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.

Please consider making a donation of any amount to support our work: Make a donation to CRC (via Mighty Cause)

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.

Meeting Schedule

During the statewide stay-at-home order, all meetings will be 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.

Information about how to sign up for Zoom:

November 4, 2021, 5:00-6:30 PM -- CRC Public Realm Committee

  • Zoom Meeting Link:
  • Introductions / Icebreaker Question: What are your plans for Thanksgiving? Are you traveling or returning to any favorite traditions this year? What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?
  • Informational
    • Representatives of Lower Phalen Creek Project, Executive Director Maggie Lorenz and Environmental Stewardship Program Manager Sam Wegner, will join us to discuss plans for the Wakan Tipi Center in Bruce Vento Sanctuary, and their restoration work in the Sanctuary and beyond.
    • Representatives of the Riverview Corridor Modern Streetcar project team will provide an update as they continue to develop alternatives to cross the Mississippi and connect to the Mall of America. The project team will be resuming work on the Saint Paul portion of the project in November of this year.
  • Pedro Workgroup Update

CANCELLED -- November 9, 2021, 9:00-10:30 AM -- CRC Development Review Committee

  • The next Development Review Committee meeting will be December 14, 2021

CANCELLED -- November 16, 2021 CRC Board of Directors Meeting

  • The next CRC board meeting will be December 21 at 5 PM

December 3, 2021, 9-10:30 AM -- CRC Skyway Governance Advisory Committee