The 2022 general election is on Tuesday, November 8 and here’s your voter’s guide for races to represent West St. Paul in city, county, and state levels.
West St. Paul’s City Council finalized a purchase agreement for the Hy-Vee property, got a preliminary look at the 2023 budget, heard about the embedded social worker program with the police, and finalized several new ordinances.
West St. Paul is buying the former Hy-Vee property for $5.2 million with plans for housing, restaurants, and park space.
State Senator Sandy Pappas sent a mailer that claimed endorsements from 10 elected officials and others from in and around West St. Paul—four of whom said they have not officially endorsed Pappas.
While the state legislature opened the door on edibles and other hemp-derived products, West St. Paul City Council shut the door with a temporary moratorium while they work out regulatory issues. The Council also approved townhouses on the former golf course on a split vote.
West St. Paul City Council discussed their vision for the Hy-Vee property, met with prosecutors working with West St. Paul Police, and formally recognized Juneteenth.