Johnson County

County Again Tables Contract For Mikesell-Potts

The annual contract between the county and Wyoming Game and Fish to provide maintenance on the boat ramps and restrooms at the Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area was tabled until January, to give Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago more time to discuss some wording changes in the contract with the Game and Fish.

City Approves Final Payment on West Pipeline Project

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved a request from City Works Director Les Hook for final payment to Barnum Construction after they completed work on a campground west of town connected to the west pipeline project.

Economic Development JPB Has New Director

The Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board has a new director/chief executive officer who stopped by both the county commission and city council meetings this week to introduce himself and get to know some of the people and entities he will now be working with.

Council Passes Animal Ordinance Changes

It is now illegal for cat owners to allow their felines to run at large within the city limits of Buffalo, or for residents to keep, maintain and feed hogs, pigs or roosters. The city council approved the code changes pertaining to animal regulations this week.

Lindstrom Guilty of Sexual Abuse, Other Charges

A jury in the Fourth Judicial District Court in Buffalo on Thursday found Michael Lindstrom guilty of three counts of first degree sexual abuse of a minor; three counts of second degree sexual abuse of a minor; two counts of sexual assault; and two counts of aggravated assault.

Buffalo Council Updated on Proposed Bull Creek Reservoir

At a special meeting this week, representatives of the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC) and States West Engineering gave a report to the Buffalo City Council on the proposed Bull Creek Dam and Reservoir.

Commission Accepting Comments on Zoning Through Today

The Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission is in a holding pattern at the moment, awaiting more public comment on the proposed county zoning regulations.
They have set a deadline of today, December 20th, for the public to submit their comments.

Lost Night Service Gives Hope, Encouragement

During the holidays, and especially around Christmas, many people feel anything but happy and willing to celebrate.
For them pain, suffering, and all the ills of the world can take their toll making it difficult or impossible to enjoy the season.

City, County Back CASA Facility Grant Application

Child Advocacy Services Association of the Bighorns (CASA) approached both the Johnson County Commission and the Buffalo City Council at their respective meetings this week to get their backing of the organization's grant application to the Wyoming Business Council to design and construct a new facility for them in Buffalo to serve Johnson County.

Re-Subdivision Clears County Commission

A property near Airport Road in Johnson County has been approved for a re-subdivision after the county commissioners voted to allow the changes.

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