Official Website of the City of Sioux Falls http://www.SiouxFalls.org News Items from SiouxFalls.org Copyright 12/22/2014 City of Sioux Falls, S.D. 5GovernmentSAM Announces Holiday Hourshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/22/sam-holiday-hours.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/22/sam-holiday-hours.aspxSioux Area Metro (SAM) will be closed on December 25, 2014, for Christmas Day and on January 1, 2015, for New Year’s Day. Buses will not run on those datesMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:48:00 CST Sioux Area MetroStreet Construction News 12/19/2014http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/scn-12-19.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/scn-12-19.aspxIndiana Avenue and Franklin Avenue Construction | Street Closure – Phillips AvenueFri, 19 Dec 2014 17:06:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionBuilding Permit Valuation Reaches $611 Million One Day After New Record Announcedhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/611-mil-record.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/611-mil-record.aspxJust one day after Sioux Falls City officials announced back‑to‑back record-breaking years of construction values, the construction valuation for building permits issuedFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:42:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesPlanningBuilding ServicesHappy Jack’s Casino Robbery Suspectshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/hj-suspects.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/hj-suspects.aspxAttached are surveillance images of the two men who robbed the Happy Jack’s Casino on Tuesday, December 16, 2014Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:25:00 CST Police DepartmentMotel Robberyhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/motel-robbery.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/motel-robbery.aspxOn December 18, 2014, at 9:48 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at Motel 6 located at 3009 West Russell StreetFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:19:00 CST Police DepartmentIce Rinks Closed and Sleigh Rides Canceled http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/rinks-closed-rides-canceled.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/rinks-closed-rides-canceled.aspxDue to recent warm temperatures, all six Sioux Falls outdoor skating rinks, two hockey rinks, and warming houses will not open todayFri, 19 Dec 2014 14:33:00 CST Parks & RecreationFirefighters Provide Holiday Gifts for Hospitalized Childrenhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/sffr-gift-children.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/19/sffr-gift-children.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), Local 814 members are partnering again this holiday season to provide gifts for those childrenFri, 19 Dec 2014 12:58:00 CST Fire RescueGreat Bear Recreation Park Reopening Friday, December 19 http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/gb-reopens-friday.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/gb-reopens-friday.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park skiing and snowboarding runs will reopen at 3 p.m. on Friday, December 19, 2014. The tubing hill will remain closed with an opening date yetThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:56:00 CST Parks & RecreationCity Offices Closed December 25 and 26http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/closed-25-26.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/closed-25-26.aspxAll City of Sioux Falls offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25, and Friday, December 26, 2014Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:00 CST Human ResourcesAt More Than $593 Million, Sioux Falls Breaks Building Permit Record for the Second Year in a Rowhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/building-permit-record.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/building-permit-record.aspxSioux Falls City officials today announced back-to-back record‑breaking years of construction valuesThu, 18 Dec 2014 11:21:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesBuilding ServicesPlanningCity of Sioux Falls Building Permit DataTop 10 Building Permits in 2014Total Number of Building PermitsTotal Construction ValuationSPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: City of Sioux Falls Officials to Showcase More “Boom Town” News at News Conference TODAYhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/boom-town-news.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/18/boom-town-news.aspxNews conference to announce another record breaker for Sioux FallsThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:08:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesPlanningStructure Fire—5117 West 12th Streethttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/17/structure-fire.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/17/structure-fire.aspxOn Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 12:33 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to the report of a structure fire at 5117 West 12th StreetWed, 17 Dec 2014 16:03:00 CST Fire RescueCity of Sioux Falls Statement Regarding Becket Fund’s National Acknowledgementhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/17/becket-funds.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/17/becket-funds.aspxMayor Mike Huether’s office was informed yesterday that the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty was planning to acknowledge the City of Sioux Falls andWed, 17 Dec 2014 11:28:00 CST City AttorneysJoin Parks and Recreation for New Year’s Eve Bash, Mommy and Me Boot Camp, Simple Cooking With Heart, and Morehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/17/pr-coe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/17/pr-coe.aspxMorning Walking | Play Group | New Year’s Eve Bash | Open Gym/Game Room/Computer Lab Holiday Hours | Morning Walking | Play Group | Mommy and Me Boot CampWed, 17 Dec 2014 09:46:00 CST Parks & RecreationIt’s a “Jungle” at Siouxland Librarieshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/16/jungle-lib.