• Jim River Bridge

    Jim River Bridge

  • Lake Area Trail

    Lake Area Trail

  • Meridian Bridge Moonlight

    Meridian Bridge Moonlight

  • Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

  • Walnut Street

    Walnut Street

  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights

  • Downtown Streetscape

    Yankton's Downtown

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Missouri River Bluffs

  • 4th of July

    4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside Park

  • Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

Planning Advance

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rtecThe City of Yankton is undertaking a multiphase process to facilitate planning for future needs and prioritizing resources and staff time.  The process will engage the public, elected officials, and staff in building a roadmap for what projects and activities are most important for the community in the near future and the long term.

Phase 1: The City Manager, Department Heads and other city staff will be meeting during the day on Thursday, January 5, 2017 with a professional planning consultant to outline major projects under way and in the planning stages as well as identifying future needs.

Phase 2: Community members will share their priorities and ideas with the consultant and City Commission on Thursday, January 5, 2017 in Room 114 of the Technical Education Center, 1200 W. 21st St. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.  Those unable to attend can join the conversation on Twitter @cityofyankton and www.facebook.com/cityofyankton ‪#‎AdvanceYankton 

Phase 3: The City Commission meet on Friday, January 6, 2017 to review and analyze the results of the staff and public input and share their own priorities.

Phase 4: All of the input and analysis will be gathered into a planning document that will be shared back to the community.   That planning tool can be used by both the City Commission, City Manager, and staff to help in guiding day to day decision making and resource allocation.

2017 Planning Advance Priorities (PDF)

On-going reevaluation of priorities and resources is a part of all goal implementation processes.  The projects and activities outlined during this process will have to be regularly reexamined and rethought as time passes and change occurs in the community.

Amy Nelson, City Manager 
416 Walnut Street
PO Box 176
Yankton, SD 57078-0176
(605) 668-5221
(605) 668-5265 FAX


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