Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
September 14, 2022 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Call to Order

  1. Roll call
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Approval of August 24, 2022 Metropolitan Council minutes

Public Invitation

Invitation to interested persons to address the Council on matters not on the agenda. Pre-register at Each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation.

Consent Business

  1. 2022-221: Right-of-Way Acquisition Loan Partial Repayment from City of Maple Grove for Parcel at I-94 and MN 610 (Tony Fischer, 651-602-1703)
  2. 2022-216: Purchase 10 Small Buses from Hoglund Bus for SouthWest Transit, Contract 22P305 (Paul Colton, 61-602-1668)
  3. 2022-220: Results of the Title VI Service Equity Analysis for METRO D Line and Related Local Service Changes (Cyndi Harper, 612-349-7723) (attachment 1) (attachment 2)
  4. 2022-223: Transportation Addendum to the Metropolitan Council Public Engagement Plan (Sara Maaske, 651-602-1588; Amy Vennewitz, 651-602-1058)  
  5. 2022-236: Uniform Rental Services Program, Contract 22P097 (John Young, 651-602-8281)
  6. 2022-240: City of Medina Cates Industrial Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 21831-5 (Eric Wojchik, 651 602-1330)

Non-Consent Business – reports of standing committees

Community Development

  1. 2022-242: Funding Recommendations for 2022 Livable Communities Act Pre-Development Grants (Hannah Gary, 651-602-1633)
  2. 2022-243: Funding Recommendation for 2022 Livable Communities Act Policy Development Grants (Hannah Gary, 651-602-1633)


  1. 2022-248 SW: Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Primary Settling Tank #2 Overhaul Project Contract 21P091(John Tierney, 651-602-8307)


  1. No reports


  1. 2022-237 SW: METRO Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit Contract Award for Gold Line Contaminated Materials, Contract 22P005 (Alicia Vap 612-349-7079, Lisa Elliott 651-602-1983)

Joint Reports

  1. 2022-229 JT: City of Bayport 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review No. 22164-1 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  2. 2022-230 JT: City of Willernie 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review No. 22226-1 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)


  1. Metropolitan Transportation Services Waiver Transportation Program (Gerri Sutton,651-602,1672; Sheila Holbrook-White, 651-602-1618)
  2. Microtransit Launch Update (Meredith Klekotka, 612-349-7168)


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


Additional Notes:
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 could be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate consideration.

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
*           Agenda item changed following initial publication

Committee information

Metropolitan Council

Committee contact:
Bridget Toskey