Met Council District 6 Candidate Forum

Date: Thursday, December 9, 2021


Time: 7:00 PM -


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Governor Tim Walz will appoint a new member to the Metropolitan Council to replace outgoing Council Member Lynnea Atlas-Ingebretson. She represented Met Council District 6, serving Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, St. Louis Park, and a portion of Minneapolis.

Process

The Governor and Lieutenant Governor appointed a nominating committee to hear from the applicants and take public testimony. The nominating committee will recommend finalists. Once the Governor has chosen a replacement, he will notify the Minnesota Senate of his intention to appoint a Council Member to serve District 6.

Submit your input

Tell us what qualities, qualifications, and skills you would like us to prioritize as we evaluate the applicants for District 6.

  • Attend a meeting on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. Watch the meeting online or participate in-person at the Metro Transit Fred T. Heywood building in Minneapolis, 560 6th Avenue North, in the Chambers. To register to speak, email public.info@metc.state.mn.us.
  • Other ways to comment: Provide your thoughts by December 3 at 5 p.m.
    • Email public.info@metc.state.mn.us
    • Call 651-602-1500 and record a message
    • Mail: Metropolitan Council Public Information, 390 N. Robert St., St. Paul, MN 55101

Interviews

The nominating committee will meet on December 9 at 7 p.m. to interview finalists. We encourage you to watch this meeting online. The meeting will be facilitated virtually, but we are also providing an in-person option to attend at the Metro Transit Fred T. Heywood building in Minneapolis, 560 6th Avenue North, in the Chambers.

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