City council vote on taxes

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The Charleston City Council will vote on abating several taxes at its meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The first tax was levied in 2016 to pay a debt service on $6,140,000 general obligation refunding bonds.

The other one was also levied in 2016 to pay a debt service on $950,000 general obligation refunding bonds.

Also being voted on is an intergovernmental agreement to provide ambulance-billing services for the city of Taylorville.

According to the agenda for the meeting, Taylorville and Charleston both run ambulance services in their municipalities. Charleston has gotten billing software and procedures that can be used to handle the billing needs of both cities.

The agreement between Charleston and Taylorville would start May 1 and end April 30, 2020.

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