Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
February 10, 2021 | 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 [email protected]. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.



I.    CALL TO ORDER - Roll call



January 27, 2021 Metropolitan Council Meeting

IV.    CONSENT AGENDA - Roll call

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. 2021-20: Minneapolis Bus Garage Independent Testing Agency, Contract 18P430 Amendment (Carrie Desmond 612-349-7798)
  2. 2021-21: Joint Foley Boulevard Reconstruction – Anoka County Joint Powers Agreement, Contract #20I062 (George Serumgard 612-349-7697)
  3. 2021-22: Metro Transit Bus Battery Procurement-2020, Contract 20P272 (Abel Mumbi 612-349-5006)
  4. 2021-23: Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Parcel 621 Condemnation Authorization, Resolution 2021-02 (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880, Robin Caufman 612-373-3880)
  5. 2021-24: Ratification of Declaration of Emergency for I.S. Network Room Fire-Water Sprinkler Damage (Theresa Nistler, Asst Dir IS, 651-602-1504; Marie Henderson, 651-602-1387)
  6. 2021-31: City of Forest Lake, Headwaters 123 Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File No. 22270-3 (Jerome Benner II 651-602-1494)
  7. 2021-32: Addition to the 2021 Project Based Voucher Award Recommendations (Terri Smith 651-602-1187)
  8. 2021-34: Interceptor Chemical Odor and Corrosion Control Project Public Hearing Request, MCES Project No. 819011 (Chris Remus; 651-602-4538)


A. Community Development – Reports on consent agenda
B. Environment   
  1. 2021-33: Adopt Facility Plan for the Lake Minnetonka Area Regional Interceptor Improvements Project, MCES Project No. 802891 (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)- Roll call
C. Management – Reports on consent agenda
D. Transportation        
  1. 2021-11: Metro Mobility Demand West (20P192) and East Zone (20P199) contract (Christine Kuennen 651-602-1689) - Roll call
  2. 2021-26: Procurement of 26 Biodiesel Forty-Foot Transit Buses, Contract 19P122 (Joe Reichstadt 612-349-5052) - Roll call
  3. 2021-36 SW: METRO D Line BRT Construction, Contract 20P279 (Shahin Khazrajafari 612-349-7764, Katie Roth 612-349-7772) - Roll call  


  1. 2021-46: Continuation of the Housing Work Group and Appointment of Members (Charles Zelle, 651-602-1453) 


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


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:

Ryan O'Connor, Regional Administrator
[email protected]