Pulaski County officials plan to discuss a proposed west side industrial park with a potential tenant. Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer told the county commissioners last week he’s working with two potential businesses. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will once again revisit tourism advertising this morning. Last month, they rejected a proposal from the Community Development Commission to run commercials on Comcast cable systems in the Chicago area, as well as buy some online advertising. Continue reading
Pulaski County continues to weigh its options when it comes to purchasing land for a rail-served industrial park on the county’s west side. Continue reading
Planning continues for the eventual sale of the former Pleasant View Rest Home. Continue reading
Tourism advertising has been tabled for a third time by the Pulaski County Commissioners. The issue appeared to be put to rest at their last meeting, when they opted not to act on the Community Development Commission’s proposal to run advertising on Comcast cable systems in the Chicago area. However, the topic was brought back to the commissioners Monday by CDC Executive Director Nathan Origer, only to have it tabled once again. Continue reading
Pulaski County may not be returning to television to bring in tourists. The county commissioners appear to be ready to deny the Community Development Commission’s request to buy additional TV advertising. Continue reading
Pulaski County is moving ahead with efforts to give residents the skills they need for the jobs of the future. Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer gave an update on vocational training and other education programs to the county commissioners last week. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will take a bit more time to decide whether to try more TV advertising. On Tuesday, they tabled a request from the Community Development Commission to spend $22,000 to run tourism ads on Comcast cable systems in the Chicago area. 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
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
Two towns in Pulaski County have been added to the list of Indiana Main Street Communities. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is moving ahead with efforts to become an Indiana Main Street Community. The Main Street program is run by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and aims to help communities revitalize their downtown areas. Continue reading
An auction date has been set for the contents of the Pleasant View Rest Home in Winamac. The county home was recently closed due to the Pulaski County Council’s decision to no longer fund the operations at the facility.
Pulaski County Commissioner Terry Young announced Monday night that the auction is Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m. ET at the facility located on 60 S. in Winamac. Several items will be featured including chairs, beds, mattresses, kitchen items and antiques. Jeremiah Kopka from Kopka Auctions is conducting the sale.
Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer and Monterey Town Council President Jim Fleury appeared before the Pulaski County Council Monday night. They requested an additional $15,000 to their original loan request of $20,000. When the town began assembling information for a 2013 grant to help with the cost of wastewater treatment plant improvements, the engineers used numbers relevant to 2013. Origer says the estimates have gone up since then.
Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer told the county commissioners this week that 500 surveys are needed, and only 100 have been returned.
A loan was approved by the Pulaski County Council to help the Town of Monterey with a wastewater system upgrade.
Pulaski County Community Development Commission (CDC) Executive Director Nathan Origer and Monterey Town Council President Jim Fleury were before the county council members on Monday night to request a $20,000 loan for matching grant funds for the project.
The money would be advertised as an additional appropriation from the CDC fund to make a loan available to the town. The money will be only be spent if the town’s grant request is approved.
The Town of Monterey may take out a larger loan from Pulaski County.
Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer explained that the county agreed to loan the Town of Monterey $10,000 in order to provide matching funds for the proposed wastewater treatment facility project in Monterey. This was approved by Pulaski County government entities last year.
The Pulaski County Commissioners recently gave permission to move forward with a Redevelopment Commission for the county.
Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer approached the commissioners with the idea a few months ago and explained how it could help in terms of economic development.
Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer requested grant match funds as an additional appropriation at this week’s Pulaski County Council meeting.
Origer said the county is the recipient of two grants. The Hometown Collaboration Initiative grant will help small communities, like Pulaski County, to expand jobs based on existing economic assets and improve attractiveness and quality of life.