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 City of West St. Paul has several staff changes with City Clerk Nicole Tillander, Ben Boike returning as community development director, and a potential promotion for Dan Nowicki.
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.
The upcoming West St. Paul City Council meeting will include several public hearings and some important conversations about mental health and economic development.
After being shut down last year, the West St. Paul city pool is back and will open on Saturday, June 12.
West St. Paul Mayor Dave Napier delivered an online State of the City address: “People want to be a part of a community moving forward and we’re doing it.”