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

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.

September 7, 2023: Public Realm Committee, 5-6:30 p.m., via Zoom or in person on 4th Floor, Osborn 370 (Rainy Lake Room)


  • Overview of Saint Paul Police Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission: Sierra Cumberland, Commission Coordinator, will join us virtually for a presentation and Q and A.
  • Updates on recent committee discussions, including access to public bathrooms and community gardening at Osborn 370.

To join the meeting via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 850 7397 1890

Passcode: 194345

September 22, 2023: Skyway Governance Advisory Committee, 9-10:30 a.m.


  • Public safety updates and Q&A (Saint Paul Police Dept., Metro Transit Police, and Downtown Alliance)
  • Councilmember Rebecca Noecker has created a proposed ordinance that is intended to address some of the problems that have been discussed frequently. Attendees are invited to review and discuss the proposed ordinance and summary of the proposed ordinance (two separate documents). 
  • Dept. of Safety and Inspections updates and Q&A

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 832 1931 5937
Passcode: 835886


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September 26, 2023: CRC Board of Directors Meeting

  • Location: Osborn 370 building, 370 Wabasha St. N, 4th Floor (Rainy Lake Room)
  • Agenda: Amy Lee will facilitate a discussion about board member goals for 2024.

A worksheet has been created for board members to generate their goals