Minneapolis/ Politics & Govt
Published on September 17, 2019
St. Paul council to consider expanded liquor license at next meetingPhoto: iStock

From taxes to zoning to public spending, the decisions made by your St. Paul City Council can have a major impact on your life. So we've scoured the upcoming agenda for the next meeting on Sept. 18 to bring you this report on what’s on tap in local city government. Read on to find out what’s up for discussion and voting.

Leading the upcoming agenda is a resolution that would approve an application by Agelgil Ethiopian Restaurant at 2585 West 7th St. to expand the liquor service area by approximately 440 square feet, and upgrade to a full Liquor On Sale — 100 seats or less and Liquor On Sale — Sunday license. 

The City Council is also expected to review a resolution that would accept a gift of travel expenses for Daniel Yang and Ikram Koliso to attend the National League of Cities Early Childhood Success Summit convening in San Antonio, Texas on Nov. 18-19, with support from the Bezos Family Foundation, the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

According to the agenda, members will also consider adopting a policy for public art in the public right-of-way.

Other agenda items include:

  • A resolution to authorize the Fire Department to accept the donation of 250 Nomex hoods valued at $19,802.50 from the Saint Paul Fire Foundation.
  • A resolution adding $30,000 to the 2019 Financing and Spending Plans in the Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity to fund Census community-engagement efforts.
  • A resolution authorizing the Fire Department to pay for costs incurred to host a Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 12 at Fire Station 22.

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

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