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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Deadline for City’s Tree Lottery Nears

Tree City USA logo

Although the deadline is drawing near, there is still plenty of time to enter the City of Sidney’s first-ever street tree lottery.  The deadline is June 30, 2021.  Entries are limited to one per property location.  It is expecte...

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Tree Lottery General City News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

2020 Consumer Confidence Report Available

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In 1998, Congress made changes to the Safe Drinking Water Act which requires entities that produce "potable" water, supply their consumers with a report on the quality of their water. This report is called the "Consumer Confidence Report&qu...

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2020 Consumer Confidence Report General City News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Electric Aggregation Customer List Refresh Opt-Out Notices

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Dynegy, the company selected as the city’s aggregation supplier of choice, has sent opt-out letters to newly eligible residents who have not previously opted-out of the city’s electric aggregation program. This is part of the periodic ...

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Additional Info... General City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Natural Gas Aggregation Refunds to be Issued

Residential customers who are participating in the natural gas aggregation programs in the communities of Sidney, Greenville, Bellefontaine, Russia, Ft. Loramie, Bradford, Ansonia, Covington, Newberry Township, West Milton, and Jeffersonville will see a r...

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General City News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Sidney Again Named Tree City USA

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Earlier this week, Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst was advised that the City of Sidney was named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.  First named Tree City USA in 1989, this marks the 32nd consecutive year the city has received the desig...

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Additional Info... General City News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Unconventional Vehicles Illegal on City Streets

Green electric golf cart

There are a number of misconceptions in the public that so long as a golf cart or other unconventional vehicle is ‘street legal’ it may be operated on public roadways, but that is simply not true. Under current Ohio law, authorization ...

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Additional Info... General City News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Historic Records Available Online

Aerial map showing the vacation of Mint Street

We’ve all either sung or heard the famous childhood tune, “Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?”, but can you tell me how to get to Mint Street in Sidney, Ohio?  You won’t find Mint Stre...

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Additional Info... General City News
Posted on: March 5, 2021

New Natural Gas Aggregation Price Locked In

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Monday, March 1 was the deadline for the city to execute a new contract for its natural gas aggregation program. Despite the volatility in the natural gas market due to the extreme weather in late February, the city was able to execute an impressive fixed...

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Additional Info... General City News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

City Manager's Newsletter

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The City Manager’s newsletter for June 11, 2021, is available online.

For an archive of City Manager newsletters, click here.

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June 11, 2021 Newsletter General City News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Spruce Avenue Bridge Improvement Virtual Open House

Spruce Ave Bridge

The City of Sidney, in coordination with the Ohio Department of Transportation, is proposing to improve the Spruce Avenue Bridge in Clinton Township, Shelby County. Improvements include replacing the existing bridge and necessary approach and intersection...

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Additional Info... Public Works