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Ramsey is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 18,510. Anoka County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

Location of Ramsey, Minnesota

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 77.0 km² (29.7 mi²). 74.6 km² (28.8 mi²) of it is land and 2.5 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.19% water. Image File history File links MNMap-doton-Ramsey. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...



Also, Samurai Drifter lives here. -TBO


Kreutz stopped here for worms once.


Current Administration

According to the City of Ramsey website, these are individuals currently associated with the administration of the City of Ramsey:


The Mayor and the Council

  • Mayor:
    • Thomas G. Gamec, At Large
  • Councilmembers:
    • Todd Cook, At Large
    • Sarah Strommen, At Large
    • David Elvig, Ward 1
    • Mary Jo Olson, Ward 2
    • Al Pearson, Ward 3
    • David Jeffrey, Ward 4
Thomas G. Gamek
Thomas G. Gamek
Todd Cook
Todd Cook
Sarah Strommen
Sarah Strommen
David Elvig
David Elvig
Mary Jo Olson
Mary Jo Olson
Al Pearson
Al Pearson
David Jeffrey
David Jeffrey

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... In the United Kingdom, town councils are civil parish councils, where the civil parish is a town. ... Fred Ward is a american moviestar. ... Fred Ward is a american moviestar. ... Fred Ward is a american moviestar. ... Fred Ward is a american moviestar. ... Image File history File links Thomasggamek. ... Image File history File links Toddcook. ... Image File history File links Sarahstrommen. ... Image File history File links Davidelvig. ... Image File history File links Maryjoolson. ... Image File history File links Alpearson. ... Image File history File links Davidjeffrey. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The Mayor and Councilmembers serve as the administrative and legislative authority for the City. The Mayor serves as the presiding officer at meetings of the Council. The Mayor and Councilmembers are responsible for directing the work of City staff. A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... A council is a group of people who usually possess some powers of governance. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... Montreal skyline at night For alternate meanings see city (disambiguation) A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ...

The Advisory Committees

There are several advisory committees in the City of Ramsey that, which by definition, provide advice and counsel to the administrative and legislative authority of the City. The mission stated by the Mayor and Councilmembers indicates that they are that authority, in addition to many of the committees' mission statements outright and direct agreement, therefore it is to be presumed that they are advised by these committees. They and their members, are the following: The Advisory Committee on Business Appointments is an independent body in the UK, which provides advice to the Prime Minister, the Foreign Secretary, or other Ministers if requested, on applications from the most senior Crown servants who wish to take up outside appointments after they leave Crown service. ... Montreal skyline at night For alternate meanings see city (disambiguation) A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...


The Planning Commission

  • Michael Nixt, Chair
  • Robert Johnson, Vice Chair
  • Ralph Brauer
  • Gary Levine
  • Deborah Shepherd
  • Gary Van Scoy
  • Eric Watson

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: This article needs cleanup. ... Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The primary objective of the Planning Commission is to advise the City Council on land use concerns. In addition, the Planning Commission shall serve as the planning agency and shall have the powers and duties given such agencies by state statute. This article needs cleanup. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ... Land use is the pattern of construction and activity land is used for. ... This article needs cleanup. ...

The Board of Adjustments

  • Michael Nixt, Chair
  • Gary Van Scoy, Vice Chair
  • Ralph Brauer
  • David Jeffrey
  • Robert Johnson
  • Deborah Shepherd
  • Eric Watson

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The primary objective of the Board of Adjustments is to review and approve/deny variances from the provisions of the Zoning Chapter of the City Code where strict enforcement would cause undue hardship because of circumstances unique to the individual property under consideration. In general, zoning is the division of an area into sub-areas, called zones. ...

The Parks and Recreation Commission

  • Jill Johns, Chair
  • Steve Ostrum, Vice Chair
  • Tom LaMere
  • Jon Olds
  • James Pontius
  • Melody Shryock
  • Mark Lehman

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The primary objective of the Parks and Recreation Commission is to monitor and reflect the attitudes and concerns of the citizens of Ramsey relative to the park system and recreation programs, and to advise the City Council of citizen attitudes and policy matters relevant to the park and recreation function in Ramsey. A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ...

The Public Safety Board

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... Chief can refer to : Paramount chief is the highest political leader in a region or country typically administered with a chief-based system. ... A car of the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary, England Police forces are government organisations charged with the responsibility of maintaining law and order. ... Chief can refer to : Paramount chief is the highest political leader in a region or country typically administered with a chief-based system. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The primary objective of the Public Safety Board is to review administrative and/or operational matters relative to public safety and to advise the City Council of policy matters relevant to the public safety function in Ramsey. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ... A policy is a plan of action for tackling issues. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...

The Horse Care Board

  • Roy Schumway, Chair
  • Barbara Scottston, Vice Chair
  • Dorothy Breu
  • Sharon Niles
  • Carolyn Schumway

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The primary objective of the Horse Care Board is to advise the City Council, other Ramsey advisory commissions and boards, and Ramsey City Staff regarding matters relevant to the maintenance of horses on properties within the City of Ramsey. A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ... A board may be a: piece of lumber (or other rigid material made of wood), milled or sawn flat surfboard, skateboard, or snowboard (often made of fibreglass) commission or committee, such as an executive board of directors or a (sometimes rather supervisory) board of governors bulletin board system or other... Montreal skyline at night For alternate meanings see city (disambiguation) A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ...

