Pulaski County is looking to see just how much revenue it stands to gain from a proposed solar farm development. The county commissioners agreed Monday to hire accounting firm Baker Tilly to conduct a financial impact analysis, at the recommendation of Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer.Continue reading
Updates to Pulaski County’s solar farm regulations are up for the county commissioners’ final approval this morning. One of the biggest changes is that commercial solar farms would only be allowed in agricultural zones after a hearing before the board of zoning appeals or in planned unit developments. The proposed updates to the county’s Unified Development Ordinance got a favorable recommendation from the advisory plan commission last month.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Advisory Plan Commission needs a new member. During last week’s meeting, Rick Stone stressed that he will not seek reappointment when his term ends in January. “I’ve been looking forward to this all year!” he joked.Continue reading
Efforts to clean up Pulaski County continue to be hampered by a lack of manpower and outdated ordinances. That’s according to a discussion during last week’s advisory plan commission meeting.Continue reading
Pulaski County is gearing up for solar farm development, but exactly what that might look like still remains to be seen. Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer didn’t have any firm answers about the size of a potential solar farm during Monday’s advisory plan commission meeting.Continue reading
Proposed changes to Pulaski County’s solar farm regulations now head to the county commissioners for final approval. The updates to the county’s Unified Development Ordinance got a favorable recommendation from the advisory plan commission Monday.Continue reading
Updated solar farm regulations will be up for public comment during tonight’s Pulaski County Advisory Plan Commission meeting.
County officials have heard from multiple companies who want to put solar panels in Pulaski County, but first, they have to have the proper rules in place.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Community Development Commission may be willing to give the county commissioners a chance to weigh in on prospective at-large members.Continue reading
A solar energy developer will make its pitch to Pulaski County residents and officials this afternoon. A question-and-answer session will be held at 3:30 EDT at the Pulaski County Highway Garage, according to Building Inspector Doug Hoover.Continue reading
It took almost nine months, but Pulaski County’s regulations on campaign signs have finally been repealed. The county commissioners agreed to repeal the “special signs” portion of the county’s Unified Development Ordinance Monday.
The Pulaski County Commissioners will once again consider repealing the county’s campaign sign regulations when they meet this morning. The commissioners and the advisory plan commission have been discussing removing the “special signs” portion of the county’s Unified Development Ordinance since April, since election board members felt there were already enough rules at the state and federal level.
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 is seeking a new plan commission member. Jim Thompson, who currently serves as plan commission president, is not seeking reappointment when his term expires in January. It will be up to the county commissioners to choose a replacement, preferably a Democrat.
Pulaski County officials are hopeful that the courthouse’s new elevator will be ready in time for Monday’s county commissioners meeting, in spite of a last-minute hiccup. Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston says a fire alarm issue means the elevator probably won’t be in service by tomorrow, as previously announced. But the contractor says it should still be ready for Monday, according to Johnston. He adds that crews are working diligently to get it done.
The Pulaski County Commissioners last week decided to hold off on changes to the county’s campaign sign regulations, due to confusion about the advisory plan commission’s recommendation. Last month, the plan commission voted to recommend removing the “special signs” portion of the Unified Development Ordinance.
Commercial wind turbines are now banned in Pulaski County. The county commissioners Monday approved an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance that prohibits commercial wind energy convergence systems within the county’s zoning jurisdiction.
The Pulaski County Commissioners will decide tonight whether to ban commercial wind turbines. The updated wind turbine regulations head back to the commissioners tonight, after the county’s advisory plan commission agreed last week to some language adjustments the commissioners had recommended. Under the updated proposal, landowners would still be allowed to build noncommercial and micro wind energy convergence systems in certain areas.
Pulaski County’s regulations on campaign signs are a step closer to officially being repealed. On Monday, the plan commission voted to recommend removing the “special signs” portion of the Unified Development Ordinance. Members generally agreed to the change back in April, but hadn’t taken a formal vote.