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Council Approves Additional Funding for Highby Forest Products


The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved expanding Economic Development Funding (LB840) for Highby Forest Products.

In its April 10 meeting, the city council approved funding assistance Highby’s forest products division and its outdoor sports division. On May 8, Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard stressed the two divisions are separate companies.

Tuesday’s decision expands the benefits to Highby Forest Products for $67,500 over three years. In exchange, the company will be adding at least 10 employees to the current staff of four new employees. The 10 new employees will be an...

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