Council Committee on Transportation and Public Works (T&PW)
Meets Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. during the first week of each Council cycle in the Council Chamber, 317 City Hall.
Staffed by Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek (612) 673-2287, 304 City Hall.
The Transportation and Public Works Committee considers: Infrastructure improvements such as skyways, street lighting, streets, bridges, sanitary sewers and storm drains, water treatment and traffic control facilities.
Traffic issues relating to snow and ice control, are considered as well as roadways at the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport.
This committee has also established Special Service Districts in downtown Minneapolis, on Nicollet Avenue South, in the Hennepin/Lake Area, on Central Avenue, and in the Dinkytown area ensuring easy access to these shopping areas.
A bike plan was established to improve bikeways in the City.
This committee considers recycling and solid waste disposal issues; reviews bids submitted by the Purchasing Department; holds public hearings regarding special assessments and considers appeals from the staff decision concerning block events and encroachment permits.
Committee Membership (Quorum 4)
- Sandy Colvin Roy, chair
- Kevin Reich, vice-chair
- John Quincy
- Betsy Hodges
- Robert Lilligren
- Elizabeth Glidden
Last updated Nov. 17, 2011