September 2018 Newsletter: New Baby Café program, National Preparedness Month, Cleveland Avenue reconstruction

Ramsey County Logo

September 2018 

Keller Parkway along Lake Gervais.
Calendar Icon

Upcoming Events

Board of Commissioners Meetings
Tuesdays, Sept. 11, 18 & 25
9 a.m.

Public Hearing on 2019 County Budget
Tuesday, Sept. 11
1 p.m.

Cleveland Avenue Reconstruction Open House
Thursday, Sept. 13
4-6 p.m.

Shannon Gibney Book Launch
Tuesday, Sept. 18
7-8:30 p.m.

East Metro Rail Yards Improvement Project Open House
Wednesday, Sept. 19
5-7 p.m.

Fix-It Cafe
Saturday, Sept. 22
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Gibbs Farm Apple Festival
Saturday, Sept. 22
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mobile HHW Collection - Saint Paul
Sept. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
Times vary
Located across from the State Fairgrounds

Did you know?

More than 1,000 election judges worked the August primary.

Apply to help with the November general election.

Resources and Links String of Icons

Links and resources

Park locations

Library hours and locations

Roadwork updates

Recycling and waste collection sites map

County job opportunities 

Ramsey County's strategic priorities

Find Your Comissioner

Find your commissioner

Español | Hmoob | Soomaali

Public Health launches Baby Café

Baby Café monthly support groups are now available to provide resources to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and their families.

Monthly Ramsey County Baby Cafés are open from 4 – 6 p.m. at the following sites and days:

  • Sun Ray Library - first Wednesdays of the month.
  • Rondo Library - third Wednesdays of the month.
  • Hmong American Partnership - fourth Wednesdays of the month.
  • Rice Street Library - fourth Thursdays of the month.

Moms can get free breastfeeding information and support, share tips and socialize with other pregnant and breastfeeding women. 

Mothers and babies at a Baby Cafe event.

Plan for emergencies during National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and serves as a time for everyone to take action to prepare for the types of emergencies that could affect our region.

Review safety tips and learn how to prepare for emergencies.


Public hearings on proposed 2019 supplemental budget

Share your feedback with the board of commissioners on the proposed 2019 supplemental budget at two upcoming public hearings:

Sept. 11 - Maximum property tax levy
1 p.m.
Council Chambers of the Saint Paul - Ramsey County Courthouse

Nov. 26 - Final proposed budget
6:30 p.m.
Red Cap Room at Union Depot

    View the proposed budget and related resources

    Planning underway for Cleveland Avenue reconstruction

    Cleveland Avenue will be reconstructed from Como Avenue to Larpenteur Avenue in Saint Paul and Falcon Heights beginning in 2020.

    The reconstruction will replace aging pavement and stormwater infrastructure and provide opportunities to develop safe and reliable pedestrian and bicycle accommodations.

    Conversation bubbles.

    Share your feedback and learn more about the project at an open house on Sept. 13.

    Wanted: Tall evergreen for Union Depot holiday events

    Do you have a large evergreen that's overgrown its location? The search is underway for this year's holiday tree for Hub for the Holidays events at Union Depot!

    The submission deadline is Friday, Sept. 28.

    View the requirements and learn how to submit a tree

    Union Depot holiday tree banner

    Ramsey County in the news