City Council Member Anthony Fernandez became the first person of color elected to municipal office in West St. Paul in 2016. We asked Fernandez about being one of the firsts.
The first in-person West St. Paul City Council meeting in three months included discussion of policing and proposed apartments at the former K-mart site.
Issues and questions about policing in West St. Paul from the recent Public Safety Committee, including use of force, banned holds, hiring, and more.
After more than three months of virtual meetings due to the pandemic, the West St. Paul City Council will be meeting in person again. There’s a lot on the work session schedule, including the proposed housing project at the former K-mart site.
The biggest (and practically only) highlight from tonight’s West St. Paul City Council meeting is that the Council initiated a review of the police department’s Use of Force policy.
The only thing on the agenda for Monday’s West St. Paul City Council meeting is the consent agenda, which includes a review of the police department’s Use of Force policy.