The city of St. Paul consists of 7 wards and 17 district councils. The district councils are separate from city government and are a liaison between community members and their city council representative.
District 5 seeks direction for coming years, new executive director
2016 has been a busy year so far for the Payne-Phalen District 5 Planning Council.
Erin Rupp, executive director of Pollinate Minnesota, lifts a rack from one of the beehives. She uses a smoker (on the left side of the photo) to prevent the bees from sharing warning smells with each other.
Hives and classes explain importance of pollinators
“Woah!” exclaimed a group of five to 12 year-olds decked out in beekeeper suits.
The new police training facility, located at 600 Lafayette Road, will begin being constructed this fall. The East Side Arts Council is working to create public art that will be integrated into the site based off community input.
(courtesy of the city of St. Paul and the Port Authority)
Work on new police training building to begin this fall in Railroad Island