Quincy News

Adams County Circuit Court to resume full-time schedule Monday

The Adams County Circuit Court will open for more in-person court appearances and return to a full-time schedule starting Monday, June 1.

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Quincy News

Plan Commission denies one-year extension for proposed Broadway strip mall

The future of a controversial proposed strip mall is uncertain following an 8-2 vote by the Quincy Plan Commission to deny the property developer's request for a one-year extension on a special permit that would have allowed for the construction

Local Government

Staff furloughed as uncertainty remains for OLC events

The Oakley-Lindsay Center has furloughed the majoirty of its full-time staff as it continues to be shuttered because of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, and there are no signs when operations could resume at the civic center.

Timeline set for possible sale of Lenane Park
Local Government

Timeline set for possible sale of Lenane Park

A decision on the future of Lenane Park on Quincy's northwest side is set for July. The Quincy Park Board on Wednesday reviewed a timeline on the steps it must take to ask voters if it can sell the approximately 5-acre in the Nov. 3 election.

Local Government

Adams County asks governor to modify reopening plan

The Adams County Board agreed that modifications need to be made to Gov. J.B. Pritzker's "Restore Illinois" plan.

Local Government

Quincy City Council goes virtual during pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and efforts to slow its spread have shuttered many government buildings, including Quincy City Hall.

City moving forward with $33M street, sewer, sidewalk, water main improvements
Local Government

City moving forward with $33M street, sewer, sidewalk, water main improvements

The $33 million infrastructure program heralded by city leaders as the largest public works improvement program undertaken by the city in generations has continued to move forward.

Local Government

Plans for dental clinic on Broadway scrapped but developer moves forward with zoning request

Capitol City Rentals LLC, a developer who hoped to build a dental clinic on three vacant lots on Broadway, has scrapped those plans, according to staff members of the Quincy Planning and Development Department.

City Council to tackle steep budget shortfall
Local Government

City Council to tackle steep budget shortfall

After Monday night's vote to approve the city's budget for the upcoming fiscal year, city leaders will be planning to meet in July to re-examine the budget and the city's efforts of coping with revenue shortfalls caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Framework released to reopen Adams County
Local Government

Framework released to reopen Adams County

Several modifications to the Illinois stay-at-home order were included in a proposal to reopen Adams County that was submitted to Gov. J.B. Pritzker's office.