Pulaski County Commissioners

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...
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is planning to purchase a new body scanner for the jail in hopes of better protecting staff and inmates.  Pulaski County Sheriff’s Detective Chris Schramm asked, during a regular commissioners’ meeting Monday evening, if the department could apply for a grant...
Changes are being made as the county prepares for the possibility of solar farms being in the county.  Pulaski County Commissioners discussed a fee change being made to the county ordinance regarding fee schedules and also plans for the board of zoning appeals meeting that will be happening next...
Four grants are being applied for by the county courts to save money and continue to offer beneficial programs.  Pulaski County Superior Court Judge Crystal Kocher approached the commissioners during a regular meeting, Monday morning, to obtain their support of the county applying for two grants....
This primary election will be noted in history not only for the changes made because of COVID-19 but also as one with the most number of candidates in the last several years.  Voters saw contested races not only at the federal and state level but also locally including District 1 and District 2...
Facial covers are no longer being enforced in Pulaski County as the town ordinances and county order have been repealed.  The town councils of Winamac and Francesville both approved to repeal the facial covering ordinance during emergency meetings on May 13. The ordinances, local disaster emergency...
As the number of COVID-19 cases increase in the county and surrounding counties, county and town officials are looking at ways to help keep the public safe without trying to enforce too many restrictions.  One way of doing this was to implement an order or an ordinance that advises the public to...

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Winamac, IN 46996

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