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This week’s West St. Paul City Council meeting included the long-awaited conclusion to the mural debate, a pro-union resolution that will likely draw a veto, a heated moment during citizen comments, and goodbyes to two well-respected city staff members.
West St. Paul’s City Council will consider whether to change the sign ordinance to allow murals, plus a union resolution, tattoo tweaks, more liquor stores, and more.
After the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, two small groups of West St. Paul residents protested peacefully, waving Black Lives Matter signs and flags.
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.
While the regular West St. Paul City Council meeting was cut short due to an emergency declaration and curfew, the work session included heated debate on the Black Lives Matter mural.