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Taylorville Mayor Speaks on Grant Funds to the City

A recent announcement of grant funds for Illinois regarding local parks and recreation projects included the City of Taylorville and the Taylorville Park District receiving a piece of the $54.9 million towards new developments. The city of Taylorville will receive $140,000 while the park district will take in $600,000 in matching funds.

Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry is happy to be using this money to revitalize Lake Taylorville’s facilities.


Mayor Barry says much of his time is spent researching and writing grant proposals for the city.


The Mayor is happy to be focusing attention on the Trestle bike trail Bridge and Lake Taylorville improvements in 2024.

Mayor Barry appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.

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