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The Taylorville City Council met on Monday evening, approving minutes, reviewing ordinances, and going over new and old business. The board approved an ordinance adding no parking on the Southside of West Park Avenue.  The board also made revisions to evaluations of city officers and employees but this wouldn’t affect the Police or Fire Departments. 


A presentation of the new rescue squad truck to the city of Taylorville Fire Department was postponed. The board approved a five-year lease extension for the farm lease between Taylorville and Ed Miller.  The Taylorville Band Boosters received approval for October 9th from 9 until 3 PM. 


Under city attorney updates, Rocci (ROCKY) Romano announced that the city was facing two more additional lawsuits. 



Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry gave an update on what was happening in the city.



Under lake and airport, the board will prepare an ordinance to modify the city code to change the overnight camping rates to $30 per night and $35 per holiday starting in 2022. The board also recommended the city council allow HBO Andy Goodall to purchase a portable radio. The next city council meeting is set for October 4th. 

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