An Equitable Compromise for the Ford Site

Introduction In September 2017, the Saint Paul Planning Commission and the Saint Paul City Council adopted a bold plan: the Ford Site Master Zoning and Public Realm Master Plan. In this landmark document, the city laid out a widely-praised vision for an environmentally and economically sustainable development that would provide public amenities, employment opportunities, and…

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Safety On Summit Update

Bicycle Safety is important to us at Sustain Ward 3 and when we hosted the Safety on Summittown hall last month, we found it was important to you too. On a busy week night, 82 community members showed up and made their voices heard.Big thanks to Russ Stark and Reuben Collins from the city for…

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Ford Site – Ryan Companies Selected

Sustain Ward 3 is excited that Ryan Companies – a local Minnesota company – has been selected as the master developer for the Ford Site. They have a proven record of being good partners in other projects around the Twin Cities. This is a big step forward towards the future of the project and the…

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T Shirt Sign up!

We are now taking sign ups for anyone interested in a Sustain Ward 3 t shirt. You can show your commitment to making sure Ward 3 Saint Paul invests in a sustainable future and look good doing it. T Shirts are $15 which covers the cost of the shirt. This isn’t a fund raiser. We…

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What’s a Ward?

St Paul is divided into seven different geographic areas known as Wards. Each Ward elects a single representative to the St Paul City Council. The City Council is responsible for the city budget as well as setting city policy by creating ordinances (actual municipal law governing the behavior or property use and provides a penalty if…

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Fiscal Sustainability

Highland Fest

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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Environmental Sustainability

Sustain Ward 3 believes that our home in Saint Paul should aspire to be and is fully capable of becoming environmentally sustainable.   An environmentally sustainable community is one that respects the natural space in which it was built, a community that respects the natural features that shaped its growth and history. It’s a place…

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Community Sustainability

In order for our home to be the best it can be Sustain Ward 3 believes that we as neighbors need to cultivate Community Sustainability. A sustainable community is one that finds strength in the changes that come with time. Demographics change, new neighbors arrive, financial fortunes rise and fall, even the environment we live in shifts in…

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