Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
September 23, 2020 | 4:00 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)

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 meetings for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, advisory 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. If you have comments, we encourage members of the public to email us at [email protected]. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.


I.        CALL TO ORDER – Roll call





September 9, 2020 Metropolitan Council Meeting

IV.      BUSINESS - Roll call

  1. Joint Report of the Management, Community Development, Environment, and Transportation Committees
  2. 2020-210 JT SW: 2020 Budget Amendment – September Budget Amendment (Stewart McMullan, 651-602-1374) 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. 2020-217: Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Civil Construction Change Order – Retaining Walls (Jim Alexander)
  2. 2020-232 Parks and Trails Legacy Signature Authorization (Nicole Clapp 651-602-1723)
  3. 2020-234: Award Contract 20P045 for replacement of MTS bus modems (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
  1. 2020-235 2021 Public Housing Agency Plan Approval (Terri Smith 651-602-1187)
  2. 2020-236: Amend 5311 Formula Grant with MnDOT  (John Harper 651-602-1744)
  3. 2020-237: 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705, Sara Maaske 651-602-1588)


  1. Community Development
  1. 2020-240 SW: Metro HRA Mobility Demonstration Program – Board Resolution No. 2020-17 for funding application submittal (Terri Smith 651-602-1187)
B. Environment – No reports
C. Management – No reports       
D. Transportation – Reports on consent agenda
E. Joint Report of Environment and Community Development Committees
  1. 2020-229 JT SW: City of South St. Paul 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22398-1 (Patrick Boylan 651-602-1438)
  2. 2020-230 JT SW: City of Spring Park 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22200-1 (Jake Reilly 651-602-1822)


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


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  

Committee information

Metropolitan Council

Committee contact:

Ryan O'Connor, Regional Administrator
[email protected]