METROPOLITAN COUNCIL MEETING
July 8, 2020
WebEx | 4:00 PM

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 Metropolitan Council meeting for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, Metropolitan Council members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means and the Metropolitan Council meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. This meeting will be streamed live and recorded. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. If you have comments, I encourage memebers of the public to email us at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

 

AGENDA

I.          CALL TO ORDER  

II.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES

June 24, 2020 Metropolitan Council Meeting

IV.       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. 2020-174: Northstar Locomotive HEP Genset Overhaul, Contract 19P216 (Ryan Stellmach 612-349-75)
  2. 2020-175: Amendment # 3 to Intersection LLC., Contract #14R038 – Transit Advertising Sales (Bruce Howard 612-349-7694)
  3. 2020-177: Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Cooperative Construction Agreement with St. Louis Park (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880, Joan Hollick 612-373-3820)
  4. 2020-178: Metro Freeway Project Approval: MN 36 at CSAH 15 (Manning Avenue), Washington County (Tony Fischer 651-602-1703)
  5. 2020-179:  Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Minneapolis (Chad Davison, 651-602-4031; Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)                      

V         REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

A. Community Development - No Reports
                                                    
B. Environment – Reports on Consent Agenda
                                                               
C. Management – No Reports
                 
D. Transportation – Reports on Consent Agenda  

VI.       OTHER BUSINESS

  1. Information Item: MCES Outreach and Workforce Programs: Using Equality and Equity to Drive Sustainable Performance (Jennifer Zuchowski, Manager, Program and Admin, 651-602-8426) [presentation]

VII.      REPORTS

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

 

VIII.     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