Split Vote Denies Property Purchase
April 12, 2019
An effort to purchase a downtown office building ended Tuesday with a split vote.
Sidney City Manager Ed Sadler and Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard met with the City Council regarding the purchase of the three-story building at Thirteenth Avenue and Illinois Street. Sadler presented the proposal as a better investment than interest on CDs. He said it is the original corporate headquarters and store of Cabela’s, now for sale by Cabela’s and under lease to UST Global Xpanxion. The lease is in effect until 2021 with an option to extend the lease. If Cabela’s sells the buil...