Johnson County

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners discussed the proposed fuel depot that has been a contentious issue in recent months.

Buffalo's City Council had their first reading of Ordinance No. 1360, which will raise sewer rates across the board by 100% if passed on three readings. The council approved the first reading, but not before discussions that included the possibility of making the rate increases incrementally over time.

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees got an update on the progress at the new Cloud Peak School project, and even after a few setbacks, the project looks to be on schedule for its original June 1st completion date.

The Buffalo Senior Center is applying for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Wyoming Business Council, and they approached the Johnson County Commissioners to sponsor the grant application.

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One board of Trustees voted to dedicate land at the site of the new Cloud Peak Elementary School to the City of Buffalo for an eventual continuation of Conrad Street to Main Street.

Both the City of Buffalo and Johnson County Commissioners will have their second meetings of January on Tuesday and both look to have fairly full Agendas.

A summary of the recently completed wolf hunting season and updates on conflicts involving mountain lions, black and grizzly bears will be on the agenda at the upcoming meeting of the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission Jan. 24 at Game and Fish headquarters in Cheyenne.

Member of the State Board of Education, Sue Belish, visited with Public Pulse host Kim Love and discussed the legislation on the floor some legislators say could improve the governance of Wyoming's K-12 education system.

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