West St. Paul City Council swore in a new police officer, started conversation on public art policy, made a change to require fewer public hearings, and got a glimpse at the 10-year financial forecast, including proposed levy changes.
Proposed property tax statements recently hit West St. Paul mailboxes, prompting a round of bemused head scratching and fist shaking about what it really means. We try to explain.
In the ISD 197 election, the levy renewal passes with 68% of the vote and Sarah Larsen, Marcus Hill, and Jon Vaupel win seats on the school board. The margin of victory for third over fourth was half a percent, some 91 votes.
This sharable chart shows candidate positions and biographical details for all nine candidates contesting the race, plus info on the levy renewal.
The filing period to run for ISD 197 school board closed today and we now know who is running for election in 2021. Here’s the rundown and some nerdy facts for context.
West St. Paul City Council approved new sidewalk on Bidwell Street over neighbor opposition and heard about a levy increase from South Metro Fire.