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Taylorville City Council Meets

The Taylorville City Council met on Monday evening to discuss business, ordinance, and review committee reports. The board and Taylorville Fire Chief Matt Adermann recognized Lyndsay Fox who helped perform CPR on June 14th to her neighbor.


The board also oversaw the oath of office given to new Taylorville Police Officer Corey Reynolds who joins the TPD from Pawnee Police Department. The board approved a couple of BDD agreements and a solar power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Evolution. 

The board discussed a motion to allow outdoor digital lighted two-sided advertising billboards or signs by WC Media. After a lengthy discussion, the board approved sending a motion to direct the City Attorney to prepare the ordinance. A motion was also approved for a grant application for ITEP and a special events permit for the 2022 Taylorville High School Homecoming Parade. 


The board also had a lengthy discussion on the status of completion of requirements concerning West School Investments which resulted in it getting sent back to the planning and zoning committee.


Mayor Bruce Barry gave his updates including an update on the Taylorville Kroger.



Under committee reports, pavement requirements as recommended by the City Engineer were approved, a contribution of $10,000 was approved for the Veteran’s Memorial Park, and a motion to recommend the approval of an appraisal for the parking lot at 114 East Main Cross was approved as well. The board then went into a closed session to discuss a potential settlement proposal concerning former Human Resource Manager Andrea Conrath.

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