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.
This week’s West St. Paul City Council meeting included the long-awaited conclusion to the mural debate, a pro-union resolution that will likely draw a veto, a heated moment during citizen comments, and goodbyes to two well-respected city staff members.
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.