QUINCY — A decision about the future of recycling in Quincy is expected to be made before early August. That point was emphasized Wednesday night during public forum hosted by city officials that drew about 50 citizens to the Community Room of the Quincy Town Center. Mayor Mike Troup, Director of Administrative Services Jeff Mays, […]
QUINCY — Jeff Mays, director of administrative services, says city officials will present two proposals for the future of recycling in Quincy during a community forum from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 in the Community Room of the Quincy Town Center, 3347 Quincy Mall. When people consider the proposals, Mays wants them to […]
The City of Quincy will be the host of a community forum about recycling in the Community Room of the Quincy Town Center, 3347 Quincy Mall, from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 6. Information about the fiscal challenges the city is facing with its current weekly curbside recycling pick-up program will be provided. The city is […]
QUINCY — Near the end of Monday’s meeting of the Quincy City Council, Mayor Mike Troup announced the police aldermanic committee will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 7. That meeting will mark the official beginning of the city’s search for a police chief. Fifty-six days will have passed since Rob Copley announced his intent to […]
Those funds, totaling a little more than $607,000, are part of a $9.5 million budget excess package that is also being used for a variety of city needs, ranging from infrastructure improvements to replacing four police cars to a City Hall renovation that could cost $3 million.
The City of Quincy’s Director of Administrative Services talks about city government and his years of experience in Illinois state government both as a state representative and as head of a state agency. MRN This Week is furnished by Harvey’s.
QUINCY — Aldermen got their first look at a proposed re-districted city ward map at Monday’s City Council meeting. Anyone else getting their first glance at the map would have to look long and hard to find the changes. Only two sections of the current map were adjusted to create the proposed map. One is […]
Former Quincy Mayor John Spring, former Fire Chief Joe Henning and a current firefighter and police officer all spoke out against a proposed ordinance to consolidate the power of hiring a new police or fire chief to Quincy’s mayor. Spring said the proposal “will have damaging consequences for the city” that would “destroy the confidence […]
Jeff Mays left when Gov. J.B. Pritzker took office in January 2019. And the new administration didn’t immediately start using anti-fraud tools when they started to become available later that year. Chicago Tribune – Under the Rauner administration, IDES was touting a computer upgrade it said provided a “modern and comprehensive fraud detection, prevention, and collection system.” […]
QUINCY — Changes made to the original proposal for a coffee bar at the intersection of Seventh and Broadway satisfied the Quincy Plan Commission at its Tuesday meeting. The commission voted to support the issuance of a special use permit to allow the development of Carter’s Coffee Bar, a coffee/specialty drink shop. All landscaping, buffers […]