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Neighbors Ask Questions Of Sanford

August 28, 2014, 9:55 PM by Jared Ransom

Neighbors Ask Questions Of Sanford
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

For people who live near the Sanford Health campus, change is an expectation, not a surprise. Thursday night, they had the opportunity to speak with Sanford officials about any questions involving their development plans.

"I have two feelings about it. I'm very proud of the place and I'm also very concerned about what they're doing," Marjorie Buseman said.

That feeling was shared by everyone who attended this open forum.  Presenters with Sanford knew what to expect.

"Whether it's our problem or the city's problem, I think it's good for us to hear that even if it seems tough sometimes. So, I don't have a problem with that for even the toughest ones of those. We've got to hear it," VP of Design and Construction Bob Winkels said.

Some had questions about the increased flooding risk to their homes.

"It's because of the development. The hard surface parking lots and stuff let it just run off," Buseman said.

Another big issue is street parking. As the campus continues to grow, neighbors are finding it harder and harder to drive around because hospital staff park tightly along the road.

"Yeah, they're going to have to do something with parking if they get bigger, you know? People have to go someplace," Arvid Buseman said.

"It's kind of a shame they didn't build some of these parking ramps higher in the first place, because then they wouldn't have run out of room already, I don't think. They certainly run out of room in the parking ramps," Marjorie said.

Winkels says that there are no immediate plans to expand beyond their current boundaries, but he and neighbors agree that you can never say never.

"I hate to go out more than four or five years and say 'No, that boundary isn't going to change for 10 years.' No, I'd be lying because I can't guarantee that," Winkels said.

This development plan will be put in front of the Sioux Falls Planning Commission at their October 1 meeting.

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