Sioux Falls Mayor Calls for $429M in Improvements
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The mayor of South Dakota's largest city has outlined $429 million in projects he wants funded during the next five years to improve Sioux Falls.
The Associated Press reports that Mike Huether's plan emphasizes parks and infrastructure expansion and is in line with improvements residents said they wanted in a recent survey.
The city would add two fire stations, a number of new parks, and $4 out of every $10 in the budget would go to road repairs. Huether calls it "one of the grandest plans in our city's history."
Councilman Jim Entenman says the unveiling of the plan is only the first step in the process. Council members will discuss the plan during a series of meetings this summer and make final decisions in September.
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