We talk with Marcus Hill, the first Black member of the ISD 197 school board and only person of color still running, about the racial dynamics at play in this election and school board races across the country.
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.
If you want to show that Black Lives Matter in West St. Paul, please consider a donation to the Residents of Color Collective (ROCC).
There’s not a lot on the regular meeting agenda for the West St. Paul City Council, though important conversations will happen during the Open Council Work Session (OCWS), including potentially creating a new committee and a resolution to support AT&T union employees.
A fence with the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ is being painted over for violating city ordinances that limit any words or pictures on fences.
The West St. Paul Charter Commission met earlier this week to interview candidates for a vacant seat and consider potential changes.