Wednesday, December 11, 2013
390 North Robert Street Council Chambers
4:00 PM
November 13, 2013 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).
Note:  The Council always attempts to honor requests by the public to move individual items earlier on the agenda when appropriate. Requests can be made through Emily Getty, Council Recording Secretary, prior to the meeting at (651) 602-1390.
  A. Management and Transportation Committees
    1. 2013-321 SW  Authorization to Amend the 2013 Unified Capital Program (Paul Conery 651-602-1374) Roll Call
    2. 2013-340 SW  Authorization to Amend the 2013 Unified Operating Budget (Paul Conery 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. 2013-97  Authorization to Enter into a Labor Agreement with the Law Enforcement Labor Services (LELS), Inc., Local 192 Part Time Police Officers (Sandi Blaeser 651-602-1528)
  2. 2013-300  Authorization to Approve the list of 2014 Authorized Financial Institutions (Mercy Ndungu 651-602-1436, Allen Hoppe 651-602-1629)
  3. 2013-301  Authorization of Annual Affirmation 2014 Transaction-Based Financial Contracts (Allen Hoppe 651-602-1629)
  4. 2013-305  Authorization for 2014 Sole Source Procurement of Maintenance Services for Software and Hardware (Pancho Henderson 651-602-1627)
  5. 2013-306  Execute a Purchase Order for Motorola Voice Communications Console Hardware and a Sole Source Contract for Installation (Tom Humphrey 612-349-5006)
  6. 2013-307  Authorization to Award and Execute a Construction Contract for Minneapolis 1-MN-342 Interceptor Reconstruction, MCES Project No. 807616, Contract No. 13P138 (Bryce Pickart 651-602-1091)
  7. 2013-308  Authorization to Hold a Public Hearing on Draft Facility Plan for the St. Bonifacius Lift Station and Force Main Improvements, MCES Project No. 808200 (Scott Dentz 651-602-4503)
  8. 2013-309  Authorization to Hold a Public Hearing on Draft Facility Plan for Seneca Interceptor Improvements, MCES Project No. 808000 (Karen Keenan 651-602-4561)
  9. 2013-310  Authorization of Minnesota State Retirement System Program Unclassified Retirement Plan, Resolution 2013-37 (Marcy Syman 651-602-1417)
  10. 2013-311  Approval of Non-Represented Plan Effective January 1, 2014 (Marcy Syman 651-602-1417)
  11. 2013-313  Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail Master Plan, Three Rivers Park District (Jan Youngquist 651-602-1029)
  12. 2013-317  City of White Bear Lake Request to Extend the “Boatworks Commons” Livable Communities Act Grant Term (Deb Jensen 651-602-1554)
  13. 2013-318  City of Chaska Request to Extend “The Landing” Livable Communities Act Grant Term (Deb Jensen 651-602-1554)
  14. 2013-319  City of Eagan Gratus Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review No. 20606-12 (Patrick Boylan 651-602-1438)
  15. 2013-320  City of Lake Elmo Village Area Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review No. 20599-5 (Lisa Barajas 651-602-1895)
  16. 2013-322  Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (Green Line): Additional Change Order Authority for Vertical Circulation Contract (MarySue Abel 651-602-1919)
  17. 2013-323  Authorization to Execute 2014 Agreements with Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) (Heather Johnson 651-602-1764, Amy Vennewitz 651-602-1058)
  18. 2013-324  Rescind Business Item 2013-238 Action; and Authorize Execution of Contract Options with Gillig Corp. on Behalf of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
  19. 2013-325  Federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Solicitation for 2017 Funds (Heidi Schallberg 651-602-1721, Mark Filipi 651-602-1725)
  20. 2013-326  TAB Bylaws Revision (Amy Vennewitz 651-602-1058)
  A. Community Development
    1. 2013-314  Schedule Public Hearing to Amend the 2030 Regional Parks Policy Plan for Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund Grant Rules (Raintry Salk 651-602-1669)
    2. 2013-315  LCA Local Housing Incentives Account (LHIA) Grant Recommendations (Linda Milashius 651-602-1541)
    3. 2013-316  LCA Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) Funding Recommendations (Adam Maleitzke 651-602-1633)
  B. Environment
    1. 2013-335 SW  Adoption of Facility Plan for Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant Solids Processing Improvements, MCES Project No. 807500, Resolution 2013-44 (Rene Heflin 651-602-1077, Bryce Pickart 651-602-1091)
    2. 2013-336 SW  Authorization to Award and Execute a Construction Contract for 1-MN-341 Interceptor Rehabilitation, MCES Project No. 807617, Contract No. 13P139 (Bryce Pickart 651-602-1091)
    3. 2013-337 SW  Authorization to Acquire Permanent/Temporary Easements and File Condemnation Petitions, Elm Creek Interceptor Rehabilitation Phase 1 and Phase 2, Project No. 809062, Resolution 2013-45 (Karen Keenan 651-602-4561)
  C. Management
    1. 2013-302  Authorization to Adopt Resolution 2013-25 for Issuance of Refunding Certificates of Participation (COPs) {Attachment A} and a Related Lease Purchase Agreement {Attachment B} (390 Robert Street North, St. Paul, MN) (Allen Hoppe 651-602-1629)
    2. 2013-303  Authorization to Award General Obligation Debt Within Established Financial Parameters, Resolutions 2013-33, 34, 35, and 36 (Allen Hoppe 651-602-1629, Mark Fuhrmann 651-602-1942)
    3. 2013-304  Authorization To Execute Loan Agreement With The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) And Issuance Of a General Obligation Sewer Note Included in Resolution 2013-24 (Allen Hoppe 651-602-1629) Draft of Bond Purchase and Project Loan Agreement and Draft Loan Amortization Schedule
  D. Transportation
    1. 2013-329 SW  Metro Transit Police Department Target Field Station (Interchange) Facility (Joe Edwards 612-349-7676)
    2. 2013-330 SW  Authorize Execution of Contract Options with Motor Coach Industries (MCI) on Behalf of Southwest Transit (SWT) and the City of Prior Lake (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
    3. 2013-333 SW  Controlled Access Approval for Construction of an Interchange at 4th St. South and I-35W Northbound in the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County (Russ Owens 651-602-1724, Connie Kozlak 651-602-1720)
    4. 2013-344 SW  Supplemental Taxi Service (Peak Demand Overflow) with Taxi Services, Inc. (Andrew Krueger 651-602-1689)
  1. 2013-348  Acceptance of the Preliminary Draft of Thrive MSP 2040 as the Regional Plan for Sustainable Development (Libby Starling 651-602-1135)
  2. 2013-328  Approval of Appointments to the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission (MPOSC) (Chair Susan Haigh 651-602-1453)
  3. 2013-331  Approval of Appointments to the Land Use Advisory Committee (LUAC) (Chair Susan Haigh 651-602-1453)
  4. 2013-327  Adopting of the 2013, Payable 2014, Tax Levies for General Purposes, Livable Communities Demonstration Account, Livable Communities Tax Base Revitalization Account, Parks Debt Anticipation, Transit Debt Anticipation and the 2014 Unified Budget Resolutions 2013-38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43 (Mary Bogie 651-602-1359) Roll Call, After 6pm
  A. Chair
  B. Council Members
  C. Regional Administrator
  D. General Counsel
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