Recent News Releases

  • Dell Rapids Native Returns to Serve as City’s Chief Technology Officer

    Rick Weelborg has been named the City of Sioux Falls’ first Chief Technology Officer. The announcement comes from Mike Grigsby, Director of Innovation and Technology for the City.

  • Lane Closure – 12th Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, after the morning commute and before the evening commute, the outside westbound lane on West 12th Street

  • Municipal Band Task Force to Hold First Meeting

    On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 10 a.m., the Sioux Falls Municipal Band Task Force

  • 17th Annual Winter Wonderland Dazzling Light Display Begins on Friday, November 20, 2020

    Beginning on Friday, November 20, 2020, Falls Park will transform into a Winter Wonderland of dazzling lights and holiday music.

  • Sioux Area Metro To Temporarily Reduce Weekday Service

    Effective Thursday, Nov. 12, Sioux Area Metro will need to temporarily reduce service due to staffing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Street Closure – Garfield Avenue

    Street Closure – Garfield Avenue

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: Let’s Find Unity by Helping, Listening to Each Other

    The effects of COVID-19 on Americans both nationally and locally have made this an election season unlike any other. No matter your political beliefs, your views on masks, or your cable news channel of choice,

  • Deadline Extended to Apply for the City Districting Commission

    The City Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the Districting Commission for the purpose of adjusting City Council district boundaries

  • Sioux Area Metro to Offer Free Rides on Election Day

    Sioux Falls residents will be able to get to the polls on Election Day by riding the bus without paying a fare. Sioux Area Metro will be offering free bus rides on November 3, 2020.

  • City Secures Favorable Borrowing Rate for Public Safety Training Facility

    On Thursday, October 29, 2020, the City received extremely competitive bids on bonds that will provide $50 million to construct the public safety training facility and 911 operations center in northeast Sioux Falls.

  • Street Construction News - 10/30/2020

    Lane Closure : Western Avenue, Minnesota Avenue, Kiwanis Avenue

  • Terrace Park Improvements—Lion’s Den and Pergola

    Improvements to the Lion’s Den and Pergola’s in Terrace Park will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020.

  • Lane Closure – Ninth Street

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, October 28, 2020, the westbound lane on Ninth Street between Phillips Avenue and Main Avenue will be closed.

  • Lane Closure – East 77th Street

    Beginning on Thursday morning, October 29, 2020, both westbound lanes of East 77th Street will be closed for a short distance to the east of Cliff Avenue

  • Leaf and Branch Drop-Offs Open Saturday

    On Saturday, September 26, 2020, the City of Sioux Falls opened its two leaf and branch drop-off sites to assist with fall cleanup.

  • Lane Closure – 49th Street Bridge

    Beginning on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of West 49th Street will be closed at the bridge over the Big Sioux River, near Kiwanis Avenue.

  • 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.

  • Siouxland Libraries Read for the Record

    Sioux Falls area children and adults will join a nationwide attempt to break a world record by reading the same book on the same day.

  • Lane Closure – 57th Street

    Beginning after 8 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, the outside eastbound lane on West 57th Street at Galway Avenue will be closed.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Cliff Avenue Frontage Road | Road Closure – Tanner Avenue

  • City to Accept Proposals for Community Art, Site Enhancements at Mall Avenue Parking Ramp

    The City of Sioux Falls is announcing an opportunity for temporary community art and site enhancements at one of its newest development sites along one of the busiest corridors in downtown Sioux Falls.

  • Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, October 19, 2020, the outside southbound lane of North Cliff Avenue will be closed between East Mulberry Street and East Bennett Street.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 17th Street | Street Closure – Holly Avenue | Lane Closure – 12th Street

  • 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 5 days.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - 57th Street | Traffic Delays on 26th Street and Bike Path at Rotary Park | Falls Park Sanitary Sewer Lining Project | Lane Closures – Ninth Street at River Road | Lane Closures – Fourth Avenue | Street Closure – Phillips Avenue

  • Emergency Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 the outside northbound lane on Kiwanis Avenue will be closed between Second Street and Madison Street. Mid-American Energy will be working on utilities.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Phillips Avenue | Lane Closures – Sixth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closures – Jasmine Trail | Street Closures – Lyncrest Ave

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - North Westport Avenue | Sixth Street and Sycamore Avenue Construction

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Kiwanis Avenue | Intersection Lane Closures – 26th Street and Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closures – 57th Street

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #4 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of five days.

  • Street Construction News

    57th Street and Louise Avenue Construction | Lane Closure – 11th Street | South Minnesota Avenue Lane Closure | Lane Closure - North Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - South Minnesota Avenue | South Prairie Avenue Construction

  • Street Closure - Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Saturday, September 26, 2020, North Kiwanis Avenue (County Highway 131) will be closed between 70th Street North and 84th Street North to allow crews to perform utility work.

  • Fall and Winter Programming Series Sioux Falls Alive Aims to Energize Community

    The City of Sioux Falls and Experience Sioux Falls, along with the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science and ASM Global, are launching a community-wide initiative called Sioux Falls Alive

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure- Hawthorne Avenue | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

  • Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup Scheduled for October 10, 2020

    The City of Sioux Falls will host the fifth annual community-wide Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup on Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Closure – South Tomar Road

    Beginning on Monday, September 28, 2020, South Tomar Road between East Tomar Place and South Cliff Avenue will be closed to through traffic to allow crews to perform street repairs.

  • Street Construction News

    Planned Signal Outage – Intersection of 41st Street and Minnesota Avenue | Intermittent Street Closures – 57th Street | Street Closure – North Westport Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: Making Historic Progress for Sioux Falls Amid a Pandemic

    As we start a new season, I can’t help but reflect on the past several months.

