METROPOLITAN COUNCIL MEETING
October 28, 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 members of the public to email us at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner
 


AMENDED AGENDA           

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER – Roll call

 

II.         AMENDED AGENDA

 

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Roll call

October 14, 2020 Metropolitan Council Meeting


IV.       BUSINESS - Roll call

Joint Report of the Management, Community Development, Environment, and Transportation Committees
  1. 2020-281 JT SW: Family Affordable Housing Program Unit Purchase and Special Budget Amendment (Stewart McMullan, Director of Budget, 651-602-1374) roll call
  2. 2020-293: Adopting the Metropolitan Council’s Public Comment Draft of the 2021 Unified Budget District(s), Member(s): All - roll call
 

V.        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. 2020-243: Grand Round North Regional Trail Master Plan, Review File No. 50220-1 (Colin Kelly 651-602-1361)
  2. 2020-244: Shingle Creek Regional Trail Master Plan, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Review File No. 50218-1 (Colin Kelly 651-602-1361) Moved to Community Development non consent
  3. 2020-254: Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) SEH Contract Amendment for Construction Monitoring for Contaminated Materials, Contract 16P298 (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880)
  4. 2020-255: Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Subordinate Funding Agreement No. 13 with Minnesota Department of Transportation for Staffing to Master Funding Agreement #121021 (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880)
  5. 2020-256: METRO Blue Line Extension – Subordinate Funding Agreement No. 7 with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to complete the Bassett Creek Storm Sewer Utility Relocation to Master Funding Agreement #141044 (Nick Landwer 612-373-5372)
  6. 2020-258: Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) Program Unclassified Retirement Plan: Resolution 2020-19 (Marcy Syman, 651-602-1417)
  7. 2020-265: City of Apple Valley Golf Course Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22169-2 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  8. 2020-266: City of Lake Elmo Pott and Weir Properties Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22215-4 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  9. 2020-267: METRO Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit – Subordinate Funding Agreement No. 05 with MnDOT (Chris Beckwith 651-602-1994)
  10. 2020-269: Drug and Alcohol Collection Services Contract Extensions (Deb Aebi, 651-602-1319)
  11. 220-270: Occupational Health Medical Services Contract Extension (Alexis Rogers, 612- 349-7668)
  12. 2020-271:  ICS/SCADA Check Point Firewall Upgrade, Contract 20P044 (Roger Knuteson, 651-602-8240)
  13. 2020-272: Woodbury L73 Tunnel Repair Project, Contract 20P069 (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571; Michael Villari, 651-602-4521)
  14. 2020-273: Public Hearing Request for Lift Station L32 Draft Facility Plan Project in Fridley, MCES Project No. 809400 (Tim Wedin, 651-602-4571)
  15. 2020-274: Public Hearing Request for Lake Minnetonka Area Regional Interceptor Improvements Draft Facility Plan Project, MCES Project No. 802891 (Chris Remus, 651-602-4538)
  16. 2020-278: Authorization to Approve Limited 1-Year Term Extensions for Livable Communities Act Grants for COVID-19 Related Reasons (Josiah Waderich)
  17. 2020-279: Adoption of Utility Allowance Schedule for Metro HRA Rent Assistance Programs (Terri Smith 651-602-1187)
  18. 2020-285 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MVTA: Burnsville Bus Garage Renovation (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  19. 2020-286 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MnDOT: Signal System Replacement in Chanhassen (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
 

VI.       REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES
 

A. Community Development
  1. 2020-244: Shingle Creek Regional Trail Master Plan, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Review File No. 50218-1 (Colin Kelly 651-602-1361)
B. Environment – Reports on consent agenda
                                                           
C. Management – Reports on consent agenda      
 
D. Transportation
  1. 2020-275 SW: Metropolitan Airports Commission Bus Garage and Facility Lease Agreement #20I010 (South Garage) (Claudius Toussaint 612-349-7770) – roll call
  2. 2020-285 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MVTA: Burnsville Bus Garage Renovation (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705) Moved to consent agenda
  3. 2020-286 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MnDOT: Signal System Replacement in Chanhassen (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705) Moved to consent agenda
E. Joint Report of Environment and Community Development Committees
  1. 2020-233 JT: City of Watertown 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 21972-1 (Freya Thamman 651-602-1750) – roll call
  2. 2020-239 JT: City of Lino Lakes 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22387-1 (Jake Reilly 651-602-1822) – roll call
     

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