Pulaski County Makes 2016 Meeting Audio Available Online

Pulaski County CourthouseIt took two tries, but Pulaski County is hoping to make their board discussions easier to access online.

Audio recordings of all Pulaski County Commissioners, Council, and Joint Session meetings in 2016 were published to the county’s website on Tuesday. In previous conversations, the County Commissioners said they wanted to increase transparency and allow the public an opportunity to hear their proceedings without physically attending the courthouse on a typical Monday evening.

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Pulaski Council Requests More Time Prior to Possible EMA Move

Pulaski County CourthouseThe Pulaski County Council has a opted to refrain from giving the EMA Department its own building.

The conversation started several weeks ago after it was recommended that the Emergency Management Agency in Pulaski County store its response and military surplus equipment in a single location. Currently, the EMA Department works out of the county courthouse, but stores its equipment in several locations around the county.
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Pulaski County Revolving Loan Leads to Job Creation

Pulaski County CourthouseThe Pulaski County Commissioners have approved a loan that they hope will create jobs near Francesville.

The company, which owns land where Clear Decision Filtration Operates north of Francesville, has requested a $110-thousand loan to construct a new building. That site would allow the company to expand their production and make it easier for trucks to back-up to their plant.
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Pulaski Tree Removal May Turn into Tree Renewal Under Proposed Plan

Pulaski County CourthousePulaski County may have an opportunity to remedy a potential safety hazard while at the same time commemorating Indiana’s Bicentennial.

Winamac Tree Commission member Fred Zahrt approached the Pulaski County Commissioners on Monday night to discuss a tree on the courthouse lawn that appears to be dying. Limbs have been falling from the tree and became a concern last fall.
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Courthouse Plans Developing, Cost Remains Factor

Pulaski County CourthouseThe Pulaski County Commissioners spent time reviewing proposed upgrades and renovations to the courthouse.

Plans have been several months in the works with engineering reviews and architectural considerations being made. Although the plan has not yet been green-lighted, Pulaski County has spent considerable time evaluating the problems facing the courthouse and some possible solutions.
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Former Sportsman’s Site Debris Causes Street Closures During Wind Gusts

sportsmans chain link fenceOfficials with the Town of Monterey are attempting to alleviate concerns over recent street closures in the community.

The issue started more than one week ago during high winds. The weather allegedly caused debris at the former Sportsman’s Bar and Grill site to damage part of a temporary wooden fence. That debris was then spotted blowing into Main and Walnut Streets.

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Pulaski Plan Commission Makes Identical Appointment for Plan Administrator Position

  
 

The Pulaski County Advisory Plan Commission has decided to take the step of also appointing a Plan Administrator.

During their meeting Monday night, members of the board made the decision to remove the former Building Inspector/Plan Director at the committee level and, at the same time, appoint Doug Hoover to the job. The decision is an added layer to an identical appointment already made by the Pulaski County Board of Commissioners.
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