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/16/jungle-lib.aspxFamilies are invited to “take a walk on the wild side” for an interactive screening of the classic animated film inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle BookTue, 16 Dec 2014 16:03:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsArmed Robberyhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/16/armed-robbery.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/16/armed-robbery.aspxOn December 16, 2014, at approximately 12:42 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a holdup alarm at Happy Jack’s Casino located at 1915 West 12th StreetTue, 16 Dec 2014 11:01:00 CST Police DepartmentSnow Removal Planned for Downtown After Midnighthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/16/snow-removal-dntn.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/16/snow-removal-dntn.aspxTo assist the additional vehicle and foot traffic in the downtown area this time of year, the Public Works Street Division will begin snow pickup operations in Zone 1Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:23:00 CST Public WorksStreet | Fleet ManagementCandlelight Acres Neighborhood Meeting at JFK Elementary School has been postponedhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/15/neighb-meeting-cancelled.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/15/neighb-meeting-cancelled.aspxCandlelight Acres Neighborhood Meeting at JFK Elementary School has been postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled after the first of the yearMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:26:00 CST EngineeringUse Caution When Driving Today: Sanders Are Working to Keep Streets Safehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/15/sanders.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/15/sanders.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police and Public Works departments would like to remind motorists to take extra precautions during today’s winter weather.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:07:00 CST Public WorksStreet | Fleet ManagementPolice Assistant Chief Announces Plans to Retire After 28 Years of Service to Sioux Fallshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/12/planned-retirement.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/12/planned-retirement.aspxAssistant Chief Patti Lyon will retire mid-March of 2015 after a 28-year career with the Sioux Falls Police DepartmentFri, 12 Dec 2014 13:59:00 CST Police DepartmentREMINDER: Join Mayor Mike Huether for Listening and Learning Session on Saturday at the Roll’n Pinhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/12/ll-session-reminder.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/12/ll-session-reminder.aspxMayor Mike Huether’s December Listening and Learning Session for the public will be held at the Roll’n Pin Bakery & Café on Saturday, December 13, 2014, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:07:00 CST Mayor's OfficeDog Bitehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/11/dog-bite.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/11/dog-bite.aspxOn Wednesday, December 10, 2014, around 7 p.m., a 13-year-old boy was running on the sidewalk in the area of West 37th Street and South Steven DriveThu, 11 Dec 2014 16:46:00 CST Police DepartmentJoin Parks and Recreation for Toddler Sports, New Year’s Eve Bash, and Morehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/10/pr-coe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/10/pr-coe.aspxMorning Walking | Play Group | Open Gym/Game Room/Computer Lab Holiday Hours | Toddler Sports | New Year’s Eve BashWed, 10 Dec 2014 08:57:00 CST Parks & RecreationProstitution Arrest at Massage Parlorhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/prost-arrest.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/prost-arrest.aspxOn December 8, 2014, the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force in conjunction with the Street Crimes Unit conducted an undercover vice operation at local massage parlorsTue, 9 Dec 2014 17:02:00 CST Police DepartmentDog Bitehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/dog-bite.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/dog-bite.aspxOn Sunday, December 7, 2014, around 3:30 p.m., a 49-year-old female was walking her dog in the 3100 block of East 21st StreetTue, 9 Dec 2014 16:59:00 CST Police DepartmentShopping With Kids and Copshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/kids-cops-shop.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/kids-cops-shop.aspxShopping With Kids and Cops 2014 will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at both Sioux Falls Target storesTue, 9 Dec 2014 16:58:00 CST Police DepartmentVaney Hariri Receives 2014 Mayor’s Leadership Awardhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/leadership-award.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/09/leadership-award.aspxMayor Mike Huether recently presented Vaney Hariri with the 2014 Mayor’s Leadership AwardTue, 9 Dec 2014 16:23:00 CST Mayor's OfficeOutstanding City Employees Recognizedhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/outstanding-emps.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/outstanding-emps.aspxMayor Mike Huether today announced the recipients of the V. L. Crusinberry Award, Jeanne Fullenkamp Management Excellence Award, and Employee of the Year Award for SafetyMon, 8 Dec 2014 15:57:00 CST Human ResourcesBoard Vacancy: Human Relations Commissionhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/bd-vaca-hrc.