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.
Since West St. Paul’s founding in 1889, only seven women have served on City Council.
After two very long meetings in a row, last night’s 20-minute West St. Paul City Council meeting was a welcome breather. The main agenda didn’t include much, though more interesting discussions happened during the Open Council Work Session.
The West St. Paul city council held six public hearings, passed Tobacco 21, and heard complaints from residents about assessments and the relocation of the YMCA.
The first ever West St. Paul Pride in the Park event will be held at Southview Park on June 30 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
More than 40 people attended the second longest meeting in the past year, where the council decided to return basketball hoops to Haskell and Oakdale Parks.