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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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Roller Derby, Scottie's donate to local charities

Roller Derby, Scottie's donate to local charities

1 year, 5 months ago by Bob Gough

Young Life and Advocacy Network for Children receive donations

The Dark River Derby Coalition, Quincy's first flat track women's roller derby team, partnered with Scotties Fun Spot to make donations to local charities.  Through ticket sales from their bouts, Scotties and the Dark River Derby Coalition donated $547 to Young Life and $556 for the Advocacy Network for Children.  Over the 2012 season, Scotties and the Dark River Derby Coalition have donated approximately $3500 to local non-profit organizations. 

The Dark River Derby Coalition, Quincy’s first women’s flat track roller derby team, is hosting a recruitment event for both refs and skaters for its 2013 season.  Tryout dates are December 4 from 7-9pm, December 6 from 7-9pm, and December 9 from 10am-noon at Scotties Fun Spot, 8000 Broadway Quincy.  You may attend one or all dates.  Bring $7 for skate and rink rental.  Must be 21+ by 5/1/13 and female to skate, 19+ to referee.  No experience necessary.  The Dark River Derby Coalition is a non-profit organization.   More information can be found at www.darkriverderby.com.


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