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/bd-vaca-hrc.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Human Relations Commission (HRC)Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:58:00 CST Mayor's OfficeHarry Potter Holiday Breakhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/hp-holiday-break.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/hp-holiday-break.aspxNeed something to do after opening gifts? Are your siblings getting on your nerves? Come join the Ronning Branch of Siouxland Libraries for a Harry Potter Holiday BreakMon, 8 Dec 2014 10:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensFatality Crash http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/fatal-crash.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/fatal-crash.aspxOn December 4, 2014, at approximately 6:12 p.m., members of the Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural Metro Ambulance were dispatchedMon, 8 Dec 2014 08:51:00 CST Police DepartmentDrug Robbery and Aggravated Assaulthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/robbery-agg.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/robbery-agg.aspxOn December 4, 2014, at 2:43 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to a report of shots firedMon, 8 Dec 2014 08:48:00 CST Police DepartmentJoin Mayor Mike Huether for Listening and Learning Session on Saturday at the Roll’n Pinhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/llsession.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/08/llsession.aspxMayor Mike Huether’s December Listening and Learning Session for the public will be held at the Roll’n Pin Bakery & Café on Saturday, December 13, 2014, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:18:00 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsMayor's OfficeStreet Construction News 12/5/14http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/05/scn-12-5.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/05/scn-12-5.aspxLane Closure – 57th Street | Lane Closure – Minnesota AvenueFri, 5 Dec 2014 17:01:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionAnne Sullivan Students Will Perform Holiday Music Program at City Hall on Tuesdayhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/05/holiday-prog.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/05/holiday-prog.aspxAbout 100 students from Anne Sullivan Elementary School will perform their 2014 Annual Holiday Music Program for the Mayor, City Council, and all City employees on TuesdayFri, 5 Dec 2014 09:59:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesPlanningLane Closures – Solberg Avenuehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/04/ln-closure-solberg.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/04/ln-closure-solberg.aspxOn Monday morning, December 8, 2014, both southbound lanes on Solberg Avenue will be closed at 58th StreetThu, 4 Dec 2014 16:11:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionTemporary Road Closures South Duluth Avenue and West 35th Streethttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/03/rd-closures-35-duluth.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/03/rd-closures-35-duluth.aspxBeginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, December 3, 2014, South Duluth Avenue, between West 33rd Street and West 37th Street, will be closed to through trafficWed, 3 Dec 2014 08:58:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionJoin Parks and Recreation for Bunco, Sleigh Rides, Toddler Sports, and Morehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/03/pr-coe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/03/pr-coe.aspxBunco | Sleigh Rides | Morning Walking | Play Group | Toddler Sports | Open Gym/Game Room/Computer Lab—Holiday Hours | Morning Walking | Play Group | Morning WalkingWed, 3 Dec 2014 08:55:00 CST Parks & RecreationColor and Win ‘Sesame Street Live’ Tickets at Siouxland Librarieshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/01/color-ss-live-tickets.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/01/color-ss-live-tickets.aspxSiouxland Libraries can “get you to Sesame Street” Live this January with a coloring contest at all city and county Siouxland Libraries locationsMon, 1 Dec 2014 14:55:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTime Capsule Celebrating South Dakota’s 125th Will Be Buried at Falls Park Tomorrowhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/01/time-capsule.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/01/time-capsule.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is celebrating the State of South Dakota’s 125th anniversary by burying a time capsule at Falls ParkMon, 1 Dec 2014 12:55:00 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsMayor's OfficeInventory of Time CapsuleShooting Investigationhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/01/shooting-invest.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/12/01/shooting-invest.aspxOn November 29, 2014, at 8:47 p.m., Sioux Falls Police were dispatched to 2908 South Louise Avenue, No. 103, for a victim with gunshot woundsMon, 1 Dec 2014 10:29:00 CST Police DepartmentGas Station Robbery and Arresthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/26/robbery.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/26/robbery.aspxThe Holiday gas station at 6509 South Louise Avenue was robbed Wednesday morning, November 26, 2014, at 5:24 a.m.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:56:00 CST Police DepartmentSioux Falls Ice and Recreation Center to Cease Operations December 1http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/26/irc-cease-ops-x.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/26/irc-cease-ops-x.