Citizens for a Sustainable Sioux Falls

Help keep Sioux Falls a great place to live, work and raise a family.
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What’s At Stake?

An exceptional quality of life. Clean air, water, and soil.

Affordable, accessible housing. Strong, stable home values.

Engaged and thoughtful citizens. Safe, supportive neighborhoods.

Strong economic opportunities. A talented and well-educated workforce.

Who We Are

Citizens for a Sustainable Sioux Falls highlights the voices of community leaders, employers, and local residents who share a passion for ensuring that Sioux Falls remains the best little city in America to live, work, open a business, or raise a family.

Why We Care

Sioux Falls continues to grow as the economic and cultural hub for our region. Our city’s future depends on sustainable development that benefits our entire community.

Latest News

Voter-led petition on new slaughterhouse exceeds signature goal

Sep 14, 2022

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Smart Growth Sioux Falls announced that it has now gathered more than 10,000 petition signatures – far more than required to put the ordinance to ban new slaughterhouses within city limits on the ballot this November. The petition signatures were delivered to the City of Sioux Falls on Thursday, according to a press release from Smart Growth Sioux Falls. Read More

Sioux Falls Leaders Urge City Council to Hit Pause on Major New Hog-Processing Plant

Apr 7, 2022

Citizens for a Sustainable Sioux Falls (CSSF), a community network dedicated to preserving the spirit of Sioux Falls and the beauty of its natural resources, today released a letter urging city council members to pause the planned construction of a major new hog-processing plant within city limits until further study is done and community input is considered. Read More

New Survey: Sioux Falls Residents Raise Alarm on Mega-Slaughterhouse

Mar 11, 2022

Citizens for a Sustainable Sioux Falls (CSSF) today released the results of a new poll capturing local views on plans for a major new hog processing plant just off Interstate 229. The survey, conducted by Public Opinion Strategies in February, found that three-quarters of registered voters in Sioux Falls want to hit the brakes on a proposal by Nebraska-based Wholestone Farms to open a 170-acre complex to process six million hogs annually within city limits. Read More