Pulaski County Council

Pulaski County Council members approve a transfer and additional appropriations to cover the costs of court cases.
Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn is preparing for upcoming court cases but not in regards to presiding over hearings. Instead, he is currently reviewing the court spending and how to pay some outstanding costs.  At a regular Pulaski County Council meeting, Shurn requested a transfer and an...
A joint session between the Pulaski County Commissioners and the county council was a time of sharing information and ideas Monday night.  At the meeting, the groups heard from the coroner’s office, the Pulaski County Community Development Commission, the soil and water conservation district,...
Pulaski County Council members held their first meeting of the year with two new members including Ken Boswell and Scott Hinkle. County council members include Alex Haschel, Boswell, Tom Roth, Jay Sullivan Jr., Linda Powers, Hinkle and Mike Tiede.
Pulaski County Council members called for emergency funds to be spent as it appears the county maintenance department is at a loss of funds.  At a regular meeting Monday evening, county maintenance director Jeff Johnston made two requests including an additional appropriation and to transfer funds...
A complaint seeking declaratory and injunctive relief has been filed against Pulaski County in regards to the courthouse not being Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant.  The complaint was filed on Dec. 27 by Ken Falk on behalf of Emily Hizer in the United States District Court Northern...
Representatives from the towns of Winamac and Monterey voiced their concerns about losing the funding from a tax that was implemented about a year ago.  Although Pulaski County has the highest taxes in the state, several local officials are asking for the local option income tax B (safety tax) to...
Several questions were raised as the Pulaski County Council re-addressed the local option income tax that put a burden on taxpayers last year.  During a regular meeting Monday night, council member Doug Roth made a motion to rescind the tax. He said he understood why the council thought it was...
Pulaski County Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston approached the county council with his concern that it is only a matter of time before the county is hit with a lawsuit.  Johnston approached the council with a couple of different concerns during a regular meeting Monday evening. Johnston...
The 2017 proposed county budget appears to be moving ahead with little opposition.  A public hearing was held during the Pulaski County Council meeting Monday night and little was said from the audience.  It appears that several questions were asked in an email sent to the council members and...
Pulaski County Auditor Shelia Garling gave the county council some good news as to the county finances during a regular meeting Monday evening.  Garling said the council needs to prepare the 2017 budget. The good news is that only three funds need to be cut. The not so good news is that the county...
Security of the Pulaski County Courthouse was the topic of conversation during a joint session between the council and commissioners Monday evening.
A joint session with the county council and commissioners may have locked down the need for more security at the Pulaski County Courthouse.  During the joint session, Monday evening, the two groups listened to sheriff Jeff Richwine, county clerk Christi Hoffa and Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael...

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