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11.20.15 Mayor Coleman announces advisory committee members to inform Snelling-Midway redevelopment

11.15.15 Mayor Coleman’s statement regarding attacks in Paris, France

11.9.15 Mayor Coleman's statement on final results in Ward 2 City Council race

11.6.15 Saint Paul Police Chief Thomas Smith announces retirement plans

11.4.15   Mayor Coleman’s statement on Saint Paul election results

10.29.15 Mayor Chris Coleman’s statement on Grand Avenue parking meters

10.29.15 City Attorney Sammy Clark announces plans for community conversations around PCIARC audit

10.23.15 Minnesota United FC announces intention to build new soccer stadium in Saint Paul

10.22.15 Mayor Coleman, Saint Paul City Attorney Sammy Clark release independent audit of the PCIARC

10.15.15 Mayor Coleman stresses importance of Kellogg Boulevard-Third Street Bridge rebuild

10.13.15 Mayor Coleman to host community conversation regarding Grand Avenue parking meters ahead of City Council public hearing

10.13.15 Mayor Coleman, Council seek committee members to inform Snelling- Midway area redevelopment in anticipation of  potential soccer stadium

9.30.15 Mayor Coleman addresses plans by demonstrators to “shut down” the Twin Cities Marathon in Saint Paul

9.28.15 Mayor Coleman appoints Jane Eastwood to direct Saint Paul Public Library

9.24.15 Mayor to share designs for downtown River Balcony at public open house

9.18.15 Mayor Coleman's statement on selection of master developer for former Macy's site

9.18.15 Mayor Coleman announces anticipated sale of Lofts at Farmers Market

9.10.15 Mayor Coleman announces Saint Paul Sidewalk Poetry Contest

9.2.15 Mayor Coleman announces retirement of Saint Paul Public Library Director Kit Hadley

8.26.15 Mayor Coleman praises Council vote in support of Major League Soccer stadium in Saint Paul

8.20.15 Mayor Coleman announces free after-school program at 16 Saint Paul recreation centers

8.11.15 Mayor Coleman delivers budget to fuel continued growth and vitality in Saint Paul

7.15.15 Mayor Coleman announces details for 10th annual Budget Address, invites public to engage online and during “pop-up” meetings

7.9.15 Mayor Chris Coleman pushes MLS on Saint Paul site

6.26.15 Mayor Coleman praises Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

6.15.15 Grand Round Planning to Kick into High Gear in Saint Paul

5.19.15 Mayors Coleman, Hodges release My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge Action Plan

5.14.15 City, partners launch Saint Paul EcoDistrict

5.13.15 City of Saint Paul announces new offerings as part of extensive out-of-school time summer learning options

5.11.15 Mayor Chris Coleman invites public to engage in first phase of blueprint planning for downtown bike loop

4.22.15 Mayor Chris Coleman and Saint Paul City Council announce 2015 Sustainable Saint Paul Award winners

4.16.15 Mayor Coleman’s Remarks As Prepared for the 10th Annual State of the City Address

4.16.15 Mayor Coleman offers toast to successful decade, calls on city to fulfill its higher purpose in State of the City address

4.15.15 Mayor Coleman testifies against proposed cuts to LGA that single out Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Duluth
4.13.15 Congresswoman McCollum, Mayor Coleman Announce City of Saint Paul to Receive EPA Brownfields Grant

4.8.15 Line-up announced for live sampler of local music as part of Mayor Coleman's 10th annual State of the City address

4.7.15 Saint Paul's AAA Credit Ratings Reaffirmed

4.7.15 Mayor Coleman Praises Dayton's Proposed Jobs Bill, Support for Saint Paul Infrastructure

4.7.15   Mayor Coleman Recognizes "National Service Member Day" in the City of Saint Paul

3.31.15 City named winner of Knight Cities Challenge for Mayor Coleman’s 8 to 80 initiative

3.30.15 Minneapolis-Saint Paul Mayors: “prosperity and growth happen when everyone is welcomed and included in our future”

3.30.15 Mayor Coleman to deliver 10th annual State of the City address during evening program at Ordway Center for Performing Arts

