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.
West St. Paul’s City Council will consider whether to change the sign ordinance to allow murals, plus a union resolution, tattoo tweaks, more liquor stores, and more.
The first in-person West St. Paul City Council meeting in three months included discussion of policing and proposed apartments at the former K-mart site.
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.
With pandemic restrictions easing, the city announces some openings including playgrounds and some fields. But the splash pad is closed for all of 2020.
The first City Council meeting of 2020 was relatively quiet, with a nod to local baseball and discussions on a community pollinator garden, expanded ice arena, and legislative priorities.