The Pulaski County Council will continue looking for ways to cut expenses tonight. For the past month, the council has been meeting with department heads for preliminary discussions on their 2020 budgets. The goal is to avoid a $2.7 million deficit that’s projected to develop over the coming years. Meeting with the council tonight will be the two courts and Probation Office, according to the Auditor’s Office.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council this week decided not to make an exception in the pay rate of a part-time administrative assistant for the probation department at the behest of Hollie Schultz. Schultz told the council that her office has no full-time administrative person, though they have two part-timers, one of whom has been recently replaced.