Oregon-Davis teachers are getting their first pay raises in over a decade. The 2019-2020 teacher contract was unanimously approved by the school board Monday, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.Continue reading
Eastern Pulaski’s proposed teacher contract drew no concerns during a public hearing Wednesday. Teachers would see a slight pay raise under the tentative 2019-2020 master contract agreement, according to Interim Superintendent Dr. Gib Crimmins. “It’s a small increase on the base scale and a small stipend,” he explained.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis teachers would see their first pay raises in over a decade under the proposed 2019-2020 teacher contract, but not all teachers are happy with it. The tentative agreement would raise the starting salary for new teachers and offer veteran teachers a retirement incentive. But during a public hearing on the contract Monday, Teacher Elisabeth Cooper argued that it should have focused more on teachers in the middle.Continue reading
Paving work, server upgrades, and a new storage shed are a few of the projects the Knox Community School Corporation is looking to complete in the coming years.Continue reading
Knox school officials aren’t expecting any major changes in the school corporation’s budget next year. During Tuesday’s budget hearing, Treasurer Kasey Clark said the proposed 2020 budget is pretty close to this year’s.Continue reading
The Knox Community School Corporation’s teachers and staff are set to get pay raises.Continue reading
Tax adjustments are still on the table in Pulaski County. The county council voted five-to-two Monday to pursue an option that would reduce the local income tax rate by 0.08 percent for 2020, while increasing property taxes on non-homestead property.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council wants a few more days to consider what direction to take on potential tax adjustments. The county currently has the highest income tax rate in the state, but one of the lowest property tax rates. Council members have been looking at ways to balance those, while also preparing for the end of the special income tax that was put in place to pay for the Justice Center but also covers a large portion of jail operations.Continue reading
Hamlet residents have the chance to weigh in on the town’s 2020 budget proposal during tonight’s town council meeting. It totals just over $448,000, with over $311,000 of that being the General Fund. The proposal calls for $55,000 in the Economic Development Fund and almost $55,000 in the Motor Vehicle Highway Fund.Continue reading
Pulaski County residents have the chance to weigh in on the county’s 2020 budget proposal tonight. The county council will hold the required budget hearing tonight at 6:00 p.m. EDT in the Pulaski County Highway Garage.Continue reading
The Knox School Board will vote on a contract extension for Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart tonight.Continue reading
Members of the public have a chance to weigh in on teacher pay at Eastern Pulaski Schools.
A pre-formal bargaining hearing will be held Monday at 5:30 p.m. EDT in the Eastern Pulaski Conference/Meeting Center.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members opened a public hearing Tuesday night concerning an amendment to the Culver zoning ordinance and the subdivision control ordinance.Continue reading
Parking will be restricted by the Culver Elementary School on Lake Shore Drive to enhance safety.Continue reading
The Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation has decided to go with a different manufacturer for this year’s round of bus purchases. The school board Monday approved the purchase of three 78-passenger Bluebird buses, for a total cost of about $276,000.Continue reading
The resignation of Winamac High School’s longtime principal will be up for approval during tonight’s Eastern Pulaski School Board meeting.Continue reading
Culver-Union Township EMS will have to wait until February for a decision on its proposed rate increase. Back in October, EMS Director Kathy Hart presented proposals to raise rates by 20 or 25 percent. But up until now, no public hearing has been scheduled to move ahead with the process.Continue reading
The Town of Hamlet is moving closer to creating a new comprehensive plan. Up to 90 percent of the cost is expected to be covered by grant funding distributed by the state. In order to qualify, the town council has begun the process of updating two of its ordinances.
Pulaski County residents will have the chance to weigh in on a couple of tax-related issues tonight. The county council will hold a public hearing on 2019 Local Income Tax distributions and the Property Tax Replacement Credit.