Lack of mandates, ordinance changes mean council won’t vote on ‘Sustainable Sioux Falls’ framework

"We're not really looking at it as a policy document, we're looking at it as more of a guidance work plan," Sustainability Coordinator Holly Meier said.

Final version of controversial ‘Sustainable Sioux Falls’ plan released as it heads to council

Advocates have said changes to the plan made earlier this year "removed all meaningful, concrete goals and accountability measures."

Sioux Falls rejects $1M EPA climate grant, saying it would ‘take away focus’ from its plans

Sioux Falls became eligible to receive the grant funding when South Dakota turned down a similar $3M opportunity earlier this year.

Open letter to TenHaken says Sioux Falls’ sustainability plan stripped of any ‘meaningful’ goals

The plan was originally announced in March 2022, and was quickly delayed, following "an extensive amount of additional community feedback."