Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
August 25, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)


NOTICE: The Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct in-person meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, 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. In accordance with a new law effective Aug. 1, there will be an opportunity for members of the public to provide public comment as part of our virtual meeting of the full Metropolitan Council. You may pre-register to speak at a virtual public meeting of the Metropolitan Council by emailing us at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. You may also email your comments, and we will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

Agenda

I.           CALL TO ORDER – Roll call

 

II.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTESRoll call

August 11, 2021, Metropolitan Council Meeting
 

IV.       PUBLIC INVITATION

Invitation to interested persons to address the Council on matters not on the agenda. Public comment on the agenda items has occurred in the respective committees (each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation).
 

V.        BUSINESS

  1. 2021-205: 2022 Preliminary 2022 Budget Budget & Property Tax Levies (maximum) (Marie Henderson) [2022 Preliminary Budget in Brief] - Roll call

VI.       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. 2021-186: COBRA/Direct Billing, and Flexible Spending Account Administrative Services, Contract 21P056 (Terri Bopp, 651-602-1370)
  2. 2021-206: Bruce Vento Regional Trail Master Plan Amendment, Ramsey County, Review File No. 50042-2 (Colin Kelly 651-602-1361)
  3. 2021-208: City of Waconia Waterford Additions Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22018-7 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)
  4. 2021-212: City of Farmington Vita Attiva Development Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22086-5 (Patrick Boylan 651-602-1438)
  5. 2021-215: Housing Trust Fund Program – Grant Renewal Board Resolution No 2021-27 (Stephanie Paulson 651-602-1548)
 

VII.     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES
A. Community Development – Reports on consent agenda                                                                               


B. Environment – No reports
                                                                
C. Management – Reports on consent agenda

D. Transportation              
  1. 2021-210: SWLRT (Green Line Extension) Civil Construction Change Order – Secant Wall in Kenilworth Corridor, Contract Number 15P307A (Jim Alexander, 612-373-3880) [presentation] - Roll call

IX.     INFORMATION ITEM

  1. Metro HRA Annual Public Housing Agency Plan (Terri Smith, 651-602-1187) [presentation]
 

X.        REPORTS

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

XI.        ADJOURNMENT


Committee information

Metropolitan Council

Committee contact:
Liz Sund
Elizabeth.Sund@metc.state.mn.us
651-602-1390