West St. Paul’s City Council finalized a purchase agreement for the Hy-Vee property, got a preliminary look at the 2023 budget, heard about the embedded social worker program with the police, and finalized several new ordinances.
West St. Paul is dreaming big when it comes to parks: “I would like to hear your biggest, grandest, greatest ideas.”
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.
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.