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MEETING OF THE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL
January 13, 2021
WebEx | 4:00 PM

 
NOTICE:  Governor Walz has declared a peacetime emergency (Emergency Executive Order 20-01) in response to COVID-19 and the Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct an in-person Metropolitan Council meeting for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, Metropolitan Council members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means and the Metropolitan Council meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. This meeting will be streamed live and recorded. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. If you have comments, I 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

 

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Roll call

December 23, 2020 Metropolitan Council Meeting 
 

IV.        CONSENT AGENDA – Roll call

Note: Items listed under the Consent Agenda will be enacted by one motion with no separate discussion. If discussion on an item is desired, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate consideration.
  1. 2020-328: Samuel Morgan Regional Trail Corridor Master Plan Amendment, City of Saint Paul, Review File No. 18118-2 (Colin Kelly 651-602-1361)
  2. 2020-332: Legacy, Regional Parks Bonding Program, and Pass-Through Agreement Signature Authorization (Nicole Clapp 651-602-1723)
  3. 2020-338: City of Inver Grove Heights 2040 Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 21996-3 (Jerome Benner II 651-602-1494)
  4. 2020-339: City of Rosemount Emerald Isle Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22286-2 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  5. 2021-14 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MnDOT: MN 316 Reconstruction (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  6. 2021-15 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MnDOT: US 10 Reconstruction (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
 

V.       REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES


A. Community Development
  1. 2020-344: Livable Communities Tax Base Revitalization Account Grant Recommendations (Marcus Martin 651-602-1054) - Roll call
  2. 2021-3: Adoption of Livable Communities Act Affordable and Life-Cycle Housing Goals for 2021-2030, Resolution 2021 -1 (Tara Beard 651-602-1051) - Roll call
  3. 2021-4: 2020: Livable Communities Act Local Housing Incentives Account Funding Recommendations (Ashleigh Johnson 651-602-1106) - Roll call
  4. 2021-5: Project Based Voucher Award Recommendations (Terri Smith 651-602-1187) - Roll call
B. Environment – No Reports
                         
C. Management – No Reports
         
D. Transportation        
  1. 2021-16 SW: Hennepin County Transit-Link Contract 20P193 (Sheila Williams 651-602-1709) - Roll call
 

VI.     REPORTS

  1. Chair
  2. Council Members
  3. Regional Administrator
  4. General Counsel

VII.       ADJOURNMENT


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 
*     Additional materials included for items on published agenda 
**     Additional business items added following publication of agenda
***     Backup materials available at the meeting