Environmental Policy Board (EPB)

Mission

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 city's natural environment. The Board’s scope shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, matters of the preservation of the community forest, water quality, wetland preservation, groundwater protection, and control of soil erosion and air, noise and light pollution.

Meetings

  • 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.

Members

  • Laura Moore, Chair (Term ends 3/31/2026)
  • Melissa Fetterley, Vice-Chair (Term ends 3/31/2026)
  • Todd Arts (Term ends 3/31/2025) 
  • Reid Bernard (Term ends 3/31/2023)
  • Michael Hiatt (Term ends 3/31/2024)
  • Jared Little (Term ends 3/31/2024)
  • Vacant (Term ends 3/31/2024)
  • Chelsee Howell, Council (Ex-Officio)

Statement of Purpose

The Environmental Policy Board has an established Statement of Purpose that outlines its role and function in the community. Please take a look at 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. You can 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.