The city hired a preservation consultant to complete a Historic Context Study for the City of Buffalo. The general history of the community, organized by theme, provides useful information about the city's historic resources. Copies of the completed report have been given to the City Council and Planning Commission, the City Library, the Wright County Historical Society, the state Senator and Representative for the area and is available on the City's website.
A consultant was hired to facilitate a process to grow the capacity of the organization to preserve and interpret history through a national training standard, known as StEPs. The StEPs program is an on-going process for continuous improvement.