News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2022

Deadline to Order from Tree Sale is October 7

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The Sidney Tree Board 2022 Tree Sale is underway. The trees selected to be a part of the sale this year include:

  • Alleghany Serviceberry –Copper-red fall foliage. Fragrant white flowers in the spring. 15’ – 25...
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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Stormwater Management Update

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The city’s current permit, issued by the Ohio EPA, requires the city to implement six minimum control measures. The six minimum controls covered in the permit are:

  • Public Education and Outreach: the city uses billboard with different themes to re...
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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Fall Hydrant Flushing Schedule Announced

City of Sidney employee testing fire hydrant

The City of Sidney Water Department’s fall hydrant flushing schedule will begin on Monday, September 12, 2022. Flushing of the City’s fire hydrants will be done between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The program will continue for...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Wastewater Treatment Update

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The city’s current Wastewater Treatment Plant is designed to process a flow of seven million gallons per day (MGD). The current average daily flow is 4.25 MGD, or approximately 61% of the plant’s current design capacity.

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Water Treatment Plant Annual Update

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The current Water Treatment Plant has a design treatment capacity of seven million gallons per day (MGD). With the addition of extra pieces of equipment, the maximum design capacity is 10 MGD. On average, the plant treats around 2.95 MGD of raw water into...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Water Distribution System and Meter Department Update

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The city is responsible for 124.35 miles of water mains, 1,997 main line water valves, 1,624 fire hydrants and watch valves, 9,329 water service connections and 9,494 water meters.

The majority of the water lines are between six to eight inches; just a sma...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Storm Water Collection Annual Update

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The city is responsible for 80.25 miles of known storm sewer lines, 1,313 storm sewer manholes, 3,084 storm water catch basins, nine city owned detention basins, seven non-city owned maintained detention basins and two storm water screw pump stations.

The ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Sanitary Sewer Annual Update

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The city is responsible for 127.23 miles of sanitary sewer lines, of which 116.18 miles are gravity fed lines; the remaining 11.05 miles are force mains. Pipe sizes range from that largest at 102 inches in diameter to the smallest at four inches in diamet...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Tree Lottery Winners Announced

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A total of 60 entries were received for the city's second Tree Lottery program. Thirty-five lucky property winners were randomly selected to have a tree planted in the public right-of-way in front of their homes this fall. Those winners include:

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Public Works
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Tree Board Announces Tree Sale

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The Sidney Tree Board is excited to announce that the 2022 Tree Sale is underway. The trees selected to be a part of the sale this year include:

  • Alleghany Serviceberry –Copper-red fall foliage. Fragrant white flowers in the spring. 15’ ...
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Posted on: April 18, 2022

City Awarded Grant for Mosquito Program

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) recently announced that the City of Sidney was awarded a 2022 Mosquito Control Grant Award in the amount of $22,000.00. The grant program was developed to help local health departments and governments implem...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

2021 Drinking Water Confidence Report Available

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The City of Sidney, Ohio 2021 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available online.

A hard copy of the report can be picked up at the following locations:

  • Revenue Collections Office at 201 W. Poplar Street 
  • Service Center at 415 S. Vand...
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Posted on: March 2, 2022

State Route 47 Safety Improvement Project

Aerial map showing planned safety improvements to State Route 47 from Fourth Ave to I-75

In early January the SR 47 Safety Improvements Phase IV from Fourth Avenue to I-75 project was awarded to Eagle Bridge Company.

The City of Sidney received safety funding from the Ohio Department of Transportation for safety enhancements for motorized and ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

2022 Street Resurfacing Program

Asphalt Roller working on fresh asphalt

The city is again preparing for its annual street paving program. This spring you will notice contractors repairing and replacing curbs and gutters throughout the community in advance of the annual street resurfacing program. Streets that will be resurfac...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Regional Transportation Planning Organization Being Formed

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In late January, City Council authorized a membership with the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) with an eye toward becoming a part of newly formed Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO). The new RTPO will be comprised of com...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Downtown Parking Update

Goodwin Parking lot at the northeast corner of Poplar Street and West Avenue

City Council will be considering legislation on March 28 to officially return the Goodwin Lot, located at the northeast corner of Poplar Street and West Avenue, to free public parking. The parking lot was previously reserved for the residents of Canal Pla...

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