CapitolRiver Council

Mission

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.

News and FYIs

  • The City of Saint Paul Police Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission's (PCIARC) Annual Summit will take place on May 16, 2024, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Rondo Community Library (461 Dale St N, Saint Paul, MN 55103). The event is open to the public, and attendees will learn more about civilian oversight of Saint Paul Police Department. The PCIARC is comprised of Saint Paul residents and is seeking new members. For more information, email the PCIARC Coordinator, Sierra Cumberland at [email protected]

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.

Thursday, May 16, 2024: Planning and Zoning Committee, 9-10:30 a.m. (NOTE: This was formerly named the Development Review Committee, and this new committee name is intended to better reflect the scope of the committee’s work.)

Agenda:

  • Mary Hall Renovation: The CapitolRiver Council (CRC) Planning and Zoning Committee will meet to review and discuss plans to renovate Mary Hall, 438 Dorothy Day Place, via Zoom. The completed project will provide 88 deeply affordable supportive housing units, including 17 units for veterans who are currently experiencing homelessness. Members of the development team include Brian Call, Development Associate, Landon Group, and other staff from Landon Group and Aeon.
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Cancellation: The Friday, May 24, 2024: Skyway Governance Advisory Committee is cancelled

Tuesday, May 28, 2024: CapitolRiver Council Board of Directors meeting, 5:15-6:45 PM, 4th Floor, Osborn370 building, 370 Wabasha St. N.

  • Agenda:
    • Discussion with Saint Paul Downtown Alliance about its proposed new Downtown Improvement District
    • Discussion with Mayor's Office on the 2025 Budget -- what questions and / or ideas do you have about funding City departments and projects?
  • This meeting is open to the public, and all are welcome.