West St. Paul’s Pride in the Park returns to Southview Park on August 7 for food, family friendly activities, a silent auction, and more.
The West St. Paul City Council relaxed mask requirements at city hall and passed measures to loosen restrictions on tattoo parlors and liquor stores. The city also proclaimed June as LGBTQIA Pride Month and the Women of West St. Paul collected a trunkful of period supplies.
Topics include tattoo and liquor store expansion, a provisional rental license, and Pride proclamation. Look for discussion on the Renaissance Plan and ongoing COVID-19 protocols during the Open Council Work Session.
City Council Member Wendy Berry became the first openly LGBTQ person elected to municipal office in West St. Paul in 2018. We asked Berry about being one of the firsts.
The first in-person West St. Paul City Council meeting in three months included discussion of policing and proposed apartments at the former K-mart site.
After more than three months of virtual meetings due to the pandemic, the West St. Paul City Council will be meeting in person again. There’s a lot on the work session schedule, including the proposed housing project at the former K-mart site.