Official Website of the City of Sioux Falls News Items from Copyright 03/28/2015 City of Sioux Falls, S.D. 5GovernmentStreet Construction News - 03/27/2015/news/2015/March/27/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/March/27/sc-news.aspxLane Closure – West 11th Street | 69th Street and Cliff Avenue ConstructionFri, 27 Mar 2015 16:32:57 CST Street ConstructionConstruction Begins on Indoor Aquatic Center: News Conference Monday/news/2015/March/27/construction-begins-on-indoor-aquatic-center.aspx/news/2015/March/27/construction-begins-on-indoor-aquatic-center.aspxNews conference to announce the beginning of construction on the city’s first indoor aquatic centerFri, 27 Mar 2015 13:30:00 CST Parks & RecreationSwimming Pools | AquaticsIndoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Park Lane Closure – North Minnesota Avenue/news/2015/March/26/lane-closure.aspx/news/2015/March/26/lane-closure.aspxBeginning on Friday morning, March 27, 2015, the outside southbound lane of North Minnesota Avenue will be closed between West Bailey Street and West Brookings StreetThu, 26 Mar 2015 16:47:16 CST Street ConstructionPreschool Storytime at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/March/26/preschool-storytime.aspx/news/2015/March/26/preschool-storytime.aspxEncourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills with Preschool StorytimeThu, 26 Mar 2015 11:15:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsStreet Construction News 3/26/15/news/2015/March/26/street-construction-news.aspx/news/2015/March/26/street-construction-news.aspxWest 18th Street Utility Work | Rescheduled Street Repairs on Tenth Street and 11th Street From Phillips Avenue to Grange AvenueThu, 26 Mar 2015 08:19:04 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionBoard Vacancy: Building Board of Appeals/news/2015/March/25/board-vac-building.aspx/news/2015/March/25/board-vac-building.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the Building Board of AppealsWed, 25 Mar 2015 15:17:52 CST Mayor's OfficeSiouxland Libraries Launches 3M Cloud Library eBook Service/news/2015/March/25/3m-cloud-library-service-launched.aspx/news/2015/March/25/3m-cloud-library-service-launched.aspxDid you know that your library card can get you free digital books, movies, music, and more straight to your tablet, smartphone, or other device?Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipSioux Falls Parks and Recreation Special Event Applications Hit Record Numbers in 2014/news/2015/March/25/special-event-applications-hit-record-numbers.aspx/news/2015/March/25/special-event-applications-hit-record-numbers.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation is excited to announce that a record number of special events were hosted in Sioux Falls in 2014, with more than 140 special event applications processed!Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:07:19 CST Recreation ActivitiesParks & RecreationExperience the ArtAbility Art Exhibit at Museum of Visual Materials/news/2015/March/25/artability-exhibit.aspx/news/2015/March/25/artability-exhibit.aspxThe Sioux Falls Mayor’s Disability Awareness Commission is sponsoring an art exhibit for local artists with disabilitiesWed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CST Disability Awareness CommissionMayor's OfficeJoin Parks and Recreation for Soles of Sioux Falls, Senior Bingo Day, Couch to 5K®, and More/news/2015/March/25/soles-of-sioux-falls-bingo-couch-to-5k.aspx/news/2015/March/25/soles-of-sioux-falls-bingo-couch-to-5k.aspxCalling sneaker-heads of all ages! Bring your sweet sneaker collection down to Oyate Community Center for an afternoon full of eye boggling kicksWed, 25 Mar 2015 09:00:00 CST Recreation ActivitiesParks & RecreationREMINDER: 2015 State of the City Address Is Tomorrow/news/2015/March/25/reminder-soc.aspx/news/2015/March/25/reminder-soc.aspxMayor Mike Huether will present the 2015 State of the City address to the Sioux Falls City Council and the citizens of Sioux Falls on Thursday, March 26, at 1:30 p.m.Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsUpcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/March/24/lib-ct-coe.aspx/news/2015/March/24/lib-ct-coe.aspxFamily Storytime | Paint and Pages | Pajama Time | Tremendous Tuesday | Teenagents Tuesday: Mystery Trivia | Toddlertime | Ronning Knitting Group | Wii WednesdayTue, 24 Mar 2015 15:58:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensBoard Vacancy: Civil Service Board/news/2015/March/24/bd-vaca-csb.aspx/news/2015/March/24/bd-vaca-csb.