Meeting Agendas & Minutes

The CapitolRiver Council Board of Directors meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Meetings are open to the public, via Zoom video conference, and the location for in-person or hybrid meetings is Osborn370, 4th Floor, 370 Wabasha St. N., unless otherwise noted. To request an issue to be discussed at a future meeting, please contact Jon Fure at [email protected].

2024

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?

Tuesday, April 23, 2024: CRC Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15-6:45 p.m., Location is Osborn370, 4th Floor, Lake Superior Room.

  • The main purpose of this meeting is to invite people who want to learn more about our work. Learn about our committees and other ways that we engage members of our community in local government decision-making.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024: CRC Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15-6:46 p.m.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024: CRC Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15-6:46 p.m.

2023

November 28, 2023, Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15 p.m.

October 24, 2023, Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15 p.m.

  • 2022 completed 990 form (annual IRS file to be reviewed and approved by the board)
  • Continue discussion of goals and budget for 2024. We will spend time organizing the goals into themes, so that a finalized work plan can be submitted to the City as early as possible in 2024. Julie Printz, Jess Grams, Jon Fure, and Amy Lee will lead this discussion. 
  • Joe Spencer will lead a discussion to seek your input related to the Downtown Alliance's work

September 26, 2023, Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15 p.m.

August 22, 2023, Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15 p.m.

June 27, 2023 - CapitolRiver Council Annual Meeting, 5:30-7:00 PM

  • Location: Hepcat Event Space, Floor -2, Osborn370 building, 370 Wabasha St. N., Saint Paul, MN 55102.

  • Downtown and Capitol-area residents and workers are invited to seek election to serve on the CRC Board of Directors. Please fill out this form to apply
  • Agenda:
    • 4:30-5:30 PM: Sign in and social hour. Complimentary appetizers will be served, and beverages will be available to purchase. Attendees are invited to join small-group discussions led by people representing organizations that serve Downtown. Presenters / topics include The Saint Paul Downtown Alliance / Downtown Improvement District; the DRAFT Saint Paul Bicycle Plan; community gardening opportunities; Food Waste Reduction; and other topics may be added. 
    • 5:30-5:45 PM: Welcome and opening remarks, Jess Grams, CRC Board Chair.
    • 5:45-6 PM: Board Member Election. Up to 5 candidates will be elected to serve a 2-year term. Candidates will each have 2 minutes to introduce themselves. Volunteers are needed to collect ballots and tally votes. Winning candidates will be announced after the ballots have been counted. 
    • 6 PM-6:30 PM: Presentation / discussion, led by the Saint Paul Downtown Alliance.
    • 6:30-7:00 PM: Election results will be announced.

May 16, 2023 Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15 p.m.

March 21, 2023 Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15 p.m.

February 28, 2023 Board of Directors Meeting

2022

November 15, 2022

October 18, 2022

September 20, 2022

August 16, 2022

May 17, 2022 CRC Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15-6:45 PM

April 19, 2022 CRC Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15-6:45 PM

March 22, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting

February 15, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting

To sign up for a session, please send your email address and the session you want to attend to [email protected]. You will then be sent a session invite with a link and log in information.

January 25, 2022 CRC Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15-6:45 PM

2021

December 21, 2021 CRC Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15-6:45 PM

October 19, 2021 CRC Board of Directors meeting

August 17, 2021, 5:15-6:45 PM -- CRC Board of Directors meeting

July 20, 2021, 5:15-6:45 PM -- CRC Board Meeting

June 15, 2021, 5:15-6:45 PM - CRC Annual Meeting and Board Member Election