The West St. Paul City Council relaxed mask requirements at city hall and passed measures to loosen restrictions on tattoo parlors and liquor stores. The city also proclaimed June as LGBTQIA Pride Month and the Women of West St. Paul collected a trunkful of period supplies.
Topics include tattoo and liquor store expansion, a provisional rental license, and Pride proclamation. Look for discussion on the Renaissance Plan and ongoing COVID-19 protocols during the Open Council Work Session.
The advocacy group Women of West St. Paul (WoW) is collecting tampons and donations for their fourth annual pad drive, dubbed the Drive-By Tampon Drive.
For the first time in 132 years, West St. Paul has a female majority on City Council as newly elected members are sworn in.
A West St. Paul home at the corner of Thompson and Oakdale draws protests over anti-abortion signs. A group of peaceful protesters stood on the opposite corner twice on Thursday and a march came to the corner on Saturday.
The West St. Paul City Council recognized Black History Month, launched a housing rehab program, and took some heat for how last month’s meeting was handled.