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Buffalo Police Officer Garth Nicholas, sitting in for absent Chief Jason Carder, gave the police report to the Buffalo City Council at their recent meeting.

State of the County Address Coming At Chamber Lunch

This month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will feature Johnson County Commission Chairman Bill Novotny giving the annual State of the County Address.

Buffalo Council Awards Bid For Water Line Project

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, City Works Director Les Hook brought bids received to install the city's Main Street high pressure water line and south water tank control valve.

Elections, Documents Keep County Clerk's Office Busy

Johnson County Clerk Vicki Edelman said in her recent year-end report to the county commissioners that 2017 was a busy year, with her office wrapping up the 2016 election results, normal county document processing and preparing for the upcoming 2018 elections.

Ketterlings Welcome Johnson County New Year's Baby

Johnson County's first baby of 2018 is Henley Avis Ketterling, who was born Thursday, January 4th at 12 pm at the Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo.

City Chooses Proposal For Engineering of Detention Pond

The Buffalo City Council chose one of the three proposals submitted to them for engineering services for the Dump Draw Detention Pond Project that is planned to get underway later this year.

Coroner Gives Year-end Report To County Commission

Johnson County Coroner Dave Harness gave a brief presentation to the county commissioners during his year-end report, touching on numbers of calls for the ambulance service, autopsies performed and other pertinent information that will be presented to the state for their records, he said, but the bulk of the numbers were presented in written reports to the commissioners.

'Barefoot In The Park' Performances Next Week

Creekside Performing Arts will present their performances of the Neil Simon play “Barefoot In The Park” next week at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

County Tables Elevator Maintenance Agreement

Johnson County's Commissioners, on the recommendation of Civil Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago, tabled action on an elevator maintenance agreement to give Crago an opportunity to clarify and change some parts of the agreement before the county enters into it.

Plan Now For Blood Draws For Upcoming Health Fair

The 2018 Johnson County Health Fair is scheduled for mid-March, but those interested in participating need to plan now for the blood draws needed for the screenings.

Don't Dump Christmas Trees At Prosinski Park

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson, during this week's city council meeting, brought up the subject of used Christmas trees being dumped at Prosinski Park by residents, which the city then has to dispose of.

Work On A Regional Mitigation Plan Coming This Year

Johnson County, the City of Buffalo, and the Town of Kaycee will be participating in developing a Regional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, and the planning has already started, according to County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly.

Buffalo Council Approves Designations, Submits Disclosures

Buffalo's City Council, in addition to approving the recommendations for Mayor Mike Johnson's appointments, also approved designations for the newspaper and depositories for the city.

Plan Now For Buffalo's Small Business Expo

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce is urging interested vendors to sign up now and join them for the 15th Annual 2018 Johnson County Small Business Expo, and save some money for registering early.

County Approves Adjustment For Kaycee Deputy

At their Tuesday meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners approved Resolution Number 595, which was an adjustment to the current year's budget to cover the cost of providing a sheriff's deputy in Kaycee.

Buffalo Council Approves Mayor's Appointments

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson brought his recommendations for appointments to various board s to the city council for their consideration at their Tuesday meeting.

Local 4-H Announces January Planning Meetings

The local Johnson County 4-H will be having a number of planning committee meetings throughout the month of January to kick off the new year, and are encouraging those interested to get involved and become a 4-H Community Volunteer.

Commissioners Approve Gatchell To Hire Employee

The Johnson County Commissioners approved the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum to hire an employee to take the place of Barbara Hartley, who submitted her resignation in late 2017.

Plan Now For Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Winter Gathering will be happening Saturday, January 27th and tickets are on sale now for the annual event.

Commissioners Elect Officers, Approve Appointments

Johnson County's Commissioners had their first meeting of the year Tuesday and elected officers and made appointments to the county's various boards.