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Welcome to Ramsey County, Minnesota

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2016 Ramsey County Budget Hearing Monday, Nov. 30

About 157,000 Ramsey County property owners will have received Proposed Property Tax Notices over the past several days. The notice estimates the amount of property taxes owners will pay in 2016 if the county, cities, school districts and other taxing jurisdictions approve their respective budget proposals.

A public hearing on Ramsey County's proposed 2016 budget and property tax is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m., at Ramsey County Library - Roseville.


In the media:

photo: roasted turkey meal

Ramsey County Offices Closed Nov. 26 & 27 for Thanksgiving

Ramsey County offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen for standard business hours on Monday, Nov. 30.

All Ramsey County Library locations will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and will reopen Friday, Nov. 27

photo: skater in turkey costume

Turkey Skate Friday, Nov. 27 at Aldrich Arena

Get active and escape the Black Friday crowds this Friday during Turkey Skate at Aldrich Arena. Enjoy appearances by a skating turkey during this special open skate session held in partnership with the Maplewood Figure Skating Club.

Session runs 2 – 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. Skate rental is available for $4 per pair.

Full open skating schedule and information.

Other News & Information:

Gov Delivery LetterSubscribe to Ramsey County Updates

2015 Road Projects - Construction season is finished. Learn more about the more than 30 projects that Public Works led or participated in this year, or view all the projects on a new interactive map.


2014 Performance Measures Report - Ramsey County participates in the Minnesota Council on Local Results and Innovation’s comprehensive performance measurement system for cities and counties. View the 2014 report.

Ramsey County Board Outlines Next Steps on Economic Prosperity Efforts 

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners has outlined next steps in a bold strategic plan to cultivate economic prosperity and eliminate concentrated poverty, following a year of data-driven analysis and research, staff workshops, and community discussions.  The strategic plan addresses structures, processes and programs across all county departments in a holistic attempt to provide opportunities for greater prosperity for all residents.
12 Priority Actions to Enhance Prosperity | 2015 Priority Actions


Courthouse Tours Available

Guided tours of the Ramsey Courthouse and St. Paul City Hall are open to the public every Monday except holidays from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Tours will be held on Tuesdays following holidays. Meet in front of Vision of Peace Statue on the first floor. Learn more about the building and its architectural style by listening to KFAI’s documentary on Art Deco.


Courthouse Tours include (as time permits):

  • Building history
  • Memorial Hall
  • Vision of Peace statue
  • Artwork of elevator doors
  • Mayor’s Office
  • Council Chambers
  • Law Library
  • Lower Level and tunnel with view of river

In addition, more in-depth tours of the building are available by appointment. Contact Debbie Erickson, (651) 266-8002.