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The Taylorville Park District Board received an email from Corry Jankowski in regards to smoking at the park. Board president Marlane Miller read part of the email at their meeting Monday night:

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The Board agreed to make the playgrounds at all parks smoke free areas and signs will be placed.



The Taylorville Park District Board was told at their meeting Monday night that the Linda D. Ackerman vs. Taylorville Community Pleasure and Driveway and Park District case had reached a settlement. Board president Marlane Miller reminded everyone of the incident that had occurred to bring about the case:

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Ackerman settled for $65,000 which was taken care of through the Park’s insurance.


The Taylorville Park District Board received a report about a fundraiser that the Lakeshore Golf Course recently held. Member Doug Meyer says the fundraiser was a success:

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Meyer says they also plan to continue removing dead trees and make more improvements to the golf course one step at a time.



The Taylorville Park District Board heard more great news in regards the Manners Park Pool staff. Recreation Director Bailey Hancock told the board that the lifeguards did an excellent job when it came to rescues:

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Hancock said they also received an exceeds on their last audit by Ellis and Associates.



The Board also approved a trip for secretary/bookkeeper MaryAnn Becker and Recreation Director Bailey Hancock to attend a human resource seminar. The Board approved the proposal by Maintenance Supervisor Gary Brown to purchase recycled rubber parking stops for the lot at Jayne’s Park that would cost an estimated $2,673. The Board approved the motion to send a bill of $120 to the Red Bland Little League to reimburse the Park District for the paint for striping the ball diamonds.


The meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm

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