This week West St. Paul held their first ever virtual City Council meeting in response to the social distancing required by the coronavirus. The biggest issue was a proposed repeal of the prevailing wage ordinance, which was ultimately denied.
This week’s West St. Paul City Council meeting was mostly routine business. Some of the more interesting discussion happened during work sessions, including an update on the North Gateway project and debate on the prevailing wage ordinance.
The West St. Paul City Council recognized Black History Month, launched a housing rehab program, and took some heat for how last month’s meeting was handled.
This week’s West St. Paul city council meeting included forward progress on Tobacco 21 and the 2020 city budget, as well as some heated debate over the hiring process for the new police chief.
Tonight’s West St. Paul city council meeting included procedural business, information, and a ranting resident. The preceding Open Council Work Session (OCWS) was the more informative and productive meeting of the night.
The new Henry Sibley High School stadium, Warrior Field, officially opened today with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and the first ever game on the field—Sibley boys’ soccer.