METROPOLITAN COUNCIL MEETING
October 14, 2020
WebEx | 4:00 PM

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 Metropolitan Council meeting for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, Metropolitan Council members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means and the Metropolitan Council meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. This meeting will be streamed live and recorded. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. If you have comments, I 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 – Roll call

 

II.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

III.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Roll call

September 23, 2020 Metropolitan Council Meeting


IV.       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. 2020-231: Coon Creek Regional Trail Master Plan Amendment, Anoka County, Review File 50082-3 (Tracey Kinney 651-602-1029)
  2. 2020-241: Metropolitan Council Policy, 4-2-2 Disability Management and Reasonable Accommodation (Deb Aebi, 651-602-1319)
  3. 2020-245:  MCES Vactor Services, Contract 18P127B Amendment 3 (Joseph Ward, 651-602-8302)
  4. 2020-246: METRO D Line – City of Minneapolis Joint Powers and Cooperative Construction Agreement (Shahin Khazrajafari 612-349-7764; Katie Roth 612-349-7772)
  5. 2020-247: METRO D Line – City of Bloomington Joint Powers and Cooperative Construction Agreement (Shahin Khazrajafari 612-349-7764; Katie Roth 612-349-7772)
  6. 2020-248: METRO D Line – Hennepin County Joint Powers and Cooperative Construction Agreement (Shahin Khazrajafari 612-349-7764; Katie Roth 612-349-7772)
  7. 2020-249: METRO D Line – Hennepin County Fiber Optic Reimbursement Agreement (Shahin Khazrajafari 612-349-7764; Katie Roth 612-349-7772)
  8. 2020-250: METRO D Line – City of Richfield Joint Powers Agreement (Shahin Khazrajafari 612-349-7764; Katie Roth 612-349-7772)
  9. 2020-252: 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), Resolution 2020-18 (Dave Burns 651-602-1887)
  10. 2020-253: 2020-2023 and 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MnDOT: I-94 Frontage Road Pedestrian Project (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  11. 2020-260: Ramsey and Washington County Parks and Trails Legacy Signature Authorization (Nicole Clapp 651-602-1723)
 

V.        REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES
 

A. Community Development
  1. 2020-238: May Township 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Review File 22390-1 (Jake Reilly 651-602-1822)
  2. 2020-259: Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit-Oriented Development Funding Reccomendation (Stephen Klimek 651-602-1541; Livable Communities Advisory Committee Chair Jo Emerson)
  3. 2020-257: City of Forest Lake MN Lakes Storage Facility Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 22270-2 2040 Comprehensive Plan (Jerome Benner II 651-602-1494)
B. Environment – Reports on consent agenda
                                                           
C. Management – Reports on consent agenda     
 
D. Transportation
  1. 2020-251: METRO D Line – Rejection of Bids for Construction Contract 20P156 (Shahin Khazrajafari 612-349-7764; Katie Roth 612-349-7772)
 

VI.       OTHER BUSINESS

  1. Information Item: Public Comment Budget Update and 2021-2026 Capital Program (presentation)
       

VII.      REPORTS

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

VIII.     ADJOURNMENT
 

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