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New Quincy aldermen won't have health insurance starting in 2021

New Quincy aldermen won't have health insurance starting in 2021

3 months, 1 week ago by Scott Hardy

Ordinance seen as a cost-cutting measure

Starting in 2021, anyone newly elected to the Quincy City Council will not be eligible to take part in the city's healthcare plan. Scott Hardy has more.

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The Council passed an ordinance Monday night that goes into effect May 1, 2021. Sixth Ward Alderman Richie Reis, who helped devise the ordinance based on a suggestion from last summer's Sustainability Committee, explains how it affects current aldermen.

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Reis says that the ordinance is a cost-cutting measure for the city.

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The Council approved a first reading of an ordinance that will raise the amount city department heads can spend without seeking Council approval from $3,000 to $7,500. The City may also file a complaint with the state over the condition of Graceland Cemetery. That's after a former resident who now lives in Decatur spoke to the Council about tall weeds and bad roads in the privately owned cemetery.

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