The West St. Paul City Council approved a resolution encouraging mask wearing, ran into confusion over prevailing wage requirements on city projects, and took the first step to reduce the number of required public hearings.
The agenda covered Planning Commission expansion, Marthaler Park improvements, and limiting tobacco shops.
A big crowd turned out for the ribbon cutting of the Robert Street underpass, officially opening the River-to-River Greenway Trail.
West St. Paul Mayor Dave Napier vetoed a City Council push to expand the Planning Commission and require equal ward representation.
West St. Paul City Council waded into an unexpected debate over ward representation on the Planning Commission. Other topics included medical clinic denial and approval, city hall improvements, sidewalks and trails, and some important recognitions.
West St. Paul City Council had an extremely short meeting that focused on appointments to the Environmental Committee.