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  • Jr. Trailblazers Meeting - May 6

    Junior Trailblazers will be led on a Jingo storywalk by Ann Thompson, children’s librarian from the Sikeston Public Library, at the next meeting of the children’s walking club on Tuesday, May 6 at 6 p.m. at the Clinton Building.

    The storywalk will follow a route along the multi-use trail in the Recreation Complex.  All participants will receive healthy snacks following their storywalk, and an attendance reward.  For more information about Jr. Trailblazers, click here.

     



  • BID 14-28, Mowing of 309 Properties
    The City of Sikeston is soliciting bids for the mowing of 309 properties divided into twenty (20) individual packages.The sealed bids will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, 105 E. Center Street, Sikeston, Missouri 63801, until 1:30 p.m. CST, Wednesday April 30, 2014. For more information and bid packet, click here.


  • BID 14-25, Tennis Courts
    The City of Sikeston is soliciting bids for the resurfacing of four tennis courts. The sealed bids will be subject to the terms and conditions listed in the bid packet and any special conditions set forth therein. The sealed bids will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, 105 E. Center St, Sikeston, Missouri, 63801, until 1:30 p.m. CDT Wednesday, March 26, 2014. All questions regarding this bid should be directed to Jiggs Moore, Director of Parks and Recreation at 573-475-3725. For more information click here.


  • Honors Board - Dan O'Brien & Rod Anderson

    Dan O’Brien and Rod Anderson will be the 42nd and 43rd volunteers to be installed on the board since 1986, when the Park Board began recognizing outstanding men and women who have made significant contributions to youth programs in Sikeston.  O’Brien and Anderson will have their bronze plaques installed on the Honors Board in a public ceremony on May 21.  The Honors Board is located near the Ingram Road entrance to the Recreation Complex.

    For more information, click here.



  • Jr. Trailblazers Walking Club Meeting
    No foolin’, the Junior Trailblazers Walking Club will open their 2014 season with
    a “fitness night” on Tuesday, April 1 at 6:00 p.m. at the Clinton Building.  Click here for more information.


  • Council Action for March 10, 2014
    Click here to read the action taken by Council during their meeting on March 10, 2014.

  • Annual Community Clean-Up
    Time to CleanupThe City of Sikeston's Annual Community Clean-Up is scheduled for April 26-May 4, 2014.  Items may be dropped off at the Compost Site, located on Compress Road, from 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. each day.  For  more information, click here.


  • Spring Curbside Clean-Up
    Cleanup TrashcanThe dates for the City of Sikeston's Spring Clean-Up have been set for two weeks beginning April 7, 2014. This clean-up gives residents the opportunity to dispose of bulky rubbish during their regular solid waste pickups.  Residents with Monday & Thursday trash collection will have their clean-up opportunities on Monday, April 7 and Thursday, April 10.  Those with pickup dates on Tuesday and Friday will have their clean-up on Tuesday, April 15 and Friday, April 18.  Click here for full details on this clean-up.


  • Street Closure- S. Kingshighway from Malone to Greer
    Beginning at 6:30a.m., Monday, February 24, 2014, S. Kingshighway from Malone Ave. to Greer St. will be closed due to construction. For more information, click here.

  • Sikeston Minority Scholarship
    In an effort to encourage local students to pursue careers in law enforcement and fire service, the City of Sikeston is accepting applications for the 2014 Minority Scholarship Program.  Click here for more information.  Application forms are available at the high school and returned to Kim Thornbrough, Guidance Counselor, on or before April 7, 2014.

  • 2013 Annual Report on Municipal Operations
    The City of Sikeston's 2013 Annual Report on Municipal Operations is available for review.  This report is a compilation of activities and projects completed by management and staff of the City of Sikeston during 2013.  Click here to view the report.

  • Sikeston Corporate Games XV
    Now through February 28, registration is underway for the 15th edition of the Sikeston Corporate Games. If your company would like to get in on the action in this year's Corporate Games, contact Jiggs Moore, Parks and Recreation Director, at 475-3725. For more information click here.

  • DPS Stepping Up Traffic Safety for Student Pick-Up
    School TrafficSikeston DPS is stepping up traffic safety around two Sikeston schools from 3pm-4pm.  Sikeston DPS has received several complaints from parents and nearby residents concerning student pick-up at Southeast Elementary and Lee Hunter Elementary.  Over the next few days you will see officers monitoring these intersections and taking enforcement action to violators.  We intend to start issuing warnings but at some point citations may be necessary.  For more information, click here.

