Management Committee Meeting

Special Meeting
August 25, 2021 | 2:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Room 1A - Directions
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 other electronic means 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.








August 11, 2021, of the special meeting of the Management Committee



  1. 2021-211: Labor Agreement with the Law Enforcement Labor Services (LELS), Inc., Local 192, Part Time Police Officers (Marcy Cordes, Chief Labor Relations Officer, 651-602-1582) Roll Call
  2. 2021-219: Labor Agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 1005 (Marcy Cordes, Chief Labor Relations Officer, 651-602-1582) Roll Call
  3. 2021-218: Metropolitan Council Policy, 3-3-4 Travel and Meeting Reimbursement Policy (Marie Henderson, Acting Chief Financial Officer, 651-602-1387) Roll Call
  4. 2021-228: Commitment to Reducing Barriers and Increasing Opportunities for Small Targeted Group Businesses and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (Jody Jacoby, Director of Procurement, 651-602-1144) Roll Call



  1. INFO: 2nd Quarter Financial Report (Marie Henderson, Acting Chief Financial Officer, 651-602-1387; Ed Petrie, Director, MT Finance, 612-349-7624; Ned Smith, Director ES Finance & Revenue, 651-602-1162; Heather Aagesen-Huebner, Director, CD and MTS Finance and Administration, 651-602-1728) Presentation
  2. INFO: Annual Self-Insurance Report Rate Setting (Marcy Syman, Director of Human Resources, 651-602-1417; Marie Henderson, Acting Chief Financial Officer, 651-602-1387)
Motion to close meeting to the public
  3. Discussion of Attorney-Client Privileged matters and Litigation issues (Ann Bloodhart, General Counsel, 651-602-1105) (Closed Session) Roll Call
Rice Lake Construction Group v. Metropolitan Council
Jason Berner v. Metropolitan Council, Metro Transit Division
Dennis Sershen v. Metropolitan Council, et al.
Bridget Dow, Individually and a Trustee for the Heirs and Next of Kin of Grayson Dow, Decedent v. Metropolitan Council and BNSF Railway Company
Khadijo Ahmed v. Metropolitan Council and Nekesha Banks
Asma Abdisamed, Ismail Abdisamed Abdulahi, and Kin Mohamud Abas v. Metropolitan Council/Metro Transit and Guido Arias
Metropolitan Council v. John Zarbinski, Lucas Therrien and Cuzzin Construction
Arthur Lindquist v. Metropolitan Council
Daniel Joseph Faley v. Metropolitan Council, James Wollin and Grace Ann Knoer
Jack Shaw v. Metropolitan Council
WPG Northtown Venture, LLC v. Metropolitan Council
Barry Segal v. Metropolitan Council
Doran 810, LLC, and Doran 810 Apartments, LLC, v. Metropolitan Council
Marlon Carter and Jeffrey Bailey v. First Transit and Metropolitan Council



JT            Joint business item; presented at two or more committees prior to being presented at Council
SW          Action taken by Committee and Council the same week
*               Additional materials included for items on published agenda
**             Additional business item added following publication of agenda
***            Backup materials available at the meeting
A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.05, subdivision 3(b); Minneapolis Star and Tribune Co. v. Housing and Redevelopment Authority for the City of Minneapolis, 310 Minn. 313, 251 N.W.2d 620 (Minn. 1976); and Star Tribune v. Board of Education, Special School District No. 1, 507 N.W.2d 869 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993) which permit public bodies to close meetings to discuss attorney-client privileged matters.

Committee information

Management Committee

Committee contact:

Lori Connery
[email protected]