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Taylorville City Council Meets Monday Evening

The Taylorville City Council met on Monday evening. The board gave the oath of office to new assistant Taylorville Fire Chief Nick Hackney and Firefighter Andrew Watson. After approval of minutes, the board announced the new planning commission recommendations which included amending the city code concerning off-street parking requirements. Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry says they are going to a solid parking requirement. 



The board approved a memorandum of understanding between the city of Taylorville and five other police departments. Taylorville Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler says it’s important to have a support channel and it helps with liability.



The board approved some special events permits, including the Cork N Keg Block Party that will be taking place for Halloween at 123 East Main Cross on October 29th from 3PM until Midnight. It will feature the Taylorville band from 6-10. The board also approved the 12th annual 5K Fun Run & Turkey Trot.  The Mayor thanked LP Coffee Creamery for helping with the Taylorville Police Halloween event.



The board also approved a defibrillator for the fire department and a vehicle for the police department along with an agreement with Corrpro. The next city council meeting is set for November 1st.


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