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that the Sioux Falls Ice and Recreation Center, located at 1600 West 51st Street, will cease operations effective Monday, December 1, 2014Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:57:00 CST Parks & RecreationJoin Parks and Recreation for Fun and Fit Friday, Girls-Only Pajama Party, DC Comic Superhero Party, and Morehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/26/pr-coe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/26/pr-coe.aspxGirls-Only Pajama Party | Protecting Your Pets | DC Comic Superhero Party | Fun and Fit Friday | Coed Basketball Tournament | 12/31/14 | BuncoWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:50:00 CST Parks & RecreationThanksgiving Holiday Cooking Safetyhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/cooking-safety.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/cooking-safety.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue would like to remind citizens of the dangers associated with holiday cookingTue, 25 Nov 2014 16:52:00 CST Fire RescueCity Plans Flagship Road Construction Projects on Cliff Avenue and 12th Street in 2015http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/flagship-projs.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/flagship-projs.aspxThe onset of winter has brought an end to another successful construction season for the City of Sioux Falls and the South Dakota Department of TransportationTue, 25 Nov 2014 14:35:00 CST Public WorksEngineering2015 Proposed CIP Projects2014 Completed CIP Projects12th Street Bridge69th and Cliff ArialStructure Fire at 908 South Second Avenuehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/structure-fire.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/structure-fire.aspxAt 1:15 a.m. on November 25, 2014, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 908 South Second AvenueTue, 25 Nov 2014 11:30:00 CST Fire RescueBoard Vacancy: Firefighter’s Pension Fund Board of Trusteeshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/bd-vaca-fpf.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/bd-vaca-fpf.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Firefighter’s Pension Fund Board of TrusteesTue, 25 Nov 2014 11:23:00 CST Mayor's OfficePlanning Commission Briefing on Guiding Principleshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/pc-brief.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/25/pc-brief.aspxPrior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will be having a briefing on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 12 noonTue, 25 Nov 2014 09:27:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesPlanningZoning DivisionBoard Vacancies: Employee’s Retirement System Board of Trusteeshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/24/bd-vaca-ers.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/24/bd-vaca-ers.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two vacancies to the Employee’s Retirement System Board of TrusteesMon, 24 Nov 2014 14:57:00 CST Mayor's OfficeAs City Wraps Up Street Construction Season, Flagship Projects for 2015 to Be Announced Tuesdayhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/24/construction-wraps.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/24/construction-wraps.aspxNews conference to recap street construction efforts in 2014 and to preview the flagship projects for 2015Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:26:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringAggravated Assaulthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/24/agg-assault.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/24/agg-assault.aspxOn November 23, 2014, at 5:18 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Fire Rescue, and Rural/Metro Ambulance were dispatched to 225 North Grange Avenue for a stabbingMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:41:00 CST Police DepartmentGreat Bear Recreation Park Opening Limited Runs for the Seasonhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/21/great-bear-opens.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/21/great-bear-opens.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park is excited to announce that limited runs for skiing and snowboarding will open for the season at 9 a.m. on Sunday, November 23, 2014Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:55:00 CST Parks & RecreationBoard Vacancy: Siouxland Heritage Museums Board of Trusteeshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/21/bd-vaca-museum.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/21/bd-vaca-museum.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the Siouxland Heritage Museums Board of TrusteesFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:55:00 CST Mayor's OfficeAED Art Draws the Eye to Help Save a Lifehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/21/aed-art.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/21/aed-art.aspxThis spring several local organizations working together called for artists of all levels to submit designs for enhancing the visibility and awareness of public access defibrillators (PADs)Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:07:00 CST Fire RescueStructure Fire at 6601 West Madison Streethttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/structure-fire.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/structure-fire.aspxOn November 20, 2014, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at the above addressThu, 20 Nov 2014 17:07:00 CST Fire RescueEmergency Street Closure – Foss Avenuehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/emerg-st-closure-foss.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/emerg-st-closure-foss.aspxOn Friday morning, November 21, 2014, Foss Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Quincey Street and Sixth StreetThu, 20 Nov 2014 16:24:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionHoliday Shopping? Check Out Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Gift Cardshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/pr-gift-cards.