The City of West St. Paul has several staff changes with City Clerk Nicole Tillander, Ben Boike returning as community development director, and a potential promotion for Dan Nowicki.
The West St. Paul City Council discussed the police response to mental health and economic development strategy, as well as approved expansions to where liquor stores and tattoo shops can locate. They also approved a 2022 street reconstruction project over neighbor complaints.
The upcoming West St. Paul City Council meeting will include several public hearings and some important conversations about mental health and economic development.
The West St. Paul City Council relaxed mask requirements at city hall and passed measures to loosen restrictions on tattoo parlors and liquor stores. The city also proclaimed June as LGBTQIA Pride Month and the Women of West St. Paul collected a trunkful of period supplies.
Topics include tattoo and liquor store expansion, a provisional rental license, and Pride proclamation. Look for discussion on the Renaissance Plan and ongoing COVID-19 protocols during the Open Council Work Session.
West St. Paul’s new City Manager Nate Burkett parts ways with the city’s long-time Community Development Director Jim Hartshorn.