Metropolitan Council Meeting

Regular Meeting
May 12, 2021 | 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, 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.




April 28, 2021 Metropolitan Council Meeting




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. 2021-96: Temporary Staffing Services Contract 19P173A Amendment (Todd Rowley, 651-602-1448)
  2. 2021-98:  Blue Line Enhancements Phase IIA Special Trackwork, Contract 20P315 (Ryan Heath  612-349-7183)
  3. 2021-100: Gold Line Contract #20P073 Property Acquisition Legal Services (Chris Beckwith 651-332-1466)
  4. 2021-102: City of Greenfield Agricultural Preserves Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Review File 21991-2 (Freya Thamman 651-602-1750)
  5. 2021-104: 2021 Odor Control Media Procurement, Contract 20P306 (Wayde Schroeder; 651-602-4551; Bert Tracy, 651-602-4024)
  6. 2021-105: Metropolitan Council HVAC, Piping, Mechanical, and Sheet Metal Services Rejection of Bids, Contract 20P240 (John Tierney, 651-247-2076; Dan White, 651-602-8299)
  7. 2021-106: Metropolitan Council Mechanical Pipefitting Services Rejection of Bids, Contract 20P225 (John Tierney, 651-247-2076; Dan White, 651-602-8299) 
  8. 2021-109: Amendment to the Livable Communities Advisory Committee (LCAC) Bylaws (Tara Beard 651-602-1051; Jo Emerson, LCAC Chair and Mayor of White Bear Lake)
  9. 2021-112 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment for MVTA: Burnsville Bus Garage Expansion (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  10. 2021-113 SW: 2021-2024 TIP Amendment: Farebox Replacement for Metro Transit, Metropolitan Council, and Suburban Providers (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)


A. Community Development – Reports on consent agenda
B. Environment – Reports on consent agenda
C. Management
  1. 2021-97: Labor Agreement with the Metropolitan Council Management Association (Marcy Cordes, 651-602-1582)
D. Transportation – Reports on consent agenda


A.    Chair                  
B.    Council Members          
C.    Regional Administrator     
D.    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]