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qfingers - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
#1 The total city council budget is $258,000. Cutting the entire budget would not even come close to funding 1 fire station. #2 The Mayor can't "take away" anything. The council would have to approve changes for subsequent members of the council as they can't change their own compensation (in either direction). And good luck getting them to decrease any such thing.
WarCry - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Please look up the Quincy city municipal code and show me which passage allows the Mayor to "take away" anything from anyone. As you may (or may not, I suppose) have noticed, the entire city council had to vote on the budget cuts. The Mayor didn't make any cuts. He proposed a budget. Implying that the mayor made these changes demonstrates either 1) a lack of understanding of the city government…
OneMansPoison - Fire on North 27th - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Okay, DMtnDew. So, when Mrs. Smith's toaster oven catches fire, by the time the FD gets there, it's the size of her TV. Whoa! Better hire more firefighters!
OneMansPoison - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
jungle, you seem to think the firemen are earning their pay by climbing skyscrapers, lunging head-long into burning buildings, rescuing your neighbor's cat, etc. Maybe the police are chasing perps down dark alleys, jumping fences with both guns blazing, all while making sure they don't infringe on folk's rights? The majority of their time is spent otherwise, really. They are good people,…
Stupid_Dems - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about you study Quincy city charter and learn WHO makes city laws and who authorizes what and where money is spent. The aldermen you talk about have all the power, not the mayor.

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A call into police indicated shots fired - turns out, children were playing with air guns

Officers from Quincy Police and the Adams County Sheriff's Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 1800 block of South 30th Monday afternoon.

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