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  • Mosquito Spraying Begins; City Lists "No Spray List" phone number.

    Tom Von Seggern, City of Sidney Parks Department|Jul 13, 2023

    If conditions are right and mosquito counts warrant spraying, the City of Sidney Parks Department will begin spraying for mosquitoes on Sunday nights in July. The first Sunday night spraying will be July 16th. Those persons wishing to be placed on the “No Spray List” are encouraged to call the City Offices at 254-5300 and leave their name and address. Public health safety for West Nile Virus dictates that the truck will only shut off immediately in front of the residence listed on the No Spray List. For the most part, the sprayer truck tra... Full story

  • City to begin pesticide treatment

    Tom Von Seggern, City of Sidney Parks Superintendent|Mar 30, 2023

    With spring approaching, pesticide treatment marker flags will begin showing up on front lawns of those homeowners who contract with lawn services. Spring time is also the beginning of lawn treatment season at your city parks, greenspaces, cemetery, and golf course. For the past six years the treatment of city property with herbicides and fertilizers has been contracted out to a local lawn service. Pesticide treatment marker flags are put out with each application from April to September. As part of the contract, Cranmore Lawn and Land... Full story