June 2018 Newsletter: Summer reading program, roadwork season, Sheriff's Office summer events, beach and Waterworks season

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June 2018    

Guarded beach at Tony Schmidt Regional Park.
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Upcoming Events

Board of Commissioners Meeting 
Tuesdays, June 12, 19 & 26
9 a.m. 

Weekend Gardeners
Saturday, June 9 & 23
10 a.m. - noon

Saint Paul WorkForce Center Grand Re-opening
Thursday, June 14
8-10 a.m.

Criminal Expungement Forms Clinic
Thursday, June 14 & 28
1-3 p.m. 

Rush Line Informational Ride and Walk
Saturday, June 16
10-11:30 a.m. 

Open House: Lexington Parkway Realignment
Tuesday, June 19
6-8 p.m.

Community Meeting: Dale Street Reconstruction
Wednesday, June 20
6-7 p.m.

Mend-It Clinic
Saturday, June 23
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 

Did you know?

Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health offers well water testing for home and vacation properties. The service is available to anyone - you do not need to be a resident.

Well water testing information.

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Links and resources

Park locations

Library hours and locations

Roadwork updates

Recycling and waste collection sites map

County job opportunities 

Extreme heat safety tips

Ramsey County's strategic priorities

Find Your Comissioner

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Summer reading program begins Saturday

A mother and her daughter read together.

Ramsey County Library's summer reading program begins June 9!

The program is designed to inspire and encourage children of all ages to read and discover throughout the summer. Kids ages 4 through 19 can participate. Different challenges are available for various age groups.

Pick up program materials and celebrate the beginning of summer at the Summer Festival this Saturday. 

Road construction season underway

Road maintenance season has arrived. Ramsey County will lead or participate in more than 20 construction and maintenance projects during 2018.

Work is already underway on select projects, and several projects are scheduled to ramp up in mid-June, including Long Lake Road, Warner RoadCounty Road F, Maryland Avenue, and County Road I.

View the complete list of projects.

Sign up for construction updates

Connect with the Sheriff's Office this summer

An officer shows a boy the inside of a squad car.

The Sheriff's Office is holding several summer events to foster community relationships and help residents learn about public safety services.

Hot Dog with a Deputy

Enjoy a free meal, meet with staff and explore squad cars and equipment.

Dates and locations

Bike Rodeo
Thursday, June 14
9 a.m. - noon
Event details and registration

Beach and Waterworks season begins

Get out your swimsuit: lifeguard services at guarded county beaches begins Saturday, June 9. Lifeguards are on duty daily from noon-8 p.m. 

View beach locations 

Battle Creek Waterworks

Battle Creek Waterworks opens for the summer June 9. Waterworks will be open daily from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Standard admission is $7. Twilight and Tot Tuesday and Thursday rates are available during select hours. 

A girl splashes into the pool at Battle Creek Waterworks.

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