Road reconstruction along Marie Ave. in West St. Paul is slated to happen this summer, despite a delay in the bidding process for the project. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Mayor vetoes council's approval
West St. Paul Mayor David Meisinger recently exercised his veto powers by shooting down a bid award for the Marie Avenue improvements project that was approved by a 4-2 vote at the special city council meeting May 19.
Ultimately, he got what he was after — a rebid on the project to try to attract more than one qualified bid. With added competition, he predicts the city will be able to save money on a lower bid.
During an awards assembly held at the Convent of the Visitation School May 11, four academic achievement awards were presented to Mendota Heights girls for their achievements in various academic disciplines.
Last week members of Mendota Heights Police Department accompanied the family of slain Officer Scott Patrick to Washington D.C. to partcipate in the memorial activites at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
The Highway 149 (Dodd Road) rehabilitation project, set for 2017, is still being discussed by Mendota Heights staff and Minnesota Department of Transportation representatives concerning design aspects of the project.
The Highway 13 reconstruction project, from I-35E to 2nd Street, has been awarded to New Look Contracting. Construction is expected to begin in early June with substantial completion expected by the end of September.
Businesses on Robert Street can apply for a special temporary sign permit during construction on Robert Street. Signs are limited to one per property and are for directional purposes only, not promotions, sales, or other advertising.