Johnson County

Council Gets September Report From Buffalo Police Chief

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during a brief end-of-the-month report, gave what appeared to be a “normal” month for the department in September, with the incidents reported being relatively minor.

Plan Now For Gatchell's Fall Gathering Fundraiser

The 24th Annual Fall Gathering Fundraiser to benefit the Johnson County Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will be Saturday, October 14th, but those wishing to attend should plan on getting tickets sooner than later.

Fire District Looks For Reimbursement For Expenses

Johnson County will be looking into the possibility of using grant funds originally earmarked for fire mitigation projects. To be used for fire prevention education.
The request came from County Fire Warden Tom “Tiddle” Camino at the county commissioners' meeting this week.

Spots Still Open For Bluegrass Jam Class

Whether a beginner or an experienced musician, a class is being offered by local jammer and Bluegrass musician Lynn Young that will focus on the “Wernick Method,” designed for kids and adults alike that will teach the skills necessary to learn to “jam” with other musicians.

City Council Allows Variance Of Sign Ordinance

Business owner Mark Wilson brought an appeal of a decision made by the Planning Commission concerning a variance of the city's Sign Ordinance before the city council at this week's meeting.

Lobban Avenue Project Nearer To Completion

Buffalo's Lobban Avenue Reconstruction Project is still underway but is inching closer to completion.

JCHC Looking At Cost-Saving Move For Waste Disposal

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center is looking at changing companies that provide medical waste disposal services for the facility that may cut their expenses for the services nearly in half.

Auditions Tonight, Saturday For 'Barefoot In The Park'

Buffalo's Creekside Performing Arts will hold auditions tonight and again on Saturday for their coming play, an adaptation of Neil Simon's “Barefoot In The Park.”

Commissioners Rescind County Fire Ban

Johnson County's Commissioners have voted to rescind the partial fire ban on all county-owned properties that have been in effect since mid-July.

JCHC Board Considering Policy Change On Flu Vaccines

The Hospital Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center (JCHC) will be considering a policy change for medical staff and may possibly take action at a future board meeting.

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