3.26.15 City of Saint Paul participates in Earth Hour

3.20.15 Mayor Coleman Seeks Members for 8-80 Vitality Project Advisory Committees

3.18.15 City Council passes historic citywide bike plan, advancing Mayor Chris Coleman's 8 to 80 vision 

3.10.15 Mayor Coleman Names Samuel Clark Saint Paul City Attorney

3.6.15 Mayor Coleman Participates in International Panel Discussion on Climate Change

3.6.15 Minneapolis-Saint Paul Mayors Call on Supreme Court to Affirm Freedom to Marry

3.4.15 Saint Paul, Minneapolis City Councilmembers Join Statewide Coalition Calling for New, Dedicated State Funding for City Streets

2.6.15 Mayor Coleman to be Recognized for Support of National Service

1.27.15 Mayor Coleman Names Dana Bailey Chief of Staff

1.23.15 Mayor Coleman Speaks on Paid Leave during White House Panel

1.20.15 Mayor Coleman Names City Council President Kathy Lantry as New Public Works Director

1.12.15 Mayor Coleman and Saint Paul City Council seeks to recognize local leaders in sustainability efforts

12.19.14 Mayor Coleman Seeks Capital Improvement Budget Task Force Members

12.17.14 Mayor Advances Legislative Agenda to City Council

12.15.14 Mayor Coleman Sends Veto Letter to City Council

12.10.14 City Council Passes Mayor’s Budget, Including Funding for Roads, Economic Development Projects and Strengthened City Services

12.04.14 Mayor Coleman, Councilmember Brendmoen Announce Como Dockside Selected to Manage Como Lakeside Pavilion

12.03.14  Mayor Coleman Calls on House to Pass Marketplace Fairness Act

11.19.14 Civic Consulting Minnesota, New Public Works Assistant City Engineer for Street Maintenance Provide Partnership Update to City Council

11.14.14 Mayor Coleman Statement on Skyway Arrest Review by Saint Paul Police Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission

11.12.14 Saint Paul and Minneapolis Announce Perfect Scores on the HRC Municipal Equality Index

11.04.14 Mayor Coleman, City Councilmember Tolbert Invite Public to Engage in Future of Saint Paul’s Ford Site

10.24.14 Saint Paul Housing and Job Training Initiative - a Push for Equity

10.23.14 Mayor Coleman Commends Governor Dayton for Administration's Strong Housing Investment in Saint Paul

10.22.14 City Council Passes Mayor Coleman's 8-80 Vitality Fund Proposal

10.22.14 2014 Saint Paul Road Repaving Projects Completed

10.15.14 Mayor Coleman, City Council, Union Leaders and City Employees Gather in Support of Paid Parental Leave Benefit

10.14.14 Mayor Coleman's Statement on Record METRO Green Line Ridership

9.25.14 Kellogg-Third Street Bridge Traffic Details and Recommended Alternate Routes Announced

9.23.14 Mayor Coleman, Council President Lantry Announce Lane Restrictions on Kellogg Avenue-Third Street Bridge 

9.18.14 First Fall Citywide Community Cleanup Planned for September 20th

9.18.14 Redevelopment of Ford Site Gets Boost

9.10.14 Mayor Coleman to Meet with Secretary Foxx

9.10.14 Saint Paul Road Repaving Timeline Announced

09.02.14 Two development proposals received for City of Saint Paul’s Seven Corners Gateway site

09.01.14 Mayor Coleman stresses open dialogue in meeting with African American community leaders, Saint Paul Police Department

08.29.14 Mayor Coleman's Statement on Arrest of Christopher Lollie

08.13.14 Mayor Coleman Delivers 2015 Budget Address

08.12.14 Mayor Coleman addresses Right Track Interns at End of Summer Celebration

07.30.14 Mayor Chris Coleman's Statement on the Death of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick

07.24.14 Mayor Coleman, City Council Agree on Road Financing for 2014

07.22.14 Mayor Coleman positioning the former Ford site for redevelopment as a model of 21st Century Community

07.09.14 Mayor Coleman sets date for budget address, invites public input on budget priorities during community events in July and August

