Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
April 10, 2024 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)

Amended Agenda

Call to order

  1. Approval of the agenda
  2. Approval of March 27, 2024, Metropolitan Council minutes

Public invitation

Interested persons may address the Council on matters not on the agenda. Pre-register at [email protected]. Each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation.

Consent business

  1. 2024-69: METRO E Line – Station Pylon Contract Option (Adam Smith 612-349-7160)
  2. 2024-70: METRO E Line – Station Shelter Contract Option (Adam Smith 612-349-7160)
  3. 2024-76: Alerts Manager and Real-Time Concentrator Systems, Contract 19P218 – Amendment 2 (Ben Rajkowski 612-349-7397)
  4. 2024-77: Real-Time Prediction Engine Extension, 18P322C – Amendment 1 (Laura Matson 612-349-7771)
  5. 2024-78: Blue Line State of Good Repair Phase 3: Alstom Signaling Sole Source (Michael Wnek 612-349-7634)
  6. 2024-79: Blue Line State of Good Repair Phase 3: Siemens Mobility Sole Source (Michael Wnek 612-349-7634)
  7. 2024-82: Document Scanning Services, Contract 23P040 - Rejection of Proposals (Scott Larson, 651-602-1227; Jody Jacoby, 651-602-1144)
  8. 2024-88: City of Plymouth Highway 55 Apartment Mixed Use Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 21855-9 (Freya Thamman 651-602-1750)

Non-consent business – Reports of standing committees

Community Development

  1. 2024-71: City of North Oaks Red Forest Way South Comprehensive Plan Amendment Plan Modification, Resolution No. 2024-5 (Angela R. Torres 651-602-1566; Eric Wojchik 651-602-1330)  At the City’s request consideration of this business item is postponed to a future Council meeting.
    • Presentation


  1. No reports


  1. No Reports


  1. 2024-75: Heywood Office Systems Upgrade, Contract 24P005 (Molly Ellis 6112-349-7638)
  2. 2024-99 SW: Authorize Grant Agreements with SouthWest Transit and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (Heather Giesel, 651-602-1715)

Joint reports

  1. No Reports

Other business

  1. No other business


  1. 2024 Update on Climate Action Work Plan Progress (Lisa Barajas, 651-602-1895; Jeff Freeman 612-349-7527, and Laura Bretheim)
  2. Equity Advisory Committee End-of-Year Summary 2023 (Lila Eltawely, 651-602-1762)


  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:

Ryan O'Connor, Regional Administrator
[email protected]