Equity Advisory Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting
May 18, 2021 | 6:00 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, 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 public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

Agenda

I.      CALL TO ORDER
II.     APPROVAL OF AGENDA  AND MINUTES
III.    PUBLIC INVITATION
          Invitation for interested persons to address the Committee
IV.    STANDING COMMITTEE UPDATES
          Council Member Francisco Gonzalez: Management, Transportation
          Council Member Chai Lee: Community Development, Management
          Council Member Philip Sterner: Environment, Transportation
          Council Member Judy Johnson: Management, Community Development
V.     EAC SUBCOMMITTEE UPDATES
          Transportation Subcommittee
          Operations Subcommittee
          Affordable Housing Subcommittee
VI.    TRANSIT EQUITY & INCLUSION TEAM INTRODUCTION
           Lesley Kandaras, Chief of Staff | Sarah Berres, Specialist, Equity & Inclusion 
           | Erica Igure, Operator, Heywood | Claudius Toussaint, Program Manager, Engineering & Facilities
           | Rachel Cagle, Coordinator, Equity & Inclusion
           Presentation
VII.    BIPOC COMMITTEE INTRODUCTION
           Council-Member Christopher Ferguson, Management Committee Chair
VIII.   ST. PAUL FOUNDATION EQUITY RECOMMENDATIONS
           Edward McDonald, EAC Committee Member | EAC Round-table discussion
IX.     ANNOUNCEMENTS
X.      ADJOURNMENT

Committee information

Equity Advisory Committee

Committee contact:
Cyrenthia Jordan
Cyrenthia.Jordan@metc.state.mn.us
651-602-1085