Vision, Mission and Goals

The Board of Commissioners establishes the vision, mission and goals that guide Ramsey County. 


A vibrant community where all are valued and thrive.


A county of excellence working with you to enhance our quality of life.


Strengthen individual, family and community health, safety and well-being
through effective safety-net services, innovative programming, prevention and early intervention and environmental stewardship.

Cultivate economic prosperity and invest in neighborhoods with concentrated financial poverty
through proactive leadership and inclusive initiatives that engage all communities in decisions about our future.

Enhance access to opportunity and mobility for all residents and businesses
through connections to education, employment and economic development throughout our region.

Model fiscal accountability, transparency and strategic investments
through professional operations and financial management.


Ramsey County's four goals are well-being, prosperity, opportunity and accountability

Adopted February 10, 2015. Resolution 2015-78.