Forward 2040

Welcome to Forward 2040

This project will produce a Community Vision and Strategic Action Plan for the City of Mitchell, South Dakota


Forward 2040 Think-Tank Report

Approximately 100 Mitchell community members and stakeholders contributed to the Forward 2040 Think-Tank on 25 March, 2019. The Think Tank served as the starting point for the comprehensive stakeholder engagement process Forward 2040. The Think-Tank Report has been published and is available to read and download.

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Future of Mitchell Community Survey

As part of the effort to provide broad input into the community vision and strategic planning process, all community stakeholders are encouraged to make their voices heard by taking the Community Survey. Please feel free to share this link with members and stakeholders you think may want to be involved. Survey results will be aggregated and shared when completed. Thank you!

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You are invited to help shape Mitchell’s future by taking part in the second round of Community Engagement Sessions on 25, 26 and 27 April. These sessions represent a key part of Forward 2040.

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More Information

For more information about Forward 2040, please contact:

Stephanie Ellwein, City Administrator
City of Mitchell City Hall
612 North Main Street
Mitchell, SD 57301
Tel: 605.995.8143

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For more information about the overall project:

Heather Branigin, Project Manager
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