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the Civil Service BoardTue, 24 Mar 2015 14:57:00 CST Mayor's OfficeRecord Number of Special Events in 2014: News Conference on Wednesday/news/2015/March/24/special-events-presser.aspx/news/2015/March/24/special-events-presser.aspxNews conference on the record number of special events held in Sioux Falls in 2014 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:27:56 CST Parks & RecreationCommitment to Employee Well-Being Is One Contributor to Stable Health Insurance Premiums/news/2015/March/24/well-being-contributor-to-stable-premiums.aspx/news/2015/March/24/well-being-contributor-to-stable-premiums.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls Human Resources Department administers a self-insured health/dental plan for City employeesTue, 24 Mar 2015 10:15:00 CST Human ResourcesCompensation and BenefitsStreet Construction News 3/24/15/news/2015/March/24/street-construction-news.aspx/news/2015/March/24/street-construction-news.aspxStreet Closure – South Mall Avenue | Cliff Avenue Reconstruction Project | Tenth St., 11th St., Philips Ave. to Grange Ave.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:05:52 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionBoard Vacancies: Board of Historic Preservation/news/2015/March/23/bd-vaca-bohp.aspx/news/2015/March/23/bd-vaca-bohp.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two upcoming vacancies to the Board of Historic PreservationMon, 23 Mar 2015 15:59:21 CST Mayor's Office93 Percent of Residents Say Sioux Falls is a Good Place to Live/news/2015/March/23/93-good-place.aspx/news/2015/March/23/93-good-place.aspxCity Council Chair Dean Karsky today announced the results of the recent citizen survey. In January 2015, 3,000 randomly selected Sioux Falls residents receivedMon, 23 Mar 2015 14:56:25 CST City CouncilCity of Sioux Falls Announces No Health Insurance Premium Increase in Ten Years/news/2015/March/23/ma-insurance-premium.aspx/news/2015/March/23/ma-insurance-premium.aspxFew organizations can say they have not experienced an increase in their health insurance premiums for ten consecutive years! This news conference willMon, 23 Mar 2015 12:42:05 CST Human ResourcesMayor Huether Appoints Brent O’Neil to SECOG Boards/news/2015/March/23/brent-oneil-appointed-to-secog-boards.aspx/news/2015/March/23/brent-oneil-appointed-to-secog-boards.aspxMayor Mike Huether has appointed Brent O’Neil to represent the City of Sioux Falls on the South Eastern Council of Governments Board and the Urbanized Development CommissionMon, 23 Mar 2015 11:00:00 CST Mayor's OfficeEconomic DevelopmentBusiness ResourcesReminder: Citizen Survey Results to be Announced Monday/news/2015/March/23/citizen-survey-results.aspx/news/2015/March/23/citizen-survey-results.aspxNews conference to announce 2015 National Citizen Survey resultsMon, 23 Mar 2015 09:05:34 CST 2015 National Citizen SurveyCity Council2015 State of the City Address Scheduled for Thursday, March 26/news/2015/March/23/sooc-thurs.aspx/news/2015/March/23/sooc-thurs.aspxMayor Mike Huether will present the 2015 State of the City address to the Sioux Falls City Council and the citizens of Sioux FallsMon, 23 Mar 2015 08:05:53 CST Mayor's OfficeUtility Work – West 18th Street/news/2015/March/20/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/March/20/sc-news.aspxBeginning on Monday morning, March 23, 2015, the eastbound and westbound lanes on West 18th Street will be shifted towards the curbs at South Center Avenue to allow for utilityFri, 20 Mar 2015 16:28:15 CST EngineeringStreet Sweeping to Begin Monday in Sioux Falls/news/2015/March/20/street-sweeping.aspx/news/2015/March/20/street-sweeping.aspxThe Public Works Street Division will begin sweeping city streets on Monday, March 23, 2015, weather permitting. Some factors that may delay sweeping operations include temperaturesFri, 20 Mar 2015 14:54:34 CST Public WorksStreet Sweeping District MapCitizen Survey Results to be Announced Monday/news/2015/March/20/ma-citizen-survey.aspx/news/2015/March/20/ma-citizen-survey.aspxAs part of the City’s ongoing effort to respond to the needs and concerns of residents, survey participants were asked to rate their satisfaction withFri, 20 Mar 2015 13:45:12 CST City CouncilBoard Vacancies: Siouxland Libraries Board of Trustees/news/2015/March/20/siouxland-libraries-board-of-trustees-vacancy.aspx/news/2015/March/20/siouxland-libraries-board-of-trustees-vacancy.