Please join us for the Feb. 12, 2018 Community Conversation on Homelessness

This event will be an opportunity to listen to presentations on the work that is currently being done, and break out into small groups to talk about specific aspects of this issue and to generate ideas. What would you like to talk about? Give us your input on Facebook or contact our local officials: Councilmember Rebecca Noecker, Councilmember Jane Prince, Commissioner Rafael Ortega.

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Volunteers needed downtown for Saint Paul Street Team

The Saint Paul Street Team is looking for Volunteers to help visitors during the Bold North Events during the Super Bowl.

Volunteers will be at Saint Paul events and in the skyways. They will greet visitors & answer questions. A brief training and supplies will be provided.

Any amount of time is appreciated. We just need YOU!

Please call Renee at 651-404-2117 or e-mail

Apply to be a member of the Skyway Governance Advisory Committee

Each year, the CapitolRiver Council appoints 4 people to serve a 2-year term as a member of the Skyway Governance Advisory Committee. The committee has 8 voting members, including a non-voting chair.

More information about the committee’s work is on the Skyway Governance Advisory Committee page.

Applications may be sent through the end of December to Jon Fure, CRC Executive Director,

Application to be appointed to the SGAC

Call for ideas — CRC Bylaws Special Meeting Oct 26, 2017

On October 17, 2017 CRC will hold a bylaws committee meeting at 5 pm, 180 East 5th Street, Conference Room B, to discuss additions and revisions to the CRC bylaws.

Members are invited to submit ideas to or by mail or in person to:

CapitolRiver Council
180 East 5th Street, Suite 260
Saint Paul, MN 55101


  1. Only CRC Members may submit ideas (Members are urged to review the CRC Bylaws posted online before submitting).
  2. Ideas MUST be received no later than Sunday, October 8, at midnight.
    1. Ideas must conform to various revision rules.
      a. Ideas for revisions must remain within the scope of the bylaw being addressed (this means ideas to omit a particular bylaw or change it outside of its scope and intent cannot be considered). The bylaw being referenced should be written out, followed by the idea for revision.
      b. Ideas for addendums/additions to the body of the bylaws cannot alter the intent of any by-law.

1. The by-laws committee will review ideas to ensure they conform to the laws governing the CRC and that the idea is within the scope of the by-laws.
2. The Board of Directors will review the ideas accepted and offer a suggestion to accept or reject.
3. The Member submitting the idea will be requested to explain how the idea supports the mission and operation of the CRC.
4. Members present at a Special Meeting on Oct. 26, at 5 p.m., will discuss the ideas and vote to accept or reject the idea as an amendment.
5. Ideas passed by a 2/3 vote of Members present will be adopted.

We Value Engagement

Here at the CapitolRiver Council we believe in the investment into the people that make our city the place that it is, and we value input from all stakeholders. As part of this endeavor to do more in the way of bringing voices together  and uplifting their messages, we have hired Tabitha Benci DeRango to formulate engagement planning and implement a series of “IN THE COMMUNITY” activities. We look forward to sharing these with you in the days to come. Stay tuned…….