Proposed property tax statements recently hit West St. Paul mailboxes, prompting a round of bemused head scratching and fist shaking about what it really means. We try to explain.
This fall’s election includes a levy renewal, so we ask the school board candidates if they support past and current levies.
A levy renewal will be on the ballot for the ISD 197 school district this fall. The levy works out to about $1.2 million—or $52 for an average home in the district.
Discussion included the proposed 2022 budget and the setting for future Open Council Work Session meetings. Nearly half of the regular meeting was taken up with citizen comments from a former Council member.
There’s not a lot of action on the agenda for the regular West St. Paul City Council meeting, though the OCWS will get into the 2022 budget and potentially revamping how OCWS operates.
The West St. Paul City Council passed the 2021 budget and tax levy, reviewed improvements for Thompson Park, and passed liquor license rebates for 2021.