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 width=Taylorville aldermen Monday night voted a 2nd time, on a motion previously passed at their March 2nd meeting, donating 25-hundred dollars from the city's hotel-motel tax, to the Taylorville High School Band. The money will go towards their trip to play in the Independence Day Parade in Washington, D-C. Finance committee chairman Larry Budd brought the revised motion to the council Monday night. Also heard is reaction from city attorney Rocci Romano and alderman Earl Walters.

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The motion passed unanimously.

Regional Radio News asked Budd after Monday night's meeting to identify the businessperson questionning the legality of using the city's hotel-motel tax to support the band's trip, and Budd said it was the owners of the local bed and breakfast.

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Budd added that Mrs. Houser indicated she would continue to fight the Council's decision thru council committees as well as thru the state.

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