Pulaski County Commissioners

The county council and auditor are reviewing an ordinance that set the guidelines for obtaining a bond for the justice center phase of the courthouse renovation project.  According to the ordinance, the county would be obtaining a bond not to exceed $5,575,000. That bond is only for the work at the...
There’s a new animal control officer in town.  Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine asked commissioners to hire Stephanie Schulze during a regular meeting Monday morning.  The animal control officer position is part-time and this is the first public office type of job that Schulze has had. ...
Pulaski County Commissioners are making changes to the way people enter the courthouse but safety is still a priority.  The commissioners, who met Monday evening, have previously discussed the security of the courthouse and  have come to an agreement to open the building back up.  Commissioner...
Details of the courthouse and justice center renovations are being discussed and a couple of things are becoming apparent for county officials. One: The project is going to be a long process and work may not begin until next year. Two: This will cause a sizable inconvenience for county offices and...
Building inspector Doug Hoover and building and zoning coordinator Karla Redweik-Pemberton spoke with the commissioners about filling a democratic seat on the plan commission and also changing the fee schedule.  Redweik-Pemberton said during the commissioners’ meeting on Jan. 19 that the area plan...
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...

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Winamac, IN 46996

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