Johnson County

A few items from the last Buffalo City Council Meeting:

City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades reported that he has issued one permit to build a new home and has two other permits pending.
He has also issued five permits for new roofs to existing homes in the city.

According to a recent estimate by the United States Department of Agriculture, the outlook for the fire season is severe across much of the western United States. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi were among others introducing the State Mineral Revenue Protection Act Tuesday, in hopes that it would protect money they say is rightfully owed to the states under the Mineral Leasing Act.

“Buy So We Can Build” is the slogan for Habitat For Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns' Buffalo Chapter. They will be having their annual Habitat Garage Sale this Thursday through Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds to raise money to help build affordable homes in Buffalo.

Buffalo's annual City-wide Cleanup is this week, where all city residents can take advantage of free trips to the landfill to spruce up their properties.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead unveiled his energy strategy Monday and said it is a plan to address in-state energy production, protecting the environment and encouraging the economy.

Johnson County Public Health is again offering their monthly Buffalo Women's Forum, beginning with this month's presentation “Can You Be Sure It Is Safe? Safe Food Preservation Methods.”

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved Resolution No. 1357, which will allow part-time employees and elected officials the opportunity to participate in the city's health insurance plan.

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