Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
February 27, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)


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 meetings for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, advisory 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  

II.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES

February 13, 2019 Metropolitan Council Meeting

IV.       PUBLIC INVITATION

Invitation to interested persons to address the Council on matters not on the agenda. Public comment on the agenda items has occurred in the respective committees (each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation).

V.        BUSINESS

  1. 2019-30 JT SW   Unified Budget Amendment – Regular Carry Forward (Paul Conery, 651-602-1374) ROLL CALL VOTE

VI.       CONSENT AGENDA

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. 2019-24   Public Hearing on Proposed Elimination of Route 614 (Steve Mahowald, 612-349-7775)
  2. 2019-38   Orange Line Engineering Services Contract Amendment (Jim Harwood, 612-349-7339)
  3. 2019-40   Metro Mobility Sedan Replacement (Paul Colton, 651-602-1668)
 

VII.      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

A. Community Development
  1. 2019-45 Washington County 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Review File No. 21913-1 (Corrin Wendell, 651-602-1832)
  2. 2018-333 JT   Regional Parks Funding Allocation Policy and Regional Parks Fund Distribution Policy (Libby Starling, 651-602-1135; Heather Aagesen-Huebner, 651-602-1728; Emmett Mullin, 651-602-1360)
 
B. Environment – No Reports
 
C. Management
  1. 2019-35 SW   Annual Support Renewal for Checkpoint Hardware 2019 (Theresa Nistler, 651-602-1504)
 
D. Transportation
  1. 2019-37 SW   Public Comment Report and Amendment to the 2040 Transportation Policy Plan to Add Riverview Modern Streetcar Locally Preferred Alternative (Cole Hiniker, 651-602-1784, Sara Maaske 651-602-1588)  [report]  [amendment]
  2. 2019-39   Orange Line BRT Knox Avenue Transitway Cooperative Construction Agreement (Jim Harwood, 612-349-7339)
  3. 2019-43 SW   Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) BNSF Construction Agreement, Amendment 1 (Kelly McKeon, 612-373-3889)
  4. 2019-46 SW   Eight Sixty-foot Articulated Expansion Buses for D-Line (Mike Joyce, 612-349-5009)
  5. 2019-47 SW   Purchase Agreement with Apollo Video Technology (Paul Colton, 651-602-1668)
  6. 2019-48 SW   Release for Public Comment Draft Amendment #2 to the 2040 Transportation Policy Plan to Amend the METRO Gold Line Project and Amend the I-94 Project from MN 101 1-494 (Steve Peterson, 651-602-1819)  [amendment]
 

VIII.     OTHER BUSINESS

IX.       REPORTS

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

X.        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  

Committee information

Metropolitan Council

Committee contact:
Liz Sund
651.602.1390