  • Street Construction News

    Schedule Change – Intersection Lane Closures – Louise Avenue and Shirley Avenue | Lane Closure - Kiwanis Avenue | Lane Closure – Tenth Street | Intersection Closure – Sixth Street and Lowell Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Emergency Lane Closure – 41st Street | Intersection Lane Closures – Louise Avenue and Shirley Avenue

  • Lane Closure – Dakota Avenue

    Beginning on September 15, 2020, the westernmost lane of North Dakota Avenue will be closed between Eighth Street & Ninth Street.

  • City to Offer Downtown Parking Lots for Redevelopment

    The City of Sioux Falls is releasing two surface parking lots in downtown Sioux Falls through its Negotiated Sale program.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Avera Drive | Lane Closure – 11th Street

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Closure – Wheatland Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, September 15, 2020, South Wheatland Avenue will be closed between Yale Street and Chesapeake Lane.

  • Street Construction News

    Marion Road and 49th Street Construction | Whittier Neighborhood Electrical Improvements

  • Street Closure – East Arrowhead Parkway

    Beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, September 14, 2020, East Arrowhead Parkway from Veterans Parkway to Six Mile Road will be closed.

  • City Reaches Successful Contract Resolution With Two Employee Unions

    The City of Sioux Falls has reached agreements with two labor unions: the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Lodge #1, and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), Local 814.

  • Lane Closure - 14th Street

    Beginning on Friday, September 11, 2000, the inside eastbound lane of 14th Street will be closed at the intersection of First Avenue to allow crews to perform pavement repairs.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Phillips Avenue and 18th Street | Lane Closures – 14th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Sidewalk Closures – Eighth Street | Intersection Closure - Caraway Drive

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 57th Street | Street Closure – 18th Street

  • City of Sioux Falls to Launch Digital Equity Task force with Midco Gift

    The City of Sioux Falls is using a $50,000 gift from Midco to launch a task force focused on addressing digital equity in Sioux Falls.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 50th Street | Street Closure – 50th Street | Lane Closure – Sixth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Reminder – Lane Closures - 41st Street | Lane Closures - Tenth Street | Lane Closure - Shirley Avenue

  • Bailey Street Closure

    Beginning on Monday, August 31, 2020, Bailey Street will be closed to thru traffic from North West Avenue to the entrance of the north CCL Label building to allow contractors to perform street repairs

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Western Avenue Traffic Switch at 41st Street

    Beginning on Friday, August 28, 2020, traffic on Western Avenue at 41st Street will be switched onto the newly constructed concrete on the west side of the road to allow crews to begin working on the next phase of construction at 41st Street and Western Avenue.

  • The Link Community Triage Center Receives $500,000 Gift from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

    The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust today announced a $500,000 gift to The Link, the community triage center being built in downtown Sioux Falls

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: Investing in the Struggling, Providing Hope Through The Link

    The need for social justice reform continues to be brought to the forefront in our national conversation and in many communities within recent months.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Western Avenue Traffic Switch at 41st Street

    Beginning on Friday, August 28, 2020, traffic on Western Avenue at 41st Street will be switched onto the newly constructed concrete on the west side of the road to allow crews to begin working on the next phase of construction at 41st Street and Western Avenue.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures - Cliff Avenue | Lane Closures - 41st Street

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Phillips Avenue | Lane Closures – 41st Street | Street Closures – Jasmine Trail | Street Closures – 51st Street | Street Closure – Seventh Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Closure – West Avenue

    Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 24, 2020, West Avenue from Sixth Street to 12th Street will be closed.

  • Mayor Paul TenHaken Named Chair of FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee

    As part of its new membership, Mayor Paul TenHaken has been named chair of the Federal Communications Commission’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee, or IAC, by Chairman Ajit Pai.

  • Lane Closure – Rice Street

    Beginning on Thursday, August 20, 2020, the inside westbound and eastbound lanes of East Rice Street will be closed from Jessica Avenue to Highland Avenue to allow crews to perform manhole lining.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 57th Street | Street Closure - Pebble Creek Road | Street Closure - Pebble Creek Road | Street Closure – Brookings Street

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 13th Street | Street Closure – Dakota Avenue | Lane Closures - Cliff Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Rice Street | Street Closure – Dakota Avenue | Lane Closures – 57th Street | Lane Closure – Ellis Road

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Closure – East 18th Street

    Beginning immediately, East 18th Street will be closed at the intersection of South Laurie Drive, near Cleveland Elementary School.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 41st Street | Lane Closures – Rice Street

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • West Avenue Street Closure

    Beginning on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, North West Avenue Service Road at West Bailey Street will be closed to allow construction crews to perform storm drainage repairs.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Russell Street | Harmodon Park Sidewalk Construction | Lane Closures - Cliff Avenue | Lane Closure - Dakota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Sixth Street | Street Closure – Tomar Road

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Lane Closure – Prairie Avenue

    Effective immediately, the northbound lane of North Prairie Avenue is closed between Sixth Street and Seventh Street

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Tomar Road | Street Closure - Tallgrass Avenue | Lane Closures - North Drive

  • Street Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, North Minnesota Avenue from Second Street to Bennett Street will be closed. Traffic detour will in place.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Street Closure – South Phillips Avenue | Lane Closures – Benson Road | Street Closure - Brookline Circle | Lane Closures - 18th Street Lane

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 12 noon.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Traffic Lane Switch on 57th Street | Lane Closure – 12th Street | Street Closure – North Sycamore Street | Lane Closure Update – West 41st Street | Street Closure at 69th Street and Southeastern Roundabout

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 41st Street | Lane Closures - 18th Street

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: Investing in Public Safety, Building our City’s Future

    We are fortunate to live in a community with an extensive list of accolades, from our low unemployment rate to Sioux Falls’ excellent cultural and recreational amenities that enhance our quality of life.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.