Before the Ramsey City Council and Anoka County Board in 2007 approved a Sunfish Lake Boulevard reconstruction project north of Highway 10, business owners in a shopping center on the northwest corner expressed concern that the new median would put them out of business.
On a 4-2 vote Jan. 14, the Ramsey City Council approved a lease amendment with a former councilmember who owns a liquor store that must be demolished whenever a Highway 10 interchange is completed at Armstrong Boulevard.
The Ramsey City Council Dec. 10 unanimously approved bids to construct a new community building at Elmcrest Park.
Immediately after it became known that the Ramsey City Council was considering a new franchise fee ordinance to collect revenue for roads maintenance, the Ramsey Charter Commission met to discuss how to limit future councils from taking advantage of a new revenue source.
There was some trepidation by a couple of councilmembers, but the majority of the Ramsey City Council Nov. 12 eventually agreed to replace an outgoing fire marshal instead of hiring a fire inspector that would have needed more supervision.