A lawyer hired by Sheridan Media to review the proposed agreement between Sasol Synfuels International and the Johnson County Commissioners for operating Lake DeSmet has concluded two of the main points are “problematic.”
During their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners were approving vouchers and paying bills when the discussion turned to the amount of money the county and City of Buffalo were paying for utilities at the new Criminal Justice/Judicial Center complex on West Fort Street.
City of Buffalo work crews will be concentrating on chipping and sealing city streets now before winter sets in, according to Larry Joubert, sitting in for Public Works Director Les Hook at the city council's last meeting.
Johnson County's Commissioners have approved the chair to sign paperwork, easements, titles and deeds in preparation of performing a land swap of lands they own near the airport with landowners there that will allow the planned airport expansion and runway re-alignment.
Johnson County's Commissioners discussed drafting a letter in support of proposed new legislation that will amend Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations in the Endangered Species Act they believe will adversely affect Wyoming water law as well as ranchers and other landowners in the state.
Johnson County's Commissioners voted to sign a tentative agreement with the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) to “piggy-back” on an upcoming WYDOT project that will resurface much of Piney Creek Road and Story Road.
Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek is asking for information from the public on a missing couple who are the subject of a search and rescue operation in the Cloud Peak Wilderness area of the Big Horn Mountains.