CapitolRiver Council


CapitolRiver Council, an official advisory group to the City Council, represents and works in partnership with all District 17 stakeholders to act on urban planning and community building efforts as part of a shared vision to support sustainable, safe, healthy, and vibrant neighborhoods.

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About CapitolRiver Council

CapitolRiver Council is one of the 17 district councils for the City of Saint Paul. CRC is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that exists to engage residents, business owners, workers and property owners in issues and projects that affect downtown Saint Paul and the Capitol area.

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Meeting Schedule

All meetings are conducted via Zoom videoconference, unless otherwise noted.

All CRC meetings are open to the public. The following rules of procedure are used, so that everyone has a chance to participate: 

  • Turn off or silence cell phones.
  • Wait to be recognized by the meeting facilitator before speaking.
  • Only one person speaks at a time.
  • Keep comments brief.
  • Keep comments to the agenda item that is being discussed.
  • When you have given your opinion or asked a question, allow others time to give their opinion or ask a question before speaking again.
  • Avoid making personal attacks or using disrespectful or offensive language.

June 24, 2022, Skyway Governance Advisory Committee, 9:00 AM-10:30 PM

  • Agenda:
  • Updates Q&A with Saint Paul Police Department and Metro Transit Police
  • Updates Q&A with City of Saint Paul Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI)
  • Sara Fleetham, Listening House Director of the Development, will discuss the process of securing a permanent location for Listening House, which was formerly in Downtown and is now in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood. It is a trauma-informed low barrier daytime drop-in center. It is a place where people are welcomed with “radical hospitality” through essential services like hot meals, a clothing closet, access to phones, wifi, lockers, mail, daytime sleep rooms, laundry, and much more. Sara is seeking organizations to sign onto a letter of support.
  • Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 832 1931 5937
Passcode: 835886
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June 28, 2022, CRC Annual Meeting and Board Member Election, 5:15 PM (social hour starts at 4:30 PM)

July 7, 2022, Public Realm Committee, 5 PM-6:30 PM, via Zoom


  • Capital City Bikeway: Marcus A. Thomas, PE (MN), Senior Principal Engineer for Bolton & Menk, Inc., is working with Saint Paul Public Works to design a future segment of the Capital City Bikeway along Kellogg Boulevard in downtown, which is scheduled for construction in 2023. He will share preliminary project plans and answer questions.

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Meeting ID: 850 7397 1890
Passcode: 194345

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