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.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners are still looking for a Democrat to replace Jim Thompson on the county’s advisory plan commission. No recommendations had been received by Monday’s commissioners meeting.
Pulaski County’s new District 3 commissioner was officially sworn in Tuesday. Mike McClure took the oath of office during the commissioners’ regular meeting.
The Pulaski County Commissioners will meet tonight for the first time since Mike McClure was added to the board. He was chosen during a Republican Party caucus last week to fill the remainder of Bud Krohn Jr.’s term.
A new Pulaski County Commissioner has been selected. Mike McClure was chosen during a Republican Party caucus Tuesday. It took a couple rounds of voting to narrow down the field of nine candidates that included a mix of current and former elected officials, as well as a few self-proclaimed non-politicians.
A new Pulaski County commissioner will be selected this evening during a Republican Party caucus. Nine candidates are in the running to fill the District 3 seat vacated by Bud Krohn Jr.
A new Pulaski County commissioner will be selected by the end of the month. A Republican Party caucus will be held Tuesday, August 29 at 5:00 p.m. at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac.
The Pulaski County Commissioners are expected to make a decision on a confined animal feeding operation tonight. Back in May, the Pulaski County Advisory Plan Commission recommended that the property at 300 South and 700 West be rezoned from General Agriculture to Intensive Agriculture. That would allow for the construction of four wean-to-finish pig production buildings.
Pulaski County Commissioner Bud Krohn Jr. has resigned. In a letter filed Wednesday with the Pulaski County Clerk’s Office, Krohn said that due to health issues, he feels he is “unable to give the full effort required to effectively serve as Commissioner.” Continue reading
A decision on a confined animal feeding operation in rural Pulaski County may come as soon as Monday. Back in May, the Pulaski County Advisory Plan Commission recommended that the property at 300 South and 700 West be rezoned from General Agriculture to Intensive Agriculture. That would allow for the construction of four wean-to-finish pig production buildings.
Plans for a confined animal feeding operation in rural Pulaski County remain up in the air, but a decision will be made one way or another by the end of this summer.
A confined animal feeding operation planned for rural Pulaski County is drawing complaints from local residents. Under the proposal, four wean-to-finish pig production buildings could be constructed near county roads 300 South and 700 West.
Tourism advertising has been tabled for a third time by the Pulaski County Commissioners. The issue appeared to be put to rest at their last meeting, when they opted not to act on the Community Development Commission’s proposal to run advertising on Comcast cable systems in the Chicago area. However, the topic was brought back to the commissioners Monday by CDC Executive Director Nathan Origer, only to have it tabled once again. Continue reading
Pulaski County may not be returning to television to bring in tourists. The county commissioners appear to be ready to deny the Community Development Commission’s request to buy additional TV advertising. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department’s reserve program is up and running. Sheriff Jeff Richwine told the county commissioners Monday the program will help boost police presence without a lot of cost. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will take a bit more time to decide whether to try more TV advertising. On Tuesday, they tabled a request from the Community Development Commission to spend $22,000 to run tourism ads on Comcast cable systems in the Chicago area. Continue reading
Pulaski County’s two new commissioners wasted little time getting to work. Kenny Becker and Jerry Locke took their seats on the board for the first time Tuesday. Continue reading
Pulaski County Road 60 West, also known as Fitz Industrial Parkway, will be closed to through traffic, following action by the County Commissioners Monday. They voted to vacate the road between State Road 14 and 25 South. Continue reading
Pulaski County Highway Department General Foreman Terry Ruff told the commissioners the county will have to scrap regular maintenance this year in order to fix roads damaged by the frost line. He says doing both would cost the county an additional $200,000. Ruff says 20 miles of roads will be worked on this year in the southern part of the county. Chip and seal work will be done, and severely damaged roads will be ground up and reconstructed.
The Pulaski County Commissioners will be interviewing candidates for the top position at the county highway department.
The commissioners approved action to interview internally for the position of superintendent, however, a letter of resignation from acting Superintendent Mark Fox has not been filed with the county. They anticipate that letter to be filed this week. If the commissioners feel that a person currently working for the county does not fit what they’re looking for in a candidate, they will advertise externally for the position.