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hinkdad - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There is quite a bit of parking downtown. We are just spoiled here in Quincy because it is all free and most people think it is a crime to have to walk more than half a block anywhere.
qfingers - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Revitalization of the downtown area is supposed to bring in more visitors and more spending...therefore more sales tax $$. So the city does get some extra $$ from that. And when the TIF expires the added property value will lower tax rates for the rest of us. That's the idea of it.
GuyFawkes10 - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
My point
UrKidsWillPay - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are actually ways to create "hard" parking that has grass or other vegetation growing through it. Menards even carrys one version. This allows you to have parking that doesn't look like another black ocean and it doesn't turn into mud with every rain like a lawn would. I think this type of "green" parking lot would be the most suitable use of this property. You need the extra parking…
Stupid_Dems - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm still waiting for someone to tell me what's in it for the city? What does the city get financially from the project? The empty lot is not costing us anything now. We have money for the Hobart people but we can't even keep the trees alive in downtown Quincy.

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Quincy streets closing for resurfacing

2 years ago by Denise Donley

R.L. Brink Construction will begin to mill and resurface streets

R.L Brink Construction will begin to mill and resurface various streets throughout the City of Quincy.

Beginning this week and for the next six weeks, weather permitting, streets will be resurfaced as part of the 2012 MFT Asphalt Maintenance Program.

Streets include:

1.       Spring Street, 6th to 8th
2.       Maple Street, 12th to 13th
3.       North 16th Street, Chestnut to Spruce
4.       North 17th Street, Lind Chestnut
5.       Biscayne, 36th to Hamilton Avenue
6.       Ruby Court, Biscayne to Cul-De-Sac
7.       Sherwood Drive, Biscayne to Columbus Road
8.       Jersey Street, 18th to 20th
9.       Monroe Street, 20th to 22nd
10.   St. Charles Drive, Gerard Avenue to 12th
11.   Spring Street, 12th to 14th
12.   South 12th Street, Payson to Ohio

Motorists are asked to drive carefully near the construction work zone and to use an alternate travel route during this time.


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