Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
February 24, 2021 | 4:00 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 [email protected]. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.


I.    CALL TO ORDER – Roll call




February 10, 2021 Metropolitan Council Meeting

IV.       BUSINESS - Roll call

Joint Report of the Transportation and Management Committees
  1. 2021-39 JT: 2021 February Budget Amendment (Ed Petrie 612-349-7624, Stewart McMullan, 651-602-1374, Heather Aagesen-Huebner 651-602-1728) – Roll call

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. 2021-37: Above the Falls Regional Park Master Plan, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Review File No. 50224-1 (Colin Kelly 651-602-1361)
  2. 2021-38: Gale Woods Farm Special Recreation Feature Acquisition Master Plan Amendment and Boundary Adjustment, Three Rivers Park District, Review File No. 18427-2 (Colin Kelly 651-602-1361) 
  3. 2021-45: Ratification of Emergency Declaration #69 for Environmental Services Disinfection Chemicals Supply (Joe Ward, 651-602-8302)


A.    Community Development
  1. 2021-47: 2021 Livable Communities Act Funding Availability, Program Guidelines and Scoring Criteria (Tara Beard 651-602-1051) – Roll call
B.    Environment
  1. 2021-43: 2020 Municipal Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Grant Program (Matt Gsellmeier, 651-602-1802; Kyle Colvin, 651-602-1151) Handout – Roll call‚Äč
  2. 2021-44: Adopt Facility Plan for the Fridley Lift Station L32A Project, MCES Project No. 809400 (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571) – Roll call
C.    Management
  1. 2021-40: Loan Agreement with the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) and issuance of the supporting General Obligation Sewer Note (Mark Thompson, 651-602-1629) – Roll call
D.    Transportation 
  1. 2021-54 SW: Transportation Committee – 2021 Safety Performance Measure Targets, Resolution (Heidi Schallberg, 651-602-1721) – Roll call


  1. 2021-30: Metropolitan Council Member Committee Assignments (Charles Zelle, 651-602-1390) – Roll call
  2. 2021-56: Appointments to the Equity Advisory Committee (EAC) (Charles Zelle, 651-602-1390) – Roll call
  3. Information Item: Network Next Outcomes: F, G, H Line Recommendations (Charles Carlson, 612-349-7639; Katie Roth, 612-349-7772) [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]