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It took almost nine months, but Pulaski County’s regulations on campaign signs have finally been repealed.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.
A Pulaski County adventure park is drawing privacy concerns from some of its neighbors. McKenzie and John Forest live just north of Rugged Adventures, outside Winamac. Last week, they came to the county commissioners looking for help.
The Pulaski County Commissioners are recommending some additional language for the county’s proposed ban on wind turbines. On Monday, the commissioners voted to send a list of amendments to the advisory plan commission. It was drawn up for the commissioners by Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer.
The Pulaski County Commissioners will get updates from Sheriff Jeff Richwine and EMS Director Bryan Corn this morning. Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff is scheduled to discuss additional spending, while Charles Malinowski will talk about fuel tax reporting.
A recommendation to ban wind turbines has been tabled by the Pulaski County Commissioners, to give county officials a chance to refine the proposed language. Building Inspector and Plan Administrator Doug Hoover formally presented the advisory plan commission’s recommendation during Monday’s commissioners meeting.
A potential ban on wind turbines will be considered by the Pulaski County Commissioners tonight. The county’s advisory plan commission recently recommended banning wind energy convergence systems, over concerns about the safety and welfare of the community, flicker issues, and local fire departments’ ability to provide fire protection to the structures.
Campaign sign regulations appear to be on their way out of Pulaski County’s Unified Development Ordinance. No formal action was taken on the ordinance’s “special signs” section when the advisory plan commission discussed other potential changes last week, but it wasn’t clear that any action was actually needed.
The Pulaski County Advisory Plan Commission has recommended banning wind turbines. The vote drew a standing ovation from a packed room of local residents and landowners at the Star City Community Building Monday. It came after a public hearing on proposed changes to the county’s Unified Development Ordinance that would have significantly restricted wind turbine development.