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On the first Saturday of this month, I got up early to clear my driveway of the 8 inches of wet snow that fell overnight. A road crew or two had already been by, and the pile they had pushed to the end of my driveway was large and heavy. Initially, I was annoyed, but …
Fixing Saint Paul’s failing infrastructure
This article was written for MinnPost As winter ends St. Paul residents yet again experienced badly plowed streets and now miles of potholes that need not just patching but complete reconstruction. The City of St. Paul wants permission from the state and its voters to increase the existing sales tax of ½% to cover the …
STRONG hosts city street-assessment panel discussion
Saint Paul STRONG will host an on-air panel discussion about the court decision to identify Right Of Way (ROW) street assessments as property taxes rather than special assessments. The decision impacts all Saint Paul property owners – including non-profits. The discussion will be aired beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday July 12, on SPNN, Channel 19. …
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Questions surround Mayor’s Rent Stabilization panel
Saint Paul STRONG Media Alert After observing the first two meetings of Mayor Carter’s 41-member Rent Stabilization Stakeholders Group, Saint Paul STRONG (SPS) is concerned that it will neither be effective in (1) involving the public in this important discussion, nor (2) coming up with recommendations for the City Council and the Mayor on how …
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