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.
The Pulaski County Commissioners may not be able to prohibit the wearing of campaign attire at their meetings. Supporters of District 1 Commissioner candidate Jerry Locke were asked to remove hats promoting his candidacy while in attendance at a recent meeting. However the commissioners were unable to offer a clear explanation as to why. Continue reading
A campaign hat has led to a debate on whether clothing with political messages is allowed on Pulaski County property. The issue was brought up during the “Public Comment” portion of this week’s County Commissioners meeting, after someone was asked to remove a campaign hat during a county government meeting earlier this month. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have approved the replacement of a piece of equipment for the county’s Highway Department. During Monday’s Commissioners meeting, Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff asked for the commissioners’ approval to replace a broken repeater, part of the radio system used to communicate with the department’s trucks. Continue reading
A new fence around a collapsed building in downtown Monterey should be in place by this evening. Monterey Town Councilman Doug Denton says the Pulaski County Building Inspector advised a chain link-type fence will be placed around the rubble from the former Sportsman’s Lounge at the southeast corner of Main and Walnut Streets. Continue reading
Plans to make the former Pleasant View Rest Home easier to sell are in the works following Monday night’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting.
The property ceased operations about one year ago for several reasons, with the property put up for sale for possible future development or renovation. In an effort to make the property easier to sell, Pulaski County is hoping to rezone the site to a residential building.
A Downtown Winamac building is one step closer to demolition. The Long Branch building had been acquired by the town under a quitclaim deed after the county issued a demolition order against the site. Continue reading
Starke and Pulaski Counties are working together to expand adult workforce training. Continue reading