Urbanized Development Commission

The Urbanized Development Commission (UDC) of the South Eastern Council of Governments is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Sioux Falls metropolitan transportation planning process.  The UDC is primarily comprised of elected officials from the local governmental participants in the planning process.  The UDC, with input from the other two committees, makes area transportation planning decisions.

UDC Bylaws

Committee Members:

  • Carol Twedt* (Chair)             
  • Harry Buck, Mayor of Brandon
  • Casey Voelker, Mayor of Tea
  • Paul TenHaken, Mayor of Sioux Falls
  • Derick Wenck, Mayor of Harrisburg
  • David Barranco, Sioux Falls City Council
  • Rich Merkouris, Sioux Falls City Council
  • Greg Neitzert, Sioux Falls City Council
  • Pat Starr (Vice-Chair), Sioux Falls City Council
  • Joel Arends, Lincoln County Commission
  • Jim C. Jibben, Lincoln County Commission
  • Tiffani Landeen, Lincoln County Commission
  • Jeff Barth, Minnehaha County Commission
  • Gerald Beninga, Minnehaha County Commission
  • Dean Karsky, Minnehaha County Commission
  • Mike Vehle, South Dakota Transportation Commission
  • Mark Hoines*, Federal Highway Administration

 *Denotes a non-voting member of the UDC  

2022 Meeting Schedule

All meetings begin at 4:00 PM

January 13th
March 10th
May 12th
July 14th
August 11th
September 15th
November 3rd