The South St. Paul Community Preschool Program is accepting registrations at the Early Learning Office, 1541 5th Avenue S., for preschool classes that start in September and continue throughout the school year.
Mayor says he’ll propose an alternative
As the city lines up a contractor for phase two of the Robert Street Improvement Project, which will include landscaping and sidewalks, it will need to tackle another potentially costly hurdle.
West St. Paul opened bids for phase two on July 2, and three contractors submitted bids — all of which exceeded the engineer’s estimate by more than $1 million.
“I’m disappointed, but I’m not shocked,” Mayor David Meisinger told the Review.
A group of residents from the Nan McKay and John Carroll high-rises visits the South St. Paul Farmer’s Market Wednesday, July 8, as part of a city-run program called ‘Fun, Fresh Food and Fitness,’ paid for by a grant from Allina Health. (Submitted photo)
The primary idea behind farmer’s markets is that they’re local — locally produced foods, grown and sold by local farmers, purchased and eaten by local residents.
Full street reconstruction along Marie Ave. in West St. Paul is back on track to take place this summer. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Project marred by ethics debate
Despite roughly a month-long delay, full street reconstruction along Marie Avenue — from Charlton Street to Livingston Avenue — will begin this summer.
Following a contentious vote to rebid the project, the West St. Paul city council awarded the bid to Danner Inc. at a special meeting June 29. The council voted 5-1 in support of the $1,828,908 bid from Danner Inc., with council member Jenny Halverson dissenting and several reluctant supporters criticizing the bidding process.