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two upcoming vacancies to the Siouxland Libraries Board of TrusteesFri, 20 Mar 2015 11:00:00 CST Library Board of TrusteesSiouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipBoard Vacancies: Disability Awareness Commission/news/2015/March/19/disability-awareness-commission-vacancy.aspx/news/2015/March/19/disability-awareness-commission-vacancy.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two upcoming vacancies to the Disability Awareness Commission (DAC)Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:19:28 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesDisability Awareness CommissionCommission on Human RelationsSioux Falls Featured as a “Silicon City”/news/2015/March/18/silicon-city.aspx/news/2015/March/18/silicon-city.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls and Mayor Mike Huether recently were featured in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Free Enterprise online publicationWed, 18 Mar 2015 15:00:38 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsCall for Volunteers and Partnerships for the 2015 Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup/news/2015/March/18/bsrg-cleanup.aspx/news/2015/March/18/bsrg-cleanup.aspxLast year’s Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup was a tremendous success. Nearly two tons of garbage and 260 pounds of recyclables were removed fromWed, 18 Mar 2015 14:12:28 CST EnvironmentalSustainability ProgramIndoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Park Neighborhood Meeting on March 23/news/2015/March/18/spellerberg-meeting.aspx/news/2015/March/18/spellerberg-meeting.aspxA neighborhood meeting to discuss the indoor aquatic center at Spellerberg Park will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Oyate Community Center, 2421 West 15th StreetWed, 18 Mar 2015 13:31:15 CST Parks & RecreationIndoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Park Board Vacancies: ADA Accessibility Review Board/news/2015/March/18/ada-accessibility-review-board-vacancy.aspx/news/2015/March/18/ada-accessibility-review-board-vacancy.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced three upcoming vacancies to the ADA Accessibility Review BoardWed, 18 Mar 2015 12:30:00 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesADA Accessibility Review BoardMayor's OfficePublic Works Environmental Division to Share 2015 Recycling Goal and 2014 Waste Diversion Rate/news/2015/March/18/public-works-environmental-division.aspx/news/2015/March/18/public-works-environmental-division.aspxNews conference to discuss recent successes in the region’s waste minimization efforts...Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:30:00 CST EnvironmentalPublic WorksJoin Parks and Recreation for, 60-Minute Sculpt, Wood-Builders Workshop, Couch to 5K®, and More/news/2015/March/18/parks-and-recreation-programs.aspx/news/2015/March/18/parks-and-recreation-programs.aspxNeed help filing your federal income taxes? Tax preparation and filing will be provided this spring at Kuehn C.C., in partnership with Active Generations of Sioux Falls...Wed, 18 Mar 2015 08:17:44 CST Parks & RecreationBoard Vacancies: Parks and Recreation Board/news/2015/March/17/board-vac-prb.aspx/news/2015/March/17/board-vac-prb.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two upcoming vacancies to the Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation BoardTue, 17 Mar 2015 12:18:44 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesMayor's OfficeStreet Construction News - 03/17/15/news/2015/March/17/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/March/17/sc-news.aspx69th Street Utility Work | Lane Closures – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures – 12th StreetTue, 17 Mar 2015 09:40:51 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksVandhana Baireddy Named City’s First-Ever Human Rights Community