Chairman – Matt Wells

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Mailing Address:
101 S. Main
Taylorville, IL 62568


708 Mental Health Board
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm


708 Mental Health Board


Christian County Board Room

 Second Floor, Christian County Courthouse

Taylorville, Illinois

Monday, August 15, 2022

 6:00 p.m.




  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Mental Health Funding
  4. Other Matters
  5. Public Comments
  6. Adjourn
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm




Christian County Board Room

 Second Floor, Christian County Courthouse

Taylorville, Illinois

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

 6:30 p.m.


  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Approve minutes from the regular County Board meeting of July 19, 2022 as printed with any corrections or amendments to them.
  5. Approve minutes from the special County Board meeting of July 25, 2022 as printed with any corrections or amendments to them.
  6. Public Comments
  7. Fundraiser for Lincoln Hall – use of Courthouse – Kathy Fergin and Barbara Westrick Appleton
  8. Appointments
  9. Present in writing petitions, resolutions/or ordinances, proclamations to be addressed in committees
    • R2022 CB 011 Opposing Eminent Domain for CO2 Pipelines
  10. Reading of Communications:
  11. Agenda Items:

Highway/Building/Grounds/Environmental/ Zoning/ Welfare—08/04/2022

  1. Zoning Permits
  2. Any other matters that properly come before this committee.

Highway/Building/Grounds/Environmental/ Zoning/ Welfare—08/09/2022

  1. Invenergy
  2. Zoning Business
    1. Office Location
    2. Zoning Permits
  3. Solid Waste Business
  4. Highway Business
  5. Animal Control
    1. Animal Control Director Report
  6. Courthouse and building business
    1. Boiler Replacement Cost Estimates
    2. Architectural Standards Booklet
  7. Any other matters that properly come before this committee.


  1. Steve Sipes
  2. Invenergy
  3. EMA Update
  4. Christian County Zoning Ordinance amending TX22-9 O2022ZB023
  5. Christian County Zoning Ordinance O2022ZB031 Special Use Cypress Creek Renewables
  6. Christian County Zoning Ordinance O2022ZB032 Rezoning 10 residential lots from R-1 to C-1 in Pana, Illinois
  7. O2021AC035 Chapter 15 of the Christian County Animal Control Ordinance – Responsibilities of an Approved Humane Investigator (AHI) working in Christian County
  8. Zoning – Continue or not
  9. Zoning Officer and/or Solid Waste Officer hire or appoint
  10. Review of how department heads fill vacancies
  11. IPELRA Training
  12. Personnel Handbook
  13. Personnel issues and/or personnel/other county policies/procedures, personnel or labor updates or any other matters or referrals that properly come before the committee.

Audit/Finance/Purchasing/Budget – 08/10/2022

  1. Approve claims as presented for August 2022
  2. Budget Updates – Sheriff’s Department
  3. Additional Appreciation Pay Request
  4. Sale of Delinquent Tax Property – South Fork Township Parcel Number 15-12-10-405-001-00
  5. Budget Hearings
  6. Referrals from other committees
  7. Any other matters that are properly brought before this committee

Audit/Finance/Purchasing/Budget – 08/11/2022

  1. Budget Hearings
  2. Any other matters that are properly brought before this committee
    • Craig Paulek
    • Dick Adams
    • Broadband – Shelby Electric
    • EMA Car (rescind motion to sell car)
    • Tommy Lift Gate Animal Control
    • Dollar General – Morrisonville Occupancy Certificate
    • Tree Moving Estimate
    • Building Permits
    • Code Enforcement Violations
    • Building Permits Survey – U.S. Census Bureau
    • Closed Session Minutes
    • Annual Contributions – Senior Citizens, Christian County CEO, Christian County Economic Development
    • IEPA Meeting Request
    • Zoning Administrator Appointment Term
    • Card Service – Animal Control
    • AFSCME Union Negotiations
  2. Mileage and Per Diem Report
  3. Adjourn meeting until Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Audit, Finance and Purchasing Committee
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm

Matthew Wells

Christian County Board Chairman

P.O. Box 647

Taylorville, Illinois 62568



August 3, 2022

Members of the Audit, Finance and Purchasing Committee

Venise McWard, Chairman

Tim Carlson                            Vicki McMahon

Ken Franklin                          Linda Curtin

The Audit, Finance and Purchasing Committee meeting will be held on

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

at 6:00 pm

in the County Board Meeting Room, second floor of the

Christian County Courthouse, Taylorville, Illinois.

