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Street Closure
Jefferson Street between Main Avenue and Miami Avenue will be closed Monday, March 12 through Friday, April 19, 2018. VTF Excavation has removed and replaced the existing bridge as part of the Jefferson Street Bridge Replacement project. Final paving and restoration is scheduled to be complete by April 19th, weather permitting. Click here for an arieal view of the project area.

Gas pipeline upgrades to begin in Sidney
Contract crews working for Vectren Energy Delivery (Vectren) will soon begin replacing gas mains and service lines in Sidney as part of the company’s pipeline replacement program, which is a multi-year program to replace about 700 miles of bare steel and cast iron pipeline infrastructure throughout Ohio. In Sidney, nearly $2.7 million will go toward retiring nearly four miles of gas main and more than 300 service lines in 2018. Since 2009, approximately 16 miles have been retired within the city. Vectren intends to retire approximately 27 miles in Sidney over the next several years. To read the entire press release click here.

Multi-Year I&I Program Continues
The I&I division was formed in 2013 for removal of inflow and infiltration from the city’s sanitary sewer system. The program is currently in Project Area 5. For a map of the entire project area click here. For more details about the I&I program click here. For an interactive map for specific addresses click here.

2018 Proposed Street Resurfacing Program
The 2018 proposed street resurfacing map can be found here. Bids have been received and approved to award to Barreett Paving. Work on curb and gutter replacements is on going. Paving is scheduled to start in late July.

“Between March 1 and December 31 of each year, no person or entity which is the owner of record of any parcel, lot or land within the City corporation limits shall permit any grass over eight inches, noxious weeds, or untended, rank, and unmanaged growth of vegetation” (Codified Ordinances Section 553.01). In 2016, City Council amended the above ordinance, changing the maximum height of grass from twelve inches to eight inches.

For more information, please go to the Code Enforcement page.

Teen Academy Application
For the second year in a row, the Sidney Police Department is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a local law enforcement workshop from June 4-6, 2018. The purpose of the program is to educate local high school aged students about the Sidney Police Department and the profession of policing. Additionally, we hope to enhance communication between the youth residents of Shelby County and the law enforcement officers who serve them.

The cost is free. However, class size is limited. To apply for the workshop, you must be a Shelby County student in the 9-12th grades. Applications can be found on the link below. You can also contact Sgt Lorenzo at to have an application emailed, or you can pick up an application at the Sidney Police Department.

The application deadline is May 1st. Contact Sgt Lorenzo with any questions by email or at 498-2351.


Water Department's Annual Water Quality report available for Download. (PDF)

Upcoming Events:

Spring Leaf Mulch Giveaway
The City of Sidney will be offering its Spring Leaf Mulch Giveaway on the following Saturdays during the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Compost Facility located at 690 Brooklyn Ave.

A waiver for those 18 and over is now required to obtain mulch. You may download the waiver from the city’s website at or pick it up at the Service Center at 415 S. Vandemark Rd. The waiver must be turned in at the Service Center, no emailed or faxed copies will be accepted. A valid Ohio driver’s license or equal is required when the waiver is turned in.
  • Saturday, April 28th – Sidney residents only
  • Saturday, May 5th – Sidney residents only
  • Saturday, May 12th – Sidney and Shelby County residents
  • Saturday, May 19th – Sidney and Shelby County residents
Shelby County Health & Awareness Fair
Visit the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 21 for the annual Shelby County Health & Awareness Fair. For an event flyer click here.

Spring Hydrant Flushing
The City's Water Department will conduct spring hydrant flushing starting Monday, April 16. For a schedule of locations click here and for a map of locations here.

Intersection Closing Notice
The intersection at State Route 47 and North Wilkinson Street was partially close to traffic on Thursday, December 21. The planned closure will mimic the permanent closure scheduled for 2019/2020 during the reconstruction of State Route 47 from Fourth Avenue to Walnut Avenue.

Motorists will continue to have access to the northbound lane of North Wilkinson Avenue. The closure will not affect access to the north or southbound lanes of South Wilkinson Avenue.

Solid Waste Container Regulations are in Effect
The City of Sidney recently enacted legislation that  regulates the placement and storage of solid waste and recycling containers, yard waste and big items within the City. The rules apply to both those customers on the container system and those on the low volume bag system. The new rules are effective September 15, 2016. For more details click here.

Summer Yard Waste Collection
Republic is scheduled to resume weekly pick of yard waste on Monday, April 30, 2018. Yard waste is picked up weekly on the day of your regular trash pick up until November 30 when it goes back to the winter pick up schedule.

Details for yard waste pick up are availble on the City's website under departments, solid waste.

Questions? Please call the City of Sidney Service Center at 498-8117. 

2018 Recycling Calendar
Click here for the 2018 recycling calendar schedule.
W. Court Street (SR 47) Corridor Improvements (PID 104615) Fourth Avenue to Walnut Avenue: Project comments and questions have been reviewed, answered and the results can be downloaded here.

City of Sidney – Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Phase 2
This project includes reliabilty improvements which include equipment replacements. Project has been awarded to Peterson Construction and work is scheduled to commence in June.This project is being funded through Water Pollution Control Loan Funds (WPCLF). Construction is scheduled for 2017-2018.Please contact Gary R. Clough, Assistant City Manager/ Public Works Director at or 937-498-8142 if you want more information on the project.




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