The last West St. Paul City Council meeting of the year included the 2022 budget and property tax levy as well as student presentations with environmental recommendations for the city.
West St. Paul City Council took the first steps to regulate marijuana, discussed a new West St. Paul Days, two drive thrus were approved, and a townhouse project moved forward after some consternation.
Busy night for the West St. Paul City Council with six public hearings and discussion on big topics including a new Celebrate West St. Paul Days event and recreational marijuana.
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.