A new development of 58 townhomes is proposed for the eastern portion of the former Thompson Oaks golf course along Oakdale Avenue in West St. Paul.
City Council is ready to declare a climate emergency and is moving forward with a townhouse development on the former golf course.
West St. Paul will consider joining 16 other Minnesota cities in declaring a climate emergency and consider a townhouse development during Monday’s City Council meeting.
Dumped on for decades and then buried for a golf course, a wetland and creek in the middle of West St. Paul will be restored. The project will include a waterfall, boardwalk and looping trails to be completed by the end of 2022.
The West St. Paul City Council approved a resolution encouraging mask wearing, ran into confusion over prevailing wage requirements on city projects, and took the first step to reduce the number of required public hearings.
With the omicron variant of COVID-19 surging, West St. Paul City Council will consider enforcing a mask mandate. Other agenda items include ordinance changes to require fewer public hearings and allow free-standing solar power units, as well as appointing residents to city committees.