February 2018 Newsletter: Road projects announced, summer camp registration, health survey

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February 2018    

Youth snowshoe class at Tamarack Nature Center.
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Upcoming Events

Saint Paul City Hall and Ramsey County Courthouse Tours
Mondays, Feb. 12 & 26
12:15 p.m.

Board of Commissioners Meetings
Tuesdays, Feb. 13, 20 & 27
9 a.m.

Public Hearing on 2018 Capital Improvement Program Bond Ordinance  
Tuesday, Feb. 13
9 a.m.

Housing & Conciliation Court Self-Help Center
Tuesdays, Feb. 13, 20 & 27
1-4 p.m.

Sheriff's Office Scouting Day
Saturday, Feb. 17
9 a.m. - noon

Parent-Child Snowshoe Trek
Monday, Feb. 19
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Public Hearing on Support for Riverview Corridor Locally Preferred Alternative
Tuesday, Feb. 20
9 a.m.

Fix-It Clinic
Saturday, Feb. 24
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Did you know?

Ramsey County provides 25 miles of marked and groomed cross-country ski trails.

Trail hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset. Skiing on lighted trails is permitted until 9 p.m. A Minnesota State Ski Pass is required on all trails for skiers age 16 and above.

View trail conditions, maps and rules

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2018 road projects announced

More than 20 construction and maintenance projects were recently approved for the 2018 season by the board of commissioners. These projects, which Ramsey County Public Works will lead or participate in, will improve travel and commerce throughout communities in the east metro.

View the full project list and details at ramseycounty.us/roadwork. Most projects will begin in the summer. Updates will be provided online and via an interactive map as construction season progresses — including detours and timelines. Subscriptions for email updates on projects are also available.

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Library hosts racial equity events in February

Professor Duchess Harris of Macalester College returns to Ramsey County Library - Roseville this month to discuss her recently-published book, "Race and Policing", as well as other related topics.

Professor Harris will speak about sexism in politics on Feb. 13 and freedom of the press on Feb. 20.

Learn more at rclreads.org.

Summer camp registration now open

Registration is now open for all summer day camp programs at Tamarack Nature Center

Camps are available to children ages 3 - entering 8th grade. Camps run Monday - Thursday and are offered weekly from June 19 - August 17. Friday Favorites mini-camps and Backyard Bunch single-day camps are also available.

View camp details and register online.

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Share your thoughts on health and well-being

What helps you, your family and community stay healthy? What gets in the way?

Complete a short, anonymous online survey to let Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health know what impacts your health and well-being. 

Survey results will help guide the development of a new Community Health Improvement Plan in order to better understand community needs, improve health, and reduce health disparities.

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