Ward 6 Weekly Update 4/28/2023

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April 28, 2023

ESNDC Friendly Storefronts Program

ESNDC Friendly Storefronts Program

Attention Ward 6 Businesses! Are you looking to refresh the appearance of your storefront this summer? Check out East Side Neighborhood Development Company’s Friendly Storefronts Program - Grant funding is available for façade improvement projects on a first come basis. See the flyer for general program guidelines, and send all inquiries to jmcgregor@esndc.org to start the application process!

Recycling Update

Recycling program change

Starting Monday, May 1, 2023, Saint Paul residents should contact the City’s recycling team for any customer needs related to recycling collection, cart service, or general recycling program questions.

2024 Budget Conversations

example budget from 2023

The Office of Financial Services in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office, will be hosting 7 community conversations about the 2024 budget held in each of St Paul's 7 wards. Community members interested in participating can register here. Each session is free and open to the public. For the best experience participants are encouraged to bring a smart phone or other web-enabled device. 

Upcoming sessions include:   

  • Tuesday, May 2, 6:30 p.m. at Rondo Community Library (461 Dale St. N) 
  • Monday, May 8, 6:30 p.m. at Arlington Hills Community Center (1200 Payne Ave.) 
  • Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. at Rice Recreation Center (1021 Marion St.) 
  • Thursday, May 18, 6:30 p.m. at Merriam Park Library (1831 Marshall Ave.) 
  • Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 p.m. at Highland Park Community Center (1978 Ford Pkwy.) 

For more information on the budget process, visit stpaul.gov/2024-city-budget-engagement.  

Tech4All Event - May 11th!

Tech4All eventtwo people using a computer

On May 11, play with technology and explore ways to obtain careers in the tech industry at Tech4All hosted at Johnson High School in Saint Paul.
 This is a FREE event for the entire community! Whether you're a student, a first time job seeker or simply interested in learning about opportunities for tech training, join in the Tech4all event on May 11 (or just come to check out the:

- Job simulations for welding, carpentry, excavation

- Discover 20+ trade career paths & scholarships

- Pop-up gaming truck

Contact Us

Email: ward6@stpaul.gov

Phone: 651-266-8660

Facebook: NelsieYangWard6

Twitter: @NelsieYangCM

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

Business and Communications Intern

business intern

Saint Paul City Council is hiring a Business and Communications Intern

This internship is available from June 2023 through September 2023.  The intern will be paid $16/hour working for 15 - 25 hours per week in the office Monday-Thursday and remote on Friday.

Apply for the Business and Communications Intern position here. The application deadline has been EXTENDED to May 1st. Candidates who are part of the Saint Paul community are especially encouraged to apply!

Flooding Updates

Flood information text and image of flooded street, sidewalk, and trees

For flood updates, road closures, park closures, National Weather Service information, and resources, please visit stpaul.gov/flood.

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!

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. 

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