Johnson County

Fun Times Were Had, 007 Style, at The Winter Gathering

This year's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Winter Gathering happened Saturday night, and those attending were treated to a James Bond-themed evening entitled “007: Casino Royale,” with gambling, a five-course meal, wine-pairing and giveaways at the black-tie event.

Busy Buffalo Rabies Clinic a Success

The Buffalo Rabies Clinic was put on this past Saturday and turnout was steady throughout the day and better than expected, according to Buffalo Animal Control Officer Karen Kimutis.

Buffalo Police Fitness Testing Starts This Year

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his regular report to the city council at their last meeting, saying his officers will begin annual physical fitness testing on January 31st.

City, County Back Plan For More Senior Housing

The Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commission voted to draft letters of support for the Buffalo Housing Authority to pursue funding to build more senior housing in Buffalo.

The BHA approached both entities at their Tuesday meetings, asking them for support for their plan.

County Reaches Agreement For Alarm System Maintenance

Johnson County has entered into a contract with Rocky Mountain Fire Systems to provide maintenance on the alarm systems at the Judicial and Justice Center buildings for the next year.

Scully Foundation Awards $42K For Library Expansion

The Johnson County Library Foundation received a grant from the John Scully Foundation Trust for $42,000 it was recently announced.

Buffalo Car Wash Owner Wants 'Fairer' Sewer Rates

The Buffalo City Council, at Tuesday's meeting, heard from Buffalo's Wash Me Car Wash owner Shon Schroefel about his concerns over sewer rates he is being charged.

Library Expansion, New Rec Center or Both? Commisioners' Decision Coming Next Week

The Johnson County Commissioners will be making their decision as to which project will be placed on the November ballot for county residents to choose.
The voters will decide whether or not to allow a sixth-penny tax to be collected in the county to help pay for the projects.

Get Your Pets Protected At This Year's Buffalo Rabies Clinic

The biennial Buffalo Rabies Clinic will be happening this weekend, giving pet owners the opportunity to save some money while protecting their pets and getting them licensed if they live within the city limits.

County Approves Sinking Trees At Lake DeSmet

The Johnson County Commissioners have approved for the second year in a row, a local fishing club to sink trees at Lake DeSmet to improve fish habitat there.

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