Coordinator/news/2015/March/16/human-rights-coordinator.aspx/news/2015/March/16/human-rights-coordinator.aspxVandhana Baireddy has been hired as the City of Sioux Falls’ first ever Human Rights Community Coordinator. This is a new position in 2015 that will work to identify and conduct targeted community outreach to diverseMon, 16 Mar 2015 13:43:08 CST Human RelationsCity AttorneysStructure Fire 414 South Western Avenue/news/2015/March/16/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/March/16/structure-fire.aspxOn Friday night, March 13, 2015, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:29:04 CST Fire RescueStreet Construction News - 03/13/15/news/2015/March/13/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/March/13/sc-news.aspxLane Closure – East 57th Street | Sidewalk Closures – 11th StreetFri, 13 Mar 2015 16:35:22 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksCity Seeks Letters of Interest for Redevelopment of Downtown Riverfront Property/news/2015/March/12/rfei.aspx/news/2015/March/12/rfei.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is requesting letters of interest regarding a potential opportunity to redevelop a City-owned parcel of landFri, 13 Mar 2015 15:05:00 CST Community DevelopmentMeet the City’s First-Ever Human Rights Community Coordinator at Monday News Conference/news/2015/March/13/human-rights-coord.aspx/news/2015/March/13/human-rights-coord.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls recently hired Vandhana Baireddy as the Human Rights Community Coordinator. This is a new positionFri, 13 Mar 2015 12:59:00 CST City AttorneysHuman RelationsTwo Arrests Made at Day Care/news/2015/March/13/arrests-day-care.aspx/news/2015/March/13/arrests-day-care.aspxOn March 12, 2015, the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force received information that methamphetamine was being sold out of a home at 6605 W 53rd St, Sioux Falls, SDFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:56:03 CST Police DepartmentBoard Vacancy: Sioux Falls Planning Commission/news/2015/March/12/board-vac.aspx/news/2015/March/12/board-vac.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the Sioux Falls Planning CommissionThu, 12 Mar 2015 16:32:06 CST Mayor's OfficeSt. Patrick’s Day Fun Run Races and Parade Route/news/2015/March/12/st-pat-parade.aspx/news/2015/March/12/st-pat-parade.aspxThe St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run races and Parade will take place Saturday, March 14, 2015, in downtown Sioux Falls. The FunThu, 12 Mar 2015 16:30:52 CST Police DepartmentRetirement Celebration for Assistant Police Chief Patti Lyon/news/2015/March/12/retirement-lyon.aspx/news/2015/March/12/retirement-lyon.aspxAssistant Police Chief Patti Lyon is retiring after a 28-year career with the Sioux Falls Police Department. Please join us in Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:21:00 CST Police DepartmentSioux Falls Police Begin to Carry Tasers/news/2015/March/12/sf-police-tasers.aspx/news/2015/March/12/sf-police-tasers.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police Department began training officers on the use of Tasers last week. After each officer receives the training, he or she will carryThu, 12 Mar 2015 15:25:00 CST Police DepartmentSignificant and Unique Downtown Development Opportunity Will Be Announced Thursday/news/2015/March/11/unique-dev-opp.aspx/news/2015/March/11/unique-dev-opp.aspxNews conference to announce an opportunity for redevelopment of City-owned land on the west bank of the Big Sioux River in Downtown Sioux FallsWed, 11 Mar 2015 14:51:04 CST Community DevelopmentEconomic DevelopmentCity Improves Its Disaster Readiness During Year-Long Project/news/2015/March/11/disaster-readiness.aspx/news/2015/March/11/disaster-readiness.