Metropolitan Council Building, 390 No. Robert Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101
Notice of a meeting of the


June 20, 2012
1:30 PM
Council Chambers, Metropolitan Council building
390 Robert Street No., St. Paul


Informal Discussion Among Members
I.       Call to Order.
II.      Adoption of the Agenda.

III.     Approval of the Minutes from May 16, 2012. *

IV.     Public Forum.
         (Invitation to the public to address the Board about any issue not on the agenda.  Public comment on the agenda items has occurred at the respective TAB subcommittee meetings.)
V.      Committee Reports.  (Scheduled times for each agenda item are approximate, not time certain)
Technical Advisory Committee – Pat Bursaw, TAC Chair.
1:35-1:40 Report on the June 6, 2012 TAC meeting.
Policy Committee – Russ Stark and Randy Maluchnik, Co-Chairs.
1:40-2:15 Policy Committee Consent List Items
a. Information and Discussion Transportation Planning and Programming Guide for the Twin Cities.
Report on revisions requested by the TAB in May.
b. Information Discussion and Comment MnDOT Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan *
Presentation on the draft Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan; Opportunity to provide comments.
·         Kirby Becker, MN Department of Transportation
c. Information and Discussion Regional Freight System and the Economy
Background on the regional freight system and its economic significance.
d. Information and Discussion “A” Minor Arterial Study
Study status update; propose process for finalizing study findings and recommendations.
Programming Committee Jim Hovland and Robert Lilligren, Co-Chairs.
2:15-2:45 Programming Committee Consent List Items.
a. Information and Discussion Regional Solicitation Evaluation
Verbal report on the upcoming study.
b. Information and Discussion Reauthorization of SAFETEA-LU
Report on progress made in conference committee on reauthorization of SAFETEA-LU, issues to be resolved.
c. 2012-26 2011 Regional Solicitation. #
Presentation on federal funding programs and project categories; development of funding targets; consideration of funding options and contingency plans.

VI.     Special Agenda.

2:45-3:15 Roadmap 2040.
Presentation on the Transportation Alliance vision for transportation.
·         Margaret Donahoe, MN Transportation Alliance
VII.    Items of TAB Members.
VIII.   Agency Reports.
IX.     Other Business.
X.      Adjourn.
* Information enclosed with the full TAB mailing. 
#    Information enclosed with the TAB Programming Committee mailing the previous week.
w    Information included in your TAB Policy Committee mailing.
Following adjournment of the June 20 TAB meeting, a public hearing on the draft 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program for the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area will be held at 3:30 PM in the Lower Level A Conference Room.