Johnson County

Buffalo YMCA's Annual Healthy Kids Day Saturday

Coming up this Saturday at the Johnson County Family YMCA in Buffalo is the annual Healthy Kids Day.

This is a free event where kids can enjoy fun, educational and interactive activities designed to help them learn how to enjoy a healthier life.

Buffalo Police Sponsoring Active Shooter Class

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his report to the city council at their last meeting, saying his department will be sponsoring a law enforcement active shooter class this week.

Commissioners Pass Resolution, Set Elected Officials Salaries

At their Tuesday meeting the Johnson County Commissioners passed Resolution No. 498, which sets the county's elected officials' salaries for the next four years, from 2015 through 2018.

Buffalo Employees' Health Insurance Will Not Increase

Buffalo's City Council, at their last meeting, renewed the city's existing employee health insurance program with Blue Cross/Blue Shield for another year, because the provider did not raise the rates on the city for the insurance.

Commissioners Discuss Justice/Judicial Center Problems

County officials met last week at the Commissioner’s meeting to discuss problems at the new justice/judicial center and how to address them.

Elected Official Wage Resolution Tops County Meeting

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their weekly meeting Tuesday, and the main topic of discussion will be Resolution #496, pertaining to Elected Official's Wages.

Man Killed in Crash

A man from Gillette was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon while traveling on a state highway, east of Buffalo.

Request For Bids For Meadowlark School Project Published

Johnson County School District Business Manager Matt Ramey gave his report to the school board at their last meeting, updating them on the Meadowlark School drop off project.

Raises Discussed By Commissioners, Elected Officials

With Budget Sessions looming in the very near future, the county's elected officials are working to submit their annual budgets to the county commissioners. One topic of discussion in recent weeks has been possible salary increases for the employees of each department for the next fiscal year.

Club's Duck Race A Success, Summer Season Begins Soon

The 24th Annual Buffalo Swim Club's Duck Race took place Saturday in Buffalo's Clear Creek, and if ticket sales and interested people along the banks of the creek are any indication, the race was again a successful fundraiser for the club.

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