Pulaski County Commissioners

The Pulaski County Commissioners are seeing a cost increase in liability insurance and workers’ compensation for 2021 but there could be some changes with a little work.  The increase will be about $28,555 because of the alternate quote the commissioners approved of on Monday, Dec. 21.  The county...
A list of questions were sent to a number of local county officials regarding the incident management team, the health department and what is happening in regards to COVID-19 planning. The questions were asked by the Journal after the county commissioners didn’t seem to have answers to questions...
Pulaski County will be paying for repairs to the justice center roof as a way to patch it over until construction and rehabilitation begins on it and the courthouse.  Maintenance director Mia Salyers met with the commissioners and the county council by phone during a joint session on Monday, Dec....
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine said the jail will soon be rapid testing those entering the jail.  Richwine updated the county commissioners during a regular meeting Monday evening (Dec. 7) on several things happening at the jail including the rapid testing, the new phone system and that they...
The coroner position could soon be considered a full-time position pending the approval of the county council. Coroner Jon Frain spoke with the commissioners during a meeting Monday morning to update some information and also requested if the coroner position could receive benefits.  There was a...
The Pulaski County Commissioners are looking to save money while also getting the word out about Pulaski County attractions.  During a meeting Monday evening, Nov. 2, the commissioners heard from Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan P. Origer on how the county...
The Pulaski County Council has approved hiring attorneys to represent the commissioners and the board of zoning appeals regarding litigation stemming from a special exception.  During a regular council meeting on Oct. 12, the council heard from building inspector Doug Hoover and building and zoning...
Two appeals have been filed regarding the board of zoning appeals’ decision to allow an exception for a solar panel farm as several plaintiffs are seeking an administrative review.  The appeals were filed on Sept. 22 against the Pulaski County Commissioners, Mammoth Solar, Global Energy Generation...
The Pulaski County Commissioners are approving to spend about $187,000 in funding that they hope to get reimbursed by the state.  The decision to spend the funding was made Monday morning during a regular commissioners’ meeting. Councilwoman Kathi Thompson spoke with the commissioners about the...
Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies scan individuals for weapons before they enter the Pulaski County Highway Department meeting room where the board of zoning appeals met Monday night.
Weapons are no longer allowed in the courthouse or the justice center after a special commissioners’ meeting Aug. 20.  The Pulaski County Commissioners along with county attorney Kevin Tankersley and auditor Laura Wheeler gathered for a special meeting to discuss an ordinance regarding prohibiting...

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