Archive - May 2010 - News

May 18th

Property Tax Seminar Thursday

State Representative Mike Madden

State Representative Mike Madden has announced that he'll be holding a public seminar in Buffalo this Thursday concerning state rules and statutes pertaining to property tax valuation procedures. Madden says concerns raised by Johnson County residents are what prompted the public meeting.

District 2 Salary and Benefits for 2010-2011

After their Executive Session Monday night, District 2 trustees voted to approve the salary and benefit increases for the 2010-2011 school year for both Certified and Classified staff.

For Certified staff, the base starting salary will remain at $44,500. Both vertical and horizontal movement on the salary schedule will be allowed.

Commissioners Vote for Excel

For the first hour of Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting, commissioners heard public comment on the issue of the bid for the County Road 80 project slated to begin immediately.

How To Keep Wildlife In The Wild

This is not a good sight!

There have been three instances involving wildlife in residential areas within Sheridan County recently. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Remember--“Trees Are Not Tomatoes”

With all the tree planting this spring, Scott Hiniger with the University of Wyoming extension office in Sheridan brings us a few tips to make sure your new cottonwood, spruce or pine grows well. He says one mistake he sees often is that people confuse trees and tomatoes

The reason why this is important, he says

District 2 Prepares Interim Meadowlark Site

Sheridan School District 2 Board of Trustees met for their May meeting Monday night.

May 17th

Birding Opportunity this Saturday

Springtime means bird songs filling the air, and for folks in the Sheridan area who love all things aviary, the Sheridan Community Land Trust has an outing to offer you. Organizer Colin Betzler with the details.

Council Addresses Ordinance To Modify Liquor License Fees

Sheridan City Councilman Steve Brantz

The Sheridan City Council addressed liquor license fees at their meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

West Brundage Lane Construction Begins This Week

Principal for Vista West Engineering Randy Bomar

The West Brundage Lane construction project near the Sheridan County Airport is slated to begin this Thursday. Principal for Vista West Engineering, Randy Bomar, says that people will have to take a little bit of a detour to get to some of the businesses near the airport.

Council Work Session #6: Recreation and Travel & Tourism

Penny Becker and Rich Bridger discuss Sheridan Travel and Tourism at Monday's Sheridan City Council budget work session.

Monday's Sheridan City Council work session dealt with Travel & Tourism and Recreation. Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker pointed out an interesting fact about local tourism and taxes.