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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Arbor Day Foundation Again Names Sidney Tree City USA

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Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst has today been advised by Arbor Day Foundation President Dan Lambe that Sidney has again earned Tree City USA recognition. Sidney has earned Tree City USA recognition annually since 1989.  The award is presented to hono...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

City Manager's Newsletter

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The City Manager’s newsletter for March 27, 2020, is available online.

For an archive of City Manager newsletters, click here.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Tree City USA Awards Ceremony Postponed Until June

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As part of Sidney’s celebration of her Bicentennial, the City of Sidney’s Tree Board has been planning to host this year’s Southwest Ohio Tree City USA Awards ceremony.  The event was scheduled to be held at Sidney&a...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Jazz Ambassadors’ Concert Cancelled

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Still another event has fallen victim to COVID-19.  “Late Thursday afternoon, the Sidney Bicentennial Committee received word that The United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Concert, scheduled for Friday, April 3 at the Historic...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Sidney Mayor Issues Coronavirus Statement

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“For the past couple of weeks, the coronavirus outbreak has been in the news.  In the past couple of days I have been contacted by several local organizations with questions that range from ‘do we really have to follow the Gov...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Forces Adjustments of Sidney Bicentennial Ceremonies

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Sidney’s Bicentennial Opening Ceremonies originally planned for Saturday evening have been cancelled.  “Even before the extent of the outbreak of the coronavirus was known,” Sidney Mayor and Bicentennial Co-Chair Mik...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

DP&L Plans Line Clearance

Map showing the planned DPL Line Clearance Areas of Work

Dayton Power & Light (DPL) has announced that planned line clearance trimming is expected to begin in the next couple of weeks. The DPL contractor, Jaflo, Inc. will be trimming the area east of the Cisco substation, which is located at Broadway Ave. a...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Additional Sidney Bicentennial Coins Available

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Early in January the Shelby County Bicentennial Committee announced that an order for additional Shelby County Bicentennial coins would be placed if there was sufficient interest.  The minimum number of 25 coins was ordered, and notification was ...

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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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Public Works
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Tickets Available for US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors’ Concert

US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Group Photo

“In accordance with the guidelines set by the US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors staff, tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for the Jazz Ambassadors upcoming concert beginning at 8:00 a.m. on March 6,” Concer...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Sidney Bicentennial Commemorative Henry Rifles to Be Sold

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The Sidney Bicentennial Committee will be offering commemorative Henry rifles to the public, Sidney Committee Co-chair Bob Guillozet has announced.  The commemorative rifles will include three models.  Those models include the Henry Stan...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

City Electric Aggregation Rate to Drop

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Sidney voters approved both an electric and natural gas aggregation program during the November 2015 election. Since then, the city has been negotiating contracts with suppliers on behalf of residents. 

Starting with the April 2020 billing cycle, ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

City Wins Finance Award

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has announced that the City of Sidney has once again been awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.  This is the 20th consecuti...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Find Your Way to the Annual Riverway Summit

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If you are a community leader, real estate developer, marketer, tourism professional, or business owner; if you are interested in the Great Miami River, our region’s economic development, and creating regional partnerships, you should consider a...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Updates Planned to Roadside Park

Computer rendering of the new play structure for ages 2-5 planned for Roadside Park

Annually, the city’s parks are reviewed to determine the next facility that will be updated with a new play structure and surrounding features. Roadside Park was identified as having not necessarily the oldest structure, but possibly the most worn. The pl...

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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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Police
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: 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: November 22, 2016

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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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