Regional Railroad Authority
The Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) was established in 1980 as a political subdivision and local government unit of Minnesota. It was established as a separate political entity to plan, design and implement light rail transit in Hennepin County. The Board of Commissioners for the authority consists of the seven members of the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner Peter McLaughlin is currently chair of the HCRRA.
Meetings are generally held immediately after regular County Board meetings on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. Meetings are broadcast live on the Metropolitan Cable Network (Channel 6) on the day of the meeting and re-played on Fridays at 8 p.m.
Questions about agenda items may be directed to the clerk at 612-348-7726 or email the chair of the authority at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice of Public Hearing
METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau Light Rail Transit) physical design component of the preliminary design plans
The Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA), Hennepin County Board of Commissioners, and the Metropolitan Council (Council), will hold a joint public hearing on the physical design component of the preliminary design plans for the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau Light Rail Transit) Project as part of the municipal consent process set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 473.3994. The scheduled hearing will take place:
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m,
Minneapolis Central Library, Pohlad Hall
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Additional public hearing information