Ward 6 Weekly Update 3/31/2023

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March 31, 2023

NOW HIRING - Ward 6 Council Assistant

Ward 6 Council Assistant

We're hiring a Ward 6 Council Assistant! This position will be from May 1st - July 31st, working up to 20 hours per month, remote, 
$15-17 per hour depending on experienceVisit the Ward 6 website for to apply for the Ward 6 Council Assistant position.

Transportation Safety Action Plan

Transportation Safety Plan

Saint Paul is developing a Transportation Safety Action Plan to reduce and eliminate traffic fatalities and injuries in Saint Paul. 
The plan will center the people and communities most affected by traffic-related injuries and fatalities to improve safety for all users (pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users, and drivers).

Still Time to Apply! Community Reparations Commission Members

reparations report

There's still time to apply to be a member of the Saint Paul Recovery Act Community Reparations Commission

Apply to be on the Recovery Act Commission here by April 14th.

This 11-member Commission will serve as an advisory body to the Mayor and the City Council on matters related to damage caused by public and private systemic racism in the City of Saint Paul which resulted in racial disparities in generational wealth, homeownership, health care, education, employment and pay, and fairness within the criminal justice system among the American descendants of slavery.

Work for St Paul Parks & Recreation

job posting for Parks & Rec

Work outdoors this summer for Saint Paul Parks and Recreation! Full and part time positions are available at parks, rec centers, pools, golf courses, athletic complexes, Phalen Park Beach, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory and more. Entry level positions are available for ages 15 and up. Apply for a Parks & Recreation job online today!

HREEO Commission Openings

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 to be on the HREEO Commission here by April 1st.

Contact Us

Email: ward6@stpaul.gov

Phone: 651-266-8660

Facebook: NelsieYangWard6

Twitter: @NelsieYangCM

Meet & Greet virtual appointments are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

April 4th - Greater East Side Renter Forum

Renter Forum

ARE YOU A RENTER IN THE GREATER EAST SIDE? Join in Tuesday April 4 at 6pm at Hayden Heights Library for a meal and a chat about renter's rights and community organizing. Special guests will be there to chat about their organizing experience in their buildings, and talk about recent victories for renter's rights. Sandwiches will be provided by the East Side Freedom Library.

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. Visit the link above or call 651-556-6091.

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