Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
January 8, 2020 | 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 public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

Agenda

AMENDED

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES

December 11, 2019 Metropolitan Council Meeting
 
IV.           Public Comment on the proposed Metro Transit Police Department Policy on use of body cameras


V.       PUBLIC INVITATION

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).

 

VI.       CONSENT AGENDA

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. 2019-345: Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund Grant for Rush Creek Regional Trail (Higgens), Three Rivers Park District (Jessica Lee 651-602-1621)
  2. 2019-363: City of Eden Prairie 10197 Eden Prairie Road Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review No. 21978-2 (Michael Larson 651-602-1407)
  3. 2019-364: 2019 Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development Funding Recommendation for Tabled Lexington Avenue Project (Hannah Gary 651-602-1633)

VII.      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

A. Community Development
  1. 2020-16 SW: Adoption of the Livable Communities Act Affordable and Life-Cycle Housing Goals for 2011-2020 for Little Canada, Resolution No. 2020-1(Tara Beard 651-602-1051)                
B. Environment - No Reports
                                                                 
C. Management - No Reports
                 
D. Transportation - No Reports
 
E. Joint Report of Environment and Community Development Committees
  1. 2019-310 JT: City of Rosemount 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22286-1 (Patrick Boylan 651-602-1438)
  2. 2019-352 JT: City of St. Francis 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22287-1 (Eric Wojchik 651-602-1330)


VIII.     OTHER BUSINESS

  1. Information Item: Engaging with People Experiencing Homelessness (Terri Smith, 651-602-1187; Ryane Leifheit 651-602-1869; Brooke Blakey 612-349-7200) [presentation]
  2. Information Item:  Quarterly Southwest LRT Project Update (Jim Alexander, 612-373-3880) [presentation}
 

IX.       REPORTS

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

X.        ADJOURNMENT
 

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:
Liz Sund
651.602.1390