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

Regional and local planning go hand-in-hand

Local comprehensive plans reflect the vision of metro area cities and townships. The Met Council reviews the plans to ensure planned growth is compatible with regional infrastructure investment.

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Council approves 2020 wastewater rates

The municipal wastewater charge will rise 3.6% overall, although any given city or town’s charge will vary based on its flow relative to total regional flow volume.

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Travel on butterfly wings to a regional park

Buses and trains aren’t just for getting to work, or the doctor, or a professional sports game. Several Metro Transit routes go to regional parks.

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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