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Taylorville City Council Approves Bonuses; Allows For Future Dispensary `

The Taylorville City Council met on Monday evening. All board members were present except for Chris Skultety. After some discussion, the board approved providing a $3,000 bonus for any full time city employee who was employed during the COVID crisis from March-December of 2020 and who is still currently employed. Alderman Megan Bryant seconded the motion and said she was very proud of the ordinance. After a small discussion, the motion passed 7-0. 


The board also approved preparing the appropriate ordinances to allow for a recreational marijuana dispensary should that come in the near future. That motion passed 5-2 with Alderman Steve Dorchinecz and Kathy Driskell voting no. 


Mayor Bruce Barry congratulated the High School on some recent accolades.



Mayor Barry also gave an update on the West Main Cross project which will start on the 28th and thanked a city employee who responded to an accident and provided first aid to a Lake employee.



The board approved stop signs on Pauline and Powers, and No Parking signs on the south side of Pleasant street between Cherokee and Cottage Streets. The meeting adjourned around 7:30.  The next City Council meeting is set for April 4th. 

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