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sept. 2022
community dialogue.

Thank you for joining us on Wednesday, September 14 for a Community Dialogue about Sidney's 2022 NY Forward proposal! 


Wednesday, September 14, 2022
6:30 - 8:00pm
at the

Community Cultural Center 

1 Bridge Street, Sidney, NY  13838

may 2022
open house.

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Thank you for joining us on Thursday, May 26 for the RESILIENT SIDNEY OPEN HOUSE! Participants had the opportunity to learn about a wide range of Resilient Sidney initiatives to help the Village adapt to change and meet challenges with resilience, as well as proposed projects that emerged from the community-wide visioning process in 2021-2022 and about upcoming opportunities to pursue funding for Village initiatives. 


Thursday, May 26, 2022

Drop in anytime from

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Village Hall

21 Liberty Street

Sidney, NY 13838

 Drop by and speak to us about:


  • The Model Susquehanna GreenPlain (construction in 2023) 

  • Envisioning Sidney's Resilient Riverfront

  • New NY Forward Funding to Revitalize Our Downtown

  • Possible 2022 NYS Consolidated Funding Application Opportunities

  • 4Towns4Ward Strategic Planning & Feasibility Study

  • The Local Waterfront Revitalization Program

  • Comprehensive Plan & Zoning Code Updates

We hope to see you there! 

final public meeting.

Thank you!!

Thank you for joining us for the final presentation of the Envision Sidney's Resilient Riverfront Strategy on March 24, 2022. We heard many positive comments about the conceptual designs that have emerged from your input over the past months. We look forward to gathering additional input on how you feel the Village should prioritize the different riverfront projects. Take the latest Resilient Sidney survey on priority projects here.


A recording of the community meeting and the presentation are both posted below for those who were not able to attend. Please review the presentation and send us any comments or questions to Keep an eye out for a follow up survey over the next few weeks!

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Review the presentation from Community Workshop #3

You can also watch a rebroadcast of the meeting below.


Public discussion session begins after marker 1:00.

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Review the presentation from the Community Workshop

You can also watch a rebroadcast of the meeting and aerial footage of the waterfront below.

community workshop.

Thanks to everyone who turned out for the second community workshop on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 to contribute ideas for resilient recreational and open space uses along Sidney's riverfront.  These ideas, along with extensive community input from the first workshop in November, January focus groups and Resilient Sidney surveys, will continue to shape the design for publicly owned lands along Sidney's Susquehanna River. We look forward to meeting with you again around late February to review the Envision Sidney's Resilient Riverfront Strategy, including conceptual designs that have emerged from all of your input. 


Public discussion session begins after marker 1:05.



Resilient Sidney
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Click here to review the Focus Group presentations.  You can also watch a rebroadcast of the focus group sessions below.


focus groups.

Four January focus groups focused on topics that were emphasized by your friends and neighbors in the Resilient Sidney surveys and November community meeting. Many thanks to everyone who showed up to discuss the questions below.  

  • Soccer in Sidney: What kinds of soccer facilities would best serve Sidney's youth? 

  • Family-Friendly Sidney: What types of open spaces and recreation can the Village develop for children and youth? 

  • Gardens in Sidney: What kinds of gardens would you most like to see in Sidney (e.g., community garden plots, butterfly gardens, pollinator gardens)?

  • Age-Friendly, Accessible Sidney: How can we make community spaces accessible and inclusive for all? 

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community workshop.

On November 11, 2021 an online community visioning workshop was held to HELP ENVISION SIDNEY'S RESILIENT RIVERFRONT.  Many thanks to those who participated! The Village reviewed community input from surveys and participants brainstormed ideas for Sidney's publicly owned riverfront land.


Click here to review the ENVISION SIDNEY'S WATERFRONT presentation. Or watch the full rebroadcast of the community meeting below. It's not too late to share your ideas through the RESILIENT SIDNEY SURVEYS! Please call 607-561-2337 or email with any questions.


take a riverfront vision tour.

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AS YOU TOUR...Consider uses and activities that may benefit the Village along the riverfront. We will discuss ideas for a riverfront vision at the community workshop in November.

Follow up your tour by sharing your ideas on  Resilient Sidney Surveys, calling us at 607-561-2337, or emailing

TAKE A RIVERFRONT WALKING OR DRIVING TOUR! If you would like to visit the Village's acquired open space along the Susequehanna riverfront, we have developed a suggested touring route that you can complete by car or by foot. Please view open space from the road, sidewalk, parking area or trail. Click on the image below for a full page printable touring map (Map and survey also included in the project newsletter mailed Villagewide).

STAY tuned.

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