Former West St. Paul City Council Member Darlene Lewis talks about running for office, her proudest accomplishments, and the challenge of aging.
When asked why he does what he does at a recent town hall, State Representative Rick Hansen answered, “I believe one person can make a difference.”
There are 10 slots on various city committees where terms are expiring and new members could potentially be appointed. So apply now!
Since West St. Paul’s founding in 1889, only seven women have served on City Council.
Going back 30 years, more than a third of the municipal elections in West St. Paul have been uncontested.
This year’s uncontested school board election didn’t offer much drama, so let’s look at history for some interesting factoids.