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Taylorville City Council met on Monday evening for their second September meeting. All Aldermen were present except for Jim Olive. A few motions were tabled including an ordinance amending a section of the City Code, a motion to approve a Class O liquor license, and a motion to draft new ordinances regarding Nuisance homes. Those motions are being sent back to committee for a later date.


Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry announced that Saturday will be the last farmer’s market for the year and Chillifest is coming. Mayor Barry also says that he supports Taylorville School Superintendent Dr. Chris Dougherty during this time of remote learning.



Work and bids on the bicycle bridge heading towards Pana continues.



Mayor Barry also says that census work is going well, but more needs to be done in the next ten days as Taylorville is only at 73.2% completion.


The city approved a stop sign at the intersection of Oak and Snodgrass and Ash. The city also approved making updates to the Marina for the 2020/2021 season and the 2021/2022 season. The next city council meeting is set to take place on October 5th.

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