Last night’s West St. Paul City Council meeting ran three hours and 53 minutes, the longest meeting of 2019 by far and the longest meeting in recent years. The discussion around the proposed apartment complex on the former golf course led to such a long meeting.
The West St. Paul city council held six public hearings, passed Tobacco 21, and heard complaints from residents about assessments and the relocation of the YMCA.
This week’s West St. Paul city council meeting included forward progress on Tobacco 21 and the 2020 city budget, as well as some heated debate over the hiring process for the new police chief.
With the Charter Commission meeting this week, let’s look at some interesting facets of the West St. Paul city charter.
Tonight’s West St. Paul city council meeting included procedural business, information, and a ranting resident. The preceding Open Council Work Session (OCWS) was the more informative and productive meeting of the night.
Proclamations, presentations, and recognition took up most of this week’s West St. Paul city council meeting. A few routine business items were passed, but some of the more interesting tidbits took place behind the scenes.