The first City Council meeting of 2020 was relatively quiet, with a nod to local baseball and discussions on a community pollinator garden, expanded ice arena, and legislative priorities.
West St. Paul’s Planning Commission considered a proposed apartment on the former golf course and heard opposition from neighbors.
This week’s West St. Paul city council meeting included forward progress on Tobacco 21 and the 2020 city budget, as well as some heated debate over the hiring process for the new police chief.
The West St. Paul Police Department wants community input on two big issues—the hiring process for a new police chief and body cameras.
Last night’s West St. Paul city council meeting had a relatively light agenda. The biggest issues of the evening were sales tax and the process for hiring a new police chief.