District 12

Capital Program & Projects

Note: Capital Program districts are based on the former Met Council district boundaries (2013-2023) and will be updated in 2024 to reflect the current Met Council district boundaries adopted in 2023. District 12 includes the cities of Afton, Bayport, Baytown Twp., Birchwood Village, Cottage Grove, Dellwood, Denmark Twp., Forest Lake, Grant, part of Grey Cloud Island Twp., Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeland, Lakeland Shores, Mahtomedi, Marine on St. Croix, May Twp., Newport, Oak Park Heights, Pine Springs, Scandia, St. Mary's Point, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, Stillwater Twp., West Lakeland Twp., Willernie, and Woodbury.

Lift Station Rehabilitation: Program 8055

Capacity and condition assessments are being conducted along with regulatory reviews to identify system-wide lift station upgrades. These upgrades extend the life of facilities, reduce the risk of spills, and improve the safety of staff who operate and maintain lift stations.

Meter Improvements: Program 8056

This program provides funding to upgrade MCES’s ability to measure flows for billing, operational, and planning purposes and standardize meter equipment at similar facilities.  Meter improvements include meter rehabilitation or replacement, planning meter installation, and new meter installation.

East Area Interceptor Improvements: Project 8063

The interceptor systems in Cottage Grove, Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Woodbury, and other east area communities need rehabilitation and/or replacement as well as expansion to serve additional areas. The program will rehabilitate existing interceptor facilities, including gravity sewers, forcemains, lift stations, and meter stations, and analyze the system needs to accommodate regional growth.

Regional Plant Improvements: Project 8078

This program provides funding to address capital improvements at 8 regional wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs).

Regional Plant Improvements: Program 8090

This program includes miscellaneous projects to rehabilitate failing facilities, address Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) sources, and addressing general needs of the interceptor system not programmed into a region or facility specific program. This program also includes additional condition assessment work to complement the internal inspections work completed by operations. Office space planning and design to accommodate all the staff assigned to the Regional Maintenance Facility, and property transfer between Council and municipalities for public benefit. 

In addition to the major projects, there will be interceptor rehabilitation, lift stations, and meter improvement projects located in the district.

Program Information Sheets

Metropolitan Council District 12 Map