Pulaski County CDC to Clarify Rezoning Procedures, As Commissioners Consider CAFO Proposal

Pulaski County Commissioners: Bud Krohn Jr., Jerry Locke, Kenny Becker

As the Pulaski County Commissioners continue mulling over plans for a confined animal feeding operation, the Community Development Commission wants to make sure they have enough information to make an informed decision. Four wean-to-finish pig production buildings would be built near county roads 300 South and 700 West, under the proposal.

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Falling Ceiling, Broken Elevator Create Challenges for Pulaski County Court Activities

Conditions at the Pulaski County Courthouse have led to some challenges for Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn. A complaint about the courthouse has recently been filed with the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Among other items, it calls for the county to repair a piece of falling ceiling in the courtroom.

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Chicken Supporters Meet with North Judson Town Council, As Animal Ordinance Review Continues

North Judson’s chickens will be allowed to stay for at least a while longer, as the town continues to review its animal ordinance. Residents filled North Judson Town Hall Monday, as chicken owner Sarah Burkett spoke out against the town council’s decision to more strictly enforce the ordinance. It currently prohibits residents from keeping chickens and other farm animals.

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Railroad Township Board Finalizes N.J.-S.P. School Board Appointment

The Railroad Township Board has once again voted to appoint Susan McCormack to the North Judson-San Pierre School Board, but this time, they did it legally. They originally made the decision last week, but didn’t take the vote in public, as required by law. So board members met again Thursday to rescind that action and do it again in public.

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