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Taylorville City Council Meets; Approves BDD Agreements, New Truck For HBO

The Taylorville City Council met Monday evening to discuss business, review ordinances, and hear from guests. The board approved all minutes along with over 10 ordinances including eight ordinances involving the Business Development District.  The board approved a motion concerning a whistleblower protection policy, an ordinance amending the zoning classification of 316 West Vine Street, and an ordinance concerning a no parking sign on East Esther Street and the West side of Wilkinson Street.  They have also approved adding 4-way stop signs at the intersection of North Lawn Avenue and West Elm Street.


The board approved a special events permit for Carriages Rides in Downtown Taylorville on December 3rd, from 5-9 PM through the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce.  The board discussed for a while, but ultimately approved the purchase of a 2022 F-250 Cab from Landmark Ford for HBO to be paid from the Health & Safety Budget.  The 2015 truck will be sent to the airport.


The board approved the 2021/2022 audit and the worker's compensation policy renewal as well. Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry encouraged everyone to attend the Christmas parade the first weekend of December. 


The next city council meeting is set for December 5th. 

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