The West St. Paul City Council meeting made history in passing a conversion therapy ban. The city also relaxed a chicken ordinance, previewed the 2021 budget, and learned more about the Town Center One project (sorry, no brew pub).
The West St. Paul City Council covered the first steps on a conversion therapy ban, chickens, council salary, a social media policy, and the proposed apartments at the former K-mart.
City Council Member Wendy Berry became the first openly LGBTQ person elected to municipal office in West St. Paul in 2018. We asked Berry about being one of the firsts.
West St. Paul has a historic first this year with the first Black candidate for municipal office in the city’s history. So we’re taking a wider look at firsts in West St. Paul.
The first in-person West St. Paul City Council meeting in three months included discussion of policing and proposed apartments at the former K-mart site.
Issues and questions about policing in West St. Paul from the recent Public Safety Committee, including use of force, banned holds, hiring, and more.