City of Ramsey
The City of Ramsey is approximately 29 square miles in area, has a population of approximately 23,500, and is fortunate to be known for its natural resources. More than half of the City borders the Rum and Mississippi Rivers, and over 15 percent of its area is protected wetlands.
Establishing parks and creating quality recreational and open space opportunities remains a high priority for the City. There are approximately 500 acres of existing municipal parkland and two regional parks with varying amenities, creating a comprehensive system with many diverse opportunities to recreate and enjoy the natural environment.
Ramsey County is a county located in Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 508,640, making it the second-most populous county in Minnesota. Ramsey County employs 4,000 people and provides a full range of services to its residents, businesses and visitors including: law enforcement, community corrections, property value assessment and tax collection, elections, emergency management, health and human services, libraries, public works and parks.
The Ramsey County 2017 Strategic Plan outlines a set of strategic priorities aligned with the county’s vision for a vibrant community where all are valued and thrive. The plan provides an overarching set of 13 priorities that will guide the organization’s work on all levels throughout the year ahead to further the county’s four goals to strengthen well-being, cultivate prosperity, enhance opportunity and model accountability. Additionally, Ramsey County incorporated a racial equity component to the biennial budget process to more clearly and deliberately advance racial equity through budget allocation decisions.
“Ramsey, Minnesota Parks & Recreation” │ https://www.ci.ramsey.mn.us/269/Parks-Recreation#:~:text=The%20City%20of%20Ramsey%20is,known%20for%20its%20natural%20resources.
“Ramsey County, Minnesota” │ https://www.racialequityalliance.org/jurisdictions/ramsey-county-minnesota/