The Economic Development Authority Commission

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In many governments, a treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... Alternate is a word used often incorrectly when meaning alternative. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The primary objective of the Economic Development Authority Commission is to aid, assist and promote the growth and expansion of commercial, retail and industrial development in the City of Ramsey. This article is about the business concept; Commerce is also the name of several places in the United States. ... In commerce, a retailer buys goods or products in large quantities from manufacturers or importers, either directly or through a wholesaler, and then sells individual items or small quantities to the general public or end user customers, usually in a shop, also called store. ... Development has meaning in several contexts: Science and Engineering Biological development of embryos in the context of developmental biology Child development or post-natal human development (pediatrics, etc) Software engineering, the methodology and process of development of computer software Technology development in industry, as in Software development New product development...

The Charter Commission

  • Timothy Vogt, Chair
  • Hannah LeMere, Vice Chair
  • Sandra Bertzyk
  • Ben Deemer
  • Lauri Ebel
  • Aimee Fischer
  • Frank Frederick
  • Steve Simenson
  • Brian Swanson

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The Charter Commission is like a standing constitutional convention. It has the power to propose charter changes at any time. The Commission's function is to continue to study the local charter and government and if they find that it is not working or proves to be faulty in operation, it is the Commission's duty to propose improvements. ... A charter is a document bestowing certain rights on a town, city, university or institution; sometimes used as a loan of money. ... In law a commission is a patent which allows a person to take possession of a state office and carry out official acts and duties. ... In law a commission is a patent which allows a person to take possession of a state office and carry out official acts and duties. ...

The Town Center Task Force Commission

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The Ramsey Town Center Task Force is created to facilitate and encourage a Transit-Oriented Development in the City of Ramsey that will fully utilize multi-modal transportation options, including the Northstar Commuter Rail, and that will provide the residents of Ramsey and the region access to desirable businesses, services, housing opportunities, natural resources and most importantly, a centralized area easily identifiable as the community of Ramsey. Development has meaning in several contexts: Science and Engineering Biological development of embryos in the context of developmental biology Child development or post-natal human development (pediatrics, etc) Software engineering, the methodology and process of development of computer software Technology development in industry, as in Software development New product development... The Northstar Corridor is a proposed commuter rail line that will serve a region which runs to the northwest from Minneapolis, Minnesota toward St. ... External links Business Articles growFolio - Online Business Magazine for Fresh Thinkers Yahoo! Finance Aggregates some really good business articles worthbusiness Updated news and articles about business industry Categories: | | | ... Services are: plural of service Tertiary sector of industry IRC services Web services the name of a first-class cricket team in India This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Houses in Fishpool Street, St Albans, England For other meanings of the word house, see House (disambiguation). ...

The Environmental Policy Board

  • Joe McDilda, Chair
  • Michael Max, Vice Chair
  • Bob Bentz
  • Bob Sibilski
  • John Freeburg
  • Ron Hustvedt, Jr.
  • Jon Olds

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

To develop and review city policies relating to the use, protection and renewal of Ramsey's natural resources and to engage citizens in policy implementation.

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA)

Their mission statement, as indicated on the City of Ramsey's website, is this: Look up chair in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... A secretary is an office/administrative support position. ... In many governments, a treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ...   This is a redirect from a plural word to the singular equivalent. ... Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...

The primary purpose of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority is to undertake certain types of housing and redevelopment or renewal activities that will provide a balanced supply of housing for people of all income levels, ethnicity and physical abilities; eliminate barriers to construction of affordable housing units; add and preserve the existing supply of affordable housing; and provide mechanisms to prevent and remove blight in residential, industrial and commercial neighborhoods. Houses in Fishpool Street, St Albans, England For other meanings of the word house, see House (disambiguation). ... Urban renewal (also called urban regeneration in British English) is a movement in urban planning that reached its peak in the United States from the late 1940s through the early 1970s. ... Houses in Fishpool Street, St Albans, England For other meanings of the word house, see House (disambiguation). ... This article or section should be merged with ethnic group Ethnicity is the cultural characteristics that connect a particular group or groups of people to each other. ... Cranes are essential in large construction projects, such as this skyscraper Construction on the North Bytown Bridge in Ottawa, Canada. ... Affordable housing is housing that people can afford. ... Affordable housing is housing that people can afford. ... A residential area is a type of land use where the predominant use is residential. ... This article is about the business concept; Commerce is also the name of several places in the United States. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 18,510 people, 5,906 households, and 5,102 families residing in the city. The population density is 248.2/km² (642.9/mi²). There are 5,946 housing units at an average density of 79.7/km² (206.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.80% White, 0.31% African American, 0.45% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 1.19% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 5,906 households out of which 49.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% are married couples living together, 6.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 13.6% are non-families. 8.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 1.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.13 and the average family size is 3.33. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 2.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $68,988, and the median income for a family was $70,926. Males had a median income of $43,898 versus $31,212 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,057. 1.6% of the population and 1.3% of families were below the poverty line. 2.1% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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There are several advisory committees in the City of Ramsey that, which by definition, provide advice and counsel to the adminstrative and legislative authority of the City.
The mission stated by the Mayor and Councilmembers indicates that they are that authority, in addition to many of the committees' mission statements outright and direct agreement, therefore it is to be presumed that they are advised by these committees.
The primary objective of the Parks and Recreation Commission is to monitor and reflect the attitudes and concerns of the citizens of Ramsey relative to the park system and recreation programs, and to advise the City Council of citizen attitudes and policy matters relevant to the park and recreation function in Ramsey.
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