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Equitable Development Scorecard


What is it?

The Equitable Development Scorecard (click here to view the current scorecard DRAFT) outlines our neighborhood's priorities, goals, and values. The community will score each development proposal, to ensure that it aligns with our goals. Which are: affordable housing, local jobs, and a healthy, safe, and equitable neighborhood. YOUR values and priorities will be reflected in this community document. 

Why is it important?

The West Side neighborhood has historically been disinvested in and our voices have not been heard (click here for proof). The Scorecard will be used to ensure that any development that comes to the West Side BENEFITS you and our neighborhood

How will it be used?

The Scorecard will be added to our District Council 10 Year Plan at City Hall and as a Small Area Plan for the West Side. Any developer who files a development proposal for our area will have to answer the questions laid out in the scorecard to be scored and then work with the community to ensure their development plans fit with our values & priorities for our neighborhood. 

A Draft of the Scorecard is Out for Community Review!

The main season of engagement on this scorecard draft has come to a close.  However, please email bahiehh@wsco.org if you have any comments! Please list your zip code of residence and any affiliations in your email.  

This is the current draft of the scorecard.

Check out the previous (third) draft here! This draft was published June 22, 2018. 


Want to get involved? Contact WSCO at info@wsco.org

Timeline for scorecard: 

Click here for older Timelines

Updated Timeline:



Scorecard in the News:

4/10/2018 - MINNPOST - How one St. Paul community is using an equity scorecard to direct neighborhood change


Previous Work: 

West Side: Action to Equity
Videos of West Side: Action to Equity Sessions
West Side Youth Voices: Land Use & Planning


West Side Action to Equity Series Videos: