Main Street Finalized Design

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Flood Recovery Buyout Info

Shelly Johnson - Delaware County /FEMA buyouts


Lori DuBord - New York Rising program


John Redente - both programs


Welcome to the Official Website for the Village of Sidney, New York

Sidney is located at the junction of the Susquehanna and Unadilla Rivers in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. It is situated in the northwest corner of Delaware County, abutting both Chenango and Otsego counties. Sidney is strategically located at the junction of State Route 8, State Route 7 and Interstate 88 connecting cities of Binghamton, Utica and Oneonta.

Sidney is the largest Village in Delaware County with a population of 3,900 residents. It’s largest employers, consisting of Amphenol Corporation, ACCO Corporation, Unadilla Laminated Products, Sidney Central School, and the Tri-Town Regional Hospital, provide a stable job base for its residents. The Village of Sidney maintains the only municipal airport in Delaware County, a police force, a volunteer fire department. The Village has excess capacity in its wastewater treatment facility and is blessed with an abundant supply of quality drinking water as provided to the greater Sidney area by its Water Department. There is also an AM-FM radio station and a weekly newspaper.

Sidney has a growing downtown business district with variety of shops and dinning places. The Village recently developed a Historic District to assist property owners with tax incentives to improve their buildings.

From the Mayor’s Desk

I have been a resident of Sidney since 1973. I taught business in Sidney High School from 1973 through 1983. I have been owner of Video Entertainment Plus since 1983. I was Village Trustee and Deputy Mayor from 1999 until 2011. I have been Mayor from 2011 to present. I also serve on the boards of the Sidney Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware County IDA, Town of Sidney Health Board and United Marketing, Inc.

I am in the Mayor’s office Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 11 AM – 2 PM. You can reach me by calling 561-2324 or email me at

The Village of Sidney is currently working with residents, business community members, local officials, and planners from NYS to develop a long term strategic plan for our village.


  • Police Reform Zoom Info
    Please see the Zoom Information below to join the Police Reform Collaborative meeting on Wednesday January 13, 2021 from 6-7pm. There will be time for public comment at some point during the meeting.
    Topic: Police Reform Collaborative
    Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime
    Meeting ID: 893 0825 7651
    Passcode: 784184
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    Posted Jan 12, 2021, 7:51 AM by Village of Sidney
  • Police Reform Survey
    The Governor's Office is requiring all municipalities, with a Police Department, to create a committee of diverse key members of the community to look into implementing a Policy that meets the community's needs. The meetings will be open to the public soon so keep an eye out for zoom notices on our Facebook page. The committee is sending out a survey to get feedback from all Sidney residents. It can be filled out virtually by clicking on this link or a hard copy will be mailed to all building owners, which is due back by January 31st.
    Posted Jan 8, 2021, 7:34 AM by Village of Sidney
  • Planning Board Public Hearing



              PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Sidney Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6 p.m. via zoom, meeting ID: 821 1056 6695, password is: 647207,  regarding the Special Use Permit of 4 Melrose St, Sidney NY 13838 for Solarized roof project. The environmental significance, if any, of the application will be considered by the Planning Board following the public hearing. A copy of the application is on file at the Village Clerk's office for inspection during regular business hours. Communications in writing regarding the application may be filed with the Village Clerk prior to the public hearing or with the Planning Board at the public hearing. Persons with disabilities, who require assistance in attending the public hearing, or in furnishing comments and suggestions, should contact the undersigned to request such assistance.   

    Dated:   October 30, 2020 

     Village of Sidney Planning Board          

    Sheena Dorsey, Clerk-Treasurer

    Posted Nov 3, 2020, 7:57 AM by Village of Sidney
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