07.02.14 Mayor Coleman names Jonathan Sage-Martinson new Planning and Economic Development Director

06.30.14 Flood Waters to Drop Below Major Flood Stage, City Moves to Flood Recovery Efforts

06.30.14 Free July 4 fireworks display moved to State Capitol Mall

06.09.14 Mayor Coleman, Superintendent Silva launch new parent-focused summer program text service

06.05.14 Mayor Coleman, Chief Smith and community leaders launch new citywide youth intervention initiative

05.20.14 Mayor Coleman commends Governor, Legislature for funding key projects in final bonding bill

05.16.14 Mayor Coleman, Labor Secretary Perez tour Saint Paul’s pipeline of youth jobs

05.08.14 Mayor Coleman renames Central Library in honor of George Latimer

05.03.14 Mayor Chris Coleman’s Statement on Passing of Former Congressman Jim Oberstar 

05.02.14 Mayor Coleman challenges Chicago Mayor Emanuel to high-stakes wager on outcome of Wild-Blackhawks series

05.01.14 Mayor Coleman names Kit Hadley as Interim Planning and Economic Development Department Director

04.30.14 Mayor Coleman responds to Governor Dayton’s State of the State Address

04.28.14 Mayor Coleman, U.S. EPA Administrator McCarthy tour groundbreaking new energy-saving system at the Science Museum of Minnesota

04.23.14 Mayor Chris Coleman and Saint Paul City Council Announces 2014 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards

04.17.14 Mayor Coleman names Kristin Beckmann Deputy Mayor

04.17.14 Mayor Coleman announces departure of PED Director, Cecile Bedor

04.09.14 Mayor Coleman names Sara Grewing as Interim Deputy Mayor

04.09.14 Mayor Coleman appoints Tonya Tennessen as Communications Director

04.01.14 Mayors Coleman, Hodges recognize the Twin Cities’ 1,300+ AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members

03.31.14 2014 State of the City Address Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

03.31.14 At soon-to-open Arlington Hills Community Center, Mayor Coleman outlines next steps to build on city’s momentum 

03.12.14 Saint Paul receives AAA rating by Fitch Ratings

03.10.14 Mayor Coleman’s statement regarding location change of Dorothy Day Center ReVision

02.21.14 Mayor Coleman’s statement on the teacher union and school district’s contract agreement

02.19.14 Mayor Coleman’s statement on Saint Paul’s rising graduation rates

01.29.14 Mayor Coleman responds to Saint Paul’s win as USA Today’s Best Romantic North American Getaway

01.28.14 Mayor Coleman appoints Tarek Tomes to lead Department of Technology and Communications as Chief Information Officer

01.15.14 Mayor Coleman’s statement regarding proposed bonding bill

01.10.14 Mayor Coleman praises historic high, diverse pool of police candidates

01.06.14 Mayor Coleman appoints Katie Knutson as Government Relations Associate 

01.03.14 Mayor Coleman's Inaugural remarks as prepared for delivery

01.03.14 Mayor Coleman is sworn in for third term, lays out vision of next four years

01.02.14 Standard and Poor’s reaffirms Saint Paul’s AAA credit rating

12.17.13 Mayor Coleman appoints Eyenga Bokamba as Director of Sprockets

12.09.13 Mayor Coleman announces changes to Public Works snow maintenance operations

11.27.13 Mayor Coleman announces completion of 6th Street Sidewalk Expansion

11.25.13 Mayor Coleman announces East Metro Strong transit initiative to receive $750,000 grant

11.21.13 Mayor Coleman, local hipsters react to Lowertown’s new designation as top hipster zip code in United States

11.19.13 Mayor Coleman Statement on HRC’s Equality Index Score

11.16.13 National League of Cities Elects Mayor Chris Coleman as 2014 President

11.07.13 Mayor Coleman, Mayor-Elect Hodges meet for lunch, discuss future of Twin Cities region

11.07.13 Mayor Coleman declares “Como Park Senior High School Boys’ Soccer Day”

10.28.13 Mayor Coleman touts redevelopment of historic Palace Theatre  

09.18.13 Economic activity along Green Line reaches 5-year high as construction nears end

8.29.13 Saint Paul’s libraries and rec centers gear up for after-school programming

08.14.13 Mayor Chris Coleman 2014 Budget Address Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

08.14.13 Mayor Coleman announces zero increase in 2014 city property tax levy

08.01.13 Mayor Coleman re-appoints Tim Butler as Saint Paul Fire Chief

06.21.13 City of Saint Paul hires Donald M. Lewis to lead independent investigation of Lilydale Regional Park Landslide

06.18.13 Saint Paul Fire Captain surprised with award announcement

06.14.13 Mayor Chris Coleman recognized for achievements in addressing childhood obesity through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties

