Environment Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting
January 23, 2024 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Room 1A - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Call to Order

  1. Approval of the Agenda
  2. Approval of December 12, 2023 Environment Committee minutes

Consent Business

  1. 2024-12 JT: City of Empire 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22304-1 (Kyle Colvin, 651-602-1151)

Non-Consent Business

  1. 2024-27: Intergovernmental Agreement with Vadnais Heights for 1-VH-422 (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)
  2. 2024-28: Ratification of Declaration of Emergency Repair of Orono Interceptor 7113 (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)
  3. 2024-29: Lake Elmo West End Connection, Project No. 808687, Contract 23P076 (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571) 
  4. 2024-30: 2024-2026 Water Efficiency Grant Program (Judy Sventek 651-602-1156, Henry McCarthy 651-602-1946, Jennifer Kostrzewski 651-602-1078) 


  1. The Value of Water in the Twin Cities Region: A Community- Centered Framework (Jennifer Kostrzewski 651-602-1078, John Clark 651-602-1452; In collaboration with Mae Davenport, Bonnie Keeler, Sarah Roth, Amelia Kreiter, Meredith Keller, Maggie Rogers, Erin Niehoff, Giovanni Delgado-Ortiz, Olivia Tuisl )
  2. Water Policy Plan Update (Jennifer Kostrzewski 651-602-1078, Judy Sventek 651-602-1156, Kyle Colvin 651-602-1151)


  1. General Manager


JT:       Joint business item; presented at two or more committees prior to being presented at Council
SW:      Action taken by the Council and Committee the same week
*           Agenda item changed following initial publication


Committee information

Environment Committee

Committee contact:

Nneka Onah
[email protected]