Quincy News

Public can attend city meetings starting Monday

For the first time in months, members of the public will be admitted on Monday, June 29, into City Council chambers at Quincy City Hall, according to an announcement from city leaders.

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City wants grant for barge dock improvements
Local Government

City wants grant for barge dock improvements

Quincy city leaders say a proposed $1.3 million project to make a series of improvements involving the city's barge dock would likely create a ripple effect of positive economic growth.

Hannibal News

Hannibal projects $710,000 budget deficit

Based on the proposed budget that was given a first reading Tuesday night by the Hannibal City Council, fiscal year 2020-21 in America's Hometown could be a lean one.

New executive director named for Oakley-Lindsay Center
Local Government

New executive director named for Oakley-Lindsay Center

Chris Landwehr has worked at the Oakley-Lindsay Center since it hosted its first show, so he believes his experience has prepared to the civic center.

Local Government

Adams County Board approves jail payment in brief special meeting

The Adams County Board met briefly in a special meeting Wednesday to approve the final payment for the Adams County Jail.

McGlothlin returns to Park Board
Local Government

McGlothlin returns to Park Board

A familiar face is returning to the Quincy Park Board. Patty McGlothlin who served on the board for nearly a decade, was selected Wednesday by commissioners to fill a vacancy on the board.

Local Government

Adams County trims budget in anticipation for revenue dip

Adams County's budget has been slightly trimmed as county revenues are likely to see coronavirus-related revenue reductions. The Adams County Board on Tuesday approved about $208,000 in cuts to the budget adopted last November.

Local Government

Adams County property tax bills sent to property owners

Property tax bills in Adams County have been sent in the mailed to property owners. Installment payments are due July 20 and Sept. 1.

Quincy TIF district set for 12-year extension
Local Government

Quincy TIF district set for 12-year extension

One of downtown Quincy's tax increment financing districts is set to receive a 12-year extension after Illinois lawmakers approved legislation last month.

Quincy News

Quincy City Hall, municipal facilities to open to public

Beginning Monday, June 8, Quincy City Hall and other city facilities will be open to the public for normal business activities, such as paying utility bills, signing up for the city's opt-in recycling program or trash service.