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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Natural Gas Aggregation Refunds to be Issued

Residential customers who are participating in the natural gas aggregation programs in the communities of Sidney, Greenville, Bellefontaine, Russia, Ft. Loramie, Bradford, Ansonia, Covington, Newberry Township, West Milton, and Jeffersonville will see a r...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Sidney Again Named Tree City USA

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Earlier this week, Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst was advised that the City of Sidney was named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.  First named Tree City USA in 1989, this marks the 32nd consecutive year the city has received the desig...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Income Tax Filing Deadline Extended to May 17

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Last week, the state of Ohio and the city of Sidney extended their tax filing deadlines to match the new federal deadline of May 17, 2021.

Finance Officer Ginger Adams noted, “The Sidney income tax filing deadline, as well as late filing and late payment p...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Unconventional Vehicles Illegal on City Streets

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There are a number of misconceptions in the public that so long as a golf cart or other unconventional vehicle is ‘street legal’ it may be operated on public roadways, but that is simply not true. Under current Ohio law, authorization ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Historic Records Available Online

Aerial map showing the vacation of Mint Street

We’ve all either sung or heard the famous childhood tune, “Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?”, but can you tell me how to get to Mint Street in Sidney, Ohio?  You won’t find Mint Stre...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Tariff Increase Impacts Existing Natural Gas Aggregation Rate

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On July 31 , 2020, Columbia Gas Transmission (TCO) filed a rate case with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposing to nearly double storage and transmission costs on TCO starting February 1, 2021. TCO was successful in their case and the city&am...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

New Natural Gas Aggregation Price Locked In

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Monday, March 1 was the deadline for the city to execute a new contract for its natural gas aggregation program. Despite the volatility in the natural gas market due to the extreme weather in late February, the city was able to execute an impressive fixed...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

City Manager's Newsletter

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The City Manager’s newsletter for April 16, 2021, is available online.

For an archive of City Manager newsletters, click here.

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April 16, 2021 Newsletter General City News