Blue Line Extension Corridor Management Committee (CMC) Meeting

Regular Meeting
March 11, 2021 | 1:30 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)

NOTICE: Governor Walz has declared a peacetime emergency (Emergency Executive Order 20-01) in response to COVID-19 and the Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct an in-person meetings for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, advisory 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 We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.


1.  Call to Order and Welcome (Chair Zelle)

2.  Approval of February 11, 2021 BLRT CMC Meeting Summary (Chair Zelle)

3.  Committee Reports
  a.  Community Advisory Committee Report (Co-Chairs)
  b.  Business Advisory Committee Report (Co-Chairs)
4.  Initial Route Identification
  a.  Process (Dan Soler)
  b.  Route Options (Nick Landwer)
  c.   Communications and Engagement (Sophia Ginis)
    ▪   Communications
    ▪   Feedback Methods and Tools
    ▪   Community Townhalls

5.  Route Evaluation Next Steps (Sam O’Connell)

6.  Community Consultants Update (Joan Vanhala)

7.  Next Meeting: April 8, 2021 (Chair Zelle)
8.  Adjournment (Chair Zelle)