The Lewis County Commission is taking steps to replace 28 original windows on the Lewis County Courthouse in Monticello.Because it's listed on the National Register of Historic Places, county officials are proceeding cautiously with the project.
A strong U.S. stock market this year has helped boost the health of Quincy's fire and police pensions, but the state's pension actuarial has recommended a higher overall contribution in the coming year.
The Marion County Commission on Monday began doing preliminary work on crafting a 2018 budget for 2018. It will have a series of meetings with elected officials and office supervisors to determined financial needs for the new fiscal year.
The city of Palmyra is facing a 40 percent increase in employee health insurance costs for 2018. "There's nothing we can do about it," 2nd Ward council member Nathan Miller said at Thursday night's City Council meeting.
Quincy paid $17,823.76 for 13 city officials and staff to attend the Illinois Municipal League conference in September. A report from the Quincy comptroller indicates that more than $11,000 was paid for lodging at the Hilton Chicago.
Momentum in the downtown district was the main topic Monday night for several speakers at City Hall. Quincy City Council members heard comments during a public hearing before having first readings of ordinances regarding the District.
The Missouri State Auditor's office found several questionable practices in an audit of Pike County's operations for the one-year period ending Dec. 31, 2016.
Two lawmakers from West-Central Illinois say they would support an effort to reduce state collection fees that are reducing revenues for smaller units of government.
The Pike County Board approved a balanced budget at its meeting Monday night. The board approved a $3.146 million tax levy and $14.243 million in appropriations for the coming fiscal year.