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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:20pm

Metropolitan Council
Notice of Public Comment Period and Public Hearing for
Metropolitan Development Guide, Thrive MSP 2040
The Metropolitan Council has released the comprehensive development guide for the Twin Cities metropolitan area, Thrive MSP 2040, for public comment.
The public is encouraged to view the plan, available at, and provide public comment, through Monday, April 28, as follows (comments must be received by 5 p.m.):
oWritten comments: Metropolitan Council, 390 N. Robert St., St. Paul, 55101
oFax comments to: 651-602-1464
oSend TTY comments to: 651-291-0904
oRecord comments on Council’s Public Comment Line at 651-602-1500
oSubmit comments through the Council’s online Your Ideas site, at
The Metropolitan Council will hold two public hearings on the Thrive MSP 2040 plan:
oThursday, April 10, 5 p.m.
F.T. Heywood Office Building, Chambers
560 Sixth Avenue North, Minneapolis
Served by regional transit routes 5, 19, 22, and METRO Blue Line
oWednesday, April 16, 5 p.m.
Metropolitan Council Chambers
390 Robert Street North, St. Paul
Served by many regional transit routes
All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearings and offer comments. Those attending may register in advance to speak by calling the Council at 651-602-1140. Upon request, the Metropolitan Council will provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Advance notice, indicating the specific accommodation needed, is appreciated.
Staff will review public comment and evaluate changes to the proposed policies to address the comments submitted by the public. A recommendation for final adoption of the Thrive MSP 2040 plan will be considered by the Metropolitan Council in May.