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Gas pipeline upgrades to begin in Sidney
Contract crews working for Vectren Energy Delivery (Vectren) will soon begin replacing gas mains and service lines in Sidney as part of the company’s pipeline replacement program, which is a multi-year program to replace about 700 miles of bare steel and cast iron pipeline infrastructure throughout Ohio. In Sidney, nearly $2.7 million will go toward retiring nearly four miles of gas main and more than 300 service lines in 2018. Since 2009, approximately 16 miles have been retired within the city. Vectren intends to retire approximately 27 miles in Sidney over the next several years. To read the entire press release click here.

Multi-Year I&I Program Continues
The I&I division was formed in 2013 for removal of inflow and infiltration from the city’s sanitary sewer system. The program is currently in Project Area 5. For a map of the entire project area click here. For more details about the I&I program click here. For an interactive map for specific addresses click here.

2018 Proposed Street Resurfacing Program
The 2018 proposed street resurfacing map can be found here. Final streets selected for the project will be subject to bids/pricing received.

HIGH GRASS AND WEEDS REGULATIONS
“Between March 1 and December 31 of each year, no person or entity which is the owner of record of any parcel, lot or land within the City corporation limits shall permit any grass over eight inches, noxious weeds, or untended, rank, and unmanaged growth of vegetation” (Codified Ordinances Section 553.01). In 2016, City Council amended the above ordinance, changing the maximum height of grass from twelve inches to eight inches.

For more information, please go to the Code Enforcement page.


Citizens' Police Academy
The Sidney Police Department is pleased to announce that it will be conducting a Citizens' Police Academy for the residents of Sidney, and those who are affiliated with an organization within the city limits. We have surveyed the community and met with community partners to develop a curriculum based upon the topics that the citizens would find the most beneficial to learn. Classes will be on Wednesdays from February 28 2018 to May 2 2018 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.

The program is designed to give the citizens of Sidney an overview of how the department operates, and an in-depth view of its policies. The goal is to build bonds between the community and the department, through trust and understanding.

Application and Brochure are listed below or can be obtained at the Sidney Police Department. The deadline to submit applications is February 16th 2018.

Brochure
Application

Water Department's Annual Water Quality report available for Download. (PDF)

Upcoming Events:

Intersection Closing Notice
The intersection at State Route 47 and North Wilkinson Street was partially close to traffic on Thursday, December 21. The planned closure will mimic the permanent closure scheduled for 2019/2020 during the reconstruction of State Route 47 from Fourth Avenue to Walnut Avenue.

Motorists will continue to have access to the northbound lane of North Wilkinson Avenue. The closure will not affect access to the north or southbound lanes of South Wilkinson Avenue.


New Solid Waste Container Regulations are in Effect
The City of Sidney recently enacted legislation that  regulates the placement and storage of solid waste and recycling containers, yard waste and big items within the City. The rules apply to both those customers on the container system and those on the low volume bag system. The new rules are effective September 15, 2016. For more details click here.

Winter Yard Waste Collection
City crews will pick up yard waste now until the end of April on the second full week of the each month. Any remaining leaves must be bagged and held for collection during the second full week collection.

Details for yard waste pick up are availble on the City's website under departments, solid waste.

Questions? Please call the City of Sidney Service Center at 498-8117. 

2018 Recycling Calendar
Click here for the 2018 recycling calendar schedule.
 
 
W. Court Street (SR 47) Corridor Improvements (PID 104615) Fourth Avenue to Walnut Avenue: Project comments and questions have been reviewed, answered and the results can be downloaded here.

City of Sidney – Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Phase 2
This project includes reliabilty improvements which include equipment replacements. This project is being funded through Water Pollution Control Loan Funds (WPCLF). Construction is scheduled for 2017-2018.Please contact Gary R. Clough, Assistant City Manager/ Public Works Director at gclough@sidneyoh.com or 937-498-8142 if you want more information on the project.

 

 

 

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