Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee

Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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, I encourage members of the public to email the Co-chairs Ashanti Payne at ashanti.payne@metc.state.mn.us or Salima Khakoo at Salima.O.Khakoo@state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.
 

1. CALL TO ORDER - Roll Call (Handouts) (Presentation)
2. REVIEW MEETING MINUTES
  a. February 18, 2021 of the regular meeting of the DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee
3. BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITIES UPDATE
4. SWLRT PROJECT UPDATE
5. DBE ACHIEVEMENT REPORTING
  a. DBE Progress Reports and Disaggregated DBE Data
  b. Civil: LMJV DBE Activities
  c. Systems: APJV DBE Activities
  d. Franklin O&M: LS Black DBE Activities
6. WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION REPORTING
  a. Workforce Participation Reports and Disaggregated Workforce Data
  b. Civil: LMJV Workforce Activities
  c. Systems: APJV Workforce Activities
  d. Franklin O&M: LS Black Workforce Activities
7. COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION DISCUSSION ON WORKFORCE
  a. Melanie Williams – Twin Cities Rise, Director, Workforce Development
  b. Julie Brekke – Hired, Executive Director
  c. Sheila Olson – Goodwill-Easter Seals, Chief Services and Programs Officer
  d. Tony O’Brien – Summit Academy, Director, Academic Programs
8. ADJOURN

Next Scheduled Meeting: April 15, 2021 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm