St. Paul accepts feds’ help in beefing up police force

City Council also agrees to revise qualifications for new police chief. With the help of new federal funds, Saint Paul will be adding up to 30 police officers, replacing over 1,200 public safety radios and stepping up efforts to reverse…

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How would you spend $1 million to improve public safety in St. Paul?

Citizens respond with 86 suggestions.  Eighty-six citizens responded to Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter’s request for suggestions on how best to spend $1 million of the city’s Capital Improvement Budget (CIB) to improve public safety through environmental design. More than…

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Council sweetens city budget with new spending

Property tax levy increase is trimmed to 6.17%. Following a host of last-minute additions and subtractions, the Saint Paul City Council has adopted a city budget for 2022 that includes more money for affordable housing, police training, the replacement of…

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In hard times

Saint Paul mayor submits a budget that holds line on property taxesBy Jane McClureResponding to a drop in city revenue brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and this summer’s rioting, Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has proposed a city budget…

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Local projects among 33 competing for CIB funds

Applicants asked to focus on mayor's goal of making St. Paul safer By Jane McClure About three dozen submissions from Saint Paul citizens and neighborhood groups are in the running for funding through the city’s 2021 Capital Improvement Budget (CIB).…

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