Pulaski County Council members continue asking for help, when it comes to cutting spending and increasing revenue. During Monday’s special council meeting, council member and former commissioner Ken Boswell said the last time the county faced a fiscal challenge on this scale, everyone worked together.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Transfer Station’s recent rate increase is making things difficult for a Winamac nonprofit organization. The Good Samaritan Store has apparently racked up quite a large disposal bill, according to information provided during Monday’s county commissioners meeting.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has reversed course on a salary change for a staff member in the Prosecutor’s Office. Last month, the council voted to tie the victim’s assistance coordinator’s pay rate to the level specified by the grant that funds the position, with Ken Boswell and Scott Hinkle opposing. But when it came time to update the salary matrix to reflect the change last week, council members Rudy DeSabatine and Jay Sullivan joined Boswell and Hinkle in opposition, denying the measure by a vote of four-to-three.Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is looking to team up with Pulaski County to continue offering recycling pickup. Town Manager Brad Zellers told the county commissioners Tuesday that he’s been discussing options with the manager of the county’s recycling and transfer station, Brad Bonnell.Continue reading
Recycling options for Winamac residents will be discussed during this morning’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting. The town council recently decided to discontinue recycling pickup.Continue reading
Winamac Town Council members chose to stick with their existing trash service provider when they met last Monday. However, they also decided to make a change to what services will be offered due to an issue with recycling contamination. Continue reading
Disposing of items at the Pulaski County Recycling and Transfer Station will soon cost a bit more. The county commissioners approved an updated fee schedule last week, at the request of the facility’s manager Brad Bonnell.
Pulaski County’s Household Hazardous Waste Day returns this month, but residents will have to pay to get rid of tires. The event will take place Saturday, May 19 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Pulaski County Recycling Center in Winamac.
A couple big-ticket equipment purchases were approved by the county commissioners Monday. The Pulaski County Transfer Station is getting a new truck with roll-off hoist.
Whether Pulaski Memorial Hospital will get almost $800,000 for its new MRI building from the county’s Cumulative Building Fund will be up for discussion during tonight’s county council meeting. Under the proposal, that money would be given to the hospital in 17 installments between now and 2027.
A recent stretch of cold weather has uncovered some plumbing issues at the Pulaski County Transfer Station. A suspected frozen drain pipe has had the employee restroom out of service, according to Manager Brad Bonnell. “The toilet is working at the transfer station, but it’s very, very slow,” he told the county commissioners last week. “So we might be gaining or we might be losing. I’m not sure.”
The Pulaski County Commissioners last week approved the purchase of a pickup truck for the Recycling and Transfer Station.
Pulaski County officials are considering ways to continue offering Household Hazardous Waste Days. Last month, Recycling & Transfer Station Manager Brad Bonnell said he was thinking about discontinuing the annual event. That was due to the fact that the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District will no longer offer extra tire pickup as part its Hazardous Waste Days.
Pulaski County’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Day may not be returning next year. That’s according to Pulaski County Recycling & Transfer Station Manager Brad Bonnell. He told the county commissioners Monday that last month’s event was “somewhat successful,” but changes at the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District may put its future in jeopardy.
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.
Those using the Pulaski County Recycling & Transfer Station will soon notice a few changes at the facility. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Recycling and Transfer Station is looking to replace some of its equipment in the near future. Continue reading