The West St. Paul City Council approved a resolution encouraging mask wearing, ran into confusion over prevailing wage requirements on city projects, and took the first step to reduce the number of required public hearings.
With the omicron variant of COVID-19 surging, West St. Paul City Council will consider enforcing a mask mandate. Other agenda items include ordinance changes to require fewer public hearings and allow free-standing solar power units, as well as appointing residents to city committees.
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 swore in a new police officer, limited tobacco shops, implemented Robert Street Renaissance Plan changes, and discussed safety concerns at Emerson Park.
West St. Paul City Council will have two public hearings on Monday to limit tobacco shops and make Renaissance Plan updates. There will also be first readings on a sign ordinance change and Planning Commission expansion and ward requirement.
West St. Paul City Council swore in two new police officers, gave initial approval to a new townhouse redevelopment plan for the former golf course, and began the process to limit specialty tobacco retailers.