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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Zoning Code Modernization

In late 2019, the City engaged Calfee Zoning, an Ohio-based zoning consultancy to work with the City to modernize the Sidney Code.

The project commenced in July 2019 and is scheduled to be completed in 12-14 months. 

A Working Committee has been f...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Sidney Achieves Sterling Tree City USA Status

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry’s Southwest Region Urban Forester Wendi Van Buren recently visited Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst and presented him with a certificate naming Sidney a Sterling Tree City USA Community. &n...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Sidney Bicentennial Rifle Raffle Sales Brisk

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Sales of the raffle tickets for the Sidney Bicentennial commemorative Serial Number 1 Henry Golden Boy and the Serial Number 1 Henry Standard rifles have been brisk, according to Shelby County Commissioner and Sidney Bicentennial Committee Co-Chair Bob Gu...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Manager's Newsletter

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The City Manager’s newsletter for July 2, 2020, is available online.

For an archive of City Manager newsletters, click here.

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July 02, 2020 Newsletter General City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

City’s Bicentennial July 4th Fireworks Display Plans Finalized

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Plans for the City of Sidney’s Bicentennial July 4th fireworks display have been finalized.  The show will once again be held on the grounds of Sidney Middle School. The show will begin at 10:00 p.m., and is thought to be the largest fi...

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General City News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Public Hearing to be Held

An application to establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA), defined in Ohio Revised Code Section 4301.82, was submitted to the Sidney City Council on June 22, 2020. The application is on file in the office of the Clerk of Council and can be ...

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DORA Application General City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Debt Refinancing to Save City Approximately $1.7 Million Over the Next 20 Years

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Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, City Council passed legislation authorizing the refinance of outstanding bonds totaling $9,422,000. Earlier this week, that process was completed and it is estimated the city will save approximately $1.7 million over the ne...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

City’s Bicentennial to Include Huge July 4th Fireworks Display

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Planning continues for the July 4th fireworks display, scheduled to be held again on the grounds of Sidney Middle School. “This year’s display will be similar to the expanded show that we had last year, maybe just a couple more shells,...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Sidney Serial #1 Bicentennial Henry Rifle to be Raffled

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“Raffle tickets for the Serial Number 1 Henry Golden Boy and the Serial Number 1 Henry Standard are now on sale,” Shelby County Commissioner and Sidney Bicentennial Committee Co-Chair Bob Guillozet announced this morning.  &am...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Investigation Exonerates Sidney Police Chief and Department

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Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst and Law Director Jeff Amick today met with Lieutenant Eric Shelton and Sergeant Justin Poe of the Dayton Police Department Professional Standards Bureau to receive the final report of the investigation undertaken as a result of ...

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Police
Posted on: May 14, 2020

2006 Unsolved Murder Arrest Made

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After nearly 14 years of unanswered justice, an arrest is made in the 2006 unsolved murder of Melinda McKinney (Shaffer). 

Early Thursday morning, May 14, 2020, evidence was presented to a Shelby County Grand Jury in regards to the ongoing murder ...

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Police
Posted on: May 1, 2020

15 Year Old Arrested on Murder Charge

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On Thursday, April 30 2020 at approx. 1017 PM Sidney First Responders were dispatched to 701 Dingman Street, Sidney in regards to a stabbing.  Upon arrival Officers found a 15 year old male with a serious knife wound to his stomach area. &nbs...

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Police
Posted on: December 18, 2019

52 Year Old Sidney Man Arrested for Attempting Lure 13 Year Old Girl from Florida

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On Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at approx. 930 AM investigators and officers from the Sidney Police Department executed a search warrant at 722 East Ave, Sidney Ohio in regards to a Child Enticement Investigation.  An investigation was initiated ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Two Day “In Force Arrest Operation”

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Two days of “In Force Labor” for Sidney Law Enforcement as Officers sweep across the City executing search and arrest warrants.

On Thursday, December 12 2019 at around 3:45 PM two arrest teams comprising of officers from the Sidney Poli...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

State Route 47 Safety Improvements, Phase IV (I-75 – 4th Avenue) Public Meeting

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State Route 47 Safety Improvements, PH IV (I-75 – 4th Avenue)

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PUBLIC MEETING

Tuesday, July 14, 2020; 5:30 p.m.

Sidney Municipal Building, 201 W. Poplar Street, Sidney, Ohio

The City of Sidney proposes to improve State Route 47 (Michig...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

State Route 47 Improvements Lane Closures

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Preliminary maintenance of traffic is expected to be installed on State Route 47 between Fourth Avenue and Walnut Avenue beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. The Phase I closure will see the inside lanes, both east and west-bound closed. The outside lanes in...

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