Archive - Jan 19, 2010 - News

Upcoming State Budget Session Could Be Make Or Break For Local Non-Profit

In the last 8 months, Rehabilitation Enterprises of Northeast Wyoming, or RENEW, has laid off nearly 30% of its workforce. That’s 72 jobs that no longer exist in the organization. RENEW Chief Executive Officer Larry Samson says recent state budget cuts hit the non-profit hard, and it’s time to tap into the State’s rainy-day funds.

City Part Of High Tech Business Park Agreement With Forward Sheridan

The City of Sheridan will spend more than $8,000 toward the planning of a high-tech business park in Sheridan. The pledge was part of a planning-only grant application submitted to the Wyoming Business Council for $25,000. Forward Sheridan will administer the grant and proceed through the planning process.

Sheridan City Council Gets Financial Update

The Wyoming State Legislature will begin the 2010 budget session in a few weeks, and the City of Sheridan is looking at their financial status with possible reduction in state revenues on the horizon. City Treasurer Jennifer Reed provided the budget update at Monday night’s City Council meeting.