West St. Paul has a historic first this year with the first Black candidate for municipal office in the city’s history. So we’re taking a wider look at firsts in West St. Paul.
Like everything else, COVID-19 has changed campaigning and West St. Paul candidates are getting creative with front yard gatherings, going online, and alternatives to door knocking.
West St. Paul held its third virtual City Council meeting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics included updates on pandemic impacts and a pair of projects on the former Thompson Oaks golf course.
The West St. Paul City Council recognized Black History Month, launched a housing rehab program, and took some heat for how last month’s meeting was handled.
There are 10 slots on various city committees where terms are expiring and new members could potentially be appointed. So apply now!
We talk with Planning Commission Chair Morgan Kavanaugh about what Planning Commission does and how it helps make West St. Paul better.