Highland District Council Special Election

On Thursday July 18 7pm, the Highland District Council will fill 2 vacant seats- an At-Large and an At-Large Alternate seat. The At-Large seat is a full-time board seat which will require an election of ALL PRESENT ELIGIBLE VOTERS which means we NEED Highland residents to show up. The election for this seat will be…

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Saint Paul Fair Housing Engagement Events

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The City of Saint Paul will be holding several engagement events this summer to gather input from renters. This information will be used to contribute towards a new tenant protections and draft a “Saint Paul Fair Housing Policy”. Please share, amplify, and attend one or more of these events – there are multiple opportunities to…

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Sustain Saint Paul Sidewalk Poetry

sidewalk poetry

The City of Saint Paul had a quest-They threw out a Sidewalk Poetry Contest.Many people wrote poems,Some short and some long.We sent them ours- expecting successBut were soon rejected and left somewhat distressedand we’ve been struggling what to do from then on… Sustain Saint Paul is sponsoring its own Sidewalk Poetry Contest. There were OVER…

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An Equitable Compromise for the Ford Site

Introduction In September 2017, the Saint Paul Planning Commission and the Saint Paul City Council adopted a bold plan: the Ford Site Master Zoning and Public Realm Master Plan. In this landmark document, the city laid out a widely-praised vision for an environmentally and economically sustainable development that would provide public amenities, employment opportunities, and…

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Ford Site Big Reveal

Ryan Companies finally dropped their plans for the Ford Site on Oct. 10. While we’re still waiting for some details, the plan doesn’t stray too far from the original Ford Site Zoning and Public Realm Master Plan passed by the Saint Paul City Council overall but there are definitely some additions and tweaks that will need…

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Ryan Co. Getting Ready To Release Master Plan

Listening Meetings and Gathering Information By now most of you know that Ryan Co. – the master developer selected by the City of Saint Paul to springboard the city in into the 21st century – has been holding “Listening” sessions to talk about their future plans for the Ford Site. At their second meeting held Aug….

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Safety On Summit Update

Bicycle Safety is important to us at Sustain Ward 3 and when we hosted the Safety on Summittown hall last month, we found it was important to you too. On a busy week night, 82 community members showed up and made their voices heard.Big thanks to Russ Stark and Reuben Collins from the city for…

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Ford Site – Ryan Companies Selected

Sustain Ward 3 is excited that Ryan Companies – a local Minnesota company – has been selected as the master developer for the Ford Site. They have a proven record of being good partners in other projects around the Twin Cities. This is a big step forward towards the future of the project and the…

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SOS – Safety On Summit

On Tuesday, June 12 Sustain Ward 3 is sponsoring the Safety On Summit Town Hall. This meeting will be an opportunity for anybody to come and share their experiences along Summit Avenue as a bicyclist or pedestrian. There will be a brief presentation at the beginning of the meeting outlining the current state of Summit…

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