Pulaski County Courthouse

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 Commissioners are making changes to the way people enter the courthouse but safety is still a priority.  The commissioners, who met Monday evening, have previously discussed the security of the courthouse and  have come to an agreement to open the building back up.  Commissioner...
Details of the courthouse and justice center renovations are being discussed and a couple of things are becoming apparent for county officials. One: The project is going to be a long process and work may not begin until next year. Two: This will cause a sizable inconvenience for county offices and...
Although the Pulaski County Council is looking to decrease income taxes, they haven’t discussed in detail how they are going to fund the courthouse project.  The council recently held a public hearing and a special meeting to discuss a decrease in income taxes. What they didn’t discuss was how the...
The Pulaski County Courthouse will be closed to the public during the primary election due to COVID-19.  The decision was made to close the courthouse during a regular commissioners’ meeting Monday morning. Election board president Patty Sullivan approached the commissioners asking to close it...
The Pulaski County Commissioners have accomplished more than past commissioners and county council members have in regards to maintaining the courthouse.  On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the commissioners approved an engagement letter with a bond counsel company and a municipal advisor company, moving the...
Pulaski County Commissioners started the new year off with changes to the courthouse and surrounding parking Monday evening.  During the regular meeting, maintenance director Mia Salyers said she had quite a few things to talk to the commissioners about including creating a single-point entry for...
State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) speaks with circuit court judge Mary Welker in her courtroom on Monday, Sept. 23, during a visit to the Pulaski County Courthouse in Winamac. Gutwein and Welker discussed his solution to fund renovations to the courthouse, which was recently added to Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered List.”
Funding for the courthouse renovations or removal could happen with little change to county taxes.  County officials have met several times to discuss the future of the courthouse and the problem has always been how to fund the project. The county commissioners and council members have been...
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...
As county officials continue to discuss the implementing of courthouse security, county commissioners are learning there are standards that should be followed.  The discussion regarding the courthouse security began as commissioners spoke with sheriff Jeff Richwine about the cameras in the...

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Pulaski County Journal

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