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls has greatly improved its ability to respond to disaster incidents through the completion of a year-long emergency preparedness projectWed, 11 Mar 2015 14:40:59 CST Fire RescueEmergency ManagementJoin Parks and Recreation for “Social Media and Cyber Bullying,” “Swipe and Swim 101,” Mardi Gras Party, and More/news/2015/March/11/coe-parks.aspx/news/2015/March/11/coe-parks.aspxTax Aide For Seniors | After-School Acceleration | Tee-Ball | Social Media and Cyber BullyingWed, 11 Mar 2015 11:25:39 CST Parks & RecreationAmple Parking Is Available in Free Lots During Summit League Tournament/news/2015/March/10/parking.aspx/news/2015/March/10/parking.aspxSummit League Tournament attendees will find ample parking at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center tonight and are asked to park in the free lots whenever possibleTue, 10 Mar 2015 17:04:28 CST Public ParkingPublic Safety Officials Share Emergency Preparedness Improvements/news/2015/March/10/ep-improves.aspx/news/2015/March/10/ep-improves.aspxNews conference to announce enhancement of the City’s disaster readiness capabilities resulting from the completion of an emergency preparedness projectTue, 10 Mar 2015 14:56:15 CST Fire RescueBurglary Arrest/news/2015/March/10/burglary-arrest.aspx/news/2015/March/10/burglary-arrest.aspxOn March 10, 2015, at 9:43 a.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to 4060 South Tuscany Court for a burglary in progressTue, 10 Mar 2015 14:46:56 CST Police DepartmentStructure Fire—2100 East Edgewood Road/news/2015/March/10/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/March/10/structure-fire.aspxAt 12:25 a.m. on March 10, 2015, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 2100 East Edgewood RoadTue, 10 Mar 2015 12:03:19 CST Fire RescueGreat Bear Recreation Park Closed/news/2015/March/10/gb-closed.aspx/news/2015/March/10/gb-closed.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park will be closed now through Thursday, March 12, 2015Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:18:03 CST Parks & RecreationUPDATE: Local Students Learn “The Magic of Recycling”/news/2015/March/10/recycling-magic.aspx/news/2015/March/10/recycling-magic.aspxDuring the week of March 9, 2015, the City of Sioux Falls will sponsor presentations to thousands of local elementary students to learn about “The Magic of Recycling” Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:45:33 CST Public WorksEnvironmentalThe Storm Is Coming to the Library/news/2015/March/10/lilb-storm.aspx/news/2015/March/10/lilb-storm.aspxThe Sioux Falls Storm football players and cheerleaders will visit Siouxland Libraries locations from March 11–30, 2015Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:58:24 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensStreet Construction News 3/9/2015/news/2015/March/09/scn-3-9.aspx/news/2015/March/09/scn-3-9.aspxBeginning on Wednesday morning, March 11, 2015, the outermost eastbound lane of East 57th Street will be closed between South Mac Aruthur Lane and South Cliff AvenueMon, 9 Mar 2015 16:41:12 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionCity of Sioux Falls and Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons Support Earth Hour /news/2015/March/09/earth-hour.aspx/news/2015/March/09/earth-hour.aspxOn Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 8:30 p.m., the City of Sioux Falls encourages residents and local businesses to take part in Earth HourMon, 9 Mar 2015 15:21:52 CST Public WorksEnvironmentalNeighborhood Project Grant Program Accepting Applications for 2015/news/2015/March/09/neighb-apps.aspx/news/2015/March/09/neighb-apps.aspxThe Neighborhood Project Grant Program is a Community Development initiative that started in 2013 and is designed to encourage neighborhood involvementMon, 9 Mar 2015 12:57:00 CST Community DevelopmentAffordable HousingDacotah Bank Robbery Arrest/news/2015/March/09/robbery-arrest.aspx/news/2015/March/09/robbery-arrest.aspxDuring the late afternoon hours of March 6, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department had received information from the public that helped identify a suspect in the robbery of Dacotah BankMon, 9 Mar 2015 12:09:44 CST Police DepartmentStabbing/news/2015/March/09/stabbing.aspx/news/2015/March/09/stabbing.aspxOn March 7, 2015, at 7:12 a.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to Kings Casino at 721 West 11th Street for a report of a stabbingMon, 9 Mar 2015 12:05:13 CST Police DepartmentGet Your Season Swim Pass!/news/2015/March/09/swim-pass.aspx/news/2015/March/09/swim-pass.