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Recent News Releases

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #1 to the 2021 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Street Construction News

    Main Avenue Construction Project - Sixth Street to Fourth Street | Holt Avenue Construction | Lane Closure – 57th Street | Lane Closures – North Fourth Ave | Lane Closure – South Western Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 57th Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021, the outside westbound Lane on West 57th Street just east of South Technopolis Drive will be closed.

  • Professional Design Teams Selected for the Falls Park Design Competition

    The City of Sioux Falls has selected five professional design teams to participate in the first ever Falls Park Design Competition

  • Street Closure – East Dike Drive

    Beginning on May 5, 2021, East Dike Drive will be closed between North Cliff Avenue and North Quarry Avenue. Traffic will need to utilize East Robur Drive.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 57th Street | Utility Work – Various Locations

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents State of the City Address

    Mayor Paul TenHaken shared a message of optimism, strength and resilience today in his 2021 State of the City Address.

  • Street Construction News

    33rd Street and Minnesota Avenue Intersection Reconstruction | 49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle Construction Project | Lane Closures - North Marion Road

  • Street Closure – Monticello Court

    Beginning on Friday, April 30, 2021, a portion of Monticello Court will be closed to through traffic.

  • Police Chief Matt Burns Announces Retirement

    After an honorable 25-year career with the City of Sioux Falls, Police Chief Matt Burns announced his plans to retire on July 23, 2021.

  • Street Closure - Phillips Avenue Between 14th Street to 18th Street

    Beginning on Monday, May 3, 2021, South Phillips Avenue will be closed from 14th Street to 18th Street to allow crews to reconstruct the street.

  • Chima Appointed Next Public Health Director

    Mayor Paul TenHaken today announced the appointment of Dr. Charles Chima as the next Public Health Director for the City of Sioux Falls.

  • Street Construction News

    Holt Avenue Construction | Lane Closures - North Marion Road

  • Street Closure – West 34th Street

    Beginning on Thursday, April 22, 2021, West 34th Street will be closed between South Minnesota Avenue and South Dakota Avenue.

  • 49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle Construction

    Beginning on Tuesday April 20, 2021, work will begin at the intersection of 49th Street and Oxbow Avenue for the 49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle roadway and utility reconstruction project.

  • Water Reclamation Controlled Vegetation Burn Notice

    Tomorrow afternoon, April 15, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, in cooperation with Public Works, will be conducting a controlled burn of vegetation at the Water Reclamation facility.

  • Shoulder Work – 60th Street North between Westport Avenue and Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021, the City of Sioux Falls Street Department will be working on the shoulder of the road on West 60th Street North between North Westport Avenue and North Minnesota Avenue.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle Reconstruction Project | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue and 21st Street Patching

  • Public Hearing

    The City of Sioux Falls Housing Division will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. at the Downton Library.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2021 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on a change in a proposed activity and the use of land for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 15 days.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on the City of Sioux Falls’ 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and 2020 Summary of Programs for a period of 15 days.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 14 Street | Street Closure – Russell Street between Minnesota Avenue and Main Avenue | Street Closure – 69th Street and Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – South Kiwanis Avenue

  • Marion Road Sidewalk Construction

    Beginning on Monday, April 12, 2021, work will begin along Marion Road from Madison Street to Maple Street.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, April 7, 2021, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Shirley Avenue.

  • City Invites Public to Help Form New Sustainability Plan

    The community engagement period is now open for the City of Sioux Falls sustainability planning process.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 69th Street and Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – 49th Street between Arway Drive and Carnegie Circle | Street Closure - Marion Road

  • Major Street Construction Projects Planned for 2021

    A multitude of major street construction projects will soon be underway all across Sioux Falls.

  • Mayor’s Column: Planning for the Future

    The spring weather, the increasing vaccination numbers, the sound of kids running around the neighborhood outside — we’ve certainly turned a corner toward optimism recently.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - 15th Street | Lane Closure – 22nd Street | Lane Closure – 41st Street

  • Street Closure - Marion Road

    Beginning on Monday, April 5, 2021, Marion Road will be closed from 53rd Street to 57th Street to allow construction crews to begin work on street and utility improvements.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Kiwanis Avenue

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Kiwanis Avenue.

  • Lane Closure – First Avenue

    Beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the City of Sioux Falls Public Works will be performing utility work in a portion of the southbound lane of South First Avenue between East Tenth Street and East 11th Street.

  • Emergency Lane Closure – South Louise Avenue

  • Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, March 3, 2021, the outside northbound through lane on South Minnesota Avenue will be closed just south of West 14th Street to West 13th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - North Minnesota Avenue & Tenth Street | Lane Closure - South Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - North Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Drainage Improvements - Southwest Sioux Falls | Lane Closure – West 41st Street

  • Greg Schuler Named Municipal Water System Operations Specialist of the Year

    The South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems (SDARWS) recently named Greg Schuler from the City of Sioux Falls Water Purification Division as the Municipal Water System Operations Specialist of the Year.

  • Emergency Street Closure –Marion Road

    Beginning immediately on February 10, 2021, South Marion Road will be closed to through traffic between West 55th Street and West 57th Street.

  • Interview Now to Lock in Your Summer Position with Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is looking to fill hundreds of summer seasonal job vacancies.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #5 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2021 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • City Launches Survey to Assess Barriers to Technology for Residents

    The City of Sioux Falls’ Inclusive Digital Equity Alliance (IDEA) Task Force is launching a month-long survey to assess how residents across Sioux Falls access and use technology.

  • An Exciting Month for Children’s Health

    Did you know that in addition to Falls Community Health’s main location downtown, we also have three school-based clinics?

  • Lane Closure – Arrowhead Parkway

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, February 3, 2021, the eastbound right turn lane of East Arrowhead Parkway will be closed between South Highline Avenue and Veterans Parkway.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Kiwanis Avenue.

  • McAreavey Appointed Next Fire Chief

    Mayor Paul TenHaken today announced the appointment of Matthew McAreavey as the next Fire Chief of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue.

  • Sioux Falls New Population Estimate Is 195,850

    Amid another strong year of construction, job growth, and quality of life investments, Sioux Falls continues to grow.

  • Public Health Director Jill Franken Announces Retirement

    After 20 years of dedicated service to the City of Sioux Falls, Public Health Director Jill Franken announced her plans to retire on April 12, 2021.

  • Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative Stepping Up Recruitment Efforts

    The Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative is increasing its efforts in 2021 to encourage community members to start mentoring and businesses to be intentional about starting a culture of mentorship

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: How Mentorship Can Transform a City

    Every mentorship relationship is a story. January is National Mentorship Month and provides an opportune time to reflect on not only the power of mentorship in our community,

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 13th Street and Second Avenue | Closures – Tenth Street and Kiwanis Avenue

  • Lane Closures – Kiwanis Avenue and Tenth Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 6 a.m., the southwest corner of Kiwanis Avenue and West Tenth Street will be blocked off

  • Lane Closure – South Western Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., the southbound lane at the intersection of Western Avenue and 33rd Street will be closed.

  • Street Closure – Marion Road

    Effective immediately on Monday morning, January 11, 2021, South Marion Road will be closed between West Royal Street and West 55th Street.

  • Street Closure – Sixth Street

    Beginning on Friday morning, January 8, 2021, West Sixth Street will be closed between Main Avenue and Philips Avenue. Detours will be in place for navigating around the closed area.

  • Emergency Street Closure – Marion Road

    Beginning immediately on January 5, 2021, South Marion Road will be closed to through traffic between West Emmitt Circle and West 56th Street.