Warming Center Plans in Place in Pulaski County, Town of Culver

Residents of Pulaski County and the Town of Culver who may find themselves without heat may take advantage of area warming centers. In Pulaski County, the Emergency Management Agency office at 108 North Franklin in Winamac and the Francesville Fire Station are set to be used as warming centers if needed, according to EMA Director Sheri Gaillard. Pulaski County residents who need to use a warming center are asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 574-946-6655.

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Culver Town Council Meets Tonight

Culver Town Council members are expected to revisit an amended ordinance regulating the use of golf carts and animal-drawn vehicles when they meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight.

In addition to considering the attorney’s contract and a contract with the Visitor’s Center, members are anticipated to take a look at amending an easement agreement with Culver Academies, related the trail project. Continue reading

Culver Town Council to Meet Tonight

The Culver Town Council will meet tonight where they will get an update on the mold remediation issue at the Culver-Union Township Public Library. Library officials previously released information that mold growth was found in several areas of the basement including the computer lab, large meeting room and foyer area. That area was closed to the public in order to diffuse the mold issue. Eradication efforts took place immediately upon notification.

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Public Hearing Scheduled Over Culver’s Proposed Switch to Primary Election System

Culver residents will soon have the chance to weigh in on how candidates are nominated for elected town offices. The town council Tuesday continued discussing the possibility of letting voters choose candidates for council seats and the clerk-treasurer’s position during the May primary, according to Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim. Under the current system, parties choose their candidates during a town convention.

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Culver Town Council Establishes Special Summer Schedule for Town Employees

Special summer hours have been established for Culver Town Hall and town officials will be trying out a new summer hour schedule as well.

During the summer season, Culver Town Hall will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. At last week’s Culver Town Council meeting, a new employee schedule was proposed.

President Ginny Bess Munroe said she collaborated with Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim and Town Manager Jonathan Leist about a “morale-boosting” schedule that will give employees a chance to enjoy their summer. Continue reading

Crews Will Be Conducting Hydrant Flushing in Culver this Week

Culver Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim sent out a notification to alert residents that crews will be conducting hydrant flushing this week.

She mentioned that during the process, water may appear to have a “rusty” color, however, it is still safe to drink. Heim stated that this is a necessary procedure conducted biannually that removes rust from the town’s water distribution system. Continue reading