The interim superintendent with the North Judson – San Pierre school corporation says they are still in the assessment phase of their plans when it comes to readjusting their finances. Continue reading →
Pulaski County believes they are within two months of revising their salary ordinance.
Months of work has led to the development of a plan, otherwise referred to as the “salary matrix.” The document saves the county money on new hires, but also provides incentives for longevity with the county. Continue reading →
A change in Clerk is bringing with it an abridged decision on wages paid in Pulaski County
Christi Hoffa was selected as the new Clerk of Pulaski County during a caucus earlier this year. She will replace sitting Clerk Tasha Foerg. As part of the transition – which will take place on January 1st – Hoffa intends to handpick her own 1st Deputy Clerk. Continue reading →
The Town of Culver has set salaries for its employees heading into the new year.
Prior to finalizing those pay levels, Culver first has to approve them in the form of a salary ordinance. It’s an annual measure that is expected to be well documented by the state of Indiana. Continue reading →
Budget issues have forced the Culver School Board to consider removing the April intercession period from the school calendar. It’s a one-week period immediately following spring break in which students who are struggling with certain classes can work to improve their grades. Continue reading →
The Culver School Board has approved some adjustments to its budget as it approaches the end of the year. During Monday’s meeting, they voted to appropriate additional money from the Rainy Day Fund to help cover the cost of salaries. Continue reading →
The North Judson – San Pierre School Corporation has their work cut out for them, but all indications are they will end this fiscal year in the black.
Tuesday night’s school board meeting brought with it a packed house and a few observers wondering what the school corporation’s plans are following the defeat of a referendum designed to temporarily increase the property tax levy. Continue reading →
Following cuts to their 2016 budget, Pulaski County has made a couple of decisions regarding employee compensation.
A joint session of the Pulaski County Commissioners and County Council took place Wednesday night. The goal was to review a matrix defining salaries for the County’s employees. Pulaski County has previously stated its goal of bringing compensation to a level that supports longevity. Continue reading →
The Culver Town Council has taken a step toward adopting their 2016 budget.
During last night’s meeting, a public hearing was held to review the document that will determine expenditures for the next year. As things stand, Culver sees modest increases in spending for its police and fire department budgets. The biggest jump was a projected $100-thousand increase in EMS expenses. Continue reading →
Pulaski County will likely soon begin looking into alternative options for Arens Field following budget difficulties in 2016.
This week, the Pulaski County Council cut funds from the airport’s budget at the request of the Department of Local Government finance, leaving just enough to pay for the single employees salary. Even that was reduced by $300. Operating the airport has become much more difficult given the lack budgeted costs for utilities and plowing the runways during the winter months. Continue reading →
Pulaski County has already taken the step of hiring a full-time IT Director, but now the position needs equipment to function properly.
The Pulaski County Commissioners announced RB Walters as their hire for the position earlier this month. He came before the County Council on Monday to make the request for equipment purchases. Continue reading →
Pulaski County had to implement a few financial maneuvers to balance its 2016 fiscal year budget.
During last night’s meeting, the County Council made several non-binding budget decisions. At their September 2nd meeting, the County Council was under the impression they balanced their budget with the use of Rainy Day Funds. Continue reading →