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 Culver Town Council members opened a public hearing Tuesday night to gather public comments on a proposed resolution that would grant tax abatement for The Paddocks, the second phase of a housing project following the completion of the Sand Hill Farms workforce housing development project on West Jefferson Street in Culver.Continue reading
Delays in the start-up of a plastics manufacturing business south of Winamac are being blamed on ongoing electrical issues. IBC Thermoplastics plans to manufacture jerrycans at the old Anvil & Saw property on County Road 200 South.Continue reading
Knox Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston provided a summary about Starke County businesses who are currently receiving tax abatements when city council members met Tuesday night.Continue reading
JSI Steel near Winamac is moving ahead with expansion plans, with some tax incentives from Pulaski County. A set of tax abatements for real and personal property was finalized by the county council last week.Continue reading
The manufacturer moving into the old Anvil & Saw property on Pulaski County Road 200 South has got a second financial incentive from the county this week.
The county council approved real and personal property tax abatements, related to IBC Thermoplastics.Continue reading
Getting a potential commercial produce operation to choose a Pulaski County site over one in White County is the goal of a tax abatement approved by the county council Monday.Continue reading
Public hearings over three potential tax abatements will be held during tonight’s Pulaski County Council meeting. Council members have recently taken steps to make the JSI Steel and IBC Thermoplastics properties eligible for abatements, along with a site near U.S. 421 and County Road 200 South that’s being considered for a potential value-added agriculture business.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has begun the process of making two sites eligible for tax abatements. Council members approved preliminary resolutions Monday designating the JSI Steel property and a piece of land near the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 14 as economic revitalization areas.
A public hearing over tax abatement requests from Standard Industrial was held during the Winamac Town Council meeting Monday night.
No public comments were provided but President Bryce Brumm spoke during the hearing and provided a bit of background information about his company.
He stated they began in 2004 with distribution and started manufacturing in January of 2015. Over the last three years, the company has seen some significant growth, going from 8 people initially to 38 employees today.
Brumm said he expects even more development in the coming year and he wants to make sure the Town of Winamac will see the benefits since manufacturing is a highly competitive market in the area. Continue reading
The manufacturer moving into the old Anvil & Saw property on Pulaski County Road 200 South is on track to get a $200,000 loan from the county. The county commissioners conditionally approved a revolving loan request Monday from IBC Thermoplastics.
The business moving into the old Anvil & Saw property on Pulaski County Road 200 South still isn’t ready to officially request a tax abatement. The county council began the process back in August by adopting a preliminary resolution designating the site an economic revitalization area.
The Pulaski County Council is scheduled to adopt the county’s 2019 budget tonight, but a number of issues still have to be addressed. Assessor Holly VanDerAa has been calling for a tax increase to make up a shortfall in the county’s Reassessment budget. She says the change would reduce the need for various costs to be paid out of the county’s General Fund.
Plans are moving ahead for a light manufacturing business to move into the old Anvil & Saw property on Pulaski County Road 200 South. But Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer told the county council Monday that the business isn’t ready to formally request a tax abatement just yet.
A light manufacturing business may soon be moving into the old Anvil & Saw property on Pulaski County Road 200 South, and the county council Monday took the first step towards granting it a tax abatement.
A tax abatement request for Selected Furniture was considered during Tuesday night’s Knox City Council meeting. Mayor Dennis Estok presented the request to the council members and noted a few details about the company.
He shared that as of a few weeks ago, Selected Furniture still needed to pay about $37,458 in real property taxes and $21,062.85 in personal property taxes for a total of approximately $58,521 owed in back taxes. Continue reading
A tax abatement for Elkay will be up for discussion during tonight’s Culver Town Council meeting. Town officials are also expected to open ambulance bids.
The renewal of a tax abatement for the Isis Movie Theater was up for approval from the Winamac Town Council members during their meeting Monday evening.
Town Manager Brad Zellers said that this renewal request was the only one he’s received so far this year. Continue reading
Pulaski County continues to review its tax abatement procedures. Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer gave an update to the county commissioners last week. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has finalized a tax abatement for Metal Fab Engineering. Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer told council members Monday that the request would help the company buy new automation equipment. That’s expected to lead to the creation of about 10 new jobs.