METROPOLITAN COUNCIL MEETING
May 22, 2019
390 Robert Street North | Council Chambers | 4:00 PM

 

AMENDED AGENDA

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AMENDMENT OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED MINUTES

May 8, 2019 Metropolitan Council Meeting
February 27, 2019 Metropolitan Council Meeting (as amended)


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

Information Item:  Legislative Session (Judd Schetnan, 651-602-1142) [presentation]
 

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. 2019-97:    Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Condemnation Legal Services Master Contracts (19P037) (Robin Caufman, Director, 651-602-1457 and Ann Bloodhart, 651-602-1105)
  2. 2019-98:    Railroad Liability Insurance for Northstar Operations (Phil Walljasper, 651-602-1787)                                
  3. 2019-104:  Elimination of Route 614 Services (Steve Mahowald, 612-349-7775)
  4. 2019-108:  Bus Rapids Transit (METRO Gold Line) Right of Entry, Resolution 2019-6 (Charles Carlson, 612-349-7639, Chelsa Johnson, 651-602-1997)                           
  5. 2019-111:  Bus Farebox Replacement and Equipment Upgrade (Dennis Dworshak, 612-349-7035)                                           

VII.      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

A. Community Development
  1. 2019-89:           Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund Grant for Phalen Regional Park, Saint Paul (Deb Jensen, 651-602-1554)
  2. 2019-113 SW:  Regional Parks Capital Grant Agreement Authorization (Samuel Johnson 651-602-1757)                                
  3. 2019-114 SW:  Bridges Rental Assistance Program – Grant Renewal Board Resolution 2019-8 (Jennifer Keogh 651-602-1584)
  4. 2019-115 SW:  Metro HRA Moving to Work Program Board Resolution no 2019-9 (Terri Smith 651-602-1187)                           
     
B. Environment  
  1. 2019-110:  2019 Stormwater Management Grants (Joe Mulcahy, 651-602-1104)                                                                                   
C. Management – Reports on Consent Agenda                       
                 
D. Transportation
  1. 2019-119:  Transportation Committee Meeting, Resolution #2019-10 (Wes Kooistra 612-349-7510) 
E.  Joint Report of Environment and Community Development Committees
  1. 2019-105 JT:  City of Orono 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Review File 22055-1 (Jake Reilly 651-602-1822)
 

VIII.     OTHER BUSINESS

Information Item:   Council Workforce: Composition, Trends and Initiatives (Marcy Syman, 651-602-1417) [presentation]
 

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