Pulaski Commissioners to Open Lawn Care and Snow Removal Bids, Discuss TV Tourism Ads

Pulaski County Commissioners: Mike McClure, Jerry Locke, Kenny Becker

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.

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Frozen Drain Pipe May Mean Plumbing Upgrades for Pulaski County Transfer Station

 

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.”

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Pulaski County May Join with White County to Offer Household Hazardous Waste Days

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.

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Future of Pulaski County Household Hazardous Waste Day in Doubt

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.

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Pulaski County Commissioners Appoint Members to Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee

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.

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Pulaski County Commissioners Reorganize, Hire New Recycling Center Director

Pulaski County Commissioners (L to R) Bud Krohn, Jr., Terry Young and Larry Brady
Pulaski County Commissioners (L to R) Bud Krohn, Jr., Terry Young and Larry Brady

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.

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