Pulaski County Council

Despite ongoing litigation with Mammoth Solar, the Pulaski County Council and the Pulaski County Commissioners were able to discuss matters around the solar company's request for a 100% tax abatement during a joint session on the evening of Monday, Aug. 9. Pulaski County Community Development...
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Among the many approvals at the regular Pulaski County Council meeting on July 16 were the tax abatement guideline resolution and the additionals for the coroner's autopsy account. After brief discussion, councilman Mike Tiede made a motion followed by a second by Thompson to grant the coroner's...
The justice center bond ordinance 2021-07 passed with a 4-3 vote.
The justice center bond ordinance passed on its second reading from the Pulaski County Council at a regular joint session with the Pulaski County Board of Commissioners last Monday night. Bond Ordinance 2021-07 passed with a 4-3 vote, with council members Rudy DeSabatine, Tim Overmyer, and Mike...
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At a regular session on Monday, June 14, the county council passed a pay raise for Pulaski County EMS as well as allowing a previous EMS worker to come back to Pulaski County with his seniority, an issue that was brought up at their last meeting. Both were narrowly passed, 5-1 for the pay raise,...
Selling Arens Field Airport might end up costing the county after it was discovered that several legal issues will  have to be addressed before it can happen.
Pulaski County officials began debating whether the county airport can be sold and after some discussion, it was discovered that it might be a bit of hassle.  County officials have mentioned selling the airport in the past as a way to save money. The idea was again brought up during a joint session...
Pulaski County EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo is offering further ideas on how to attract new employees to the department.  DeLorenzo discussed with the county commissioners, on Monday, April 5, a few different ideas as to staffing and benefits. His ideas included using noncertified staff to drive...
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...

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Winamac, IN 46996

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