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

Protecting our health and water quality

365 days a year, 24 hours a day, through the COVID-19 pandemic, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services workers are on the job to protect public health and environment.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Earth Day at 50

At the Met Council, every day is Earth Day.

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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

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