Pulaski County Officials to Discuss Employee Policy Adjustments amid Coronavirus Spread

Pulaski County officials will plan their response to the spread of coronavirus on Wednesday. The county council and commissioners will meet in an emergency joint session to discuss an amendment to the county’s personnel policy to allow for a temporary workforce reduction, if necessary, to control the spread of COVID-19. Wednesday’s joint meeting starts at 5:00 p.m. EDT in the Pulaski County Highway Garage.

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Pulaski County Commissioners to Discuss Business Loans Today

Pulaski County Commissioners: Mike McClure, Jerry Locke, Kenny Becker

The Pulaski County Commissioners will discuss a couple business loans this morning. They’ll consider a revolving loan request from Kinder LLC, and Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer is expected to give an update on Winamac Coil Spring’s loan. An appointment of an at-large Community Development Commission member will also be presented for the commissioners’ review.

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Pulaski County Council Votes to Support Courthouse Renovation Plan

A plan to renovate the Pulaski County Courthouse and expand the Justice Center has gotten the support of the county council, but not without a few concerns. Back in December, the county commissioners agreed to pursue a project that would restore the courthouse and install a security checkpoint, but move Circuit Court to the Justice Center. On Monday, the county council voted six-to-one to support the project and try to fund it.

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Pulaski County Council to Continue Discussing Courthouse Renovation Tonight

The proposed renovation of the Pulaski County Courthouse and expansion of the Justice Center will continue to be discussed during tonight’s county council meeting. The estimated $7.7 million project would add a security checkpoint to the north entrance of the courthouse, while Circuit Court would move out of the building and into an expanded Justice Center.

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Pulaski County Veterans Court Receives Full Certification as Efforts to Launch Family Court Continue

Now that Pulaski County’s Veterans Treatment Court is fully certified, the county is seeking funds to launch another problem-solving court. Superior Court Judge Crystal Brucker Kocher told the county commissioners Monday that the veterans court got its certification on January 24, following a two-day review by the state.

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Pulaski County Commissioners to Consider Documents for IT Services Tonight

Pulaski County Commissioners: Mike McClure, Jerry Locke, Kenny Becker

The Pulaski County Commissioners will consider a couple of documents related to IT services tonight. Back in December, the commissioners started the process of hiring Roeing IT Solutions. Tonight, the company’s policy and procedure guidelines, along with an agreement for the first phase of technology remediation will be up for the commissioners’ approval.

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Pulaski County 911 Center’s New Equipment Almost Ready

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office’s new dispatch equipment is nearly ready. Sheriff Jeff Richwine told the county commissioners last week that the grant funding has been approved, and the CallWorks dispatch system has been put in. “We just waiting for them to come do the training,” he explained, “so with that grant, we’ll be able to get, I think, the dispatch center good for a long time.”

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