While the regular West St. Paul City Council meeting was cut short due to an emergency declaration and curfew, the work session included heated debate on the Black Lives Matter mural.
The West St. Paul City Council had little on the regular meeting agenda, but did approve a new committee appointment process, learn about Crusader Ave. construction in 2022, and a new pool contract with the YMCA. A council member also took heat for recent comments at the virtual town hall.
This week’s virtual West St. Paul City Council meeting was punctuated by moments of silence amid some good news of proclamations and recognitions as well as the not-so-usual business of COVID-19 response.
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.
Celebrating the last day of the YMCA’s outdoor pool with a pet swim.
Hy-Vee bought the YMCA and construction begins in fall 2019. The YMCA has a temporary location and but has not finalized a permanent location.