The purpose of this meeting is for discussions and/or motions to approve/adopt and /or deny and/or table and/or amend and/or refer to an appropriate Committee in whole or in part the following:


  1. Public Comments
  2. Budget Hearings
  3. Any other matters that are properly brought before this committee

County Board Members

District One

NameYrs of term as of 12/20AddressCityZipPhone
Linda Curtin21758 E 1685 North RoadTaylorville62568217-325-3275
Venise McWard23612 Ridge AveTaylorville62568217-827-8777
Timothy J. Carlson21980 E 1700 North RoadTaylorville62568217-820-3004
Craig Corzine2505 W Illinois StAssumption62510217-280-0202

District Two

NameYrs of term as of 12/20AddressCityZipPhone
David Puccetti2932 E 1500 North RoadTaylorville62568217-827-6166
Vicki M. McMahon21107 Grant CtTaylorville62568217-820-1756
Thomas Snyder, Jr.21117 Lee Court, Apt. 3Taylorville62568217-825-0110
Ken Franklin2819 E 1350 North RoadTaylorville62568217-823-2368

District Three

NameYrs of term as of 12/20AddressCityZipPhone
Ray Koonce21015 E Elm StTaylorville62568217-825-3353
Bev Graham2700 W Main CrossTaylorville62568217-823-3332
Bryan Sharp21713 N 1250 East RoadTaylorville62568217-825-5502
Mike Specha21410 S ShumwayTaylorville62568217-820-5000

District Four

NameYrs of term as of 12/20AddressCityZipPhone
Dale Livingston21417 E 350 North RoadNokomis62075217-306-5618
Matt Wells2301 S MonroeMorrisonville62546217-827-0271
Clint Epley2673 N 2500 East RoadPana62557217-855-9671
Chuck Smedley2381 N 1700 East RoadPana62557217-273-3568


2020-2022 Committees


Craig Corzine - Chairman
Clint EpleyRay Koonce
Bryan SharpDave Puccetti


Venise McWard - Chairman
Vicki McMahonLinda Curtin
Ken FranklinTim Carlson


Dale Livingston - Chairman
Thomas Snyder, Jr.Mike Specha
Chuck SmedleyBev Graham


911 Board – Ken Franklin

Christian County Extension Board – Venise McWard

Christian County Historic Preservation Commission – Dale Livingston

WIB CEO/Board – Linda Curtin

Senior Citizen’s Board – Chuck Smedley

Christian County Health Board – Vicki McMahon

CEFS Economic Development Corporation Board –

Insurance Trust Board (ICIT) – Board Chairman Matt Wells

708 Mental Health Board – Ray Koonce

Christian County Transportation Representative – Thomas Snyder, Jr.

Labor Management / Health & Safety Committee – Craig Corzine

United County Councils of Illinois – Matt Wells, Dave Puccetti, Bryan Sharp


Appointed Boards


2018 – 2021 County Board Meetings

All Christian County Board Meetings are held on the third Tuesday beginning at 6:30 PM in the Christian
County Courthouse on the 2nd Floor.

Committee Meetings

Highway / Buildings / Grounds / Environmental / Welfare / Zoning Committee

Audit / Finance / Purchasing Committee

Executive / Personnel / Liquor / Legislative Committee

County Board Annual Budget


Annual Financial Report-Comptroller

Salary Data