Pulaski County has a new IT director. Matt Voltz was appointed by the county commissioners Monday to replace RB Walters, who resigned in March.
Pulaski County residents can get rid of tires and household hazardous waste tomorrow morning. The Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District is hosting a collection event from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Pulaski County Recycling and Transfer Station in Winamac.
Two Pulaski County government buildings should once again have working elevators next week. Continue reading
Confusion remains about who is responsible for cleaning up a garbage-filled Medaryville property. Robert Dahlquist died over two years ago, but town officials say various items remain in the backyard of his old home, including three trailers, seven vehicles, and an estimated 100 tires.
The Pulaski County Commissioners may appoint a new county IT director during this morning’s meeting. They interviewed candidates last month, but decided to hold off on making a choice during their July 3 meeting. Pulaski County’s first full-time IT director, RB Walters, resigned from the position at the end of March.
The Pulaski County Community Development Commission has come up with another way to fund a proposed West Side Industrial Park. CDC Executive Director Nathan Origer says the county could free up some cash by using less of its County Economic Development Income Tax Fund on jail bond payments.
As the Pulaski County Commissioners continue mulling over plans for a confined animal feeding operation, the Community Development Commission wants to make sure they have enough information to make an informed decision. Four wean-to-finish pig production buildings would be built near county roads 300 South and 700 West, under the proposal.
Conditions at the Pulaski County Courthouse have led to some challenges for Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn. A complaint about the courthouse has recently been filed with the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Among other items, it calls for the county to repair a piece of falling ceiling in the courtroom.
Plans for a confined animal feeding operation in rural Pulaski County remain up in the air, but a decision will be made one way or another by the end of this summer.
Pulaski County’s efforts to create a system of bike routes are moving ahead. The project has been in the works for over a year, as part of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs’ Hometown Collaboration Initiative. But progress was delayed, while the county waited for permission to run the bike routes on state highways.
Pulaski County is hoping to cut costs by reevaluating its copier lease and maintenance agreements. Auditor Laura Wheeler told the county commissioners Monday that a lot of money is being spent on copiers, and she wanted to know how much a buyout would cost.
Pulaski County is moving ahead with efforts to tear down a dilapidated Medaryville home. Back in April, the county commissioners approved a purchase agreement for the house formerly owned by Don Foust.
Pulaski County officials have begun meeting with potential west side industrial park tenants. The county commissioners and a couple county council members were scheduled to meet in executive session with an interested business Tuesday.