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Taylorville City Council Discusses Municipal Audit Program; Airport Underground Storage Tanks Project

The Taylorville City Council was presented with a motion at their meeting Monday night to have Mayor Greg Brotherton sign an agreement between the City of Taylorville and Azavar Audit Solutions, Inc. regarding a Municipal Audit Program on Uncollected Municipal Utility Taxes. Mayor Brotherton explains what the company will be able to do:

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Alderman Martin Vota voiced concerned over the billing aspect:

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Questions were also brought up about some aspects of the contract with Azavar. The Council decided to table the topic until the Finance Committee meeting later this month so that City Attorney Rocci Romano could fine tune that contract.


The Taylorville City Council held a lengthy discussion over the payment requests of KAM Solutions and Laker Petroleum concerning the IEPA Reimbursements for the Airport Underground Storage Tanks Project at their meeting Monday night. City Attorney Rocci Romano suggested the Council approve the motions he had written up:

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The first motion was quickly amended to include authorization for Mayor Brotherton to sign all necessary technical reports as well. The Council approved both motions.


Mayor Greg Brotherton provided the City Council with an update on the Route 29 project at their meeting Monday night:

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Mayor Brotherton also informed the Council that he has sent an invitation to the 175th Anniversary Celebration of Taylorville and Christian County to Governor Pat Quinn.


The City Council also approved the motion to have Mayor Greg Brotherton sign an agreement with CGI Communications, Inc. to create a new marketing video highlighting Taylorville that will be linked to the City’s website. The Council also approved the hiring of Morrison Electric to do the lighting repairs for the Municipal Building at an amount not to exceed $2,000 unless additional work is approved by the Mayor. Mayor Brotherton also made a proclamation declaring December as Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month.


The meeting adjourned at 8:07pm

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