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The Taylorville City Council is set to meet on Monday evening to discuss old, new business, and ordinances at the Municipal Building at 7 PM. After reviewing planning commission updates, the board will review ordinances concerning Dear Yesteryear, the Economy Inn Lodge, and a few other redevelopment projects.

 

The board will also discuss a resolution to levy an additional tax of .02% for the library purchase of sites and buildings.  The board will look to approve a special events permit at the airport for the Parachute Club in August. The board will also go over some bonds and the approval of the hiring of two personnel for the Street Department. 

 

Under committee reports, there are quite a few actions being brought in front of the board. Under cemetery, the board will approve purchasing sod, fencing, and a John Deere 3 bag bagger system. Under finance, the board will discuss a health care plan, accept an electric rate agreement, allow department-specific copiers for street and sewer, water billing, and the clerk's office. There will be motions concerning the business development district. 

 

Under Ordinance, there is a motion to prepare an ordinance to reimburse gaming parlor establishments that had no other revenue a total of 50% of the 2021 liquor license fees, and a motion to allow for liquor sales through a designated drive-thru window. Under street and sewer, there is a motion to forward the salary increase for Superintendent Mann to the personnel committee, a motion to forward the hire 3 personnel for the street department to the personnel committee. There is also a motion to allow Superintendent Mann to purchase some necessary things for the department. 

 

There will also be an update from City Attorney Rocci Romano and Mayor Bruce Barry. Stay tuned to Regional Radio News for more on this story as it develops. 
 

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