2022-23 Budget Information & Schedule

Ramsey County’s 2022-23 budget process has begun. The budget process seeks to advance the vision, mission and goals established by the board of commissioners and the strategic priorities outlined in the county's strategic plan.​

Proposed budget materials

This cycle, the budget will:

  • Continue our focus on countywide strategic initiatives which support countywide goals.
  • Sustain and scale initiatives and programs that build stronger communities.
  • Build on organizational lessons learned in the past two years and during the pandemic which need to be operationalized (i.e. process, structure, etc.).
  • Be more closely aligned to what is actually spent.
  • Foster collaboration within and across Service Teams.
  • Tether and make progress on performance measures.
  • Demonstrate innovation, creativity or efficiency (one-time or ongoing funds).
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Date Time Event
Aug. 24 9 a.m.
  • 2022-23 County Manager Budget presentation to the board.
  • 2021 County Real Estate Report (County Assessor and County Auditor) – Impact of the proposed budget on property taxes.
  • Mid-year financial update – Chief Financial Officer.
Aug. 30 6-7:30 p.m. 2022-23 budget community conversation.
Sept. 9 9 a.m.-noon Health and Wellness Service Team budget presentation to the board.
Sept. 10 1:30-4 p.m. Health and Wellness Service Team budget presentation to the board.
Sept. 13 8:30-11:45 a.m.; 12:45-2:30 p.m. Economic Growth and Community Investment Service team budget presentation to the board.
Sept. 13 2:45-4:30 p.m. Strategic Team budget presentation to the board.
Sept. 14 8:30 a.m. - noon Information and Public Records Service Team budget presentation to the board
1-4 p.m. Safety and Justice Service Team budget presentation to the board.
4:30 p.m. First Public Hearing
Sept. 21   County board certifies maximum property tax levy
Nov. 29 6:30 p.m. Truth in Taxation public hearing
Dec. 21  

County board adopts 2022-23 Budget and property tax levy


Community engagement

The county held three budget community conversations, one on June 3 and two on June 10.

Health and Wellness conversations

The Health and Wellness Service Team held two community conversations in April 2021 to engage residents, business owners and stakeholders on the budget process and where the service team makes investments.

April 5 – Financial Assistant Services, Veterans Services and Health and Wellness Administration budgets

April 6  – Social Services, Public Health and Community Corrections budgets

Understanding your property taxes and value video