Council NEWS & EVENTS

News about communities, transit, parks, water issues, regional planning

Census instructions land in a mailbox near you

The 2020 Census comes to Minnesota and the Twin Cities this month. Starting March 12, the Census Bureau began mailing letters to all known residential addresses.

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Engaging community is focus of parks equity planning

A new equity analysis is required for park agencies to show how they engaged the public in developing park and trail master plans, or amending those plans, and the outcomes of the engagement.

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Met Council's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

We are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and will continue to follow the guidance from the Governor’s office and the Minnesota Department of Health as the situation evolves.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020

Affordable housing investment nearly doubles

Metro area cities can apply for $24.5 million in 2020 through the Livable Communities Fund. That includes an expansion of the funds targeted specifically to preserve and expand affordable housing.

Date: Monday, March 2, 2020

Housing/transit collaboration wins national award

Metro HRA and the Metro Transit Police combined their expertise to meet the difficult challenge of connecting people who are homeless with housing and support services.

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Helping businesses conserve water

Businesses seeking to save money by conserving water and reducing wastewater discharges, energy use, or industrial waste: apply to the Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) Intern Program.

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020





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