Pulaski County Council

Pulaski County will be paying for repairs to the justice center roof as a way to patch it over until construction and rehabilitation begins on it and the courthouse.  Maintenance director Mia Salyers met with the commissioners and the county council by phone during a joint session on Monday, Dec....
The coroner position could soon be considered a full-time position pending the approval of the county council. Coroner Jon Frain spoke with the commissioners during a meeting Monday morning to update some information and also requested if the coroner position could receive benefits.  There was a...
The Pulaski County Council has approved hiring attorneys to represent the commissioners and the board of zoning appeals regarding litigation stemming from a special exception.  During a regular council meeting on Oct. 12, the council heard from building inspector Doug Hoover and building and zoning...
The Pulaski County Commissioners are approving to spend about $187,000 in funding that they hope to get reimbursed by the state.  The decision to spend the funding was made Monday morning during a regular commissioners’ meeting. Councilwoman Kathi Thompson spoke with the commissioners about the...
The budget hearings set at the beginning of last week, weren’t necessarily to advise the department heads of cuts but to gather information.  The council held two days of meetings, June 22 and 23, to discuss with department heads what they think they will need for 2021. Councilwoman Kathi Thompson...
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...

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