Like everything else, COVID-19 has changed campaigning and West St. Paul candidates are getting creative with front yard gatherings, going online, and alternatives to door knocking.
After more than three months of virtual meetings due to the pandemic, the West St. Paul City Council will be meeting in person again. There’s a lot on the work session schedule, including the proposed housing project at the former K-mart site.
The only thing on the agenda for Monday’s West St. Paul City Council meeting is the consent agenda, which includes a review of the police department’s Use of Force policy.
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.
The West St. Paul City Council will consider a resolution to allow more outdoor dining in the wake of COVID-19 re-openings and restrictions.
With pandemic restrictions easing, the city announces some openings including playgrounds and some fields. But the splash pad is closed for all of 2020.