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The Taylorville City Council met on Monday evening and all the Aldermen were present. Under ordinances, some street signs were added including a no parking sign on the north side of West Wilson Street, a slow-children at play sign at 3900 East Lakeshore Drive, and a one way stop sign at Fairview Trailer Court. The motion to transfer $300,000 of funds within the Street Department appropriation section was tabled.


Geoffrey Ortman was appointed as the new Lake Superintendent. Aldermen Chris Skultetty asked that these appointments start going in front of everyone and not just Mayor Bruce Barry appointing them.



Mayor Barry urged the Aldermen to use their time and reach out to appointees. 


Mayor Barry had his announcements welcoming new members of the city government, as well as continuing to push for safety for everyone with the coronavirus.



A motion was approved to accept a proposed rate of $65 per hour on all vehicles and equipment and service calls for regular maintenance from Blueville Garage.


The Jayne’s Park easement was finally signed and work will begin on that. Alderman Meg Bryant who is the Aldermen for that ward spoke about the easement and how excited she was to see it finally get approved.



The next city council meeting is set to take place on August 17th.

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