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Posted on: January 17, 2020

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The City Manager’s newsletter for January 17, 2020, is available online.

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January 17, 2020, Newsletter General City News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Find Your Way to the Annual Riverway Summit

Great Miami Riverway

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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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Sidney Police Department’s K9 Kash and Kilo to get donation of body armor

Police K9 Kilo

Sidney Police Department’s K9 Kash and Kilo will receive bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Kash’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment &...

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Additional Info... Police
Posted on: January 13, 2020

US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors to Perform

US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Group Photo

“We are excited to announce that the US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors will be performing in Sidney as part of Sidney’s Bicentennial celebration,” Sidney Mayor and Bicentennial Co-Chair Mike Barhorst announced today. &n...

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General City News
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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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Arbitrator’s Decision and Award Available Online

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The City of Sidney customarily refrains from public comment in connection with matters involving the discipline and discharge of its employees, however, due to the recent dissemination of misinformation relating to the discharge of Joshua Divens, former S...

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Police
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Limited Number of Sidney Bicentennial Coins Available for Sale

Sidney Bicentennial Logo in Red White and Blue

Orders for Shelby County Bicentennial coins are being accepted through the end of the month, and will be ordered if there is sufficient demand, it was announced today.  The initial supply of Shelby County coins has been sold out for months.

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General City News
Posted on: January 5, 2020

Stolen Vehicle/Pursuit with Arrest

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On 1-5-20 at approximately 1445 Hrs. an Officer observed a vehicle that had previously been reported stolen in the area of Michigan St. and Oak Ave.  The officer pulled out after the vehicle and attempted to stop it on Highland Ave. near Taft St....

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Police
Posted on: January 4, 2020

Barricaded subject arrested by Sidney Tactical Response Team

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At approximately 1110 on Saturday, January 4, 2020, Sidney Police Officers were dispatched to 302 S. Walnut St to check welfare on Jeromy Miller, age 44.  Prior to officer’s arrival, it was learned that Miller also had a no bond warrant...

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Police
Posted on: January 3, 2020

2020 Paving Program Announced

Map of Sidney that highlights the streets selected for paving in the 2020 program

City of Sidney Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director Gary Clough recently released a finalized list of roadways to be included in the City’s 2020 Street Maintenance program. The streets slated for improvement include:

  1. Commerce Drive - St. ...
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Public Works
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Become a Better Recycler in the New Year

Screen Shot of Recycling Coach Application

For residents looking to reduce their household waste and become better recyclers, look no further than the Recycle Coach platform—now available for download from the iTunes Store or Google Play. A link is also available online at  http...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Sidney PD to Conduct Citizens' Police Academy

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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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Additional Info... Police
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Wilson New Vision and SAAT Partnership

SAAT Coordinator Mike McRill meets with New Vision Service Coordinator Megan Campbell

On Thursday, January 2, 2020, Community Resource Officer Bryce Stewart along with SAAT Coordinator Mike McRill met with Megan Campbell the New Vision Service Coordinator. 

New Vision at Wilson Hospital is working with individuals wanting assistanc...

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Police
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Guest Editorial - Protecting Our Water Resources

Mike Barhorst

As president of the Ohio Municipal League, one of the opportunities I had over the course of the past year was to represent Ohio’s cities and villages at various national events.  In November, my travels took me to San Antonio to attend...

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Additional Guest Editorials General City News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

2019- 2020 Christmas Tree and Yard Waste Pick-up Schedule

Christmas tree with no decorations

Weather permitting Republic will be collecting fresh-cut Christmas trees the first two weeks of January 2020. Trees should be placed at the street curb the same day as your trash collection.

City crews, weather permitting, will be picking up fresh-cut Chri...

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Additional Info... Public Works
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”

Police Sirens with word Drug Bust

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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Police
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Comprehensive Plan Update

City of Sidney Comprehensive Plan

Back in 2016 Mayor Barhorst reported on the city’s efforts to update its existing Comprehensive Plan.The Comprehensive Plan is a long-range plan intended to guide growth and development of our community. It includes an analysis of community assets and rec...

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Additional Info... General City News
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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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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