Pulaski County’s IT Services Continue to Draw Questions from County Council Members

Pulaski County officials continue to voice concerns with the county’s IT arrangements, but organizing a discussion is proving to be a challenge. Some county council members had wanted to discuss IT plans with the county commissioners and had apparently asked to have it included on Monday’s joint session agenda. But when it was sent out, the only item listed was the approval of the prior joint session minutes.

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Pulaski County Council Approves Pay Raise for Seasonal Highway Department Employees

Pulaski County Council: back row: Mike Tiede, Kathi Thompson, Brian Young; front row: Scott Hinkle, Rudy DeSabatine, Jay Sullivan (not pictured: Ken Boswell)

Some Pulaski County Highway Department employees will finally be getting a pay raise. The county council voted Monday to raise the pay rate for the department’s seasonal part-time employees from $13 to $15, and make the raise retroactive to May.

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O-D School Board Approves Student Handbooks, Tables Athletic Handbook for Further Review

The Oregon-Davis student handbooks won’t see any major changes this year, but the athletic handbook may get some updates. The school board approved the 2019-2020 student handbooks for both the elementary and the junior/senior high schools Monday, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman. He says the only changes were the dates, names of staff members, and updated instructional fees.

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