Mayor Huether's Listening and Learning Sessions are held once a month at various locations throughout the city. Mayor Huether presents information on a variety of City topics and is available to answer and address any questions from citizens on City-related topics.

If you would like to know when the next Listening and Learning session will be held or if you would like to host a session, please contact Heather Hitterdal at 367-8800 or hhitterdal@siouxfalls.org.

 

 

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December 14, 2013 - Mayor Huether's Listening & Learning Session

Posted 12/14/2013 in Listening & Learning Session

Mayor Mike Huether’s December Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at Roll’n Pin Bakery & Café on Saturday, December 14, 2013   [Watch Video]


Previous Listening & Learning Session Episodes

  • November 2, 2013 - Third Annual Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit

    Mayor Mike Huether hosted his November Listening and Learning Session for the public during the Third Annual Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Sioux Falls.  This event featured neighborhood project success stories and roundtable discussions.

  • October 19, 2013 - Featuring Mayor Mike Huether

    Mayor Mike Huether’s October Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at Roll'n Pin Bakery and Cafe on Saturday, October 19, 2013. 

  • September 15, 2013 - Featuring Mayor Mike Huether

    Mayor Mike Huether’s September Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at Friendship Baptist Church on Sunday, September 15, 2013.  Topics discussed included diverse hiring throughout the city, the Events Center that's now under construction, and the booming economic status of Sioux Falls.

  • August 15, 2013 - Featuring Mayor Mike Huether

    Mayor Mike Huether held his latest Listening and Learning Session on August 15, 2013, at the Young Professionals Network.

  • May 23, 2013 - Featuring Mayor Mike Huether

    Mayor Mike Huether held his latest Listening and Learning Session on May 23, 2013, on Phillips Avenue in Downtown Sioux Falls.  Mayor Huether talked to citizens and visitors about many topics, including downtown safety concerns, parking, road construction, and the city's cleanup efforts after April's ice storm event.

  • March 30, 2013 - Featuring Mayor Mike Huether, Darrin Smith, and Mike Cooper

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at the Moose Lodge on Saturday, March 30, 2013.  Mayor Mike Huether and Darrin Smith, Director of Community Development, provided a brief update on Community Development efforts and answered other questions and topics involving the City, including two potential Walmart building projects.

  • February 12, 2013 - Featuring Mayor Mike Huether
    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at the Sunnycrest Retirement Village, on February 12, 2013. Mayor Mike Huether answered many questions regarding City topics, including bus routes, budgeting, and utility rates.
  • January 13, 2013 - Featuring Mayor Mike Huether

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at the First Lutheran Church on Sunday, January 13, 2013.  Mayor Mike Huether provided a brief update on City projects and answered questions regarding many City topics, including traffic concerns, the city deer population, and his hopes for a faith based partnership with neighborhoods.

  • December 6, 2012 - Featuring Dean Karsky

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at Active Generations, on Thursday, December 6, 2012.  Mayor Mike Huether provided brief update on City projects and answered questions regarding any many topics.  Mayor Huether was also joined by City Council member Dean Karsky.

  • November 3, 2012 - Mayors Second Annual Neighborhood Summit

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held in conjunction with the Mayor’s Second Annual Neighborhood Summit at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday, November 3, 2012.  Mayor Huether and City staff discussed important neighborhood topics.

  • October 16, 2012 - Mayor Mike Huether

    Mayor Huether's most recent Listening and Learning Session was held on October 16, 2012 for the  Young Professionals Network at the Chamber of Commerce.

  • September 15, 2012 - Mayor Mike Huether at the Harvest Festival

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at the Fourth Annual Harvest Festival at Lowell Elementary School located at 710 West 18th Street, on Saturday, September 15, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • August 9, 2012 - Mayor Mike Huether at the Sioux Empire Fair

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held on Thursday, August 9, 2012. Mayor Huether interviews citizens of Sioux Falls about City of Sioux Falls issues and concerns.

  • July 14, 2012 - Featuring Mary Johns, Director of Siouxland Libraries

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held on Saturday, July 14, 2012.  Mayor Mike Huether and Mary Johns, Director of Siouxland Libraries, discussed progress on the new Prairie West Branch Library under construction at 26th Street and Discovery Avenue as well as library technology and summer activities. Many other questions and topics involving the City was answered and addressed as well.

  • June 16, 2012 - Featuring Sue Quanbeck Etten, Director of Central Services

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at the Tourchmark at All Saints on Saturday, June 16, 2012.  Sue Quanbeck Etten, Director of Central Services, discussed recently implemented projects as well as upcoming initiatives for the IT, Multimedia Support, and Facilities Divisions in Central Services.

  • May 12, 2012 - Featuring Fire Chief Jim Sideras

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at the Central Fire Station on Saturday, May 12, 2012.  Fire Chief Jim Sideras discussed the reopening of Central Fire Station and the importance of the century-old structure, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue’s ISO rating and Accreditation, and the future of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue.

  • April 14, 2012 - Featuring Police Chief Doug Barthel

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held on Saturday, April 14, 2012.  Mayor Mike Huether and Police Chief Doug Barthel discussed recent organizational changes within the Police Department and their team policing approach to ensuring our communities’ safety. Additional police command staff also answered questions related to the Police Department.

  • March 10, 2012 - Featuring Bill OToole, Director of Human Resources

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held on Saturday, March 10, 2012.  Mayor Mike Huether and Bill O’Toole, Director of Human Resources, talked about the hiring process for jobs with Sioux Falls city government including the Police Department and Fire Rescue. Other questions asked by the public involving the City included the recent open meeting commission ruling, snow gates, and parking at the Arena and Convention Center.

  • February 11, 2012 - Featuring Don Kearney, Director of Parks and Recration

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held on Saturday, February 11, 2012, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.  Mayor Mike Huether and Don Kearney, Director of Parks and Recreation, was present to talk about park and recreation opportunities including the need for indoor facilities for ice sports, tennis, and swimming.

  • January 14, 2012 - Featuring Public Works Director Mark Cotter

    Listening and Learning Session with Public Works Director Mark Cotter. Snow plows, snow gates, road construction and many other topics are discussed.

  • December 17, 2011 - Featuring Mayor Huether

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held at the Moose Lodge, 1926 West Burnside Street, on Saturday, December 17, 2011. Mayor Mike Huether discussed many topics involving the City of Sioux Falls, including snow gates, the events center, and downtown developments.

  • December 3, 2011 - Featuring City Attorney David Pfeifle and Assistant City Attorney Colleen Moran

    Listening and Learning session featuring City Attorney David Pfeifle and Assistant City Attorney Colleen Moran.

  • November 19, 2011 - Mayors Neighborhood Summit

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held in conjunction with the Mayor’s 1st Annual Neighborhood Summit at the Orpheum Theater in the Anne Zabel Studio on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Mayor Huether and City staff discussed important neighborhood topics.

  • October 22, 2011 - Featuring Mary Johns, Director of Siouxland Libraries

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session for the public was held on Saturday, October 22, 2011. Mary Johns, Director of Siouxland Libraries, provided an update on the planning process and features of the new Siouxland Libraries Westside Branch. The new branch is planned to open in the summer of 2013 in Memorial Park.

  • October 08, 2011 - Featuring Mayor Huether

    Mayor Mike Huether’s Listening and Learning Session was held on Saturday, October 08, 2011. Mayor Huether discussed many topics, including road conditions in Sioux Falls, bike trail improvements, and air fares at the Sioux Falls Airport.