A couple lawsuits against Pulaski County were briefly addressed by the county attorney, during Tuesday’s commissioners’ meeting. One of them is a federal class action lawsuit alleging a lack of accessibility in the county courthouse for people with disabilities and mobility issues. Continue reading
Pulaski County’s two new commissioners wasted little time getting to work. Kenny Becker and Jerry Locke took their seats on the board for the first time Tuesday. Continue reading
Last week’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting was the final one for several elected officials. The terms of commissioners Terry Young and Larry Brady and Auditor Shelia Garling all expire at the end of the week. Continue reading
Pulaski County is moving ahead with plans to reduce the speed limit on a portion of County Road 250 North. The county commissioners voted Monday to lower the speed limit to 45 miles per hour between 125 East and 350 North. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners got an update Monday on the County Building Department’s 2016 activities. Continue reading
Pulaski County is updating its unified development ordinance. The county commissioners approved an amended ordinance Monday. Continue reading
The planned closure of part of Pulaski County Road 60 West has prompted concerns from some Winamac officials. Under the plan, trucks entering the Winamac Industrial Park from State Road 14 would still use the road, but would have to pass through a gate controlled by the Braun Corporation. Passenger vehicles would have to find another route. Continue reading
The planned closure of part of Pulaski County Road 60 West may be revisited during tonight’s county commissioners meeting. Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers is scheduled to discuss the closure with the board, according to the advance agenda. Continue reading
Upgrades to Pulaski County’s 911 Center continue to move ahead. Sheriff Jeff Richwine told the county commissioners Monday the new equipment is ready to be installed. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department finds itself looking for a couple new vehicles, following an accident involving one of its squad cars. Continue reading
Pulaski County experienced near-record voter turnout during last month’s General Election. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting tonight. A flexible cash rent agreement is scheduled to be considered, as is a proof of government ownership document for the county’s ambulance service. Continue reading
Pulaski County officials are being told to step up their efforts when it comes to combating Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Continue reading
Repairs to the restrooms at the Pulaski County Courthouse are moving ahead. Last week, the county commissioners selected Malchow Construction of Francesville to make sewage pipe repairs. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners Monday voted to merge the county’s Microfilm Department into its IT Department. IT Director RB Walters told the commissioners the move would allow a part-time IT technician that he’s planning to hire to work in both areas. Continue reading
Pulaski County Road 60 West, also known as Fitz Industrial Parkway, will be closed to through traffic, following action by the County Commissioners Monday. They voted to vacate the road between State Road 14 and 25 South. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will consider an agreement with Purdue University for its Extension services tonight. During tonight’s commissioners meeting, updates are also expected from Sheriff Jeff Richwine and IT Director RB Walters. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Highway Department can proceed with ordering a new truck. Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff told the county council Monday funds for a new Mack truck are in the 2017 budget, but he would like to get it ordered now. He says doing so will save the county money, as the price will likely go up by 2 to 3 percent in January. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will consider a couple of ordinances during their Tuesday night meeting.
Pulaski County’s proposed ATV ordinance is not yet ready for a vote.
The ordinance is designed to allow off-road vehicles on county roadways, largely for the purpose of agriculture. Licensing would be required for the ATV’s through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles under the current ordinance language.