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/pr-gift-cards.aspxAs the shopping days are counting down, are you looking for a unique holiday gift or a fun stocking stuffer? Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation gift cards are available for purchaseThu, 20 Nov 2014 12:55:00 CST Parks & RecreationCommunity Partners Announce The Great American Smokeout and Encourage Residents to Quit for Goodhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/smokeout.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/smokeout.aspxEach year on the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society promotes The Great American Smokeout, encouraging individuals to quit smoking for one dayThu, 20 Nov 2014 11:27:00 CST Health DepartmentPublic HealthHit and Runhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/hit-run.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/hit-run.aspxOn November 20, 2014, at approximately 12:26 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department received a report of a hit and run that had just occurred at a residence locatedThu, 20 Nov 2014 11:06:00 CST Police DepartmentBoard Vacancy: Visual Arts Commissionhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/bd-vaca-vac.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/bd-vaca-vac.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Visual Arts CommissionThu, 20 Nov 2014 10:26:00 CST Mayor's OfficeAED Art Contest Displays “Save a Heart, Use Art”http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/art-contest.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/20/art-contest.aspxJoin Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, Rural Metro Ambulance, American Heart Association, Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota, and the Sioux Falls Arts Council in recognizingThu, 20 Nov 2014 09:27:00 CST Fire RescueSioux Falls Named Second Best City in America for Successful Aging http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/2nd-in-aging.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/2nd-in-aging.aspxSioux Falls ranks among the top small metro areas in the country as a city promoting successful aging, according to the Milken Institute’s Best Cities for Successful Aging rankingsWed, 19 Nov 2014 14:27:00 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsCity Hall Ground Floor Renovations Are Completehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/reno-complete.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/reno-complete.aspxThe major renovations to City Hall ground floor undertaken this past year are now complete. All Planning and Building Services staff members are now located on the same floorWed, 19 Nov 2014 13:48:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringCommunity Partners Announce The Great American Smokeouthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/smokeout.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/smokeout.aspxAnnouncement of the 2014 Great American SmokeoutWed, 19 Nov 2014 12:55:00 CST Health DepartmentPublic HealthCity Announces Public/Private Parking Ramp Development Opportunityhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/ramp-opp.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/ramp-opp.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is issuing a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEI) seeking a possible mixed-use private development to accompany a new public parking structure in downtownWed, 19 Nov 2014 11:27:00 CST Community DevelopmentEconomic DevelopmentParking Ramp Project Sioux Falls Police Department and Metro Communications to Host a Citizens’ Academyhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/citizens-academy.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/citizens-academy.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police Department and Metro Communications are proud to announce that they will be hosting a “Citizens’ Academy”Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:01:00 CST Police DepartmentBoard Vacancy: City Naming Committeehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/bd-vaca-cnc.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/bd-vaca-cnc.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the City Naming CommitteeWed, 19 Nov 2014 10:52:00 CST Mayor's OfficeSubscribe to Text Alerts to Stay Up-to-Date About Snow Removalhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/text-alerts.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/text-alerts.aspxBe prepared for parking restrictions when snow alerts are declared. The City of Sioux Falls is now offering a text alert service to notify residents of snow alertsWed, 19 Nov 2014 09:51:00 CST Public WorksStreet | Fleet ManagementJoin Parks and Recreation for Holiday Hoopla, Bead Party, Protecting Your Pets, and Morehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/pr-coe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/19/pr-coe.aspxSimple Cooking with Heart | Holiday Hoopla | Gingerbread Houses | Bead Party | Protecting Your PetsWed, 19 Nov 2014 08:55:00 CST Parks & RecreationInjury Accident with Extricationhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/inj-accident-extraction.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/inj-accident-extraction.aspxOn November 18, 2014, at 2:50 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural Metro Ambulance were dispatched to a single-vehicle injury accidentTue, 18 Nov 2014 16:57:00 CST Police DepartmentSycamore Avenue Closurehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/syc-closure.