West St. Paul’s City Council finalized a purchase agreement for the Hy-Vee property, got a preliminary look at the 2023 budget, heard about the embedded social worker program with the police, and finalized several new ordinances.
The city will take action on the Hy-Vee property, incorporate ISD 197’s school resource officer into the budget, and get a preliminary look at the 2023 budget.
The West St. Paul City Council held a series of public hearings, passing ordinances on catalytic converter theft, fraudulent gift cards, commercial vehicle parking, a marijuana moratorium, and more. They also discussed park cleanup and the Bike & Pedestrian Plan.
There will be six public hearings on the schedule for Monday’s City Council meeting, including the marijuana moratorium, catalytic converters, and mayor/council salary increase. There will also be a first look at the Bike & Pedestrian Plan update.
“I’m just filled with a lot of love for our community over the past couple of weeks and I just want to remind people to look for it because it’s out there.”
While the state legislature opened the door on edibles and other hemp-derived products, West St. Paul City Council shut the door with a temporary moratorium while they work out regulatory issues. The Council also approved townhouses on the former golf course on a split vote.