Error in Meeting Minutes Complicates Purchase of Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Vehicles

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department’s two new vehicles are ready, but additional action was required by the county council this week before the department could take possession of them. Sheriff Jeff Richwine said the council voted back in January to let him take out a loan to buy the vehicles and use the department’s commissary funds to make the loan payments. Continue reading

Pulaski County Council May Consider Courthouse Elevator Replacement, Court Software Switch

A new elevator for the Pulaski County Courthouse may be considered by the county council. Last week, the Pulaski County Commissioners gave their support to a plan from Keystone Architecture to replace the existing elevator with a larger, ADA-compliant one in the same spot. Now, it’s up to the county council to make the necessary funding arrangements for the project to move ahead. Continue reading

Pulaski County May Consider Grant Funding for Courthouse Renovations

Pulaski County may be looking for grant funding to help pay for future courthouse renovations. Officials with the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology discussed potential state resources with the county council and commissioners Monday. They explained that dollar-for-dollar matching grants are available for up to $35,000 for planning purposes and up to $50,000 for actual renovation work. Continue reading