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City Council to vote on contract for 2,300 seats for Lewis & Clark Park | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council will be asked Monday to approve a contract with a Sioux Falls gym equipment and bleacher dealer for 2,300 upper level seats for Lewis & Clark Park. Combined Building Specialties (CBS) was the lone bidder on the ballpark’s seating replacement project. CBS’ bid of $429,000 came in at […]

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City Council to vote on contract for mountain bike trails at Cone, Sertoma parks | #citycouncil

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Council will be asked Monday to award a contract to a Michigan mountain bike trail contractor for a natural surface trail project at Cone and Sertoma parks.  The public improvement project includes the construction of new shared-use trails, highly optimized bike-only trails and mountain bike amenities. The Cone Park […]

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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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