Environmental Policy Board (EPB)


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 3rd Monday of each month
  • Ramsey Municipal Center - Council Chambers
    7550 Sunwood Drive NW
    Ramsey, MN 55303

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


  • Michael Valentine, Chair
  • Michael Hiatt, Vice-Chair
  • Reid Bernard
  • Jane Covart
  • Melissa Fetterley
  • Jared Little
  • Laura Moore
  • Jeff Menth, Council (Ex-Officio)


The primary objective of the Environmental Policy Board is to review, consider, initiate and recommend to the City Council such policies, plans or projects, which will enhance and preserve the natural environment of the City. The Board’s scope shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, matters of the preservation of the community forest, water quality, wetland preservation, ground water protection, control of soil erosion and air, noise and light pollution.

Statement of Purpose

The Environmental Policy Board has an established Statement of Purpose that outlines its role and function in the community. View the Statement of Purpose (PDF).

Work Plan

The Environmental Policy Board annually develops a work plan identifying items to research and / or develop. The work plan is subject to review and approval by the City Council. Access the 2017-2019 City Council approved work plan (PDF).

Focus on Environment

The Environmental Policy Board produces articles for a Focus on Environment column that appears in each issue of the Ramsey Resident newsletter.