After interviewing three finalists, the West St. Paul City Council selected Nate Burkett for the role of city manager.
The West St. Paul City Council considered three charter amendments, expanded committees, named finalists for the city manager position, and moved a development project forward.
While the regular West St. Paul City Council meeting had a sparse agenda, the Council still covered a lot with nearly three hours of other meetings. Topics included policing, the committee appointment process, and sale of land for townhomes.
For the first time in 132 years, West St. Paul has a female majority on City Council as newly elected members are sworn in.
The West St. Paul City Council learned about a ground breaking new mental health program for firefighters, officially expanded the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network, and addressed a brewing controversy over anti-abortion signs.
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).