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Posted on: October 9, 2017

City Receives Favorable Bids for Wastewater Plant

New Wastewater Plant plans overview

The best bid to build the community’s new wastewater treatment plant came in $1 million less than the engineer’s estimate for construction.

The City of Sioux Center received three bids on the project to upgrade the treatment facility to...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Sioux Center celebrates Public Power and Natural Gas Week

Electric work

Sioux Center Municipal Utilities is celebrating its commitment to providing dependable, affordable, efficient energy during Public Power and Public Natural Gas Week Oct. 2-7

Sioux Center Municipal Utilities is a public power and public natural gas utility,...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

City Works Toward Highway 75 Improvements

Highway 75 traffic

The City of Sioux Center is continuing to pursue improvements to the community’s Highway 75 corridor.

City staff members are in the process of requesting that Highway 75 improvements be placed on the Iowa DOT’s next five-year construction plan. Being liste...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

City Increases Rebate for Improving Sidewalks

Cracked Sidewalk

Are your sidewalks aging, cracking or uneven? The City of Sioux Center is offering a larger reimbursement for property owners wanting to replace sidewalks.

The Sioux Center City Council approved increasing the rebate for replacing sidewalks in the public s...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Street Resurfacing Planned

Several street segments in Sioux Center will be receiving an asphalt overlay this fall.

The map below indicates in green the street segments where the paving work is planned to be completed before winter.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Council Looks to Parks’ Future with Master Plan

The City Council is looking into best serving Sioux Center with local park and recreation improvements as our community continues to grow.

This summer, RDG Planning and Design gathered input from stakeholders, studied Sioux Center’s demographics ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2017

City applies for dollars to improve water quality

Local leaders are applying for a program that may give back some of what Sioux Center spends on the new wastewater plant to use for improving water quality. 

These state dollars can be used to add natural water filters to areas that impact water s...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

New Wastewater Plant Design Takes Shape

New Wastewater Plant plans overview

Sioux Center’s new wastewater treatment plant will feature smart design and natural processes to serve the community’s needs now and in the future.

The Sioux Center City Council viewed the plans for the new plant and approved the next step: seeking constru...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

New Development Projects Moving Forward

4 Brothers Bar and Grill construction site in Sioux Center

 Plans for a new restaurant and an expanded rebuild of a convenience store in Sioux Center are underway.

 

This week, the Sioux Center City Council approved development agreements with 4 Brothers Bar & Grill and Casey’s Gener...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Outdoor Pool Improvements Discussed

City council tours All Seasons Center pool area

Local leaders are discussing the possibility of enhancing the outdoor pool area at the All Seasons Center.

“We have heard from many people and seen the need for expanding on what is available at the outdoor swimming pool area,” said Cit...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

New Wastewater Plant to be a Step Up

Council members visit wastewater treatment plant

The DNR recently approved Sioux Center’s new wastewater treatment plant site and noted the facility will have a positive impact on the environment.

The new plant will have several treatment steps including removing ammonia, nitrogen, and phosphor...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

New Indoor Recreation Facility Study to Begin

Local leaders are looking into the idea of a new indoor multi-purpose recreation building for Sioux Center.

“As community continues to grow and we talk about the need for adding streets and having lots available for development to support this gr...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

City Continues Planning for Highway 75 Improvements

Highway 75 traffic by downtown stoplight

The City of Sioux Center is in ongoing discussions with the Iowa Department of Transportation regarding improvements to Highway 75.

“In Sioux Center, this roadway serves both local and US Highway travelers. Improving its ability to handle vehicle...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Change in Hy-Vee plans Creates New Development Opportunity

The Sioux Center City Council approved a request from Hy-Vee to end Hy-Vee’s purchase agreement for the former hospital site at the council meeting Thursday. 

At the council meeting, Sioux Center Community Development Director Dennis Dok...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Wastewater Rate Increases to Build New Plant Approved

All users’ wastewater rates will increase starting next month.

After a third reading Tuesday, the Sioux Center City Council approved the increases, which are needed to build and operate a new treatment plant for the community.

The wastewater treatment facil...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Sioux Center Graduate Selected for $1,000 MRES Scholarship

Patricia King MRES scholarship winner

Patricia King, of Sioux Center, is a recipient of a $1,000 Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) scholarship. King is a 2017 graduate of Sioux Center High School.  

Graduating high school seniors whose families are customers of MRES member municip...

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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 a...

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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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