Transportation Advisory Board Meeting

Regular Meeting
August 18, 2021 | 12:30 p.m.


NOTICE: The Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct in-person meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, committee members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means and the meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. If you have comments, we encourage members of the public to email us at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

Agenda

I.

CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (automatic approval, roll call only if amended)

III.

PUBLIC FORUM

Invitation to the public to address the Board about any issue not on the agenda (each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation).

IV.

REPORTS (12:25-1:00)

  1. TAB Chair’s Report – Jim Hovland, Chair
  2. Agency Reports – MnDOT, MPCA, MAC, and Metropolitan Council
  3. TAC Report – Brian Isaacson, TAC Vice Chair

V.

BUSINESS (1:00-1:20)

  Consent Items
  1. Minutes of July 21, 2021, meeting of the Transportation Advisory Board
  Non-Consent Items
  1. 2021-22: Accept Public Comments and Recommend 2022-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (Joe Barbeau, MTS, and Sara Maaske, Communications)
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VI.

INFORMATION (1:20-2:50)

  1. 2022 Regional Solicitation
  1. Geographic Balance (Steve Peterson and Jed Hanson, MTS)
    1. Potential Maximum/Minimum Changes
  2. Criteria Weighting in Spot Mobility and Safety Application (Steve Peterson, MTS)
  3. Regional Solicitation Scoring Measure Changes
    1. Equity and Affordable Housing (Amy Vennewitz and Jed Hanson, MTS)
    2. Update of Other Technical Measure Changes (Steve Peterson and Cole Hiniker, MTS)
  4. Unique Projects Follow-up and Technical Feedback (Cole Hiniker, MTS)
  2. Regional Solicitation – Opportunity for Polling
  1. Qualifying and Eligibility
  2. Application Categories and Purpose Statements
  3. Unique Projects Category Design
  4. Project Selection Guarantees/Limits
  5. Application Category Criteria Weighting
  6. Application Category Scoring Measures
  7. Modal Funding Ranges
  8. Potential Maximum/Minimum Changes
  3. 2022 HSIP Application (Joe Barbeau, MTS)

VIII.

ITEMS OF TAB MEMBERS

IX.

OTHER BUSINESS

X.

ADJOURNMENT

 
Please notify the Council at 651-602-1000 or 651-291-0904 (TTY) if you require special accommodations to attend this meeting. Upon request, the Council will provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities.

Committee information

Transportation Advisory Board

Committee contact:
Elaine Koutsoukos
Elaine.Koutsoukos@metc.state.mn.us