Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
October 23, 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 We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.


I.          CALL TO ORDER  





October 9, 2019 Metropolitan Council Meeting


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

Joint Report of the Management, Community Development, Environment, and Transportation Committees.
  1. 2019-259 JT SW: 2019 Unified Budget Amendment – Third Quarter (Stewart McMullan, 651-602-1374) 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. 2019-143: Transit Link – Scott/Carver Intergovernmental Agreement (John Harper 651-602-1744)
  2. 2019-266: Future Reimbursement Consideration for Carver County, Highway 5 Regional Trail (Jessica Lee 651-602-1621)
  3. 2019-269: 2020 Operating Grant Applications to the Funding Transitway Counties (Ed Petrie 612-349-7624)
  4. 2019-270: Northstar and Sherburne County 2020 Subordinate Funding Agreement (Ed Petrie 612-349-7624)
  5. 2019-275: Establish Public Hearing for Livable Communities Act Affordable and Life-Cycle Housing Goals for 2011-2020 (Paul Burns 651-602-1106)
  6. 2019-277:  Intergovernmental Agreement with Hennepin County (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)
  7. 2019-279:  Ratification of Declaration of Emergency for Repair of Interceptor 1-MN-320 under Van White Boulevard in Minneapolis (Adam Gordon, 651-602-4503)
  8. 2019-280: Northstar Vehicle Maintenance Facility Drop Table and Extra Track contract amendment 17P395 (Tom McGannon 612-349-7540)
  9. 2019-282: 2019-2022/2020-2023 TIP Amendment: Scott County CSAH2/CSAH 91 Roundabout (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  10. 2019-283: 2019-2022/2020-2023 TIP Amendment for Dakota County: CSAH 42 Mill and Overlay (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  11. 2019-284: Authorize Execution of Contract Options with MCI (Motor Coach Industries) (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
  12. 2019-285: Purchase Apollo Video Technology (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)


A. Community Development – Reports on Consent Agenda
B. Environment  
  1. 2019-278: Brooklyn Park and Champlin Interceptor Renewal Phase 1, Part 2 Construction Contract (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571) [presentation]                                                                      
C. Management – No Reports
D. Transportation – No Reports

E. Joint Report of Environment and Community Development Committees
  1. 2019-264 JT: City of Shakopee 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22004-1 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  2. 2019-265 JT: City of Vadnais Heights 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22173-1 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  3. 2019-271 JT: City of Lake Elmo 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22215-1 (Corrin Wendell 651-602-1832)
  4. 2019-273 JT: City of Hugo 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 21932-1 (Michael Larson 651-602-1407)
  5. 2019-274 JT: City of Columbus 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22174-1 (Jake Reilly 651-602-1822)


  1. 2019-261: Metropolitan Council’s Public Comment Draft of the 2020 Unified Budget (Mary Bogie, 651-602-1359) Roll Call [presentation] [2020 Unified Budget]

IX.       REPORTS 

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


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