News Flash

General City News

Posted on: June 23, 2022

Funding for Remediation of Former Wagner Facility Announced

Sidney City Hall Sign

On June 17, 2022, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced state support for 112 brownfield remediation projects that will help clean up contaminated properties in Ohio to make way for future economic development. Included in those 112 projects, is funding for the remediation of the former Wagner Manufacturing property, located at 440 Fair Road in Sidney.

Funding for the over $4 million project will come from multiple sources. The Shelby County Land Reutilization Corporation (Land Bank) was awarded $2,815,000 for the cleanup and remediation of the site through the Ohio Brownfield Remediation Program, as was announced late last week. In addition, the city received a $1.0 million earmark in the 2021-2022 State of Ohio Capital Budget bill and has budgeted an additional $500,000 toward the site remediation. The Shelby County Commissioners have committed another $250,000 toward the project.

Remediation of the site includes demolition and removal of hazardous materials. After cleanup is complete, the site is intended to be redeveloped as a business incubator and co-working space.

A timeline for the required environmental studies, remediation and demolition work is currently being developed.

The Shelby County Land Bank foreclosed on property and took ownership in January 2022.

Congratulations to all involved who have worked to secure the necessary funding for this long-awaited project.

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in General City News

Sidney Police 1820

Sidney Police to Offer Self-Defense Course

Posted on: September 26, 2022
City of Sidney Parks and Recreation - Learn Play Grow

City Summer Recreation Program Update

Posted on: September 13, 2022
City of Sidney Parks and Recreation - Learn Play Grow

Canal Feeder Trail Update

Posted on: September 9, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Stormwater Management Update

Posted on: September 8, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Wastewater Treatment Update

Posted on: September 1, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Water Treatment Plant Annual Update

Posted on: August 25, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Utility Billing and Payment Options

Posted on: August 18, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Storm Water Collection Annual Update

Posted on: August 11, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Sanitary Sewer Annual Update

Posted on: August 4, 2022
Tree City USA logo

Tree Lottery Winners Announced

Posted on: August 5, 2022
Logo for Clean Sweep of Great Miami River Event

Clean Sweep Event a Success

Posted on: July 21, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

City Manager's Newsletter

Posted on: September 30, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Ohio Building Update

Posted on: June 24, 2022
Tree City USA logo

Tree Board Announces Tree Sale

Posted on: April 25, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

Finance Department Earns GFOA Award

Posted on: April 11, 2022
Goodwin Parking lot at the northeast corner of Poplar Street and West Avenue

Downtown Parking Update

Posted on: March 18, 2022
Sidney City Hall Sign

City's ARPA Funding Plan

Posted on: February 11, 2022
Head shot of Municipal Court Judge Gary Carter

Municipal Court Implements New Systems

Posted on: February 3, 2022
City of Sidney Parks and Recreation - Learn Play Grow

Adopt-a-Park Program Continues to Grow

Posted on: December 30, 2021