Pulaski County Council

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...
Pulaski County Council members held a meeting Monday evening with all but one member attending the meeting by phone.
A request for funding from the incident management team was approved by the Pulaski County Council but not the original amount the team was asking for.   County council members met during a regular meeting Monday evening. All the members met by phone except council president Ken Boswell who was at...
Pulaski County Commissioners and county council members met during an emergency meeting on March 18 to discuss shutting the courthouse to the public but still offering services to the public.
Pulaski County Commissioners and council members approved to close the county offices and facilities because of the COVID-19 outbreak.  The two groups held an emergency meeting on March 18, to discuss whether the county offices should be closed to the public and how a workforce reduction period...
The Pulaski County Council continues to keep a close eye on spending but they approved to hire a part-time person for the health department during a regular meeting on Feb. 10. Director of environmental health and health department office manager Teresa Hansen requested to spend leftover grant...
County commissioners are again addressing courthouse safety and security as they agreed that the courthouse single-point entry should be guarded.  At a commissioners’ meeting on Jan. 21, maintenance director Mia Salyers asked if the commissioners want to secure the entry with a guard. Salyers...
The Pulaski County Council prepared for the new year by electing a new president, Ken Boswell.
Pulaski County Council members approved to increase the amount of money the local drug free council will be receiving this year.  Sandy Lucas, who represented the drug free council during a regular county council meeting Monday evening, asked for the council to appropriate an additional $5,500 to...
Several candidate names will be seen on the 2020 ballots as a number of seats are up for election. Voters are sure to see some contested races as several issues have faced county officials the last four years such as the condition of the courthouse, county taxes and the county salary matrix. Local...
After months and months of debate and attempting to fix the county financial issues, the county council denied following the advice of the financial consultant they hired.  Council members gathered during a special meeting on Oct. 21 to decide if they want to move forward with changing the county...
Pulaski County Community Development Commission (CDC) Executive Director Nathan P. Origer spent several minutes defending what the department has done for the county during the last several years and why a project manager is needed but the end result didn’t change.  Origer, along with CDC project...
Several were in attendance for the joint session regarding the future of the county courthouse Monday evening. Eric Rowland spoke with the group regarding a final report.
County commissioners and council members were informed that even though a handful of options were given to fix the courthouse the cheapest estimated costs would be almost $5 million.  County officials met during a joint session Monday evening to hear a final report on the proposed courthouse...

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