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City adopts preservation plan


Sidney has a rich history. The city is working to ensure that history is properly preserved.

In a huge step toward future preservation, the city adopted a historic preservation plan during Tuesday’s city council meeting.

“The purpose of it is just to help give the city’s preservation program direction in terms of preserving our historic assets,” said Megan McGown, Sidney’s community development director.

In 2012 the city received a Certified Local Government grant from the National Parks Service and state Historic Preservation Office. The grant allowed the city to hire a consu...

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