The Fort Road Federation serves as the district council and community development corporation for Saint Paul's 9th District, the West 7th St neighborhood.
Upper Mississippi Academy to Move to West 7th Street
Due to a growing student body and space constraints in its current home in Fort Snelling, effective July 1, 2015, Upper Mississippi Academy (UMA), a public charter school with a focus on experiential learning, will move to the former St. Francis de Sales school building located at 426 Osceola Ave. S. in St. Paul. The UMA community is thrilled to be moving into the West Seventh neighborhood and is looking forward to discovering the endless possibilities and partnerships there. More...
Riverview Corridor Transit Study
The Riverview Corridor study focuses on identifying opportunities to improve mobility and enhance development between downtown St. Paul to MSP International Airport and the Mall of America. Help shape the corridor vision by providing input on transit needs. Click here for more information.
Palace Recreation Center Renovation and Expansion
The Palace Rec Center in the West 7th neighborhood is one of the most highly attended recreation centers in the City of Saint Paul. CIB funding has been approved for some needed renovation and expansion work.
The City of Saint Paul is offering District 9 residents the chance to participate through an online survey. The survey is available at the following site: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PalaceRec
Click here for more information on the Palace Rec Center Renovation.
Design Advisory Committee
The design advisory committee is working with city officials to help guide the project. Click here for minutes from their most recent meeting, including design drawings.
SPPD Offers Crime-Free Rental Housing TrainingProgram
The Minnesota Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is designed as a partnership between law enforcement, and rental property owners, managers and tenants to keep drugs and illegal activity out of rental property. The program uses a unique three part approach to maintain crime prevention goals: Property Owner / Manager Training, Crime Prevention Survey of Premises and Tenant Personal Safety Training. Certificates of Achievement are given out after each phase is completed. For more information and to register, visit http://stpaul.gov/index.aspx?NID=2265.
July 13, 2015, 7 p.m.
Fort Road Federation Office
974 West 7th Street
The Fort Road Federation's Board of Directors meets the 2nd Monday of each month to discuss issues and events that impact the community. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 651-298-5599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
City Wide Cleanup
The City of Saint Paul partners with local district councils to organize annual community cleanup events for residents to properly dispose of large refuse items, recycle materials not collected in the curbside program and share usable goods with others. The first event takes place May, 30 at Washington Technology Magnet High School. Click here for more information.
Updates on the "All In" Recycling Program
Since the launch of the new All In recycling program this past April, Saint Paul residents have enthusiastically embraced the new features of the program. More...
High Bridge Print For Sale
“Linking Up,” 1987 by George Pfeifer, is a nostalgic look at the Saint Paul's riverfront. Available in a 15" x 22" print for $25.00. Click here to order your copy.
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