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/syc-closure.aspxStarting Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Sycamore Avenue will be closed from 57th Street to 69th Street to allow construction crews to perform utility maintenance workTue, 18 Nov 2014 16:41:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionVeterans’ Writing Projecthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/vets-writing-proj.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/vets-writing-proj.aspxSiouxland Libraries and the South Dakota Humanities Council are pleased to announce a veteran’s writing project in Sioux FallsTue, 18 Nov 2014 16:29:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipBoard Vacancy: Board of Ethicshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/bd-vaca-boe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/bd-vaca-boe.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the Board of EthicsTue, 18 Nov 2014 14:58:00 CST Mayor's OfficeSignificant Downtown Development Opportunity Will Be Announced Wednesdayhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/dntwn-dev-opp.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/18/dntwn-dev-opp.aspxNews conference to announce plans for a new parking ramp and mixed-use development in downtown Sioux FallsTue, 18 Nov 2014 12:58:00 CST Community DevelopmentParking Ramp Project Snow Gates Used Successfully During First Snow Alert of the Seasonhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/snowgates-success.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/snowgates-success.aspxLast weekend’s snow alert was the first time snow gates were implemented across Sioux FallsMon, 17 Nov 2014 15:53:00 CST Public WorksStreet | Fleet ManagementMayor Huether to Address Brandon City Council Tonighthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/bradon-cc-address.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/bradon-cc-address.aspxSioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether has requested the opportunity to speak at tonight’s Brandon City Council meetingMon, 17 Nov 2014 14:57:00 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsMayor's OfficeNews Conference TODAY to Discuss First Full Snow Gates Implementation for Recent Snow Alerthttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/full-snow-gates.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/full-snow-gates.aspxNews conference to discuss the first full implementation of snow gates during last weekend’s snow alertMon, 17 Nov 2014 12:54:00 CST Street | Fleet ManagementSnow Alert and Removal InformationPublic WorksFirst Snowfall Brings Reminder to Keep Sidewalks Clear of Snow and Ice This Winterhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/first-snow.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/17/first-snow.aspxIn conjunction with the city’s recent first snowfall event, the City of Sioux Falls would like to remind residents: Don’t wait. Shovel within 48Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:57:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesSnow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls 11/15/2014http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/15/snow-alert.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/15/snow-alert.aspxThe Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert. Plowing of emergency snow routes began earlier todaySat, 15 Nov 2014 14:30:00 CST Street | Fleet ManagementPublic WorksStreet Construction News 11/14/14http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/14/scn11-14.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/14/scn11-14.aspxLane Closures – 41st Street and Louise Avenue | Lane Closure – South Bahnson Avenue | Lane Closure – South Kiwanis AvenueFri, 14 Nov 2014 17:02:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionCliff Avenue Construction Project for 2015: Public Meeting on Wednesdayhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/14/cliff-2015.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/14/cliff-2015.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls will hold a public meeting regarding a future street construction project for Cliff AvenueFri, 14 Nov 2014 16:51:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringUse Caution When Driving During the First Snowfall: Plows Are Ready to Keep Streets Safehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/14/drive-safe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/14/drive-safe.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police and Public Works departments would like to remind motorists to take extra precautions during this first snowstormFri, 14 Nov 2014 16:42:00 CST Public WorksStreet | Fleet ManagementOpen Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplacehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/13/open-enrollment.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/13/open-enrollment.aspxOpen enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins November 15, 2014, and runs through February 15, 2015Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:01:00 CST Health DepartmentFalls Community HealthEmergency Lane Closure – North Minnesota Avenuehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/13/emerg-ln-closure-n-minn.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/13/emerg-ln-closure-n-minn.aspxBeginning on Thursday morning, November 13, 2014, the outside northbound lane of North Minnesota Avenue will be closed between West Third Street and West Second StreetThu, 13 Nov 2014 10:40:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionFuel Refilling Station Firehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/12/fuel-refill-fire.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/12/fuel-refill-fire.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 3312 South Western Avenue, Holiday Gas Station, at 8:38 a.m. on Monday, November 10, 2014Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:21:00 CST Fire RescueEmergency Lane Closures – 41st Streethttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/12/emerg-ln-closure-41.