Management Committee Meeting

Special Meeting
January 26, 2022 | 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 interactive technology 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.








December 8, 2021, of the special meeting of the Management Committee. Roll Call



  1. 2021-353: Drug and Alcohol Policies (Deborah Aebi, Sr. Manager Human Resources, 651-602-1319)  PresentationCurrent HR 2-2, HR 2-3, HR2-4 Roll Call
  2. 2021-307: International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 49 Labor Agreement (Marcy Cordes, Chief Labor Relations Officer, 651-602-1582) Roll Call
  3. 2022-10: Labor Agreement with the Transit Managers and Supervisors Association (TMSA) (Marcy Cordes, Chief Labor Relations Officer, 651-602-1582) Roll Call
  4. 2022-182022 Salary Adjustments for the Regional Administrator and General Counsel (Marcy Syman, Director of Human Resources, 651-602-1417) Roll Call
  5. 2022-17: FM 14-2 Expenditures for the Procurement of Goods, Services, and Real Estate Policy (Jody Jacoby, Procurement Director, 651-602-1359; Greg Ewig, Director of Real Estate, 651-602-1556) Roll Call



  1. Work Plan (Georges Gonzalez, Deputy Regional Administrator, 651-602-1567)
  2. Litigation Review (closed session) Roll Call
Galasso v. Metropolitan Council
Angela Yvonne Gibson v. Kingwood Management, Metropolitan Council Metro HRA
Rice Lake Construction Group v. Metropolitan Council
Jason Berner v. Metropolitan Council, Metro Transit Division
Dennis Sershen v. Metropolitan Council
Asma Abdisamed, Ismail Abdisamed Abdulahi, and Kin Mohamud Abas v. Metropolitan Council/Metro Transit and Guido Arias
Daniel Joseph Faley v. Metropolitan Council, James Wollin and Grace Ann Knoer
Metropolitan Council v. John Zarbinski, Lucas Therrien and Cuzzin Construction
Bridget Dow, Individually and a Trustee for the Heirs and Next of Kin of Grayson Dow, Decedent v. Metropolitan Council and BNSF Railway Company
Tammy Mendez v. Metropolitan Council
WPG Northtown Venture, LLC v. Metropolitan Council 
Barry Segal v. 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]