2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group

The purpose of the 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group is to advise and guide Metropolitan Council staff throughout the entire process of developing the new 2050 Water Policy Plan.  The advisory group advises on the process to develop the 2050 Water Policy Plan outreach activities as well as on the proposed content for the new plan.

Environmental Services staff are writing seven research papers investigating current and future water concerns and recommendations for the metro region. Explore the research papers or sign up to receive notices about opportunities to provide input.

Meetings

The advisory group meets 3-4 times per year through 2024.

Meeting materials

Meeting Date Agenda, Materials & Video Minutes
3/19/2024 3/19/2024 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 3/19/2024 Minutes
2/20/2024 2/20/2024 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 2/20/2024 Minutes
1/30/2024 1/30/2024 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 1/30/2024 Minutes
11/6/2023 11/6/2023 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 11/6/2023 Minutes
6/5/2023 6/5/2023 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 6/5/2023 Minutes
3/21/2023 3/21/2023 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 3/21/2023 Minutes
1/30/2023 1/30/2023 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 1/30/2023 Minutes
12/9/2022 12/9/2022 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 12/9/2022 Minutes
3/8/2022 3/8/2022 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 3/8/2022 Minutes
12/10/2021 12/10/2021 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 12/10/2021 Minutes
10/4/2021 10/4/2021 Agenda & Materials for 2050 Water Policy Plan Update Advisory Group 10/4/2021 Minutes

  • Scott Anderson, City of Bloomington
  • Bryan Bear, City of Hugo
  • Phil Belfiori, Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization
  • Andy Brotzler, City of Prior Lake
  • Paul Carpenter, City of St. Francis
  • Bryan Dodds, City of Minneapolis
  • Charlie Howley, City of Chanhassen
  • Laura Jester, Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission
  • Tim Kelly, Coon Creek Watershed District
  • Jennifer Levitt, City of Cottage Grove
  • Tom Wesolowski, City of Shoreview
  • Russ Matthys, City of Eagan
  • Richard McCoy, City of Robbinsdale
  • Paul Moline, Carver County
  • Racquel Vaske, St. Paul Regional Water Service
  • Vanessa Strong, Scott County
  • Nick Tomczik, Rice Creek Watershed District
  • Bruce Westby, City of Ramsey
  • James Wisker, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

Staff contacts

Jen Kostrzewski
Water Resources Assistant Manager for Policy and Planning
651-602-1078
[email protected]
Judy Sventek
Water Resources Manager
651-602-1156
[email protected]
Kyle Colvin
Wastewater Planning & Community Programs Manager
651-602-1151
[email protected]
Sam Paske
Planning Assistant General Manager
651-602-1015
[email protected]