Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Metropolitan Council, Hosted on WebEx Events | 6:00 PM

Public Participation

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NOTICE:  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of this committee will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means, and this Metropolitan Council meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. Though we are unable to take verbal comments at this meeting, you may email us at We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.



I.            Call to Order


II.           Roll Call
III.          Approval of Agenda
IV.          Approval of Minutes
V.           Equity Advisory Committee’s 2020 Work (6:10 – 6:45 pm)

Nelima Sitati Munene, EAC Co-chair and Council-Member Francisco Gonzalez, EAC Co-chair | Leah Goldstein Moses, EAC Committee member 

Goal/Desired Outcome: Discussion Item: Committee will re-visit subcommittee process. LEah Goldstein Moses will review current plans and goals of committees, interest, identify hosts/ committee chairs, and roles & responsibilities. Subcommittee work is planned to start immediately for LCA, affordable housing review at October EAC meeting.

VI.          Network Next Update (6:45 – 7:15 pm)

Katie Roth, Assistant Director, BRT Projects, Metro Transit | Robin Caufman, Director of Administration Metro Transit

Goal/Desired Outcome: Discussion Item:  Continued conversation with Network Next team about project goals and collaboration efforts between Metro Transit and the EAC.


VII.        Livable Communities Discussion (7:15 – 7:55 pm)

Tara Beard, Manager, Livable Communities, Community Development
Goal/Desired Outcome: Discussion Item Follow-up discussion with LCA staff and EAC Affordable Housing Subcommittee regarding the next steps in engaging in meaningful partnership between Community Development and the EAC.

VIII.      Announcements (7:55 – 8:00 pm)

a.     Staff / member updates and discussion
                       i.     Parks Department memo
                      ii.     Volunteers needed for OEO Equity Unit Racial Equity Lens project

IX.          Adjournment (8:00pm)