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Posted on: September 29, 2022

MMUA Coordinates Mutual Aid Effort in Response to Hurricane Ian!

Press Release from MMUA

MMUA Coordinates Mutual Aid Effort in Response to Hurricane Ian!

 This morning, September 28, a crew of 40 municipal utility workers and MMUA staff members deployed from Rochester Public Utilities to assist in restoration ef...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Early/Absentee Voting begins September 23, 2022.

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Early/Absentee Voting begins this Friday, September 23, 2022.

All early in person voting will be at the Wright County Government Center located at: 3650 Braddock Ave NE in Buffalo.

For other early voting options check out the Minnesota Secretary of State we...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Division Street Improvements

The City of Buffalo is improving the roadway and utilities for 1 block of Division Street between Central Ave. and 1st Ave. E. The project includes improvements to the water system and street re-construction. All improvements are paid for by the City of B...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

September Streets Maintenance Projects

The City of Buffalo will have (3) Street Maintenance projects starting in September.
- Cardinal Way, 7th Ave NE, Atlas Ave (new bituminous surface)
- Civic Center Parking Lot (reconstruction of east side, front, parking lot with gravel base and new bitumino...
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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Rise of Global Energy Costs Impacts BMU Electric PCA Rate

Buffalo Utilitites

Background

Our Buffalo Municipal Utilities (BMU) purchases wholesale power from our 12- member agency  Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA). This includes a diverse generation purchasing portfolio.  It also purchases power from other s...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

City of Buffalo General Election Candidates Set

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Filing for the 2022 elections closed on August 16, 2022.  Several candidates have filed for city office. Mayor (two-year term) and two council seats (four-year terms) are up for election on November 8, 2022.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

City Speak Podcast

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On The League of Minnesota Cities, The City Speak podcast, Mayor Teri Lachermeier of Buffalo discusses the importance of overcoming the public’s hesitation to speak up, and her steps to make sure that people feel heard when they do.

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Lost Dog & Cat Information

Police Buffalo

Any found cats or dogs that have no identifying tags or owner information will be brought to Monticello Animal Control, 203 Chelsea Road Monticello, MN.

A fee will be collected at Buffalo Police Department prior to the release of the animal.

Fees:

  • 1...
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Posted on: January 11, 2022

A Message From the Mayor!

Mayor Teri Lachermeier

2021 City of Buffalo Accomplishments

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News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2022

Buffalo Community Plan Survey!

Buffalo Community Plan - Spotlight

Community Feedback is Requested

The draft of the Buffalo Community Plan is built around several key goals that were developed during earlier community engagement processes. Please review the image below depicting potential areas of growth and investment, a...

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Home - Spotlights
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Candidate Forum for Mayor and City Council Candidates!

Candidate Forum - Spotlight

Candidate Forum Details

The candidate forum consists of questions to all candidates with a time limit for responses. The forum will be produced and played live on cable channel 180 and will be videotaped and available for playback on channel 180 and on the...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Buffalo Police Department Open House

Open House Spotlight

2022 Open House

The Buffalo Police Department will be holding our annual Open House (PDF)on Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This open house is a great time to meet Chief Budke and other officers, see police squads on display and tour th...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Career Exploration & Job Fair

Job Fair Spotlight

Fall Career Exploration & Job Fair (PDF) at the Buffalo High School which is sponsored by the Wright County WorkForce on Monday, October 10, 2022.  The job fair consists of an afternoon session for Buffalo High School students from 1:00 pm - ...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 22, 2022

Family Fun Oktoberfest Party

2022 Oktoberfest Spotlight

Event Details

  • Music - The Mellow Nights Band (Polka Music)
  • Bingo - Themed bingo from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Food - Pretzels, Brats, Root Beer Floats

RSVP

Please RSVP to our Facebook event or call us (763.682.6036) to reserve your spot at the old fire station.

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Parks and Recreation - Spotlights
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Thank You Concert Sponsors

Thank You Concert Sponsors - Spotlight

The City of Buffalo Parks & Recreation Department relies solely on donations from the public to book the finest talent for Concerts in the Park. Donations are welcome year round. 

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News Flash

Posted on: August 3, 2022

Water Tower #2 Rehabilitation Project

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The City of Buffalo Water Department is planning a water tower painting and restoration project.  This project is set to begin August 15, 2022.  The tentative completion date is September 30, 2022.

If you have any question or concerns, pl...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 27, 2022

Fall Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing - Spotlight

What to Expect

A progress map will be published on a daily basis until the flushing si complete. Hydrant flushing (PDF) is done in the spring and fall to ensure that hydrants are in working order for fire protection and to remove mineral deposits that may ...

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Utilities - Spotlights
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Adopt-a-Drain

Adopt a Storm Drain - Spotlight

Sweep Up! - Rake Up! - Pick Up!

Storm drains in Buffalo drain to storm ponds, ditches, and ultimately, lakes and rivers in Wright County. Buffalo's new Adopt a Drain program (developed by Hamline University) asks residents to Adopt-a-Drain in thei...

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Utilities - Spotlights
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Lawns to Legumes Grant Assistance

Lawns to Legumes Spotlight

How to Apply for Grant

Minnesota residents are eligible to apply for Lawns to Legumes cost-share funding of up to $350 to create pollinator habitat in their yards. The application period is open until Jan. 18, 2023, and applicants will be chosen and notifi...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

MN DNR Drought Concerns!

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Minnesota DNR Responds to Deepening Drought Conditions

As drought conditions continue and deepen in parts of the state, the Minnesota DNR is carefully monitoring the situation and taking steps outlined in the Minnesota Statewide Drought Plan (PDF).

Statewid...

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Utilities - Spotlights
Posted on: June 15, 2022

No WIPES Should be Flushed!

Wipes Clog Pipes

Sewer Line Maintenance

We all need to do our part to keep our sewer system from backing up, clogging, and causing damage.  The Water Reclamation Department follows a 3 year cycle for cleaning our sewer lines.  

 Ways to keep the s...

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