Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
October 25, 2023 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Call to order

  1. Approval of the agenda
  2. Approval of October 11, 2023, 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.


  1. 2023-227: Adopting the Metropolitan Council’s Public Comment Draft of the 2024 Unified Budget (Marie Henderson, 651-602-1374) roll call

Consent business

  1. 2023-158: Green Line Extension Amendment - Venable Contract Amendment No. 2 (Jim Alexander, 612-373-3880; Dan Abelson, 651-602-1713)
  2. 2023-212: Master Contracts for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Services, Contract 23P022 (Julie Brenny, 612-349-7444)
  3. 2023-228: 2024 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)
  4. 2023-232: METRO E Line – Statement of Work 20I066B under Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County Fiber Infrastructure Master Agreement 20I066 (Adam Smith, 612-349-7160)
  5. 2023-233: METRO E Line – Hennepin County Joint Powers and Cooperative Construction Agreement 23I083 (Adam Smith, 612-349-7160)
  6. 2023-234: METRO E Line – City of Minneapolis Joint Powers and Cooperative Construction Agreement 23I082 (Adam Smith, 612-349-7160)
  7. 2023-238: Regional Parks System Equity Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability (Emmett Mullin, 651-602-1360)
  8. 2023-239: West Mississippi River Regional Trail Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund (Laurel), Three Rivers Park District (Emmett Mullin, 651-602-1360)
  9. 2023-241: Fuel Supply for Metro Mobility, Contract 23P125 (Clay Stenback, 651-602-1664)
  10. 2023-242: Demand Response Transit Service Grants Signature Authorization (Heather Giesel, 651-602-1715)
  11. 2023-251: City of Eden Prairie Land Use Map Corrections Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review No. 21978-12 (Michael Larson, 651 602-1407)
  12. 2023-254: Submittal of PRO Housing Application to U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (Sarah Berke, 651-602-1198)*

Non-consent business – Reports of standing committees

Community Development

  1. 2023-146: Summit Avenue Regional Trail Long Range Plan, Saint Paul (Tracey Kinney, 651-602-1029)


  1. Reports on consent agenda  


  1. 2023-256 SW: Metropolitan Council Triennial FTA DBE Goal and Triennial EPA DBE Goal (Ashanti Payne, 612-349-7660)


  1. Reports on consent agenda   

Joint reports

  1. 2023-236 JT: City of Shorewood 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22304-1 (Freya Thamman, 651-602-1750)


  1. Small Business Contracting Overview (Cy Jordan, 651-602-1085; Ashanti Payne, 612-349-7660)


  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]