Ward 6 Weekly Update 5/19/2023

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May 19, 2023

Daylighting Phalen Creek: Community Engagement Session 1

Phalen Creek Daylighting Community Engagement Session 1

Wakan Tipi Awanyankapi (formerly known as Lower Phalen Creek Project) is hosting a community engagement session: Learn more about the daylighting Phalen Creek project and provide feedback on the current designs of the creek!

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 from 5 - 7:30 PM at Metropolitan State University - New Main Hall (403 Maria Avenue, St Paul)

If you are unable to attend the meeting but have questions about the design, please contact the Restoration Manager: Gabby Menomin, gmenomin@wakantipi.org

Free Saints Event - Military Night 

Saints event

Check out this Saints baseball game with FREE TICKETS for Veterans and active military as we start the Memorial Day Weekend:

Thursday, May 25th @ 7:07 PM at CHS Field in St Paul

Register to receive Saints Military Tickets here

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 Customer Service

Recycling program change

Recycling customer service is now handled directly by Saint Paul Public Works! 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. 

Contact Us

Email: ward6@stpaul.gov

Phone: 651-266-8660

Facebook: NelsieYangWard6

Twitter: @NelsieYangCM

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

Youth Programs for the Summer 

Paddle Share group photo of kayakers going down Mississippi River

Choose from a variety of fun summer programming options for youth through Saint Paul Parks & Recreation. Register today as some camps and activities have limited spots remaining. 

Summer camps and activities: Full and half-day camps for youth of all ages. Costs range from free up to $275.

Summer Rec Check: Free program for those entering grades 1-6 this fall on Monday-Thursday from 1-4pm at 23 sites. 

Summer S'more Fun: $42/day for those entering grades 1-6 this fall on Monday-Friday from 7am-6pm at 3 sites. Limited spots available.

Recreation in MotionRecreation in Motion brings outdoor summer fun to your neighborhood! A free youth program offering athletic programs, arts and crafts, and other organized activities. No pre-registration is required. 

Twin Cities World Refugee Day 2023

Twin Cities World Refugee Day 2023 Event

Twin Cities World Refugee Day 2023 is a festival that aims to recognize the thousands of refugees living in our state and celebrate the diversity of cultures and experiences that they bring to our community.

Join in on June 11 at Centennial Park (6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center, MN) from 12 pm – 5 pm

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 run a business or non-profit in St Paul Ward 6? Are you needing to make a permanent improvement (lasting 7+ years) to your building? You may be eligible for Ward 6 Year-Round STAR Funding.

Please email our office with information on your project to receive an application. Read full STAR eligibility guidelines here. Applications are subject to approval from the Saint Paul STAR Board and Saint Paul City Council.  

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