What We Do

Policy, planning and essential services


Policy-making and regional governance

Our governing body – the 17-member Metropolitan Council – plays a key convening role, bringing together communities to develop policies and a shared vision and direction for the region.

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
The Council's Public Engagement Plan establishes principles and processes for public engagement to ground Council decisions in the needs of community stakeholders and to engage people in the decision-making process.

COUNCIL INVESTMENTS IN THE REGION - NEW


2015 ACCOMPLISHMENTS  - NEW

Advisory committees on land use, transportation and other topics provide the Council with important asssistance and advice. Advisory committees are made up of elected officials, members of the public with expertise in specific areas, and representatives of partnering organizations or specific geographic areas.

Planning initiatives

Services

Cover of a District Investment fact sheet

The Council’s essential services enhance the region’s quality of life and economic competitiveness. We:

Investing in the region

See how Council investments in transit, parks, communities, clean water, and housing benefit communities throughout the region.  - NEW

Accomplishments

See the Council's 2015 Accomplishments. NEW

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