Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul has applied for a conditional use permit with the City of Saint Paul to use the Provincial House as a family shelter. The public will have an opportunity to provide comments on this application at a Zoning Committee hearing on Thursday, February 25, at 3:30 p.m. A link to the meeting will be posted on the City’s website this week. You can share your input on the proposed family shelter by emailing your comments to by noon on February 24, or by testifying during the meeting (previously submitted comments will be included in the public record for the upcoming public hearing). The Zoning Committee’s recommendation will go to the Planning Commission for a vote on Friday, March 5. Pending approvals, the proposed family shelter could open in March.

February 15th, 2021