A week after West St. Paul made national headlines for forcing the removal of a Black Lives Matter mural, the city’s former mayor put up a Blue Lives Matter mural.
A fence with the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ is being painted over for violating city ordinances that limit any words or pictures on fences.
The first virtual West St. Paul town hall included updates from city department heads, Q&As from residents, updates rom council members, and an online survey that will give elected officials direction as they plan for the future.
This year’s West St. Paul town hall meetings will be virtual. It’s a chance to hear what’s happening in the city and give input on priorities and concerns.
There are more than a dozen potential openings on various West St. Paul committees and commissions. Apply before the end of the year to be considered.
Earlier this month Celebrate West St. Paul Days—the organization responsible for the annual West St. Paul Days events, including the parade and West St. Paul royalty—announced they were shutting down.