The Taylorville Park Board approved its 2018-19 operating budget at Monday night’s meeting, but the board’s approval didn’t come without questions. The Chautauqua Museum tax was called into question by one board member before the vote.
The board is budgeting $39-thousand in tax revenue from the Chautauqua Museum tax this coming fiscal year. Although the revenue from that tax has been on the decline for years, board member Bob Steiner questioned why the tax is assessed in the first place.
Board president Marlene Miller says all of the money is put back into keeping up the Chautauqua building and providing park services.
The board’s next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Manners Park board room.