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/12/emerg-ln-closure-41.aspxOn Wednesday morning, November 12, 2014, work will take place in the westbound lanes on 41st Street east of Louise AvenueWed, 12 Nov 2014 10:11:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionJoin Parks and Recreation for Simple Cooking With Heart - Snacks, Stories, and Games, Ninja Turtle Party, and Morehttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/12/pr-coe.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/12/pr-coe.aspxSimple Cooking With Heart; Snacks, Stories, and Games; Ninja Turtle Party; and MoreWed, 12 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST Parks & RecreationFlag Presentation to Fire Chief Jim Siderashttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/11/presentation-of-flag.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/11/presentation-of-flag.aspxCaptain Jim Powers on behalf of Fire Apparatus Operator Michael Havlovic will present a United States flag to Fire Chief Jim Sideras and Sioux Falls Fire Fighters Local 814 PresidentTue, 11 Nov 2014 11:30:00 CST Fire RescueFlag Presentation to Fire Chief Jim Siderashttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/flag-presentation.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/flag-presentation.aspxFlag presentation from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to Fire Chief SiderasMon, 10 Nov 2014 15:55:00 CST Fire RescueLooking to Get Involved? Apply to Be on the Aquatics Focus Committee for the Indoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Parkhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/focus-committee.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/focus-committee.aspxIn an effort to promote community involvement and capture citizen input in the design of the new indoor aquatic center at Spellerberg Park, the City of Sioux Falls is seeking citizensMon, 10 Nov 2014 14:28:00 CST Parks & RecreationStructure Fire: 1221 East 12th Streethttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/structure-fire.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/structure-fire.aspxOn Sunday, November 9, 2014, at approximately 2:13 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at 1221 East 12th StreetMon, 10 Nov 2014 10:51:00 CST Fire RescueFree Energy Efficiency Kits Available Through Community Development Programshttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/energy-effi-kits.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/10/energy-effi-kits.aspxCity of Sioux Falls Public Works has teamed up with Community Development in an effort to help low-income residents combat rising utility bills this winterMon, 10 Nov 2014 09:55:00 CST Community DevelopmentEnvironmentalStreet Construction News 11/7/14http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/scn-11-7.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/scn-11-7.aspxLane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure 18th Street and Lake AvenueFri, 7 Nov 2014 16:24:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionPublic Input Opportunities for Indoor Aquatic Center to Be Announced Mondayhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/pub-input-opp.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/pub-input-opp.aspxA news conference to announce the creation of an aquatics focus committee to offer input on the design of the new indoor aquatic center Fri, 7 Nov 2014 14:56:00 CST Parks & RecreationPolice Will Conduct Red Light Violation Saturation Patrol This Weekendhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/red-light-saturation.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/red-light-saturation.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police Department will conduct a saturation patrol on Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:45:00 CST Police DepartmentHear World-Renowned Neighborhood Expert Jim Diers Present at the Fourth Annual Mayor’s Neighborhood Summithttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/neighb-summit.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/neighb-summit.aspxSioux Falls residents, businesses, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations are invited to the Fourth Annual Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, November 8, 2014Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:43:00 CST Community DevelopmentEconomic DevelopmentPlanningSouthern Vistas Park Master Plan Public Meeting on November 13http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/southern-vistas-mp.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/southern-vistas-mp.aspxA public meeting to discuss the Southern Vistas Park Master Plan will be held on Thursday, November 13, 2014, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the library at R.F. Pettigrew Elementary SchoolFri, 7 Nov 2014 08:55:00 CST Parks & RecreationLED Streetlights at Lake Lorraine Save Energy and Money and Improve Safetyhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/lake-lorraine-lights.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/07/lake-lorraine-lights.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls has partnered with the developers of Lake Lorraine, Friessen Development Inc. and VanBuskirk Companies, to install nine high-efficiency lightFri, 7 Nov 2014 07:55:00 CST Public WorksElectric LightStreet Construction News 11/6/14http://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/06/scn11-6.aspxhttp://www.siouxfalls.org/news/2014/11/06/scn11-6.aspxLane Closure – Marion Road | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Street Repairs West 26th Street and South Sertoma AvenueThu, 6 Nov 2014 16:14:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet Construction