Johnson County's Commissioners, during their last regular meeting, discussed a bill that was returned to them from the Sheridan County Commissioners concerning interest on a loan stemming from the Lake DeSmet agreement reached in 2014, where Johnson County bought out Sheridan County's interest in the lake and signed a 99-year lease for water rights in the lake with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
Buffalo's City Planning Director Lynn Barrett finished her report to the city council at their last regular meeting by touching on way-finding signs, the proposed rec center at the Prosinski Park site, and a survey to gather public opinion from city residents.
Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett, during her recent report to the city council, announced she had issued the final invoice on the dog and sheep sculptures and plaque recently installed in Crazy Woman Square.
The Buffalo Police Department, Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Johnson County Public Health and the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming are teaming up for this weekend's Drug Take-Back event in Buffalo.
Johnson County's Commissioners ultimately adopted a number of Resolutions to clarify and change past surveys of a county road and re-align them with the most current surveys performed, and also heard an update on the progress of surveying work being done on another county road.
Scott Madsen celebrates an earlier Buffalo Oktoberfest. Photo by Aaron Palmer
Today, Buffalo will be celebrating their sixth annual Oktoberfest with food, live music, playhouses for the kids, and nearly 40 different home-made beers that will be entered by their makers for the Home Brew Contest.
Johnson County's Commissioners reviewed an Affidavit Of Boundary Adjustment for portions of Rock Creek Road and Canal Road, as presented to them at their last regular meeting by County Planner Jim Waller.
Johnson County's Deputy Attorney, Barry Crago, recommended the county commissioners put off signing a grant contract to allow time to discuss and rework a portion of the application with the Wyoming Department of Family Services.
Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly came before the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting to inform them she would be submitting six grant applications to Homeland Security for various projects relating to emergency preparedness.