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The Taylorville School Board held their regular monthly meeting and were missing a few people. Vice President Tricia Marburger announced that President Dave Driskell along with Secretary Sara Van Huss had both put in their resignation letters and were no longer on the board. New LED Lights for the Football field were announced. The lights had been previously damaged in the 2018 tornado. 

 

 

 

The board approved the real estate contract to sell the Building Trades Home located at 727 West Vandeveer Street in Taylorville. 

 

Dr. Chris Dougherty talked a little about the sale.

 

 

Dr. Dougherty says that there was an accident at Memorial school today but the child is fine.  Dr. Dougherty explained that it occurred off school property over by the church. She says a plan is in place to change some stuff moving forward to prevent that from happening again. 

 

 

The board went into a lengthy closed-door session to discuss a student disciplinary case and set up moving forward on new board members. With Tricia Marburger in the acting president role, Dr. Ron Mizer was elected Vice President Interim and Jennifer Norris was named interim secretary. Dr. Dougherty announced what the plans for appointing new board members were going to be with an application deadline of September 21st. 

 

 

The meeting was adjourned around 9 PM. 
 

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