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Johnson County Health Fair Saturday At Fairgrounds

It's time to pick up results from health screens and learn how to live happier, healthier lives at Johnson County's annual Health Fair this Saturday at the fairgrounds in Buffalo.

Greenleaf Infrastructure Liens Released By City

The Buffalo City Council discussed releasing infrastructure liens they hold on a number of lots in the Greenleaf Subdivision at their last regular meeting.

City Gives Details On Scenario For Water Rate Restructuring

The City of Buffalo is looking at the possibility of restructuring its rates for all water users to make them fairer for all users, and held a meeting this week to discuss the latest scenario for a possible restructuring.

City Attorney: Use Of Water Right Might Benefit City

The use of a water right on lands once earmarked for a city subdivision will not only help the current landowner, but could also be beneficial to the City of Buffalo in the long run, according to City Attorney Ben Kirven, who discussed the issue with the city council at a recent meeting.

City, Project Engineer To Host Meeting On Lobban Project

Project Engineer Brent Bennett with Nelson Engineering, City of Buffalo officials and representatives from Simon Construction will be on hand at a public meeting Thursday to present, discuss and answer questions on a work schedule for the city's Lobban Avenue Reconstruction Project.

Commissioners Discuss Permits, Tax Collections, Signage

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved a Catering Permit for a wedding reception at Lake DeSmet scheduled in May.

JCSD1 Explains How Funds Are Spent, What May Be Cut

At their public meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District, in addition to gathering public opinion and input on possible cuts that may be coming due to reduced funding from the state, explained where the district's funds are spent and why, and where the expected cuts they will need to make could come from.

Annual Pie Auction Friday Night At Buffalo Senior Center

This Friday the Buffalo Senior Center will be having the 11th annual Pie and Dessert Auction, which is a fundraiser for the center.

Buffalo Hosts Final Workshop On Water Rate Restructuring

Officials with the City of Buffalo hosted the second of two public workshops Monday on the possibility of restructuring the rate structure for water users.

Buffalo, Kaycee Turn Out For Meeting On School Funding

About 125 people showed up at the Buffalo High School Auditorium Monday night to hear from Johnson County School District board members and employees on the pending budget cuts that will have to be made in the coming years.

USFS Watershed Protection Plan Complete For Buffalo

The US Forest Service has completed a plan to help protect the Clear Creek Watershed, the source of the City of Buffalo's drinking water, according to City Works Director Les Hook, who informed the city council at their recent meeting.

JCSD1 Public Meeting On School Funding Tonight At BHS

The Johnson County School District will host a public meeting tonight to discuss budget reductions in education funding that will be coming from the Legislature and to gather input from parents and other concerned citizens.

Buffalo Water Rate Structure Workshop Tonight

The City of Buffalo will hold the last public workshop tonight to discuss the possibility of reworking the water rate billing structure for all city water users.

Buffalo Council Passes Second Read On Hunting Ordinance

At their recent meeting, Buffalo's City Council approved the second reading of Ordinance #1388, which will make a change to city code concerning hunting within the city limits.

JCHC Expects Mid-May Completion On Building Project

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward gave an update to the Board of Trustees on their current 2018 capital construction project, saying the contractor is expecting to finish the project by mid-May of this year.

Last Workshop On Buffalo Water Rate Structure Monday

The City of Buffalo will hold the last of two public workshops to discuss the possibility of reworking the water rate billing structure this coming Monday.

Public Meeting On Lobban Project Coming March 2nd

A public informational meeting on the Lobban Avenue Project has been scheduled for Thursday, March 2nd at Buffalo's City Hall beginning at 2 in the afternoon.

Buffalo To Re-Apply For Grant For Sewer Lift Station

The City of Buffalo will be re-applying for a grant to help pay for an upgrade of an existing sanitary sewer lift station east of Buffalo.

Johnson County Writes Off 'Uncollectable' Taxes

Johnson County Treasurer Carla Faircloth brought a proposal before the county commissioners at their meeting this week, asking them to approve removing what she called “uncollectable taxes” from the county's books through 2005.

Drop-Off Quilts This Weekend For Annual Buffalo Display

The Annual Quilt Display at the Johnson County Library will begin next Monday, but this weekend is when those wanting to show off their quilts will need to drop them off.