Chairman – Matt Wells

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Vice Chairman
Craig Corzine

(217) 824-4011
Fax (217) 824-5105

Mailing Address:
101 S. Main
Taylorville, IL 62568


Christian County Jail Advisory Group (JAG)
May 23 @ 6:30 am
Christian County Jail Advisory Group (JAG)
Meeting Date 5/23/2022
6:30 PM
Christian County Board Room located on the 2nd floor of the Christian County Court House
1 Call To Order
2 Roll Call
3 Approve Minutes from last meeting
4 Public Comments
5 Review of Comparable County Jail Sizes in Illinois
Vote to Close Session Pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (8)
To discuss security procedures, building safety and security, and the use of
personnel and equipment to respond to an actual, a threatened, or a reasonably
potential danger to the safety of employees, staff, the public or public property
and as part of this motion this committee will go into closed session now at (time).
End of Closed Session
The Jail Advisory Committee of March 28th is reopened at (TIME)
6 Renovation  Information from April,2022 Contractor Walkthrough
Approximate Total SF of Christian County Jail is 21,600.
7 New Construction Information So Far
Lee County built a 41,000 Sq Ft. Facility ( Opened in November, 2019) for $19 Million ( No Land Costs)
Bill Kennedy provided a potential resource in Hurst-Rosche, Inc.
In the process of reaching out to the Lee County contractor ( Wisconsin Company)
8 Where do we go from here?
What other information needs to be gathered?
What variations of building options should be considered?
Determination of Funding options
 Public  marketing and information Strategy
9 Any other matters to properly come before the committee
10 Next Meeting June 27th
11 Adjournment

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