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Another vote required for Quincy firefighter agreement

The council will have to revisit the vote next Monday.


The Quincy City Council will have to vote again on a one year contract agreement with firefighters.


A city ordinance requires a certain vote count, which did not happen Monday night.


Mayor Kyle Moore confirmed that what did happen was a close 6 to 6 vote. Moore cast the tie breaker vote.


The problem is, that vote didn't count.


The council will have to revisit the vote next Monday.


The original vote came after a lengthy executive session.


Moore said he and Fire Chief Joe Henning are focusing on long-term plans for the department.


Moore said he didn't want to agree to a longer deal without knowing how the budget will affect the fire department.

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