The Taylorville City Council met Monday evening for their first December meeting and recognized the Taylorville 7th Grade Girls Basketball Team. December 4th was named 7th Grade Girls Basketball Day in Taylorville. Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry praised the girls and their head coach Max Wilson for having a great season at 21-7.
Ordinances approved included the annual abatement ordinance, an ordinance to approve the purchase of personal property including a tractor, deck, and mulch kit, an ordinance to approve the Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act for Taylorville, and adding rules for remote meetings.
A motion approving a $5,000 directors membership contribution for the CCEDC was approved. A motion to approve city hall parking improvements was passed with Aldermen Chris Skultety, Kathy Driskell, and Steve Dorchinecz all voting no.
Mayor Barry thanked everyone for their hard work concerning Christmas celebrations.
The Council went into closed session to discuss salaries and a lawsuit between Julie Lilly and Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler concerning an incident that took place September 27th. The next City Council meeting is set for December 18th.