The Meadow Wood Ranch Conservation Easement held by Johnson County will soon be transferred to and overseen by the Wyoming Stockgrowers Land Trust if the last few pieces of the puzzle fall into place, according to County Deputy Attorney Barry Crago, who updated the county commissioners on the issue at their meeting this week.
State Representative Mike Madden and State Senator Dave Kinskey spoke at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Wednesday, telling those in attendance that tough times are coming for the state, but by tightening belts and working together the state should pull through the economic problems on the horizon.
Buffalo's City Council held a public meeting to allow the public to speak on a proposed subdivision's final plat approval, but tabled the decision to do so due to the developer being unable to attend the meeting.
A number of county residents stepped forward and submitted letters of interest to serve on various county boards and commissions, and were approved by the County Commissioners at their regular Tuesday meeting.
Johnson County's Commissioners have made recommendations for the feasibility study of the Bomber Mountain Civic Center, now that funding has been acquired and a Request For Proposal (RFP) is being compiled.
Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett reported to the city council at their last meeting that little interest had been shown by the public in recent weeks leading up to the January 12th public meeting on the newly-updated Sign Ordinance.
Johnson County's Deputy Attorney Barry Crago reported to the county commissioners at their last meeting that he has “two loose ends to track down,” which he thought he could complete soon, and then he would e-mail updated copies of the latest version of the county's personnel policy to the commissioners and the various department heads for their review.
Johnson County has had recent issues with their contract fleet fuel cards through a local business, but hope to have them resolved soon. The issues were discussed during a recent county commission meeting.
Scott Gruntmeier, owner of Bald Mountain Sanitation of Buffalo, gave a proposal to the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, expressing his desire to take over the sanitation services for the city.
Johnson County has received notice that they were awarded FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) funding through the “Reimbursement Assistance for Costs” program stemming from the flooding event in the county that happened in June of 2015.