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Top 10

Top Wins of 2015

The City Attorney’s Office accomplished many things on behalf of the people of Sioux Falls in 2015. These are the achievements we consider to be the top wins of the past year.

City Attorney’s Office Top 10 Wins
City Ordinances

Recodification of City Ordinances

The Code of Ordinances must be updated/recodified at least every 20 years.  In 2011, City Council passed a supplemental appropriation enabling the City to contract with American Legal, the City’s publisher, to perform a technical review of the City’s ordinances. The update was completed in 2012.
Recodification of City Ordinances
Traffic/Ordinance Citation

Traffic/Ordinance Citation

So you received a traffic or other ordinance citation - now what?

If you don’t want to contest the violation, most citations can be paid prior to the court date listed on the citation without having to make a court appearance. Payments should be made to the Minnehaha County Clerk of Courts.
Traffic/Ordinance Citation

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The City Attorney's Office furnishes the Mayor, City Council, and City officers, employees, and agencies with effective legal representation and opinions on City affairs, and prosecutes violators of the City Code of Ordinances.

The City Attorney also performs other services required by law or directed by the Mayor or City Council.