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Compost Site Extends Hours

To assist residents with leaf disposal, the Sikeston Compost Site will be extending its hours of operation from November 15 through December 31 as follows: Read More

Cotton Carnival Press Release from Department of Public Safety

The American Legion’s 71st Annual Cotton Carnival begins Tuesday Sept. 29th in Sikeston.    Read More

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) City of Sikeston  1/2 Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax

1.  Why does Sikeston need a 1/2 sales tax increase? 

For over ten years, city sales tax and property tax revenue has been flat, not keeping pace with rising costs. For over ten years, the city has been “cutting the fat” – reducing costs and becoming more efficient - in order to provide quality services without increasing revenues. The city has not had a dedicated funding source for capital improvements since 2004, when the ¼ cent capital improvement sales tax expired. 

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