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The aldermanic vote was 7-6. Moore's vote doesn't count as an aldermanic vote since he's the mayor. BG
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If the vote to approve the Machinists contract was 7-6, with Mayor Moore voting with the majority because of a tie vote among the Aldermen present, doesn't that mean Jared Holbrook was not the only Alderman absent that evening? Or, did we lose an Alderman somewhere along the way these past few months and I missed reading about it?
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Nope, Migraine... I'll give you credit for having a sense of humor about this issue... But seriously no I'm not interested in complaining for the sake of complaining. I'm interested in our system being fair, is all. A lot of the people that have posted here have got my stance all wrong. I'd be all for requiring some form of ID as a safeguard, but not the way that it stands…
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Quincy Park District passes $10.5 million budget

1 year, 4 months ago by Bob Gough

Board also accepts bid for construction on new headquarters

The Quincy Park District unanimously passed its 2013 budget Wednesday night.

The $10.5 million spending plan has a $769,087 deficit that will spend down reserves. The District has $3,651,430 in reserves and will spend it down to $2,883,333.

The $9.8 million in revenues come from the following:

(A) Local Tax $2,826,284

(B) Replacement Tax $551,890

(C) Registration Fee $215,400

(D) Westview Golf Course $1,312,545

(E) Swimming Pools $231,750

(F) Marina $320,718

(G) Batting Cage $111,840

(H) Other $4,236,576

The Park Board also approved using Heartland Bank to issue $800,000 in general obligation bonds for capital needs. The Park District will pay 1.1 percent interest on the bonds.

The Board accepted a $630,900 bid for renovation of the new Park District headquarters located on Bonansinga Drive.  Leander Construction of Canton, Illinois had the low bid.

The Board is also considering possible names for the new facility and a potential surrounding park and is seeking input on how to go about that process.

 


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@DOB23 Looks like he's about to get an NBA head coaching gig soon.
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@waggs_24 Pesky rules.
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@DOB23 Of course, this happens after Bruce @coachbrucepearl is off the market. #Grrr
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@waggs_24 Did Coach Carill apply for the QHS job?