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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Dates Set for Fireworks Use in Sioux Center

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Use of fireworks will be allowed in Sioux Center June 13 through July 8.

The Sioux Center City Council approved those dates as part of an amendment to the city code of ordinances Monday.

“The council has chosen to give people the opportunity to us...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

New Commercial Development Area Receives Approval

Sioux Center Land Development is purchasing about 35 undeveloped acres at the northern edge of the community from the City of Sioux Center to create a new area for commercial construction.

“A clear need has been identified for commercial lots for...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Wastewater Rate Increases Ahead for All Users

The Sioux Center City Council is a step closer to approving increased wastewater rates for all users to build and operate a new treatment plant. 

The new wastewater treatment facility will be constructed to meet new, more stringent DNR standards and t...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

New Gymnastics Director Brings Experience, Enthusiasm

The City of Sioux Center is welcoming Heidi Vlotho as our new Galaxy Gymnastics director.

Heidi brings experience from coaching in Sioux Center and also in Iowa City while attending college.

She is an alumna of Sioux Center’s gymnastics program an...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Water Main Replacement on 2nd Ave. SW

Sioux Center Municipal Utilities is upgrading the water main along 2nd Ave. SW to improve the community’s water service.

Traffic through this area will be impacted during construction.

The cast iron water main on 2nd Ave. SW from 2nd Street to 9th Str...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Site Approved for New Wastewater Plant

Overhead view of WWTP site

The Sioux Center City Council has agreed to an exchange of land to secure the site for the community’s new wastewater treatment plant.

The proposed plant is being built to meet new, more stringent DNR standards and replace the aging wastewater facili...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Rates Will Increase to Build New Wastewater Plant

The Sioux Center City Council discussed potential increases in wastewater rates to pay for the community’s planned new wastewater treatment plant.

All residential, commercial and industrial users will share the cost of the new $25.2 million plant. It is be...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Three Honored for Serving on Boards

The Sioux Center City Council is recognizing three people for their long-time service to the community.

On Thursday, the council honored Jo Alberda for 14 years of service on the Heritage Board, Don Wynia for 11 years of service on the Heritage Board, both...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Fairgrounds Shelter Available for Gatherings

Fairgrounds rental facility for gatherings

The City of Sioux Center is offering a new rental location for parties, gatherings and receptions.

Beginning April 1, people can rent the air-conditioned fairgrounds multi-purpose building which offers a full kitchen and tables and chairs for more than 100...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Interest Fuels Discussion of Future Commercial Lots

New commercial lots are being considered for development in northern Sioux Center.

Sioux Center Land Development shared with the Sioux Center City Council this week that the group is interested in developing additional property for commercial use.

SCLD pres...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Lower Tax Levy Approved by Council

The Sioux Center City Council approved the 2017-18 city budget with a slightly lower tax levy.

After a public hearing on March 8, the council approved a levy of $11.80 per taxable $1,000. The prior year’s city levy was $11.82.

“We are pleased to see once ag...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

City Taking Big Picture Look at Parks’ Future

The Sioux Center City Council approved hiring a firm to help create a master plan for city parks to use for future park improvements.

“It’s about the big picture,” said Parks Director Lee Van Meeteren. “The master pl...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Council Considers Lower Tax Levy

The Sioux Center City Council is considering a slightly lower tax levy for the 2017-18 city budget.

The council will hold a public hearing on March 8 before approving an $11.80 levy per taxable $1,000. The prior year’s city levy was $11.82.

However, residen...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Multi-Family Housing Growth Supported by Council

The Sioux Center City Council pledged to aid local private developers of two new multi-family housing projects.

 

The council gave official support to two developers’ applications for state tax credits from a program focusing on affordable housing.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Family Crisis Centers Site Option Approved by Council

 

The Sioux Center City Council approved an option agreement for Family Crisis Centers to purchase land for a new facility near the Sioux Center Health campus.

 

Family Crisis Centers is applying for a federal Community Development Block Grant for ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Council to Consider Site for New Family Crisis Centers Facility

The Sioux Center City Council will hold a public hearing about a site for a new Family Crisis Centers facility.

 

The council set a public hearing for January 17 at 12 noon to consider an option agreement with the Family Crisis Centers to purchase prop...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Wastewater Engineering Contract Approved

Design work will begin soon on Sioux Center’s new wastewater treatment plant.

 

The Sioux Center City Council approved a nearly $1.2 million contract Wednesday for the design of the community’s new wastewater plant .

 

The contract authorizes engine...

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