Metro Cities News 10/28/22


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Metro Cities Policy Adoption Meeting: Mark Your Calendar!

Metro Cities’ legislative policies will receive final adoption at Metro Cities’ Policy Adoption Meeting on Thursday, November 17th at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be virtual and will feature guest speakers Brian Bakst, MN Public Radio, and Briana Bierschbach, Star Tribune, who will discuss the November elections. Draft legislative policies can be viewed HERE. Please mark your calendar! Questions? Email Jennifer Dorn at [email protected].

Metropolitan Council’s Public Comment Draft of the 2023 Unified Budget

On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Council adopted the Public Comment Draft of the 2023 Unified Budget at their regular meeting. The draft unified budget combines the proposed operating budget and capital program for the Metropolitan Council into a single document. Changes to the budget, capital program, and/or reductions to levies may occur before final council adoption in mid-December. The proposed budget for operations, pass-through programs, and debt service is $1.311 billion. The proposed 2023 capital program totals $9.83 billion.

Public comments will be accepted by the Metropolitan Council via phone, mail, or email until 5:00 PM on December 14, 2022.

Click HERE to view the Public Comment Draft of the 2023 Unified Budget. Click HERE to view slides presented earlier this month describing the Council Development process and the proposed unified budget in more detail.


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