The longest meeting since January covered the proposed K-mart apartments, chickens, a conversion therapy ban, and cleaning up West St. Paul.
The West St. Paul City Council covered the first steps on a conversion therapy ban, chickens, council salary, a social media policy, and the proposed apartments at the former K-mart.
This huge potential development in West St. Paul is getting a lot of attention. Here are some of the issues and our take on the project.
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.
Widespread protest and looting is hitting the Twin Cities in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. A number of retail stores on Robert Street in West St. Paul have closed, and some have been hit by looters.
This week’s virtual West St. Paul City Council meeting was punctuated by moments of silence amid some good news of proclamations and recognitions as well as the not-so-usual business of COVID-19 response.