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Posted on: January 14, 2022

City Manager's Newsletter

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The City Manager’s newsletter for January 14, 2022, is available online.

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January 14, 2022 Newsletter General City News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Citizens' Police Academy to Start in February

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The Sidney Police Department is conducting a Citizens' Police Academy in order to enhance the communication between the residents of Sidney, and the police who serve them. The program is designed to give the citizens of Sidney an overview of the ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Citizens' Police Academy to Start in February

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The Sidney Police Department is conducting a Citizens' Police Academy in order to enhance the communication between the residents of Sidney, and the police who serve them. The program is designed to give the citizens of Sidney an overview of the ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Income Tax Season Approaches

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Tax season is right around the corner, so now is the time to start gathering your records, documents, and other important information and be on the lookout for your W-2s and 1099s. Don't throw away any mail or email containing "Important Tax...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Sidney Municipal Court Unclaimed Funds

The Sidney Municipal Court has nearly $5,000 in unclaimed funds. 

The Court’s Unclaimed Funds are from checks that were issued, but never cashed. If you find your name or firm listed and want to have the check reissued, please contact th...

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General City News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Roddy Selected for Third Ward Council Seat

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Sidney City Council went into executive session during a December 15, 2021 special council meeting of Sidney City Council to interview candidates for the vacant Third Ward Council seat. The seat was left vacant with the resignation of Ed Hamaker effective...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Adopt-a-Park Program Continues to Grow

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Over the years, the citizens and businesses in Sidney and Shelby County have been very giving to the city’s parks department. Before the coordinated effort of the Adopt-a-Park program, which was established in 2014, many park patrons would pick ...

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Adopt-a-Park-Application-PDF Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Adopt-a-Park Program Continues to Grow

City of Sidney Parks and Recreation - Learn Play Grow

Over the years, the citizens and businesses in Sidney and Shelby County have been very giving to the city’s parks department. Before the coordinated effort of the Adopt-a-Park program, which was established in 2014, many park patrons would pick ...

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Adopt-a-Park-Application-PDF Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 23, 2021

City Honors Employees for Years of Service

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The City of Sidney honored 32 employees in December.  Their years of public service ranging from five years to twenty-five years.  

City Manager Andrew Bowsher briefly made a statement, and spoke about the act of being one team.  ...

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General City News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

2022 City Calendars Complete

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City Manager Andrew Bowsher announced earlier today that the 2022 Sidney City Calendars were delivered to the Sidney Post Office on Monday, December 13 for delivery to residential households. The calendars should arrive in mailboxes soon. 

The cit...

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Additional Info... General City News
Posted on: December 13, 2021

Vehicle Pursuit

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On December 11, 2021, at 6:36 a.m. Sidney police officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on S.R. 47 (Michigan St) at I-75. The driver had a confirmed felony warrant out of Shelby County. The vehicle stopped on the northbound entrance ramp of I-75. ...

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Police
Posted on: December 10, 2021

836 Foraker Structure Fire

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At 3:18 a.m. on December 10, 2021, fire crews from the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 836 Foraker Avenue in Sidney.  Upon arrival, heavy smoke was observed throughout the struct...

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Fire
Posted on: December 7, 2021

City Council Selects Leadership

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On Monday, December 6, 2021, City Council held the Charter-required organizational meeting of the newly–elected members. During the meeting, Joe Moniaci was sworn in as the Second Ward Councilmember. Moniaci replaces Darryl Thurber who opted not...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

933 Oak Avenue Fire

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Crews from the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services were dispatched at approximately 5:49 a.m. on November 27, 2021, to a report of an industrial property full of smoke. Sidney police officers were on scene at Mechanical Galv-Plating Corp., 93...

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Fire
Posted on: November 22, 2021

2308 Armstrong Structure Fire

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Crews from the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services were dispatched to a structure fire at 2308 Armstrong Avenue, Sidney at 3:23 pm Sunday afternoon. Upon arrival, fire crews found a single-family residence with heavy smoke showing. It was dis...

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Fire
Posted on: November 19, 2021

627 Second Avenue Structure Fire

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The Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services was dispatched to a structure fire at 627 Second Avenue, Sidney at 1:08 pm Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival, fire crews found a well-involved, wind-driven fire at a single-family, two-story residential ...

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Fire
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Multi-Vehicle Pursuit

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On November 16, 2021, there was a report of a red Audi and a dark colored Jeep driving reckless and brake checking commercial vehicles on I-75 northbound from the area of Piqua.

Officer J. Kennedy and Officer N. Zimmer were on I-75 and observed the vehicle...

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Police
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Homicide Investigation

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On Saturday, November 13 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sidney Police responded to 2461 Apache Dr., Sidney Ohio in regards to shots fired at the residence. Upon arrival first responders discovered a 21 year old male lying on a bed in a bedroom of the re...

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Police
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Elm Street Structure Fire

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At 7:42 pm on November 9, 2021; the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at a duplex on 418 Elm Street.  Upon arrival, smoke and fire was observed through the kitchen window at the rear o...

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Fire
Posted on: November 9, 2021

City Earns Ohio Auditor of State Award with Distinction

2021 Ohio Auditor of State Award Presentation to Finance Officer DuLaney

Joe Braden, Western Regional Liaison with the Ohio Auditor of State’s office, presented Sidney Finance Officer Renee DuLaney with the Ohio Auditor of State Award with Distinction for the audit of year ended December 31, 2020, during the City Cou...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Structure Fire at 216 Washington Street

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At 07:05 a.m. on November 1, 2021, the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at an apartment building located at 216 Washington St with reports of an occupant still inside. Upon arrival, there was ...

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Fire
Posted on: November 1, 2021

1225 Garfield Avenue Structure Fire

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At 3:20 a.m. on October 31, 2021; the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 1225 Garfield Avenue.  Upon arrival, smoke was observed coming from the attic. All occupants of the residence...

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Fire
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Truesdale and Simon Promoted

The Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services is pleased to announce the promotions of two department members. Based upon scoring and ranking on the certified eligibility list, effective October 31, 2021 Lt. Jason Truesdale was promoted to the rank...

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Fire
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Narcotics Unit Indicts 24 People

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On October 28, 2021 the Sidney Police Department’s Narcotics Unit presented evidence to a Shelby County Grand Jury in regards to drug trafficking activity in the City of Sidney.  Upon hearing evidence, the Grand Jury handed down indictm...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

2021 Neighborhood Beautification Awards

2021 Neighborhood Beautification Award Winners Before and After Photos

The City of Sidney is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Residential Beautification Awards. The award is given to recognize exterior improvements to residences. Improvements can include exterior renovation and rehabilitation, general clean up, land...

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: October 12, 2021

2021 Neighborhood Beautification Awards

2021 Neighborhood Beautification Award Winners Before and After Photos

The City of Sidney is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Residential Beautification Awards. The award is given to recognize exterior improvements to residences. Improvements can include exterior renovation and rehabilitation, general clean up, land...

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: September 20, 2021

City Residential Electric Aggregation Supplier to Change in December

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Starting with the December 2021 meter reading cycle/January 2022 bills, participants in the city’s electric aggregation program will see a supplier change from Dynegy Energy to Energy Harbor, LLC. The change will also include a minimal rate incr...

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