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Bike donations, sound variances on agenda for St. Paul council

Bike donations, sound variances on agenda for St. Paul council
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By Hoodline - Published on September 09, 2019.

Trying to keep up with your city government? Hoodline’s here to help with this preview of the Sept. 11 St. Paul City Council meeting, featuring the items that are scheduled for consideration by the members.

Leading the forthcoming agenda is a resolution that would authorize the Department of Parks and Recreation to donate surplus bicycles and bicycle-related gear to Saint Paul Public Schools - District 625 and Great River School.

The City Council is also scheduled to discuss an ordinance that would spend program dollars on housing expenses for Emily Vang and Jaime Aguilar, second-year returning VISTA members of Saint Paul’s VISTA Program, at $7,200.

Other agenda items include:

  • A resolution accepting a gift of conference registration fees and travel expenses from The Atlantic, The Aspen Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies for Chief Innovation Officer Matt Larson to attend the CityLab summit in Washington on Oct. 26-29.
  • A resolution to rehabilitate or raze and remove the structures at 1179 7th St. East.
  • A resolution and public hearing to grant a sound-level variance Sept. 14 at 1003 Arcade St. and 1000 Walsh St. for amplified and live music for the 15th anniversary of Iglesia Cristiana Cedros del Libano.
  • A resolution and public hearing to grant sound-level variances Oct. 5-6 at the State Capitol Complex and eight other locations from Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall east along Summit Avenue to Selby Avenue and State Capitol, to Twin Cities in Motion for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
  • A resolution to authorize the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept a $2,500 donation from Minnesota United FC to purchase materials for a volunteer participation event for MNUFC players, employees and friends on Sept. 21.

Want to attend and make your voice heard? The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers - 3rd Floor and begins at 3:30 p.m.


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