A group of older adults are turning used plastic shopping bags into sleeping mats for the homeless.
Eviction notices have gone out at a West St. Paul apartment complex in the midst of complaints about property maintenance and safety. Residents reported broken elevators and going without heat all winter, claims management denied.
We read through the West St. Paul city code and offer some of the weirdest things on the books, from no swearing at school to no fires after midnight.
This week’s West St. Paul City Council meeting included informational updates on next week’s election, homeless outreach, a coming Thompson Avenue turnback, and the art park. There was also business as usual with failed alcohol and tobacco checks and public hearings for citations, assessments, and street improvements.
The West St. Paul City Council will consider future street improvements, unpaid assessments, alcohol and tobacco compliance checks, and a plan to refinance some bonds. Also look for updates on homelessness, the art park, and the coming election.
Proclamations, presentations, and recognition took up most of this week’s West St. Paul city council meeting. A few routine business items were passed, but some of the more interesting tidbits took place behind the scenes.