A garage mural featuring a black power fist and a rainbow is cited by the city, another home owner challenged sign ordinances and (sort of) won, and school board candidate yard signs face complicated rules.
West St. Paul’s sign ordinance has made international news, but we’ve found some lesser known laws, including a limit on statues and only one sign per yard.
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.
There’s not much on the agenda for the regular West St. Paul City Council meeting on Monday night. A few procedural items and recognizing Black History Month, but no new business.
The West St. Paul City Council met for the first official business meeting of the year and worked through a lot, including new development, ordinance tweaks, Moreland Avenue construction, and more. A yard sign ordinance and the definition of family prompted the most heated conversation.
The first official business meeting of the newly elected City Council includes a series of public hearings on development projects, final approval of the Moreland reconstruction project, and discussion about the residential sign ordinance.