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      Quincy eyes redevelopment with fix-or-flatten sale

      The Quincy City Council is hoping to bring new life to a neighborhood eyesore with the sale of a fix-or-flatten property.

      Last night Aldermen agreed to sell a run-down property at 535 Lind

      to developer Tonia Asher-Hemming for 500 dollars.

      Asher-Hemming plans to convert the existing building into a four-unit apartment building.

      Two ordinances were adopted on third readings. The 2011 Fiscal Year Budget was amended to include an increase in the airport hangar fund (#513 capital outlay-buildings) by $210,000 and dept. service - loan payments by $38,325. The other ordinance had to do with amending a portion of the City code dealing with the zoning of landmarks and historic districts to add 1845 Jersey, 200 Chestnut, 1401 North Eighth and 813 South 15th.

      Read more about the meeting online at the Quincy Journal.

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