Johnson County

A number of subjects ranging from FEMA grant training to State Forestry Grants to sidewalks on West Angus Street near city park were discussed by Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett during her report to the city council at the last meeting.

Concerns over wording in an agreement between the county and Ptolemy Data Systems over their backing up and protection of county data has led the commissioners to authorize Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago to make changes to the agreement and send it back to Ptolemy for their consideration.

A party atmosphere from the 1920s will be featured this weekend at this year's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Winter Gathering.
It is a major fundraiser for the chamber, according to Director Angela Fox.

City Planning Director Lynn Barrett has asked for the public's help in securing grant funding for a study to look into the possibility of a flood mitigation project west of Buffalo that will collect flash storm runoff and protect the northen end of town from flooding like that which happened in the spring of 2015, which caused extensive damage to many homes and businesses in the city.

Veterinarian Dr. Dwayne Christensen, with Powder River Veterinary Clinic in Kaycee, gave his report to the rest of the Johnson County Board of Health at their recent first quarterly meeting of 2016, touching on avian flu, rabies, and a project in Wyoming looking to vaccinate prairie dogs to protect them from plague.

Whether you would just like a cup of coffee or some fine conversation, or enjoy a doughnut and catch up on happenings in the community, or perhaps all of the above, members of the community can stop by the monthly Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Coffee event this Friday morning.

Buffalo Police Sgt. Alan Kiefer, filling in for absent Chief Jason Carder, gave the city council the year-end report on the departments' accomplishments during 2015.

The legislative forums, sponsored by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, are coming up this week, on Tuesday and Wednesday. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson said the forum provides an opportunity ...

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