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 width=The Taylorville Park District Board Meeting was held last evening due to Monday being Memorial Day and many issues were discussed.

One important issue that happened at the meeting was the annual audit report as the fiscal year for the district ended on February 29. Sheridan Pulley of Pulley, Martynowski, and Blakeman went over the numbers for the district.

Pulley says that the important number for the district was $74,000.

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Two bills that are to be voted on in the state house that would affect the Taylorville Park District were brought up by Kelly Bland the director of park operations and finance.

Bland says that House Amendment number two could lose the district $46,000.

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Bland says that the increase in minimum wage will also affect the district.

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Also at the Park Board meeting Park Recreation Director Bailey Hancock brought up the Park Pool’s opening.

Hancock says that there are still some job openings for lifeguards for the pool.

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Also brought up at the meeting was the motion for a road repair proposal from the Dunn Company. This motion passed with one nay vote from Larry W. Budd who said he would have liked to have seen the road repair advertised and put up for more bidding.

Also the approval to purchase two aeration motors for a dosing tank, a trash tank, and a pump septic tank in the amount of $1,990, as well as, electrical wiring to rebuild power and controls for an aeration system in the amount of $472 at Lakeshore Golf Course was approved unanimously.

The next meeting will be on Monday June 25.

 
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