User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


33° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.
Winter Returns To KELOLAND This Weekend. Click here for details. 

 

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Economic Outlook Improving

November 9, 2011, 6:20 PM by Kelly Bartnick

Economic Outlook Improving
SIOUX FALLS, SD - City finance officials told KELOLAND News Wednesday that the economic outlook is continually improving and they expect sales tax levels to be back at the levels they were in 2008, prior to a sharp drop in 2009.

The police department says it has already compensated for those lower revenues with no raise last year, and that during negotiations both the city and the police union agreed the following:

“Sioux Falls has the money to cover the expense of employee cost of living allowance increases but the priorities of where the money should be spent was the major topic of discussion and disagreement.” 

KELOLAND News spoke with three union members Wednesday, who all declined an on-camera interview. They did say the two-year pay freeze is in line with what other vital city service providers have seen.

Union members also said they hope a continual increase in sales tax revenues will mean higher pay increases beyond the 20 to 13 contract.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

Police Identify Two Suspects In Sioux Falls Shooting

1/30/2015 10:55 AM

Police are searching for 17-year-old Conner Hanson and 19-year-old Robert Montes. Hanson and Montes are reported to be dangerous and should not be app...

Full Story
Police Searching For Two Suspects In Shooting

1/30/2015 12:09 AM

Sioux Falls Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting that occurred near the Empire Mall. 

Full Story
1 Dead After ATV Goes Through Ice On Perkins Co. Lake

1/25/2015 8:08 AM

A Newcastle, Wyoming man died after an ATV broke through the ice on a lake in northern Perkins County in South Dakota.

Full Story
Man Rescued From Big Stone Lake After Falling Through Ice

1/29/2015 5:30 PM

Officials are urging caution on the ice as warmer temperatures lead to changing ice conditions across the region.

Full Story | Watch
Augustana College Student Found Safe

1/28/2015 10:56 AM

On Tuesday, a 19-year-old student left her room saying she was headed to the bathroom. Her roommate reported her missing when she had not returned.

Full Story


Events