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the schedule for buying your season swim passes for the 2015 swim seasonMon, 9 Mar 2015 11:13:52 CST Parks & RecreationThe Blueprint for a Growing Sioux Falls: State of the City Address Planned for March 26, 2015/news/2015/March/09/blueprint-growth.aspx/news/2015/March/09/blueprint-growth.aspxMayor Mike Huether sent a letter on Friday, March 6, 2015, to the Sioux Falls City Council regarding the state of the City of Sioux FallsMon, 9 Mar 2015 10:36:17 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsLetter to City CouncilorsRobbery/news/2015/March/06/robbery.aspx/news/2015/March/06/robbery.aspxOn March 6, 2015, at approximately 4:21 a.m., officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to the Holiday Gas Station, 3245 South Sycamore Avenue, inFri, 6 Mar 2015 11:15:35 CST Police DepartmentLocal Students Learn “The Magic of Recycling”/news/2015/March/06/magic-recycling.aspx/news/2015/March/06/magic-recycling.aspxDuring the week of March 9, 2015, the City of Sioux Falls will sponsor presentations to thousands of local elementary students to learn about “The Magic of Recycling” with magician Greg AllenFri, 6 Mar 2015 11:02:38 CST EnvironmentalToday’s Monthly Outdoor Warning Siren Test Canceled/news/2015/March/06/siren-canceled.aspx/news/2015/March/06/siren-canceled.aspxThe monthly outdoor warning siren test for Sioux Falls scheduled for today, March 6, 2015, at 11 a.m. has been canceledFri, 6 Mar 2015 08:42:41 CST Fire RescuePublic Notice/news/2015/March/06/pub-notice-cd.aspx/news/2015/March/06/pub-notice-cd.aspxThis notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on the 2014 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and Summary of ProgramsFri, 6 Mar 2015 08:00:00 CST Community DevelopmentBank Robbery/news/2015/March/05/robbery.aspx/news/2015/March/05/robbery.aspxOn March 5, 2015, at 11:03 a.m., a man robbed the Dacotah Bank at 3302 East Tenth Street. The man walked into the bank, showed a handgunThu, 5 Mar 2015 16:52:58 CST Police DepartmentCity Issues Request for Proposals for Private Development to Complement a Public Parking Structure/news/2015/March/05/parking-rfp.aspx/news/2015/March/05/parking-rfp.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is in the planning stages to construct a public parking facility in downtown, with construction starting as soon as 2016. The City intends to build an aesthetically attractive public parking structure toThu, 5 Mar 2015 13:00:33 CST Economic DevelopmentCommunity DevelopmentParking Ramp Project See Helicopter Landing, Live Fire, and EMS Training at Fire Training Academy at Fire Training Academy/news/2015/March/05/fire-academy.aspx/news/2015/March/05/fire-academy.aspxIn-field press meet: Sioux Falls Fire Rescue will be training cadets in natural gas fire emergencies, EMS-related patient care for burnsThu, 5 Mar 2015 12:31:00 CST Fire RescueHit and Run/news/2015/March/05/hit-run.aspx/news/2015/March/05/hit-run.aspxOn March 5, 2015, at 1:02 a.m., a disorderly driver was called in to Police in the area of West 26th Street and South Lake AvenueThu, 5 Mar 2015 11:00:00 CST Police DepartmentInjury Accident /news/2015/March/05/injury-accident.aspx/news/2015/March/05/injury-accident.aspxOn March 4, 2015, at 1:56 p.m., members of the Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural Metro Ambulance responded to the report ofThu, 5 Mar 2015 11:00:00 CST Police DepartmentPower Check Program Offered at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/March/05/power-check.aspx/news/2015/March/05/power-check.aspxSiouxland Libraries is teaming up with Xcel Energy to help our customers learn more about the amount of energy their home appliances useThu, 5 Mar 2015 10:52:19 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipStructure Fire at 4223 East 12th Street/news/2015/March/04/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/March/04/structure-fire.aspxOn Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at approximately 8 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire at 4223 East 12th StreetWed, 4 Mar 2015 16:14:00 CST Fire RescueStreet Construction News 3/4/2015/news/2015/March/04/scn-3-4.aspx/news/2015/March/04/scn-3-4.aspxLane Closures West 26th Street and South Marion Road | Lane Closure – 11th StreetWed, 4 Mar 2015 14:21:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionCity Will Kick Off RFP Process for Downtown Parking Ramp at News Conference on Thursday/news/2015/March/04/pk-ramp.aspx/news/2015/March/04/pk-ramp.aspxNews conference to announce the request for proposals process for a new