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February 10, 2023

St Paul 350 Energy Assistance Event

Community gathering on Energy

This coming Sunday, Feb 12th, St. Paul 350 is co-sponsoring a community gathering in St. Paul for residents to learn about programs that offer energy bill assistance and discuss how to work together to change the system. Event agenda:

  • Welcome and Community Meal
  • Help with Energy Bills Discussion
  • Conversation about Our Energy System
  • Resource Tabling

Sunday, February 12 | 2-4 p.m.
Neighborhood House, Room 212
179 Robie St E.

The meal is free and children are welcome! You can RSVP online here

Request for Grant Proposals -Community Gun Violence Prevention

gun violence prevention

St. Paul’s Office of Neighborhood Safety is currently accepting application proposals for programs that promote health and well-being for the Saint Paul community and reduce barriers to safety by disrupting gun violence, youth violence, and group-based and structural violence trends.

Programs should creatively incorporate elements of Community First Public Safety recommendations and seek to prevent, intervene, or interrupt activities that impact public safety and/or rehabilitate communities adjacent to or impacted by violence.

Program details, selection process, and application here.

Join ONS Director Brooke Blakey and other City staff members for an informational webinar on February 23 at 6 p.m. Register here to join the event.

Youth Jobs through Right Track

Right Track 2023

Right Track provides paid summer internships for young people from St Paul. Join Right Track to develop your employment skills, build your network, and earn money. Apply now at stpaul.gov/righttrack!

Possible Truck-Parking Ordinance

truck parking

Discussions are underway about a possible restriction on truck parking in St Paul. A possible ordinance could limit semi parking to off-street locations only within the city. 

If you are a trucker, a resident with ties to trucking, or someone who has had difficulties with trucks parked on city streets, please reach out to our office! You can email ward6@ci.stpaul.mn.us or call 651-266-8660. 

East Metro Main Street Economic Revitalization Grants Available

open business

Is your business along Payne Ave, Arcade St, East 7th St, or White Bear Ave? If yes, apply for the Main Street Economic Revitalization Program! This program will distribute up to $7 million in grants to businesses and nonprofit organizations for capital projects in select St Paul business corridors. Grants will support economic recovery from the impacts of civil unrest, the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges to these commercial corridors since March 15, 2020.

Learn more and apply here. For translation support, please call 651.325.4202.

Contact Us

Email: ward6@stpaul.gov

Phone: 651-266-8660

Facebook: NelsieYangWard6

Twitter: @NelsieYangCM

Meet & Greet phone call appointments are available on Thursdays. Register online at stpaul.gov/ward6.

HREEO Commission Application Open

HREEO commission

The Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO) Commission is seeking new members. This commission works to promote human rights and opportunities in St. Paul. Apply online by April 1st at stpaul.gov/Apply.

Seeking Community Reparations Commission Staff and District Council System Liaison

reparations report

The City of St Paul is now hiring a Community Reparations Commission Staff and District Council System Liaison! View full information and apply at stpaul.gov/jobs

Property Tax Deferral for Senior Citizens

Property tax deferral

Property Tax Deferral for Senior Citizens through the State of MN may allow you to defer a portion of the property taxes you owe. Read full details here or call 651-556-6091.



 can help with past-due mortgage payments, other past-due expenses, and find resources to avoid foreclosure. Apply online at homehelpmn.org.

Year Round STAR Grants Available

Ward 6 STAR funding

Do you own a business or run a non-profit in St Paul's 6th Ward? Are you in need of funding for a time-sensitive building repair or improvement?

You may be eligible for a Year-Round STAR Grant from Ward 6. Please email our office at Ward6@stpaul.gov with information on your project and to receive an application.

Applications are subject to approval from the St Paul STAR Board and St Paul City Council. Funding is given as reimbursement for approved expenses, up to $15,000 per project per year. 

COVID Testing and Treatment Resources

Test to Treat

Find test-to-treat locations  where you can get and fill COVID treatment medications same-day. 

Make an appointments to receive the newest covid booster, available for adults and children ages 5-11.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Self-testing 

What to do if you are Sick or Test Positive: COVID-19

Close Contact or Exposure to COVID-19