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  • Road Closure – Austin Street

    Beginning on Monday morning, February 3, 2020, East Austin Street will be closed to through traffic between North Sherman Avenue and North Van Eps Avenue. Access for residents within the construction area will be maintained.

  • Mayor’s Column: Shaping Our Future Through Mentoring

    Sioux Falls is a community full of opportunities and an incredible quality of life that many of us have come to love.

  • Mayor TenHaken Statement on USMCA Signing

    Today, President Donald J. Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), strengthen the trading relationship between the signatory parties and improving trade for South Dakota businesses.

  • Filing Period for 2020 Municipal Candidate Nominating Petitions Begins on January 31, 2020

    Eligible Sioux Falls voters interested in running for office may begin circulating nominating petitions for the municipal election on Friday, January 31, 2020.

  • Lane Closures – between 49th Street and Western Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, after the morning commute, Public Works will be changing out the signal cabling at West 49th Street and South Western Avenue

  • Arts Task Force Announced

    Mayor Paul TenHaken is excited to announce the members of the City’s 2020 Arts Task Force.

  • Lane Closure - 57th Street

    Beginning on Friday, January 24, 2019, the inside westbound lane of 57th Street between Batcheller Lane and Western Avenue will be closed to allow crews to perform utility locates.

  • SFFR Wins Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

    The Congressional Fire Services Institute and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation have selected Sioux Falls Fire Rescue as the recipients of the 2020 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award.

  • No Travel Advisory for Sioux Falls

    The winter storm and blowing snow have created adverse conditions in Sioux Falls.

  • Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Facilities Closed Due to Weather

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces Midco® Aquatic Center, all five community centers, and all ice rinks will be closed on the following dates due to weather:

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020.

  • Lane Closure – Ninth Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on January 16, 2020, the westbound lane of West Ninth Street will be closed between Dakota Avenue & Main Avenue.

  • Sioux Falls New Population Estimate Is 190,750

    Sioux Falls continues to see its population increase after another strong year of construction, strong job growth, and improvements in our community’s quality of life.

  • Parks and Recreation to Host Public Meeting to Share Comprehensive System Plan Recommendations

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host a public meeting to share the preliminary recommendations on the department’s Comprehensive Parks & Recreation System Plan.

  • Year-End Building Permit Totals for 2019

    Sioux Falls experienced another positive year of construction growth in 2019 as the construction valuation for 7,355 total building permits reached $771,507,597

  • Lane Closure – Eighth Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of Eighth Street will be closed between North Main Avenue and North Phillips Avenue.