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The Taylorville City Council will meet Monday evening at  7 PM for the first August city council meeting of the month. Under ordinance’s the council will push through a couple of amendments dealing with street signs. There will also be a resolution regarding an easement on Sunset Avenue and a rights of way agreement. There is also a discussion of a resolution to levy an additional tax of .02% for the library purchase of sites and buildings, for the construction and equipment of buildings, and for the maintenance, repairs, and alterations of Library buildings and equipment.

 

There is a motion on the table to authorize the City Treasurer to transfer $300,000 of funds from the 2% utility tax-street construction to the equipment appropriated item all within the street department appropriation section. There is a motion as well to change Lake Marina Hours and a special events permit that will be discussed. There will be a vote to approve the appointment of Geoffrey Ortman as Lake Superintendent upon the retirement of Bart Bialas and to approve the appointment of Mike Tennant as Cemetary Superintendent. 

 

Under committee reports, for street and sewer, is a motion for a special events permit for Kiwanis Club Kids Day and the Homecoming Parade in September. As always there will be Mayor’s comments and City attorney updates. 
 

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