Pulaski County is continuing discussions on what has become a bit of an animal problem.
The issue surfaced last week during a joint session of the Pulaski County Council and County Commissioners. Talks continued during last night’s Commissioners meeting to find space to properly house the animals. Continue reading →
A building slated for demolition may be sold to the Town of Winamac.
The Pulaski County Commissioners heard the request at their meeting last night. The structure, located in the 200 block of West Main Street in Winamac, was deemed unsafe after problems with the structure as well as mold were located. 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 →
The Pulaski County Commissioners have agreed to uphold a demolition order given to a downtown Winamac building.
A hearing was held during Tuesday night’s Commissioner’s meeting for the property, located in the 200 block of West Main Street. The facility is home to a tax service company, but according to County Building Inspector Dave Dare, it has been neglected over the years. Continue reading →
67 families from around the Hoosier state were presented with awards during the Indiana State Fair this month.
Those families were recognized with the Hoosier Homestead Awards. The awards have been ongoing for the past 40 years in Indiana and are a product of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Continue reading →
Some major changes were implemented to the Pulaski County Emergency Management Agency Board, Monday evening.
The Pulaski County Commissioners felt it necessary to make the changes after a review of Indiana Code. State law was being reviewed following the resignation of EMA Director Larry Hoover. Continue reading →
Pulaski County will be considering its fiscal year budget in August, but the Pulaski County Health Department must first reduce its expenses by a significant margin.
The Health Department has seen a reduction in revenue due a reduction in the number of immunizations provided. Tax draws have also been reduced, impacting several departments in Pulaski County. Continue reading →
The Pulaski County Commissioners may soon investigate the possibility of changing the location of the Pulaski County Fair.
This year’s fair carried on, but changed the location of several events due to heavy rainfall and flooding in the Winamac area. The Pulaski County Fair and 4-H grounds are located near the Winamac Town Park next to the Tippecanoe River. Continue reading →
The Pulaski County Council agreed to transfer funds to help improve the security of certain EMS equipment.
$6,200 was requested to be transferred to help purchase new narcotic boxes. The current equipment used by Pulaski County allows for easy entrance to medicine that could be stolen or abused without being able to track the supplies. Continue reading →
Budget season is not quite here, but the Pulaski County Sheriff is looking to keep some of his deputies around a bit longer.
During last night’s Pulaski County Council meeting, Sheriff Jeff Richwine explained his solution to what he sees as a longevity problem in the department. By offering incentives for employees who stay onboard with the department, Richwine believes it will raise the quality of their enforcement, but also prevent turnover. Continue reading →
Pulaski County is about to make trash disposal a bit easier at their Transfer Station.
A credit/debit card machine will be installed to accept payments for items being disposed that will avoid inconveniencing businesses and individuals who happen to take advantage of the service. Continue reading →
Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn is hoping to work with the County Council to increase security.
The comments came earlier this week during a joint session of the County Commissioners and Council. Judge Shurn says he has formed a committee to review safety and make proposals, but addressed the two bodies to ensure they were cooperating. Continue reading →
Probationary wages for new part-time EMS employees will be eliminated.
The Pulaski County Council on Monday night reviewed a revised salary ordinance which specifies wages for various positions. A committee worked to set wages for new hires, but council members had problems with the way starting pay for employees is set. Continue reading →