This project was completed as part of the 2017-2018 Resilient Communities Project (rcp.umn.edu) partnership with the City of Ramsey. The City wanted to develop a long-term vision and strategy for a community center and associated programming and activities. Students in Dr. Fernando Burga’s Land Use Planning class researched options for various geographic models (centralized vs. satellite) and governance structures (public vs. private) for a community center in Ramsey, including detailed case studies of these models and governance structures in other communities; created an inventory of existing community recreational programs and opportunities; and provided recommendations for moving the discussion forward. A final report is available.
Resilient Communities Project Contact Info
University Faculty Contact
Urban and Regional Planning
Local Government / Community Contact
Assistant City Administrator/Economic Development Manager