Jeff DeYoung is upset, can you imagine spending thousands of dollars to improve your property. Then you get ready to go, you find out the requirements laid out by Building & Zoning employees are all wrong? What would you do if you did what you were told?
How about our friend Tim Stanga? He showed up to a Planning Commission meeting the week before to speak on an issue in his neighborhood. He showed up and because he and others didn’t know the secret handshake, Jeff Schmidt moved the commission right past their issues.
How about being retired or disabled? How about being Jim Mitchell and want the snowgates working in your neighborhood? Why weren’t snowgates being used in his neighborhood? Because it wasn’t St. Charles Place? How many ice dams do the council members drive over or through to get in or out of their driveways? Are certain neighborhoods not worthy of snowgates?
These were the first three items brought up during the February 6, 2017 Sioux Falls City Council Public Input. Three good things to bring to our elected representatives on a full night, how about more?
Annette Mahone, with the South Dakota African American History Museum, invited the City Council and public to attend the L.B. “Bud” Williams Humanitarian Award banquet to see Emma Armstrong honored.
Tommy Schmitz a SFPD officer and FOP member provided additional information regarding the Collective Bargaining process. The city administration has not been bargaining in good faith and it was nice to see the employees calling them out publicly.
To wrap things up, RJ Burchatz spoke about pedestrian safety issues pedestrians are experiences in the growing East Bank downtown.