06.11.13 Mayor Coleman and Superintendent Silva kick off summer learning 

06.03.13 Saint Paul launches citywide blog: “Spotlight on Saint Paul”

05.21.13  Mayor Coleman commends Governor, Legislature for funding local government aid for Minnesota cities

05.15.13 Mayor Coleman unveils special wedding offers as local businesses welcome same-sex couples to marry in Saint Paul

05.13.13  Saint Paul to throw outdoor musical celebration immediately following Governor’s approval of Freedom to Marry Bill

05.13.13 Mayor Coleman proclaims May 13-17 “Freedom to Marry Week” in the City of Saint Paul

04.29.13 Mayor Coleman’s statement on the final SPCO vote to end the lockout

04.17.13 Mayor Chris Coleman and Saint Paul City Council announce 2013 Sustainable Saint Paul awards

04.10.13 Mayor Coleman joins SPCO in announcing agreement to end six-month lockout

04.09.13 Statement from Mayor Coleman on the end of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra lockout 

04.09.13 Mayor Coleman recognizes Saint Paul’s 1,000+ AmeriCorps members

03.25.13 Mayor Coleman announces several new initiatives to attract next generation to Saint Paul in State of the City address

03.25.13 Mayor Coleman's 2013 State of the City Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

03.14.13 Mayor Coleman supports Governor’s revised budget

02.26.13 Mayors Coleman, Rybak join with mayors and commissioners from across the metro to support Governor Dayton’s transit initiatives

02.20.13 Mayor Coleman joins with mayors from across Minnesota to urge legislators to support Governor’s LGA proposals

02.16.13 Mayor Coleman's statement on the death of Officer Josh Lynaugh

02.06.13  Mayor Coleman's response to Governor Dayton's State of the State Address

02.06.13 Mayor Coleman's statement regarding Council action on upgrades to Crime Lab

01.22.12 Mayor Coleman’s response to Governor Dayton’s proposed budget

01.16.13 Mayor Coleman’s response to President Obama’s gun measure proposals

01.06.13 Mayor Coleman statement on the end of the NHL Lockout

01.03.13 Saint Paul officials respond to closure of Macy’s

12.21.12 Mayor Chris Coleman's statement regarding the NRA press event

11.30.12 Mayor Chris Coleman's statement regarding the death of Officer Tom Decker

11.26.12 Mayor Coleman's Statement on Continuing NHL Lockout

11.19.12 Mayor Coleman and wife Connie launch Holiday Buy Local initiative

10.11.12 Mayor Coleman leads NHL mayors, city leaders across nation in call for end to NHL lockout

9.13.12 City of Saint Paul to build Lowertown ballpark after news of DEED funding

9.10.12 Mayor Coleman appoints J.D. Burton as new member of Government Relations team

9.6.12 Mayor Coleman appoints Jessica Kingston as Director of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity Department

8.13.12 Mayor Coleman presents structurally balanced budget for 2013

8.13.12 Mayor Coleman's 2013 Budget Address

07.16.12 Mayor Coleman breaks ground on long-awaited Penfield development

07.09.12 City of Saint Paul applies for DEED bonding funds for Lowertown Regional Ballpark 

06.18.12 City of Saint Paul files amicus brief in Photo ID lawsuit

06.12.12 Mayor Coleman commends Council action supporting a Lowertown ballpark

06.06.12 Mayor Chris Coleman and HRA Chair Dave Thune kick off grand opening of Lofts at Farmers Market

06.04.12 Mayor Coleman welcomes Nice Ride Minnesota as  green bikes invade downtown Saint Paul

05.23.12 Saint Paul City Council, Mayor oppose Photo ID amendment

05.23.12 Mayor Chris Coleman's statement regarding the Council vote to change parking regulations for bars and restaurants

05.22.12 City of Saint Paul and Saint Paul Port Authority announce purchase of land for Lowertown Regional Ballpark

05.10.12 Mayor Chris Coleman's statement following the completion of the 2012 Legislative session

05.08.12 Saint Paul secures final financing for the Penfield project

04.25.12 Mayor Chris Coleman Announces 2012 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards

04.12.12 Mayor Coleman unveils new solar-powered electric car charging stations in Como Park, first of their kind in Minnesota

