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.
The first virtual West St. Paul town hall included updates from city department heads, Q&As from residents, updates rom council members, and an online survey that will give elected officials direction as they plan for the future.
South Metro Fire Department rolled out a new program to address mental health among firefighters and first responders. The ground-breaking program is called PAR 360, and South Metro Fire is one of the first departments to participate.
The West St. Paul City Council learned about a ground breaking new mental health program for firefighters, officially expanded the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network, and addressed a brewing controversy over anti-abortion signs.
What started as a socially distanced parade to honor the birthday of a high school senior killed last fall turned into an in-person party of dozens of people in direct violation of stay-at-home orders.