Elections for Taylorville officials will take place in April and nominee names are coming in. Mayor Greg Brotherton has confirmed he won't run for mayor again, and there will be five Alderman positions available, as well as City Clerk and City Treasurer. Mayor Brotherton said now with about seven names in the running for Mayor of Taylorville, he isn't worried as much about the quality of mayor, but he is still concerned because he doesn't know what the candidates represent.
Brotherton said he thinks Taylorville needs to have growth or the town could die off within this century.
Brotherton said to have growth in Taylorville it'll involve spending money and bringing new buildings, such as an industrial park, to the city.
Mayor Brotherton appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show.