A garage mural featuring a black power fist and a rainbow is cited by the city, another home owner challenged sign ordinances and (sort of) won, and school board candidate yard signs face complicated rules.
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.
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.
West St. Paul’s City Council will consider whether to change the sign ordinance to allow murals, plus a union resolution, tattoo tweaks, more liquor stores, and more.
West St. Paul’s sign ordinance has made international news, but we’ve found some lesser known laws, including a limit on statues and only one sign per yard.
A fence with the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ is being painted over for violating city ordinances that limit any words or pictures on fences.