Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
February 23, 2022 | 4:00 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)

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 interactive technology 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 [email protected]. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.


I.          CALL TO ORDER – Roll call




III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Roll call

February 9, 2022, Metropolitan Council Meeting


V.        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. 2022-25: City of St. Louis Park-9808 and 9920 Wayzata Boulevard Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22095-10 (Jerome Benner II, 651-602-1494) 
  2. 2022-26: City of Hastings Summergate MUSA Expansion Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22299-3 (Jerome Benner II 651-602-1494) 
  3. 2022-27: West Mississippi River Regional Trail, Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund (Tandberg), Three Rivers Park District (Jessica Lee 651-602-1621) 
  4. 2022-28: Lake Byllesby Regional Park, Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund (Augustine/Schluesner), Dakota County (Jessica Lee 651-602-1621)
  5. 2022-36: Financial Planning and Budget Policy (Stewart McMullan, 651-602-1374)
  6. 2022-37: Gold Line Utility Reimbursement Agreement with Minnesota Pipeline Company, LLC (Chris Beckwith 651-602-1994)
  7. 2022-39: Approval of Preliminary 2022 Pay Equity Implementation Report (Marcy Syman, 651-602-1417)
  8. 2022-42: Ratification of After-the-Fact Purchase Order #21012387 (Adam Gordon, 651-602-4503) 
  9. 2022-43: TH13 MnDOT Coordination (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571; Jeny Baroda, 651-602-4507)
  10. 2022-44:  Water Supply Technical Analysis & Outreach for Hydrologic & Hydrogeologic Services, Master Contracts 21P208A & 21P208B (Lanya Ross, 651-602-1803)


A. Community Development
  1. 2022-40: Funding Recommendations for 2021 Local Housing Incentives Account (LHIA) (Ashleigh Johnson 651-602-1106) [presentation] – Roll call
B. Environment
  1. 2022-41: Adopt Facility Plan for the Hastings Wastewater Treatment Plant, MCES Project No. 809800 (Heidi Hutter, 651-602-1026; Chad Davison, 651-602-4031) – Roll call                           
C. Management – Reports on consent agenda
D. Transportation
  1. 2022- 38: METRO Purple Line Bus Rapid Transit Engineering and Project Management Services Contract 21P242 (Craig Lamothe 651-602-1978) - Roll call


  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:

Ryan O'Connor, Regional Administrator
[email protected]