The Pulaski County Transfer Station’s recent rate increase is making things difficult for a Winamac nonprofit organization. The Good Samaritan Store has apparently racked up quite a large disposal bill, according to information provided during Monday’s county commissioners meeting.Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is looking to team up with Pulaski County to continue offering recycling pickup. Town Manager Brad Zellers told the county commissioners Tuesday that he’s been discussing options with the manager of the county’s recycling and transfer station, Brad Bonnell.Continue reading
Recycling options for Winamac residents will be discussed during this morning’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting. The town council recently decided to discontinue recycling pickup.Continue reading
Disposing of items at the Pulaski County Recycling and Transfer Station will soon cost a bit more. The county commissioners approved an updated fee schedule last week, at the request of the facility’s manager Brad Bonnell.
Pulaski County’s Household Hazardous Waste Day returns this month, but residents will have to pay to get rid of tires. The event will take place Saturday, May 19 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Pulaski County Recycling Center in Winamac.
A couple big-ticket equipment purchases were approved by the county commissioners Monday. The Pulaski County Transfer Station is getting a new truck with roll-off hoist.
The Pulaski County Commissioners are finally expected to open bids today for lawn care and snow removal at various county properties. The idea of hiring an outside contractor to do the work was raised several months ago, as a cheaper alternative to upgrading the county’s equipment.
A recent stretch of cold weather has uncovered some plumbing issues at the Pulaski County Transfer Station. A suspected frozen drain pipe has had the employee restroom out of service, according to Manager Brad Bonnell. “The toilet is working at the transfer station, but it’s very, very slow,” he told the county commissioners last week. “So we might be gaining or we might be losing. I’m not sure.”
The Pulaski County Commissioners last week approved the purchase of a pickup truck for the Recycling and Transfer Station.
Pulaski County officials are considering ways to continue offering Household Hazardous Waste Days. Last month, Recycling & Transfer Station Manager Brad Bonnell said he was thinking about discontinuing the annual event. That was due to the fact that the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District will no longer offer extra tire pickup as part its Hazardous Waste Days.
Pulaski County’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Day may not be returning next year. That’s according to Pulaski County Recycling & Transfer Station Manager Brad Bonnell. He told the county commissioners Monday that last month’s event was “somewhat successful,” but changes at the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District may put its future in jeopardy.
Pulaski County is taking steps to reduce the impact of future disasters. Earlier this year, Emergency Management Agency Director Sheri Gaillard was informed that it’s time for the county to update its multi-hazard mitigation plan. To do that, a committee is being put together, with representatives from each incorporated town within the county, as well as several county agencies.
Pulaski County residents can get rid of tires and household hazardous waste tomorrow morning. The Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District is hosting a collection event from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Pulaski County Recycling and Transfer Station in Winamac.
The Pulaski County Commissioners are expected to continue their discussion of court software this morning. Pulaski County could save $25,000 a year by switching to the Odyssey case management system used by most of the rest of the state. Continue reading
Those using the Pulaski County Recycling & Transfer Station will soon notice a few changes at the facility. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Recycling and Transfer Station is looking to replace some of its equipment in the near future. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners reorganized to start 2015 where Larry Brady was retained as commission president while Terry Young was appointed as vice president. Bud Krohn, Jr. attended his first meeting as a commissioner Monday night.
The commissioners made several appointments to boards. Mark Fox was retained as supervisor of county highways, Dave Dare was retained as building inspector, Ed Fleury was retained as veteran service officer, Jeff Johnston as maintenance director and Sarah Kasten was retained as animal control officer.