was an IL helmet law (either in place or proposed, I don't recall) back in the early 80s or late 70s. It was repealed. Federal funding for highways, etc, are dependent on certain laws being in place. The seat belt law is one of those. That happened WAY back either under Reagan or Bush 1. So if you'd really like, I'm sure the federal government could also mandate helmet laws....

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2 years, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

Jacob Scranton, 20, died at Blessing Hospital on Saturday

Jacob Scranton, age 20, died at Blessing Hospital on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 4:42 A.M. as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle vs car collision which occured on June 23, 2012 at 4th and State Street in Quincy, Illinois.

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At 2:33 pm Saturday, Quincy police officers, an Adams County ambulance and the Quincy Fire Dept. responded to 4th and State regarding an injury accident involving a motorcycle. 

The initial investigation revealed that a 2005 Mercury SUV driven by a Quincy resident was stopped westbound at a stop sign on State at 4th street.

Jacob L Scranton, 20, of Quincy was westbound on State from 5th street on a 2003 Buell motorcycle.  As Scranton was approaching 4th street he was ejected from his motorcycle.  Both Scranton and the motorcycle skid into the rear of the stopped SUV.  Scranton was wearing a helmet.

Scranton was transported to Blessing Hospital with serious injuries.  The accident is still under investigation. 

The Illinois State Police assisted with the accident scene.


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