The omicron variant of COVID-19 is prompting closures and staff shortages at local businesses and schools.
We sample some counter service restaurants in West St. Paul, including Ali Baba’s, Amore Coffee, El Cubano, and World Famous Momo.
West St. Paul City Council has a short meeting with no Open Council Work Session and alcohol compliance failures were the main item on the agenda.
West St. Paul City Council overrode the mayor’s first veto, approved a liquor license and improvements to outdoor seating at El Cubano, and tweaked the Open Council Work Session format to be more productive.
West St. Paul’s City Council will consider a veto override, look to further tweak the Open Council Work Session (OCWS) meetings, and consider an expansion of the Smith/Dodd Overlay.
Whenever a new development is announced in West St. Paul, there’s consternation that it’s not what people wanted. But the reality is we don’t have a lot of control.