Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
February 14, 2024 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Call to order

  1. Approval of the agenda
  2. Approval of January 24, 2024, Metropolitan Council minutes

Public invitation

Interested persons may 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. 2024-21: Metro Freeway Project Approval: Trunk Highway 169 and County State Aid Highway 59 Interchange Project in Scott County (Bethany Brandt-Sargent  651-602-1725)
  2. 2024-35: City of Brooklyn Park 610 Corridor Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 21968-3 (Eric Wojchik 651-602-1330)
  3. 2024-22: METRO Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit Contract Amendment No. 11 to Design Contract 17P058 with Kimley-Horn and Associates (Alicia Vap 612-349-7070)
  4.  2024-37: Project Based Voucher Award Recommendations (Terri Smith 651-602-1187; Chong Lao 651-602-1476)
  5. 2024-26: Funding Recommendation for 2023 Local Housing Incentives Account (LHIA) Homeownership Program (Ashleigh Johnson, 651-602-1106)

Non-consent business – Reports of standing committees

Community Development

  1. 2024-25: City of North Oaks Red Forest Way South Comprehensive Plan Amendment Overview and Request to Schedule a Public Hearing, Review File 21796-3 (Angela R. Torres, 651-602-1566, and Eric Wojchik 651-602-1330)
  2. 2024-41: Adoption of 2024 Livable Communities Act Fund Distribution Plan (Sarah Berke 651-602-1198)


  1. 2024-27: Intergovernmental Agreement with Vadnais Heights for 1-VH-422 (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)
  2. 2024-28: Ratification of Declaration of Emergency Repair of Orono Interceptor 7113 (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)
  3. 2024-29: Lake Elmo West End Connection, Project No. 808687, Contract 23P076 (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571)
  4. 2024-30: 2024-2026 Water Efficiency Grant Program (Judy Sventek 651-602-1156, Henry McCarthy 651-602-1946, Jennifer Kostrzewski 651-602-1078)


  1. No Reports


  1. 2024-34 SW: Adoption of 2024 Safety Performance Targets (Jed Hanson 651-602-1716)

Joint reports

  1. 2024-12 JT: City of Empire 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22304-1 (Patrick Boylan 651-602-1750)


No Information Items


  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]