parking ramp and mixed-use development in downtown Sioux FallsWed, 4 Mar 2015 13:53:00 CST Economic DevelopmentJoin Parks and Recreation for Pet First Aid, Nutrition for Life, T-Ball, and More/news/2015/March/04/pr-coe.aspx/news/2015/March/04/pr-coe.aspxTax Aide for Seniors | After-School Acceleration | T-Ball | Bunco | Nutrition for Life | Pet First Aid | Total Body Conditioning | Urban Ag 101Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:30:00 CST Parks & RecreationStreet Construction News 3/3/2015/news/2015/March/03/scn-3-3-15.aspx/news/2015/March/03/scn-3-3-15.aspxBeginning on Thursday morning, March 5, 2015, the outside southbound lane of South Cliff Avenue will be closed between East 57th Street and East 61st StreetTue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionSioux Falls Experiences Strong Economic Growth: City Financials Strong as Well/news/2015/March/03/financials-strong.aspx/news/2015/March/03/financials-strong.aspxDirector of Finance Tracy Turbak presented the City Council with preliminary 2014 year-end financial results for the City of Sioux Falls todayTue, 3 Mar 2015 16:22:00 CST FinancePolice Announce Missing Child—Special Needs Voluntary Registration Program/news/2015/March/03/special-needs.aspx/news/2015/March/03/special-needs.aspxThe number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has increased over the years. In South Dakota, about 250 children were diagnosed with ASD in 2000, and in 2011Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:15:00 CST Police DepartmentGreat Bear Recreation Park Closed/news/2015/March/03/gb-closed.aspx/news/2015/March/03/gb-closed.aspxDue to a high wind advisory issued by the National Weather Service, Great Bear Recreation Park will be closed todayTue, 3 Mar 2015 16:10:00 CST Parks & RecreationSpread the Word to End the Word News Conference Wednesday/news/2015/March/03/word-day.aspx/news/2015/March/03/word-day.aspxNews conference on the Spread the Word to End the Word® day of awarenessTue, 3 Mar 2015 13:48:00 CST City AttorneysStreet Construction News 3/3/2015/news/2015/March/03/scn-3-3.aspx/news/2015/March/03/scn-3-3.aspxEmergency Street Closure - Cherokee Street and C Avenue Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:07:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionSioux Falls Experiences Strong Economic Growth: City to Present Preliminary 2014 Financial Results/news/2015/March/02/fin-results.aspx/news/2015/March/02/fin-results.aspxDirector of Finance Tracy Turbak will present the preliminary 2014 City of Sioux Falls’ financial results during the 4 p.m. regularly scheduled City Council Informational MeetingMon, 2 Mar 2015 15:24:00 CST FinanceCatch a Preview of Summer at the Summer Activities Fair This Sunday!/news/2015/March/02/summer-fair.aspx/news/2015/March/02/summer-fair.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation is hosting the annual Summer Activities Fair on Sunday, March 8, 2015, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Best Western Ramkota, 3200 West Maple StreetMon, 2 Mar 2015 14:57:00 CST Parks & RecreationTemporary Traffic Signal Installation/news/2015/March/02/signal-install.aspx/news/2015/March/02/signal-install.aspxStarting today, Monday, March 2, 2015, work will begin to install temporary traffic signals at the intersection of Lincoln County Highway 106 and Minnesota Avenue, and at the intersectionMon, 2 Mar 2015 14:22:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringFacilities Management Cleans Up on Custodial Centralization of City Buildings/news/2015/March/02/custodial-centralization.aspx/news/2015/March/02/custodial-centralization.aspxSince 2010, the Facilities Management Division of Central Services has successfully worked with the other City departments to centralize custodial operations at City facilitiesMon, 2 Mar 2015 13:43:00 CST Central ServicesWest 26th Street and South Grange Avenue Gas Leak/news/2015/March/02/gas-leak.aspx/news/2015/March/02/gas-leak.aspxOn March 1, 2015, shortly before 2:44 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department and Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to the area of 26th Street and Grange Avenue for a vehicle crashMon, 2 Mar 2015 11:41:00 CST Police DepartmentInjury Accident/news/2015/March/02/injury-accident.aspx/news/2015/March/02/injury-accident.aspxAt