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Region meets air quality standards for carbon monoxide

More than 40 years of clean air policies and regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have improved air quality, safeguarding peoples’ health and sustaining the environment.

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Cummings to serve as interim chair

Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan are seeking applicants for the chair position formerly held by Nora Slawik, who resigned effective Nov. 15.

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019

Growing cities meet regional density targets

The Council’s net residential density target is a minimum of 3 units per acre for cities and townships designated as either suburban edge, emerging suburban edge, or rural center.

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019

Upcoming Events
  • Public meeting for the Draft 2021-24 Transportation Improvement Program

    The Transportation Advisory Board is receiving public comment on the Draft 2021-24 Transportation Improvement Program. The program includes highway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian projects proposed in the Twin Cities metropolitan area in the next four years.

    Date: 7/13/2020
    Time: 4:00 PM

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  • CARES Act Recovery Assistance Planning Session

    The Center for Economic Inclusion, Greater MSP, and the Met Council will host a virtual planning session to share ideas and discuss regional priorities for funding. Representatives from the three organizations will be on-hand to provide updates and answer questions about the Regional Economic Framework.

    Date: 7/15/2020
    Time: 11:00 AM

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