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West St. Paul City Council took the first steps to regulate marijuana, discussed a new West St. Paul Days, two drive thrus were approved, and a townhouse project moved forward after some consternation.
Busy night for the West St. Paul City Council with six public hearings and discussion on big topics including a new Celebrate West St. Paul Days event and recreational marijuana.
West St. Paul City Council had a light agenda this week with just Crusader Avenue reconstruction on the regular agenda and parking minimums on the work session agenda.
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.
The West St. Paul City Council did a lot this week, including officially hiring a new city manager, approving the return of Burger King and a drive thru for Jimmy John’s, approving two of three proposed charter amendments, and clearing the way for pickleball.