Pulaski County Council

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...
Pulaski County Council members questioned what they advertised to spend although discussion has previously occurred. During a regular meeting on Feb. 8, the council discussed advertised appropriations in the amount of $1,072,332.19. The appropriations were for $184,759.19 CARES Act funds, $839,750...
The Pulaski County Council members gave their support regarding the proposed courthouse project but some are concerned with an increase in the proposed cost. On Jan. 11 during a regular meeting, the council heard from Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer...
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....
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 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...
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...
The budget hearings set at the beginning of last week, weren’t necessarily to advise the department heads of cuts but to gather information.  The council held two days of meetings, June 22 and 23, to discuss with department heads what they think they will need for 2021. Councilwoman Kathi Thompson...
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...

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Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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