Archive - May 2011 - News

May 13th

Budget Work Session: Capital Improvement Projects

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Thursday's City of Sheridan budget work session focused on Capital Improvement Projects.

The latest City of Sheridan budget work session Thursday focused on Capital Improvement Projects. City Engineer Lane Thompson stated that there has been a 45% reduction in CIP funding from 2010 to the upcoming fiscal year.

Trees for Trash is Saturday

The annual Trees for Trash event is Saturday.

The annual Trees for Trash event will be held Saturday at the City of Sheridan Landfill and the ERA Carroll Realty parking lot.

Free Spay/Neuter Event to Take Place in Sheridan

Rachel Kristiansen (left) and Elaine Kristiansen with Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue.

Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue will be offering a no cost spay-neuter event next week in Sheridan that is geared toward Sheridan County residents who can't afford to sterilize their pets.

BHS Students Produce Videos for Tourism

Angela Jarvis

One student from Buffalo High School will have their class project, a video showcasing Buffalo and all its attractions, chosen to persuade travelers to visit the area.

Jo Co School Board Looks at Compensation Policy Changes

Dr. Rod Kessler

At their meeting earlier this week, the Johnson County School Board discussed proposed changes to the salary and benefits policies, leaving some unchanged and modifying others.

May 12th

District 1 Approves Preliminary Budget

As one school year ends, budgets discussed for the new year.

At Tuesday's Sheridan School District 1 Board meeting, Trustees accepted the preliminary budget for the next fiscal year. Anticipated revenues for 2011-2012 amount to $14,511,217, and anticipated expenditures for 2011-2012 total $14,495,677.

Council Budget Work Session: A Portion of Public Works

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

Wednesday's Sheridan City Council budget work session dealt with a portion of the City's Public Works Department.

SAWS Board Receives Preliminary Budget Numbers

SAWS Administrator and Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board received the preliminary budget numbers for fiscal year 2011-2012 at their monthly meeting Wednesday night.

Governor Urges Flood Preparation

Map showing areas of potential heavy flooding this spring.

At a news conference held Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead stressed that all citizens of the state need to be prepared for the potential of flooding this year.

Antelope Coal Submits Successful Bid at Coal Lease Sale

Antelope Coal Submits Successful Bid at Coal Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office announced Wednesday that Antelope Coal LLC from Gillette, submitted the qualifying high bid of $297,723,228 for the West Antelope II North Coal Tract.