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Taylorville City Council is set to meet Monday evening for the first city council meeting of the month of March. They will meet at the Municipal Building at 7 PM. There will be a presentation by Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp to talk about the Christian County Jail. There will be recommendations from the planning commission that will be heard and some ordinances will be discussed. 

 

Under motions, Lisa Cope will be voted on for the Library Board, a USDA Grant Application for a new police car will be discussed. There will also be a motion to approve the hiring of one lateral police officer. The hiring of three seasonal staff for the cemetery and lake department will be approved as well. 

 

Under ordinances, there will be a motion to proceed with the demolition of 510 North Cottage. Under finance, there will be some business development district redevelopments discussed. Under street and sewer, motions will be put forward to bid some curb and gutter replacements, a new copier, and to hire one employee for the sewer department. There will also be a motion to reject the bid from Tullis Excavating for the Police Department parking lot and rebid at a later date.

 

There will be city attorney updates and Mayoral updates. The next city council meeting is set for March 15th.

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