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THE TAYLORVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET MONDAY NIGHT AT THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER. AMONG THE ITEMS BROUGHT TO THE TABLE INCLUDED  AMMENDING  THE CITY CODE TO ALLOW NEW BILLBOARDS ERECTED ON THE CITY’S OUTSKIRTS, WHICH FAILED TO PASS.

THE ORDINANCE TO  TO APPROVE THE “QUIET HOURS” AT THE LAKE WAS APPROVED AS WELL AS THE ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS OF REVENUE BONDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEFRAYING THE COSTS OF WATERWORKS PROJECTS.

THE PURCHASE OF A NEW RADAR UNIT WAS APPROVED FOR THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND NINETY NINE DOLLARS.

THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PERSONNEL COMMITTEE TO POST AND OR ADVERTISE THE POSITIONS OF A DISPATCHER FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, AN EQUIPMENT OPERATOR FOR THE SEWER DEPARTMENT, A CREW LEADER FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT AND FOR AN EQUIPMENT OPERATOR FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT.

THE COUNCIL ALSO PASSED A  MOTION TO ALLOW THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR THE ILLINOIS CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION AUTHORITY SQUAD CAR GRANT.

 
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