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Taylorville City Council To Meet This Evening

The Taylorville City Council will meet on Monday evening at 7 PM for their regular city council meeting. Gage Rusher is expected to be honored as the youth of the month. After a reviewal of the minutes, the board will go over an ordinance for adding a new chapter to the City Code for adding a cannabis dispenser in town in the future. 


The board will continue a discussion on the development and operation of a megawatt solar energy facility on GSI. The board will discuss approving a power purchase agreement with renewable energy evolution for solar, buying a 2019 Dodge Charge police vehicle, a special events permit for the Blackhorse Veterans PowWow at the end of May, and a special events permit for the Journey in July on July 15-17th. 


In committee reports, the board will recommend approval for a bid to advertise a heavy equipment operator at the water treatment plant, they will also recommend allowing Chief Dwayne Wheeler of the Taylorville Police Department to purchase 19 new computers for their squad cars, and to discuss the budget. 


Under lake and airport, the board will approve a portable toilet for the Veteran’s Memorial Park and for holding tanks at the Lake Lots and Campgrounds. In water/environmental, the board will discuss approving a saw, upgrading the billing software, and approving the purchase of the trailer attenuator from Warning Signs. 


There will also be city attorney updates and Mayoral updates from Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry. Stay tuned at the conclusion of the meeting for the latest. 

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