Julie Kleinschmidt was named County Manager in December 2008 by the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners. Prior to this appointment, Kleinschmidt served as Ramsey County finance director for the past eight years. She has more than 20 years of government experience including serving as Hennepin County (Minnesota) Controller before moving to Ramsey County. Kleinschmidt, a CPA, is the first woman to serve as Ramsey County Manager.
As County Manager, she makes recommendations to the County Board, implements the Board's policies, provides leadership and clear direction to department heads and staff, and develops and implements the County budget to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of services to the citizens of Ramsey County.
The County Manager's offices are located in:
Ramsey County Court House
15 W. Kellogg Blvd., Room 250
Saint Paul, MN 55102.
Ramsey County Manager: Julie Kleinschmidt