04.11.12 Unanimous Council vote sets path for Pizza Luce in Saint Paul

04.09.12 HREEO Department Director Luz Maria Frias to accept position at the Minneapolis Foundation

04.04.12 Mayoral veto, Council action paves way for Cupcake opening

03.29.12 Saint Paul turns off the lights for Earth Hour

03.26.12 2012 State of the City Address

03.26.12 Mayor Coleman announces parent engagement strategy in State of the City address

03.22.12 Mayor Coleman, Cupcake announce improved parking plan

03.13.12 City of Saint Paul Announces Fifth Annual Saint Paul Sidewalk Poetry Contest

03.12.12 Mayor Coleman discusses economic development and job growth with President Obama

03.01.12 60 Maxfield Elementary students earn Allstars Awards; acting as Principal, Mayor Coleman cheers them on

02.13.12 Mayor Coleman seeks to recognize local leaders in sustainability efforts

02.10.12 City of Saint Paul seeks to dismiss United States Supreme Court case Magner vs. Gallagher

02.1.12 The Wallace Foundation awards Saint Paul $765,000 to help bring quality after-school programs to more kids 

01.31.12 Mayor Coleman, Council President Lantry meet with Governor Dayton to outline concerns on Minneapolis Target Center plan as part of Vikings stadium

01.17.12 Mayor Coleman, Chamber of Commerce support bonding bill containing Lowertown ballpark

12.12.11 Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman announces plan to lower proposed property taxes by $1 million in 2012 revised budget

11.14.11 Mayor Coleman elected 2nd Vice President of National League of Cities

11.01.11 Mayor Coleman resonds to Governor Dayton's decision to remove from consideration a local option sales tax to fund a Vikings stadium

11.01.11 Mayor Coleman promotes President Obama’s Rebuild America Jobs Act

10.27.11 Mayor Coleman appoints Joe Campbell as Communications Director

10.20.11 With teachers in conferences, Mayor Coleman joins students at out-of-school-time programs

10.17.11 Mayor Coleman responds to the official closure notice of the Saint Paul Ford Assembly Plant

10.6.11 Mayor Chris Coleman helping to set new world record at Dayton’s Bluff Library and Elementary School

9.15.11 New project linking Saint Paul arts-based community development to Central Corridor receives $750,000 grant 

8.23.11 Mayor Coleman, Councilmember Helgen launch North End Urban Farm

8.15.11 Mayor Coleman's 2012 Budget Address Prepared Remarks

8.15.11 Mayor Coleman Presents 2012 Budget

8.2.11 Mayors Coleman, Rybak Welcome Partners in Preservation to Minneapolis–Saint Paul

6.30.11 Mayor Coleman enjoys “Lunch on the Avenue”

6.29.11 Mayor Coleman responds to Judge Gearin's order

6.28.11 Mayor Coleman names new OFS Director

6.27.11 2011 Karl Neid Award Winner Announced

6.27.11 Nice Ride Expands to Saint Paul

6.13.11 Mayor Coleman: Serve Saint Paul

5.25.11 Mayor Coleman proposes statewide solution for stadium issues

5.18.11 Coleman responds to attacks against Saint Paul by the Republican majority in the Senate

5.11.11 Mayors Coleman, Rybak and Ness: Republicans Choosing to Protect Richest Minnesotans, Force Property Tax Increases on Middle Class

10.4.10 - Anne Hunt Wins National Award for Sustainability  

9.28.10 - Cervantes Names Director of Saint Paul Department of Safety and Inspections  

9.3.10 - Mayor Coleman, Senator Klobuchar, Senator Franken and Congresswoman McCullom Kick-off J & J Distributing Improvements

9.2.10 - Mayor Coleman Appoints Sara Grewing as City Attorney

8.18.10 - Mayor Coleman Launches Rebuild Saint Paul

8.11.10 - Coleman's 2011 Budget: New Services, No New Taxes

8.4.10 - City, Top Obama Administration Officials Speak About America's Great Outdoors Initiative

7.20.10 - New Help for Small Businesses Along the Central Corridor as Light Rail Transit Project Advances

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