Pulaski County’s newest government building is costing more than originally thought. Last year, the county purchased the former Winamac Masonic Lodge and has since converted it into the West Annex, housing the Coroner’s Office and Emergency Management Agency.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will consider a number of maintenance issues this morning. Maintenance Director Mia Salyers is expected to discuss a quote for work in the Justice Center electronics room, as well as sewer issues and truck repairs.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have once again asked for more information, before approving an OSHA-mandated shower installation at the Coroner’s Office. A $1,900 proposal from Action Plumbing was first presented to the commissioners back in July. Maintenance Director Mia Salyers gave some more information during last week’s meeting.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Justice Center’s fire alarm upgrades have ended up costing an extra $10,000. Maintenance Director Mia Salyers told the county commissioners Monday that the fire panel is finally completed, but some change orders were required.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will hear a request from the Good Samaritan Store tonight for a reduction of transfer fees. The commissioners will also consider a data exchange agreement with WTH.Continue reading
As the Pulaski County Maintenance Department prepares to take over lawn care at county properties, the county council has approved a funding measure that would allow the department to keep its new part-time employee.Continue reading
Pulaski County appears to be firing its mowing contractor. It took the county commissioners about four months of discussions before they finally agreed to renew the contract with TK Lawn Service back in May. But last week, they voted to let Maintenance Director Mia Salyers cancel it and give mowing responsibilities back to her employees.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Public Library may be moving ahead with a bond issuance. Library Attorney Justin Schramm is expected to discuss it with the county council tonight. Officials have been working on plans for lead dust and asbestos remediation in nonpublic areas of the Winamac library.Continue reading
The appearance of the grass at some Pulaski County government properties is drawing concerns from the county commissioners. Commissioner Jerry Locke brought up the county’s lawn mowing contract during Monday’s meeting.Continue reading
After months of discussions, the Pulaski County Commissioners have decided to keep TK Lawn Service as their mowing contractor. Maintenance Director Mia Salyers told the commissioners Monday that she went through the three bids the county received, broke down the costs, and determined that TK’s was the cheapest.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners are expected to choose a lawn care contractor this morning. Three companies have submitted bids for mowing and other services at various county properties. Maintenance Director Mia Salyers is expected to make a recommendation today.Continue reading
The future of the Pulaski County Courthouse will be discussed during a special joint county council and commissioners meeting tonight. The meeting notice says officials will discuss options to address needed repairs to the courthouse, potential renovations to the existing buildings, the relocation of county offices, and the various plans to address the concerns with the courthouse.Continue reading
Grass may be growing, but the Pulaski County Commissioners still need more time to choose a lawn care company. Last week, they opened bids from Ditmire Lawn Care, Clean Cuts Lawn Service, and TK Lawn Service.Continue reading
Pulaski County officials continue looking into roof issues at the Justice Center. Maintenance Director Mia Salyers told the county commissioners last week that the roofing company was at the building to try to find the problem.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have decided to continue outsourcing the lawn care at certain county properties, after all. Last year, the county contracted mowing at certain county properties out to TK Lawn Services. In January, the commissioners decided to rebid the contract for this year, but they decided last month to hold off on awarding the contract until Maintenance Director Mia Salyers could see what it would cost to repair or replace her department’s zero-turn lawnmower.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will get an update on bridge inspections this morning from Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff and Jeff Larrison with United Consulting. Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer is scheduled to present updated guidelines for the county’s Revolving Loan Fund program for the commissioners’ approval.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have hired a contractor to remove a large ash tree by the Annex Building. They officially approved a $2,000 bid from LeRoy’s Tree Service Monday. It was the only bid the county received.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners are reconsidering the outsourcing of lawn care and snow removal at certain county properties. On Monday, they voted to turn the snow removal back over to the County Maintenance Department.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will consider bids for a number of different items this morning. They’re expected to choose a bank to handle the county’s cash management services. The county received bids from four local banks last month.
Maintenance Director Mia Salyers will discuss contracts for lawn care and snow removal at various county properties, along with bids for the removal of an ash tree near the Annex Building. Fuel bids will also be discussed, and the commissioners are expected to finalize a contract with Golden Tech for a new email system.
Additionally, the possibility of the county once again helping with the cost of a new van for Pulaski County Human Services will be discussed by the organization’s executive director, Jacki Frain. Meanwhile, a $25,000 expense with a Chicago media outlet will be presented for the commissioners’ approval by Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer. The CDC has tried a few different advertising packages in recent years, in an effort to attract tourists to Pulaski County.
Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff, Sheriff Jeff Richwine, and Assessor Holly VanDerAa are also scheduled to make appearances at this morning’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting. It starts at 8:30 a.m. EDT at the Pulaski County Courthouse.
Pulaski County officially has a new maintenance director. The county commissioners appointed Mia Salyers to the position Tuesday.Continue reading