Council NEWS & EVENTS

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

Attorney seminar a step toward broadening legal contracts

A seminar planned for later this summer will offer guidance to attorneys — particularly people of color as well as women — to better position themselves for legal-services contracts with the Council.

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Visits to regional parks hit all-time high

Regional parks in the metro area got nearly 60 million visits in 2018, an increase of 2.6 percent over the previous year and the most visits of any year on record.

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Jordan: Small in size, but ambitious

A 3.3-square-mile rural center community of 6,200 with a good understanding of Mother Nature’s reign; with much of the city located in a floodplain, it is vulnerable to flooding.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Belle Plaine: Healthy people, healthy city

The city of Belle Plaine has big aspirations in its Destination Belle Plaine 2040 plan, with goals of stewardship, long-term economic prosperity, social equity, livability and sustainability.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 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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