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WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP 1858 RAMSEY COUNTY MINNESOTA News&Views A bi-weekly section where readers will be informed on subjects of seasonal interest, upcoming events and other timely topics. ANNUAL RECAP - White Bear Township held its Annual Town Meeting WHY PLANT A TREE? - HERE ARE SOME DARN Combat the Greenhouse Effect - Global warming is the result of excess greenhouse gases, created by burning fossil fuels & destroying tropical MEETING on March 10th. The Annual Town Meeting is true grassroots government where residents in attendance vote to approve a resident to moderate the meeting, the previous year's meeting minutes, moderated by Bob Kermes & had approximately 33 residents in attendance. GOOD REASONS WHY: Decreased Odor - trees absorb odors & pollutant rainforests. Carbon dioxide (C02) is a major greenhouse gas. Trees absorb gases (nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulfur dioxide Co2, removing & storing the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. IN one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the amount of C02 Filter our Drinking Water - Trees remove toxic heavy metals & other meeting agenda, & preliminary property tax levy. This year's meeting was & azone) & filter particulates out of the air by trapping them on their leaves & bark produced when you drive your car 26,000 miles. deflecting pounding rail with their canopies, & by adding nutrients each pollutants from the soil, keeping those dangerous elements from Township & the Ramsey County Undersheriff Ramacher provided an update on Sheriff Department activities. State Representative Ami Wazlawik fall with their leaves, trees are crucial to keeping & improving our soil. informed residents on what was happening at the State Capital & residents Diffuse - trees can mask concrete walls or parking lots & unsightly views. They muffle sound from nearby streets & freeways & create an entering aquifers deep underground. Help Lower your Cooling & Heating Bills - In warm climates a pine tree also heard presentations from Jerry Hromatka, Northeast Youth and Family planted near the south or southwest corner of your home will provide eye-soothing canopy of green. Trees absorb dust & wind & reduce glare. cooling shade during the hotter months. Tree leaves also help cool the Finally, residents received an update on the Town's finances from the Town Increased Property Value - trees can add value to your home. Indicators surrounding environment by releasing water vapor through a process Finance Officer, Tom Kelly & then approved a 2021 preliminary property tax say homes surround by trees can increase your home's worth by as much called transpiration. During autumn, the leaves will fall from the tree levy of $4,647,207. The 2020 Annual Town Meeting can be viewed on the Town's website (www.whitebeartownship.org). as 15%. There's nothing like the beauty of a well-planted property. Provide Housing - trees provide habitat for species of the many kinds. allowing the winter sun to shine through. Find us Facebook Visit www.whitebeartownship.org or call 651.747.2750 1281 Hammond Road, White Bear Township, Minnesota 55110 WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP 1858 RAMSEY COUNTY MINNESOTA News&Views A bi-weekly section where readers will be informed on subjects of seasonal interest, upcoming events and other timely topics. ANNUAL RECAP - White Bear Township held its Annual Town Meeting WHY PLANT A TREE? - HERE ARE SOME DARN Combat the Greenhouse Effect - Global warming is the result of excess greenhouse gases, created by burning fossil fuels & destroying tropical MEETING on March 10th. The Annual Town Meeting is true grassroots government where residents in attendance vote to approve a resident to moderate the meeting, the previous year's meeting minutes, moderated by Bob Kermes & had approximately 33 residents in attendance. GOOD REASONS WHY: Decreased Odor - trees absorb odors & pollutant rainforests. Carbon dioxide (C02) is a major greenhouse gas. Trees absorb gases (nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulfur dioxide Co2, removing & storing the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. IN one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the amount of C02 Filter our Drinking Water - Trees remove toxic heavy metals & other meeting agenda, & preliminary property tax levy. This year's meeting was & azone) & filter particulates out of the air by trapping them on their leaves & bark produced when you drive your car 26,000 miles. deflecting pounding rail with their canopies, & by adding nutrients each pollutants from the soil, keeping those dangerous elements from Township & the Ramsey County Undersheriff Ramacher provided an update on Sheriff Department activities. State Representative Ami Wazlawik fall with their leaves, trees are crucial to keeping & improving our soil. informed residents on what was happening at the State Capital & residents Diffuse - trees can mask concrete walls or parking lots & unsightly views. They muffle sound from nearby streets & freeways & create an entering aquifers deep underground. Help Lower your Cooling & Heating Bills - In warm climates a pine tree also heard presentations from Jerry Hromatka, Northeast Youth and Family planted near the south or southwest corner of your home will provide eye-soothing canopy of green. Trees absorb dust & wind & reduce glare. cooling shade during the hotter months. Tree leaves also help cool the Finally, residents received an update on the Town's finances from the Town Increased Property Value - trees can add value to your home. Indicators surrounding environment by releasing water vapor through a process Finance Officer, Tom Kelly & then approved a 2021 preliminary property tax say homes surround by trees can increase your home's worth by as much called transpiration. During autumn, the leaves will fall from the tree levy of $4,647,207. The 2020 Annual Town Meeting can be viewed on the Town's website (www.whitebeartownship.org). as 15%. There's nothing like the beauty of a well-planted property. Provide Housing - trees provide habitat for species of the many kinds. allowing the winter sun to shine through. Find us Facebook Visit www.whitebeartownship.org or call 651.747.2750 1281 Hammond Road, White Bear Township, Minnesota 55110