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Lease of Riverside Recreational Sports Complex back on Sioux City Council’s agenda | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — City staff is recommending that the Sioux City Council award a lease agreement to the Hesse Foundation for the rental of Riverside Recreational Sports Complex, since the nonprofit currently has higher registration numbers than Westside Little League and would need to utilize a greater number of fields.  According to city documents, on […]

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Sioux City Council to consider Goodwill’s rezoning request for adult day habilitation center | #citycouncil

Gretchen Cooper and Melissa Perera talk about the 100th anniversary of Junior League of Sioux City. SIOUX CITY —  Goodwill of the Great Plains is asking the Sioux City Council to approve a rezoning request so that it can build a new adult day habilitation center and a maintenance building across the street from […]

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Sioux City Council to discuss new sewer treatment agreement with South Sioux City | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council is expected to discuss a new 25-year sewer treatment agreement with South Sioux City.  The council has already approved agreements of the same length with North Sioux City, Sergeant Bluff and Dakota Dunes. South Sioux City is building its own $46.4 million wastewater treatment plant next to the […]

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City Council to vote on pedestrian crossing improvements project | #citycouncil

Sioux City Fire Rescue firefighters battle a fire late Thursday night at the Ida Building Apartments, 1901 Pierce Street, in Sioux City. Tim Hynds SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council will be asked Monday to vote to award a $164K contract to a local construction company for the Outer Drive and Floyd Boulevard […]

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Sioux City Council defers vote on lease of Riverside Sports Complex | #citycouncil

Kevin Negaard of The Miracle League of Sioux City has a catch with a group of East Middle School students at the Miracle League’s complex in Sioux City’s Riverside Park. Negaard played catch with the students as part of his “Wanna Have a Catch” fundraising efforts for the league to play catch with someone every […]

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Sioux City Council to discuss new sewer treatment agreement with Dakota Dunes | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council will be asked Monday to discuss a new 25-year sewer treatment agreement with the Dakota Dunes Community Improvement District. Last month, the council voted unanimously to approve agreements of the same length with North Sioux City and Sergeant Bluff. If the agreement with Dakota Dunes is approved, South […]

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Sioux City Council to discuss new sewer treatment agreements | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council is expected to discuss new 25-year sewer treatment agreements with the city, North Sioux City and Sergeant Bluff on Monday. After five deferrals, the council voted unanimously in November 2019 to terminate the existing agreements the city had with its three sister cities.  “We’ve actually worked with all […]

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Sioux City Council prepares to make tough decisions for next budget | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — Sioux City Council members expressed a desire Friday to hold the line on the property tax levy and maintain city services at their current levels, but also acknowledged that some tough decisions will have to be made during the fiscal 2024 budgeting process. The council discussed their budget priorities and concerns, during […]

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Sioux City Council mulls $340K plan to expand bus service | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — Sioux City council members are slated to discuss the possibility of approving a $340,000 transit budget plan in fiscal year 2023, during their Monday meeting, in order to fund additional services recommended by a transit mobility study. The funds, if approved, will cover an additional southern route and the pilot test period […]

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Parking rates back on Sioux City Council’s agenda | Government and Politics | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council will be asked Monday to increase rates for municipal parking ramps and parking meters, and increase overtime parking fines and other related parking fines. City staff say the rate increases are needed to provide revenue to service the debt for repairs to the parking ramps and to buy […]

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