The proposed mental health crisis center dominated the meeting, though a public hearing and final vote won’t come until December 12. Other topics included zoning for intoxicating THC specialty stores and the city’s newest K-9.
Residents clamoring for a community center can rejoice—the City of West St. Paul is commissioning a feasibility study.
Street maintenance and marijuana regulation moved forward at the West St. Paul City Council. Discussion covered potentially removing stop signs at the Butler and Stassen intersection and some tense but postponed discussion over possibly shopping for a new city attorney.
More than 60 people turned out for the second annual West St. Paul Rider community bike ride exploring the trails in West St. Paul and beyond.
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.
The West St. Paul City Council held a series of public hearings, passing ordinances on catalytic converter theft, fraudulent gift cards, commercial vehicle parking, a marijuana moratorium, and more. They also discussed park cleanup and the Bike & Pedestrian Plan.