Growing Support for Ford Site Zoning and Public Realm

Now that the Saint Paul City Council will finally vote on its approval (based on conversations this should occur in September 2017), we thought it would be a good idea to round up all of the organizations that have endorsed and support the plan so far. Saint Paul Planning Commission Star Tribune Metropolitan Council Highland…

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Looking Back: The 2007 Phase 1 Visioning Study

What were you doing ten years ago in 2007? Were you eagerly awaiting the very first iPhone or watching the new movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix? I was raising a preschooler and a first grader and starting a new job. Now my preschooler is starting high school, my first grader will…

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St. Paul Mayoral Candidates Ford Site Questionnaire

In April Sustain Ward 3 contacted mayoral candidates Melvin Carter, Elizabeth Dickinson, Tom Goldstein, Pat Harris, and Dai Thao and presented them with a questionnaire about their vision for the future of the Ford Site redevelopment. As of May 19, 2017 only Elizabeth Dickinson had submitted a response. [Update: May 20, 2017 ] Melvin Carter…

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Ford Site: A 21st Century Vision in Sustainability for Ward 3

Sustain Ward 3 strongly supports the city’s current plan for the Ford Site. We believe that a strong mix of residential, retail, and small business are imperative to the continuing health of Ward 3. Click Here To Support The Current Ford Site Development Plan This plan lends itself to the needs and wants of a growing neighborhood….

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Fiscal Sustainability

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Sustain Ward 3 believes that for the City of St. Paul to move forward on a solid footing decisions made must be fiscally sustainable. This is a core principle of Sustain Ward 3 and one which with we take a holistic view.   Fiscal Sustainability includes: Ensuring that the citizens of Ward 3 (whether homeowners,…

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