Public Hearings & Notices
The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners has scheduled the public hearings listed below.
If you wish to speak at a public hearing, please contact the Chief Clerk’s Office at 651-266-8001 to register in advance or sign-up in person at the hearing.
Capital Improvement Program bond ordinance
A public hearing on the proposed 2018 Capital Improvement Program bond ordinance will be held Feb. 13, 2018 at 9 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the Ramsey County Courthouse.
The proposed bond ordinance authorizes the issuance of general obligation capital improvement bonds, in compliance with the county’s Home Rule Charter. The ordinance also sets the maximum amount of bonds to be sold under the ordinance at $11,200,000, including bond issuance costs. The actual amount of bonds issued may be less but cannot be more than the maximum. The board will approve the actual amount of bonds issued and award the sale of bonds to the best bidder at a later date.
Major projects in the 2018 Capital Improvement Program include:
- 800 MHz radio replacement countywide.
- Aldrich Arena repaving, landscaping and fire suppression system.
- Correctional youth out-of-home placement capital planning and design.
- Green Ice – Building management systems, LED retrofits and energy-efficiency at county arenas.
- Ice arena ADA modifications, new refrigerant infrastructure and roof systems.
- Juvenile and Family Justice Center building planning and design.
- Law Enforcement Center security access system replacement.
- Ramsey County Historical Society - Gibbs Farm architectural and engineering costs.
Riverview Corridor locally preferred alternative
A public hearing on the proposed support for the Riverview Corridor locally preferred alternative will be held Feb. 20, 2018 at 9 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the Ramsey County Courthouse.
The locally preferred alternative includes the definition of the mode, conceptual alignment and general station locations for the Riverview Corridor. These items can be refined through further environmental and engineering efforts.
The locally preferred alternative is a modern streetcar within a dedicated and shared-use guideway for approximately 11.7 miles connecting Union Depot in downtown Saint Paul to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport and Mall of America in Bloomington.
- Full public hearing announcement (PDF)
- Locally preferred alternative map (PDF)
- News item: Riverview Corridor Policy Advisory Committee approves locally preferred alternative