approximately 11:28 p.m. on February 28, 2015, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to East Fourth Street and North Dubuque AvenueMon, 2 Mar 2015 11:32:00 CST Police DepartmentCasino Robbery/news/2015/March/02/casino-robbery.aspx/news/2015/March/02/casino-robbery.aspxOn February 28, 2015, shortly before 7:08 p.m., The Recovery Room at 1004 West 18th. Street was robbed by a male who displayed a handgunMon, 2 Mar 2015 11:30:00 CST Police DepartmentCrash and DWI Arrest/news/2015/March/02/crash-dwi.aspx/news/2015/March/02/crash-dwi.aspxOn March 2, 2015, at 3 a.m., we received a report of a car crash just south of Tenth Street and Mable AvenueMon, 2 Mar 2015 11:22:00 CST Police DepartmentCity Announces Centralized Custodial Services for City Buildings/news/2015/February/27/custodial-services.aspx/news/2015/February/27/custodial-services.aspxNews conference to highlight the City of Sioux Falls’ centralized custodial services and how this streamlined approach has created cost and time savingsFri, 27 Feb 2015 13:10:00 CST Central ServicesProposed Standards Will Formally Allow Mobile Vending and Add Clarity to Current Regulations/news/2015/February/27/vending-clarity.aspx/news/2015/February/27/vending-clarity.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is proposing standards to formally allow mobile vending operations within downtown while striking a balance with all stakeholdersFri, 27 Feb 2015 11:27:00 CST Community DevelopmentProposed Mobile Vending Standards News Conference Friday/news/2015/February/26/mobile-vending.aspx/news/2015/February/26/mobile-vending.aspxNews conference to provide clarity regarding proposed mobile vending standards in Downtown Sioux FallsThu, 26 Feb 2015 17:04:00 CST Community DevelopmentThree Street Construction Projects Added to 2015 Capital Program to Keep Sioux Falls Moving/news/2015/February/26/2015-const-project.aspx/news/2015/February/26/2015-const-project.aspxWhile the replacement of the 12th Street bridge has been postponed until 2016, the capital dollars budgeted for that project now can be invested in other street construction projectsThu, 26 Feb 2015 13:00:00 CST Public WorksStreet ConstructionEngineeringPrairie Hills West Neighborhood Park Improvement Plan Public Meeting on March 5/news/2015/February/26/prairie-hills.aspx/news/2015/February/26/prairie-hills.aspxA public meeting to discuss the Prairie Hills West Neighborhood Park Improvement Plan will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:43:00 CST Parks & RecreationPolice Investigate Late-Report Shooting/news/2015/February/26/shooting.aspx/news/2015/February/26/shooting.aspxOn Wednesday, February 25, 2015, around 9:30 a.m., police were called to 928 North Minnesota Avenue for a shooting that happened the day beforeThu, 26 Feb 2015 08:30:00 CST Police DepartmentDog Bite/news/2015/February/26/dog-bite.aspx/news/2015/February/26/dog-bite.aspxOn Tuesday, February 24, 2015, around 3 p.m., a 7-year-old boy was walking home on the sidewalk in the area of West McClellan Street and North Dakota AvenueThu, 26 Feb 2015 08:28:00 CST Police DepartmentAdditional Street Construction Projects Planned for 2015 Will Be Announced Thursday/news/2015/February/25/st-construction-projs.aspx/news/2015/February/25/st-construction-projs.aspxNews conference to announce additional street construction projects added to this year’s capital program in Sioux Falls Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:44:00 CST EngineeringSioux Falls’ Home Healthcare Needle Disposal Program Has Record Year in 2014/news/2015/February/25/needle-disposal-record.aspx/news/2015/February/25/needle-disposal-record.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls’ Home Healthcare Needle Disposal Program had a record year in 2014. Almost 12,000 pounds of home healthcare sharps were treated last yearWed, 25 Feb 2015 13:06:00 CST EnvironmentalSustainability ProgramJoin Parks and Recreation for After-School Acceleration, Exchange Student 101, Tee-Ball, and More/news/2015/February/25/pr-coe.aspx/news/2015/February/25/pr-coe.aspxTax Aide for Seniors | After-School Acceleration | Portion Distortion: Downsize Your Serving Size, Downsize Your Waistline | Total Body Conditioning | Chicago Hoops 101Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:52:00 CST Parks & Recreation