Sioux Falls Mayor Huether's Annual Porch Talk
by Rachel Skytta, Reporter
November 02, 2013 5:29 PM
City officials and next door neighbors visited wtih Mayor Mike Huether Saturday morning at the third annual Mayor's Neighborhood Summit and porch talk.
Sioux Falls residents gathered at the Orpheum Theater to share their questions, concerns, and challenges with the mayor, regarind their own neighborhoods.
Topics ranged from mental health in the city, to more basic issues like neighborhood cleanup.
"Well what do we do? We clean up the junk. We enforce the codes. We make people get those old couches, those old mattresses, those six bags of trash that's been sitting out in front. We make them get rid of it," said Mayor Huether.
The mayor's porch talk is designed to help identify the strengths and weaknesses in each individual Sioux Falls neighborhood.