  • City's New Building Standards
    Effective Thursday, December 5, 2013, the City of Sikeston will begin utilizing the 2012 International Building Code with appendices B, E, I and K; 2012 International 1 & 2 Family Residential Code with appendices H, M, & P; 2012 International Fire Code; 2012 International Fuel Gas Code; 2012 International Mechanical Code; 2012 International Plumbing Code; 2012 International Swimming Pool Code; 2012 International Existing Building Code; 2012 International Property Maintenance Code; and the 2011 International Electric Code.  Any questions regarding these changes should be directed to the Code Enforcemnet Department at (573) 471-2512 or by clicking here.

  • Signs and Outdoor Advertising Structures
    PortableSignWhile most citizens give little thought to local signs; the type, size, style and placement of outdoor advertising has an impact on a community’s quality of life and more significantly on its safety.  Over the past month Sikeston’s Code Enforcement Officers have been visiting with local businesses and organizations regarding the City’s sign requirements and prohibitions on the use of portable signs.  Click here to read the entire press release. 

  • Impersonator Mailing Code Enforcement Violation Letters

    Citizens are being informed of an impersonator mailing Code Enforcement violation letters regarding the improper deposit of debris on sidewalks, streets and alleys.  This correspondence is not on City of Sikeston letterhead, and is unsigned.  Should a resident receive such a letter, please contact the City at 471-2512.

     The Sikeston Code Enforcement Office does issue warnings and citations for the violation of the City Code Section 505.350, Depositing Debris. Warning letters are issued on City stationery and bear the return address of 105 East Center Street.  Letters are signed by Code Enforcement personnel and have the brochure, “Stormwater Pollution Prevention” enclosed.



  • Sikeston InfoLink Desktop Alert System Discontinued

    Sikeston InfoLink Desktop Alert System.The Sikeston InfoLink Desktop Alert System previously available for download has been discontinued.  If you have any questions or comments, please contact Sikeston City Hall at 573-471-2512.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience.



  • Expressions of Interest - Entry Level Housing Subdivision Proposal

    The Vision for Tomorrow Strategic Plan Implementation Commission is soliciting Expressions of Interest from landowners and/or developers to construct a subdivision of entry-level homes priced at $90,000.00 to $125,000.00.  For more information. click here.



  • U.S. Census Bureau Hiring - Permanent Survey Interviewer Positions
    The United States Census Bureau has Permanent Survey Interviewer positions available to conduct household survey interviews.  For more information, click here.

  • Municipal Codes Are Available Online!

    Sikeston Municipal CodeThe City of Sikeston has published the Municipal Codes online.  This service allows residents of Sikeston to view the most current legislation enacted by Click this image to jump to the Sikeston Municipal Codesthe Sikeston City Council. 

    Click the Municipal Code link in the left navigation of this website to view. 

    NEW:  Moble Sikeston Municipal Code is on your mobile device!



  • FY-14 Budget

    The FY-14 Budget has been approved by City Council.  To view the summary of the budget, click here.  A complete copy of the budget can be seen at City Hall or the Sikeston Public Library.CitySealBW



  • Sign up for the Sikeston Scanner Newsletter

    Click this image to jump to the Scanner page.The Sikeston Scanner is a  monthly newsletter that updates on up-coming municipal meetings and events, and to give a brief overview of current issues and topics.  The Sikeston Scanner is available, free of charge, and is sent monthly to your e-mail address.

    Subscribing is Easy and Free!
    Check out the latest issue and Sign up.



  • Check Out Our Community Streaming Videos!

    Sikeston Video Tour BookThe City of Sikeston is excited to present a series of streaming online videos highlighting all our community has to offer its residents, visitors and businesses.

    Click on "Welcome" in the left hand Video Tour Book on the homepage to see and hear our Mayor, Jerry Pullen, talk about our great city and then browse through and enjoy all of the other streaming videos about all of the wonderful things Sikeston has to offer.

    Check out Sikeston's Video Tour Book



  • The City of Sikeston is on FACEBOOK

    Sikeston is on FACEBOOK.The City of Sikeston has launched a FACEBOOK page where you can get information, photos, videos and current updates about City Like our Sikeston FACEBOOK page!government.  Visit the page at www.facebook.com/SikestonMO and click on the "Like" thumbs-up icon on the top of the page.

     

    If you have any questions please email us at cityhall@sikeston.org.

     



  • 150th Anniversary Coins Are Still Available for Purchase

    Sesquicentennial Coin Front & BackThe City of Sikeston still has Sesquicentennial Coins for sale with the Sesquicentennial logo on the front and the City of Sikeston Logo on the back.  The coin is hand crafted in bronze alloy with an epoxy coating and the colors are hand painted baked enamel.  The coin has a twist diamond cut edge and it is 1.56" in diameter and 3mm thick.  Each coin is sent in a clear plastic envelope.  These may be purchased at City Hall or you can Shop in our 150th Store now!



 
 
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