The restrooms at the Pulaski County Courthouse should be in compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act within the next two weeks. The county commissioners Monday approved a contract with White’s General Contracting to finish the project. Maintenance supervisor Jeff Johnston says three portable restrooms will be provided in the meanwhile, and notes one is ADA compliant. Continue reading
Repairs to the restrooms at the Pulaski County Courthouse are moving ahead. Last week, the county commissioners selected Malchow Construction of Francesville to make sewage pipe repairs. Continue reading
Pulaski County is working on a deal with an architectural engineering firm to renovate the courthouse. The County Commissioners voted to have maintenance supervisor Jeff Johnston set up a meeting with Keystone Architecture to discuss a proposed contract. Continue reading
Jeff Johnston has talked with officials with Hyre Electric out of Valparaiso to give him details about connectors to hook up generators to the courthouse, annex, county home, recycling center and highway department. He’s also gathering information whether or not what the county has is sufficient enough to work or if generators will need to be purchased.
Pulaski County Maintenance Supervisor Jeff Johnston is working with EMA Director Larry Hoover to ensure all of the county buildings have adequate generators to meet their needs.
He told the commissioners the county has five military surplus, trailer-mounted generators that can be placed at the annex building, county home or elsewhere should the power go out.
The Pulaski County Maintenance Department is working steadily to improve conditions of buildings and equipment throughout the county, and according to Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston, his department has already made a number of improvements this year. Johnston said his department has already installed the four HVAC units on the roof of the justice center and they’re running in good condition. However, some minor work with sensors must still be done over the course of the next few days.
Pulaski County Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston has a full plate when it comes to projects as his department tackles a number of large undertakings, such as repairs to the sheriff’s department’s roof and the courthouse elevator and improvements to the recycling center’s drainage system. Johnston said the big question is whether or not the county can fund the projects from another source because the cost of the work would deplete his budget.
The Pulaski County Commissioners last week received an update on maintenance efforts from Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston, who caught the commissioners up on a number of projects his department has been tackling.
Johnston said the annex building needs some concrete work done after a crack developed on the southern wall. The contractor is working to get that resolved, and Johnston said he will soon have a better idea about what the repairs will entail.
The Pulaski County Maintenance Department has been staying busy, according to Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston. He told the county commissioners at their regular meeting that the office relocation has been completed, annex repair work is done, and they’ve also repaired some equipment at the county highway garage.
Pulaski County Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston said his department is in need of an additional part-time employee, but the county council this week decided to postpone discussion until next year. Johnston approached the council during their meeting on Monday night with a request to hire another part-time employee with the help of a $12,900 additional transfer.
The Pulaski County Commissioners last night approved a quote to perform concrete work at the county annex building. Jeff Johnston, maintenance director for the county, told the commissioners that he would like to start the work in September and in order to do so, the commissioners would need to approve one of the quotes during the meeting.
Pulaski County has a new maintenance supervisor. The commissioners voted unanimously last night to hire Winamac native Jeff Johnston, contingent on his passing a pre-employment drug screening. He will oversee maintenance and upkeep of all of the county’s buildings. Commissioner Larry Brady noted that a number of qualified individuals applied for the job and says their resumes will remain on file with the county. Johnston replaces longtime maintenance supervisor Morry DeMarco, who was fired last month by the commissioners.