Pulaski County Council

With recent discussion of county funds being in the red for two different departments, it begs the question as to what state the county finances are in.  During the last council meeting on June 11, county council members were advised that the health department funds are in the negative of about $16...
Pulaski County Council members were bombarded with a number of questions regarding finances and employees’ salaries which caused a great deal of discussion and few answers.  During a regular council meeting Monday evening, council members heard from the county health department and the maintenance...
Pulaski County Human Services/Arrowhead Country Public Transit offers services throughout the county.
Numerous individuals gathered for a ribbon-cutting of the new minivan at Pulaski County Human Services/Arrowhead Country Public Transit on Friday. Human services executive director Jacki Frain welcomed those who attended the celebration including Arrowhead Country Resource Conservation and...
A few Pulaski County departments are questioning where funding that was budgeted last year has disappeared to.  Pulaski County Council members were left defending their decisions of cutting funds and questioning where some funding was allocated during a meeting Monday evening.  One of the first...
Once the polls closed for the evening, many voters waited in anticipation to see the unofficial results of five contested local races Tuesday evening.  It didn’t take long for the primary election results to be calculated and see how one of the races would come down to the last voting center. ...
Numerous questions and concerns regarding the county salary matrix have caused Pulaski County Council members to schedule a special workshop.  During the past several months several questions have arisen because of a 1-percent raise the county employees have received and because of department heads...
Pulaski County commissioners and council members are discussing the possibility of moving some of the county offices to offer better security and safety to employees. Currently, the basement of the justice center is used for storage, a small training area for police officers, a morgue and the information technology department office.
Security at the Pulaski County Courthouse has been a topic of discussion for public officials during the past couple of years but little has been done to address the issue.  What has been done involves a lot of ideas of how the courthouse could be better secured but those ideas haven’t been...
Providing pauper counsel to those who are indigent and facing criminal charges is causing financial woes for the county.  Pulaski County Commissioners and council members recently heard how dire the situation is as it is only the second month of the year and one court is already asking for...
Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer asked for clarification from the county council after his office was short-changed a pay raise.  Origer approached the council, during a regular meeting Monday night, about the 1-percent pay raise that he understood...
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...

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Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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