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.
West St. Paul has a historic first this year with the first Black candidate for municipal office in the city’s history. So we’re taking a wider look at firsts in West St. Paul.
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.
The filing period to run for public office in West St. Paul closed today and we now know who is running for election in 2020. Here’s the rundown and some nerdy facts for context.
This week’s virtual West St. Paul City Council meeting was punctuated by moments of silence amid some good news of proclamations and recognitions as well as the not-so-usual business of COVID-19 response.