Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
June 26, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)


I.          CALL TO ORDER  





June 12, 2019 Metropolitan Council Meeting



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



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. 2019-103:  Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Property Owner and Tenant Advisory Services Contract 14P265A Amendment #2 with Wilson Development Services (Robin Caufman, 651-602-1453)            
  2. 2019-109:  Authorization to Apply for Section 5311 Non-Urbanized Area Formula Program Funds Resolution 2019-7 (Shelia Williams 651-602-1709, John Harper 651-602-1744)          
  3. 2019-120 SW:  2019-2022 TIP Amendment: I-35W Stormwater Storage Project (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)                             
  4. 2019-121 SW:  2019-2022 TIP Amendment: MN Highway 5 Concrete Pavement and Bridge Rehabilitation Project (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)                                      
  5. 2019-122:  Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Master Utility Agreement Amendment with Century Link (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880)                            
  6. 2019-123:  Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Master Utility Agreement Amendment with CenterPoint Energy (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880)                         
  7. 2019-130:  Future Reimbursement Consideration for Carver County (Deb Jensen, 651-602-1554)
  8. 2019-138:  Southwest Light Rail Transit (Green Line Extension) Amendment to Canadian Pacific Connecting Track Agreement (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880)
  9. 2019-142:  2019 Metro Mobility Bus Purchase (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
  10. 2019-144:  Emergency Declaration Ratification for Relocation of Interceptor 8352 (Jeannine Clancy, 651-602-1210; Adam Gordon, 651-602-4503)
  11. 2019-152:  Establish Public Hearing Date – Public Housing Agency Plan (Jennifer Keogh 651-602-1584) 


A. Community Development
  1. 2019-128: Hidden Falls-Crosby Farm Regional Park Master Plan, Saint Paul (Colin Kelly, 651-602-1361)
  2. 2019-129: Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund Grant for the Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail, Carver County (Hennepin County Regional Rail Authority) (Deb Jensen 651-602-1554)
  3. 2019-131: Equity Grant Program Fund Distribution Plan (Emmett Mullin 651-602-1360; Amanda Lovelee 651-602-1375; Dan Marckel 651-602-1548)
  4. 2019-148: West Lakeland Township 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Review File 21875-1 (Corrin Wendell 651-602-1832)
  5. 2019-149: Hennepin County 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Review File 22099-1 (Michael Larson 651-602-1407)                           
B. Environment  
  1. 2019-163 SW: Intergovernmental Agreement Between City of Hopkins and Metropolitan Council Amendment (Adam Gordon, 651-602-4503)                         
  2. 2019-164 SW: Coon Rapids L34 Improvements (Adam Gordon, 651-602-4503)                                                                 
C. Management – No Reports
D. Transportation              
  1. 2019-124: Consideration of Anticipated Surplus Property for Disposition (Claudius Toussaint 612-349-7770)                                       
E. Joint Report of Environment and Community Development Committees
  1. 2019-133 JT: City of Plymouth 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 21855-1 (Freya Thamman 651-602-1750)  
  2. 2019-134 JT: City of Medicine Lake 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 22156-1 (Freya Thamman 651-602-1750)  
  3. 2019-135 JT: City of Mahtomedi 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 21821-1 (Corrin Wendell 651-602-1832)  
  4. 2019-136 JT: City of Victoria 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 21975-1 (Raya Esmaeili 651-602-1616)  
  5. 2019-137 JT: City of Burnsville 2040 Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Sewer Plan, Review File 21907-1 (Patrick Boylan 651-602-1438)


Information Item: SWLRT Project Update (Jim Alexander 612-373-3880) [presentation]
Information Item: Tribal Consultation Policy related to Governor’s Executive Order 19-24 (Michelle Fure, 651-602-1545; Claudia Fuentes, 651-602-1251; Sara Maaske, 651-602-1588) [presentation]


  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:
Liz Sund