Johnson County

Johnson County Commissioner Jim Hicks, during his portion of the State Of The County Address Wednesday, discussed how the commissioners have supported economic development in the region.

Hicks then moved on to talk about projects the county will either be working on this year or in the very near future.

Johnson County Commissioner Jim Hicks, during Wednesday's State of the County Address, spoke about how the county has helped to spur economic development in the region, continuing the address that Chairman Bill Novotny had begun with an overall look at the county's financial situation.

Buffalo's City Council voted to table the second reading on Ordinance No. 1382, which will amend existing code concerning transient merchants conducting business within the city during special events.

St. Patrick’s Day over the years has become a celebration in the U.S. that centers around the “wearing of the green”, parades, and of course green beer and corned beef and cabbage. But where did it all begin? Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

During their regular commission meeting this week, Commissioner Jim Hicks gave updates on a number of upcoming projects the county will be involved in, including the city/county cooperative Snider Ditch Project.

Buffalo's City Council awarded a retail liquor license to Clear Creek Brewing Company, after holding a public hearing on the matter where the only public comment was in favor of them receiving the license.

The State Of The County Address was given in a luncheon hosted by the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, and speaking on behalf of the county commission, Chairman Bill Novotny said the county will be facing having less funding in the near future, but the commissioners themselves are optimistic things will be fine in the long run.

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved and accepted an amendment to their 2015-16 budget, creating a line item for the grant from the State of Wyoming's “Lifesaver” program.

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