Aldermen mixed on recycling program proposal
Quincy News

Aldermen mixed on recycling program proposal

The decision by Quincy Recycle to discontinue in-person drop-offs at its facility "threw a curveball" into the Quincy City Council's debate over what to do with the city's recycling program, according to various Quincy City Council members.

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Hannibal making plans to allow medical marijuana operations
Hannibal News

Hannibal making plans to allow medical marijuana operations

The Hannibal City Council has scheduled a public hearing for 6:45 p.m. April 2 to establish zoning districts where businesses will be able to cultivate, test and sell medical marijuana.

Quincy News

Council narrowly approves construction change orders

QUINCY -- Mayor Kyle Moore had to break a tie to approve more than $54,000 to cover construction change orders on the new facility that will house city and county law enforcement operations.

Quincy Park Board approves capital projects
Local Government

Quincy Park Board approves capital projects

More than $400,000 of improvements to Quincy parks were approved Wednesday by the Quincy Park Board. Funding for the projects comes from the district's annual $900,000 capital improvement general obligation bond.

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Munzlinger named to Missouri Board of Probation and Parole

Gov. Mike Parson has appointed Brian Munzlinger, of Williamstown, to the Board of Probation and Parole. Munzlinger operates a third generation row crop farm with his wife, daughter, and son-in-law.

Quincy News

County Board approves slight increase in cost of new jail

The Adams County Board was told Wednesday night that costs for the new jail have increased $186,477.

Three fix-or-flatten properties up for bids
Quincy News

Three fix-or-flatten properties up for bids

Three buildings with fire damage are the first on Quincy's fix-of-flatten list to come up for demolition this year. The city started advertising for bids online last week, seeking proposals that include demolition and possible redevelopment.

Sales taxes fell in December, but up for year
Quincy News

Sales taxes fell in December, but up for year

QUINCY -- Sales tax collections in Quincy fell during December, but calendar year receipts came in $285,308 or 0.76 percent higher than the previous year. Mayor Kyle Moore said aldermen will get an update next week on sales tax projections for next year.

Hannibal residents hear details about proposed stormwater fee
Hannibal News

Hannibal residents hear details about proposed stormwater fee

A proposal to begin charging Hannibal property owners a fee so the city can maintain, repair and improve the city's stormwater sewage system was outlined at a public meeting Thursday night in the City Hall council chambers.

Rules tighten on firearm owners card revocations
Illinois News

Rules tighten on firearm owners card revocations

Illinois State Police will share more information with local officials when they revoke firearm owners identification cards in response to the deadly shooting rampage in Aurora last month.