Deals get done in many forms and in many places. Lunches … golf … beers … board rooms … back rooms … They don’t get done when little work is done on the front end, and most of the people involved are blindsided. The idea of giving the mayor the sole power to hire the […]
Quincy Fire Department
QUINCY – Quincy City Treasurer Linda Moore gave a detailed report to the Quincy City Council Monday night that showed the City is on track to bring in more revenue than expected from the Food and Beverage tax. So far, the one-cent increase has brought in more than $716,000 to city coffers this year. City […]
QUINCY — As the Quincy City Council recognized the new, it also took an opportunity to say thanks to the old. Bernie Vahlkamp, who has been with the Quincy Fire Department since August 1997, was introduced as the next fire chief at Monday night’s City Council meeting. He was one of three finalists to meet […]
QUINCY — Assistant Fire Chief Bernie Vahlkamp has been recommended to city’s next fire chief, according to the agenda for Monday night’s Quincy City Council meeting. Vahlkamp succeeds Joe Henning, who is stepping down on July 15 to take a teaching position at Western Illinois University. Vahlkamp was one of three finalists for the position. […]
Jeff Bergman, right, tries to pry a car door off a vehicle with assistance from members of the Quincy Fire Department during the Citizen’s Fire Academy on Tuesday, June 15.
QUINCY — The members of Quincy Firefighters Pension Fund Board learned at a Monday meeting that the pension fund portfolio had a total value of $44,226,832, a 24.4 percent rate of return for the last 12 months and an 11.3 percent rate of return for the past five years. That’s the good news. But the […]
QUINCY — Joe Henning is retiring as chief of the Quincy Fire Department in mid-July. He has a new job lined up, but he will remain in Quincy close to his family and remain active in our community. He also was recently named as the winner of the Adams County United Way’s Joe Bonansinga Service […]