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Taylorville City Council Receives Update on Lawsuit; Addresses Weather

The Taylorville City Council got a lot done in a short 23 minute meeting on Monday night. 

The Taylorville City Council received an update from City Attorney Rocci Romano on the ongoing lawsuit between the city and Christian County Integrated Services and Siegrist Builders over the Hathaway Homes subdivision. Romano says there has been some movement on a settlement proposal:

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Romano added that there has been no building permit issued or requested by the developers. The cost and full numbers for the job are still in the works.


After a weekend a rough weather, Mayor Greg Brotherton said in his update at the City Council meeting Monday night that he thinks the city dodge a bullet:

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Mayor Brotherton also brought attention to the 175th anniversary of Taylorville that will be celebrated in May of 2014. Alderman Ray Koonce says he is working with the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce and several other individuals who are planning a big event and that there is a committee being formed at the moment. Koonce added that the only thing holding them up is word of Christian County planning something as well but they are working to coordinate plans.


The Taylorville City Council approved several motions at their meeting Monday night. They approved a motion to allow Security Finance to block off 3-4 parking spaces in front of their office at 101A South Washington to park several race vehicles for their Annual Customer Appreciation Day on June 7, 2013. The council also approved a motion to accept the quote of 3,342-dollars from Gardner/L&M Glass to repair the back door in the Police Department Squad Room. The bid of 951,005 from McIntire & Company utilizing the concrete storm sewer option for the Ward II-City Park Addition-Phase 4-Park Avenue Storm Sewer Project was approved. The city council approved the quote of 11,937-dollars for three 13 foot Hilbilt Tandem Truck Beds.


The meeting adjourned at approximately 7:23pm. 

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