Pulaski County Council

A lawsuit that was filed against the county regarding the brazen disregard of two federal statutes has come to a tentative settlement pending approval of a United States district court judge.  The complaint that seeks declaratory and injunctive relief was filed Dec. 27, 2016, against Pulaski County...
An unpleasant discussion between the Pulaski County Council and the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office caused several questions to be asked regarding the coroner’s office budget.  Coroner John Behny and chief deputy Jon Frain asked for some clarification in regards to how the department is being paid...
Monterey Town Council members are expecting to tighten the financial belt next year as less tax funds will be received.  During a previous meeting council members discussed the loss of local option income taxes (LOIT) because of a county levee freeze and how it may affect the budget. During a...
The Pulaski County Justice Center could soon house federal inmates that will bring revenue into the sheriff's budget.
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine had positive news for the Pulaski County Council Monday evening.  Richwine has been working to establish the jail as a location that can house federal inmates.  It was estimated that the jail could hold about 20 federal inmates. Richwine said housing the federal...
Pulaski County is preparing to drop some major cash as county officials prepare to fix structural work that is overdue on two county buildings including the courthouse and annex building.  During a recent meeting between the county commissioners and council, several of the upcoming repair projects...
A question of whether the county EMS paramedics should leave the county became a bit of a rough topic of discussion during a recent meeting with county officials.  At a joint session on June 12, the county commissioners and council listened as EMS director Nikki Lowry asked for some direction from...
The Pulaski County Coroner’s Office has been busy with cases and trying to make ends meet as there is a lack of equipment and supplies.  Pulaski County Chief Deputy Coroner Jon Frain approached the county commissioners and county council during a joint session June 5 regarding the activities that...
The Pulaski County Council questioned two tax abatements that were presented to them during a regular meeting Monday evening.  At the meeting, six different tax abatements were reviewed by the council. Those abatements were from JSI Steel Distribution & Fabrication Inc., LaurDi Properties LLC,...
Pulaski County Council members are preparing to spend money on the courthouse and they are not starting with the little projects. Pulaski County Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston asked the council to continue moving forward with the replacing of the courthouse elevator during a regular meeting...
Pulaski County Commissioners and council members held a joint session on Monday, April 10.
Pulaski County Commissioners and the county council voiced their concerns regarding back taxes that are allegedly owed by Pulaski County Human Services.  At a joint session between the two entities Monday evening, council president Jay Sullivan questioned county attorney Kevin Tankersley about the...

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