Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
October 13, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.
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. There will be an opportunity for members of the public to provide public comment as part of our virtual meeting of the full Metropolitan Council. You may pre-register to speak at a virtual public meeting of the Metropolitan Council by emailing us at [email protected]. You may also email your comments, and we will respond to your comments in a timely manner.


I.          CALL TO ORDER – Roll call





September 22, 2021, 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).

V.        CONSENT AGENDA – 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. 2021-247: City of Prior Lake 17944 Revere Way Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22282-3 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  2. 2021-254: 2022 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) (Dave Burns 651-602-1887)
  3. 2021-255: MnDOT-Led Systemwide Review and Update of the Roadway Functional Classification System (Steve Peterson 651-602-1819)
  4. 2021-256: 2022 Operating Grant Applications to the Funding Transitway Counties (Ed Petrie 612-349-7624)
  5. 2021-257: City of Plymouth Dundee Nursery Mixed Use Redevelopment Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 21855-4 (Freya Thamman 651-602-1750)
  6. 2021-258: City of Corcoran Land Use Corrections Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 21983-3 (Freya Thamman, 651-602-1750)
  7. 2021-259: City of Lakeville Adelmann Property Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22077-4 (Jerome Benner II 651-602-1494)
  8. 2021-260: City of Lakeville Ruddle Property Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22077-5 (Jerome Benner II 651-602-1494)
  9. 2021-261: Design of a New Lift Station L32A, Contract #20P210 (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571)
  10. 2021-262: Metropolitan Council Environmental Services Plat Approval (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)
  11. 2021-265: MCES Process Bleach and Bisulfite Bulk Chemicals, Contract 21P122 (Leslee Storlie, 651-602-8427)
  12. 2021-268 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MnDOT: Security Gate (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)


A. Community Development – Reports on consent agenda
B. Environment – Reports on consent agenda
C. Management – No reports
D. Transportation
  1. 2021-244: METRO B Line – Approval of Final Corridor Plan (Adam Smith 612-349-7160, Katie Roth 612-349-7772) (METRO B Line Final Corridor Plan) (Attachment– Roll call
  2. 2021-245: Adopt Network Next Arterial BRT 2040 Candidate Corridors (Katie Roth 612-349-7772) (Attachment) (Attachment) – Roll call
E. Joint Report of Environment and Management Committees
  1. 2021-243 JT:  PFAS Legal Services Contract, Contract 21P096 (Daniel Abelson, 651-602-1713; David Brown, 651-602-1072) – Roll call


  1. Info Item: Public Comment Budget Update and 2022-2027 Capital Program (presentation)



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


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
*               Additional materials included for items on published agenda
**             Additional business items added following publication of agenda
***            Backup materials available at the meeting  

Committee information

Metropolitan Council

Committee contact:

Ryan O'Connor, Regional Administrator
[email protected]