Archive - May 2011 - News

May 18th

Wyoming Woodworks to Build Buffalo Recycling Center

The Johnson County Commissioners approved the recommendation of the engineer and awarded the contract to build the new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center to Wyoming Woodworks of Buffalo.

Buffalo Council Approves Budget on First Reading

The Buffalo City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, approved on first reading the annual appropriation Ordinance for the next fiscal year.

Jo Co Supports Statues at Buffalo's Fort and Main Streets

The Johnson County Commissioners gave their support for a proposed set of statues on land owned by them at the corner of Fort and Main Streets in Buffalo.

May 17th

Sheridan County Accepts Proposal for New Health Benefits Broker

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At their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Sheridan County Commissioners approved Cobecon Benefit Consortium to provide comprehensive health benefit broker services.

Commissioners Approve E911 Surcharge Allocation

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The Sheridan County Commissioners approved an amendment to the E911 Surcharge Resolution that will allow for part of the tax to go toward the salaries and benefits of two new 911 dispatch positions.

School District 2 May Meeting Report

The Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees met for their regular May meeting Monday night.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Responds to Shed Fire

Sheridan Fire-Rescue arrived at a structure fire around 9:30 Monday morning at 231 Dow Prong Road in Sheridan County. Fire crews found an empty 10-foot by 20-foot storage shed on fire, having burned about 50%.

Council Hears Concerns Over Recent Decision

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During the public comment period of Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting, Sheridan resident Melissa Dominguez expressed her concern over the Council's recent decision to advertise a request for proposal for ambulance services within the City.

City Council Adopts Sidewalk Use Agreement

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Due to a number of requests from businesses in Downtown Sheridan, City of Sheridan staff developed a Sidewalk User Agreement that was adopted by the Council Monday night.

Is it Raining Enough Yet?

Many municipalities throughout Wyoming are facing a budget shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year. The City of Sheridan is in the midst of trying to come up with ways to close the $1.6 million shortfall that's been projected.