Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
July 12, 2023 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Call to Order

  1. Approval of the Agenda
  2. Approval of June 28, 2023 Metropolitan Council minutes

Public Invitation

Invitation to interested persons to 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. 2023-116: Annual Metropolitan Regional Parks Operation and Maintenance Allocation (Aimee Junget, 651-602-1823)
  2. 2023-117: Northstar SCADA and PACIS System into Light Rail Systems (Michael Guse, 612-341-5759)
  3. 2023-131: Positive Train Control, Maintenance Support Agreement, Contract 23M005A (Jeremy Spilde, 612-349-7092)
  4. 2023-139: City of Independence 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22711-1 (Freya Thamman, 651-602-1750)

Non-Consent Business – Reports of standing committees

Community Development

  1. 2023-138: Funding Recommendations for 2023 Round One Tax Base Revitalization Account (Marcus Martin, 651-602-1054)*


  1. No reports


  1. No reports


  1. 2023-132 SW: METRO F Line – Master Partnership Contract with MnDOT, Work Order #12 (22I003L) (Frank Alarcon, 612-349-7692)
  2. 2023-125 SW: METRO F Line - Engineering and Construction Administration Services Contract 22P400 (Frank Alarcon, 612-349-7692)

Other Business

  1. 2023-148: Metropolitan Council Member Committee Assignments (Chair Zelle, 651-602-1453)


  1. Greenhouse Gas Reduction Scenario Planning Tool (Mauricio Leon, 651-602-1146)
  2. Scenario Planning and Land Use (Baris Gumus-Dawes, 651-602-1331)
  3. 2022 Population Estimates (Matt Schroeder, 651-602-1531)


  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]