NOTICE: Due to the current health pandemic and consistent with Governor Walz’ announcement on Friday, March 13, the Metropolitan Airports Commission has determined it is prudent to conduct its full board meeting on Monday, May 18 via teleconference rather than in-person.
The regular meeting location will not be open to the public. The agenda and related materials, which will include instructions for how to monitor the meetings via audio teleconference, will be available on this page. The meetings will not be available for live-streaming through regular means.
All meetings of the commission and its committees are open to the public and are held in Commission Chambers unless otherwise noted. The Chambers are located in the Airport Conference Center at Terminal 1 above the Delta Air Lines Sky Club in the airport mall. MAC commission and committee meetings are webcast and archived for future viewing.
Standing committees include:
- Planning, Development and Environment
- Operations, Finance and Administration
Speaking at a Meeting
If you wish to speak to the board on any matter, you must complete a speaker’s card available in the back of the room and hand it to the commission secretary at the meeting.
If the item you want to address is not on the agenda, the chairperson will invite you to speak during the Open Forum segment of the agenda. If you wish to speak to an item on the agenda, the chairperson will invite comments when that agenda item is discussed and before an action is taken.
Please limit your remarks to two minutes. You may also bring 16 copies of a supporting document and ask the commission secretary to distribute it to the board. The chairperson may take action or reply at the time of your statement or may direct staff to look into the issue later.
When you are called upon to speak, press the “on” button on the microphone at the presenters’ table and speak clearly into the microphone. Please state and spell your name and, if speaking on behalf of an organization, your affiliation.
Whether or not you wish to speak at the meeting, please turn off your cell phone when you enter the chamber in order not to disrupt the proceedings. Comments, applause and similar displays from the audience are disruptive and therefore not permitted, so please fill out a speaker’s card before the meeting begins if you wish to express your views to the board.
The Chambers are equipped with a telecoil loop to aid those who wear telecoil-equipped hearing aids. The Chambers are fully accessible. If you need special assistance, please contact the committee secretary at least one week prior to the meeting by calling 612-726-8191.
Occasionally the MAC holds other public meetings both on and offsite. For details about these meetings, click on the Other MAC Meetings tab.
For meeting information associated with airport noise, whether at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport or one of MAC's six general aviation airports, please click on the Noise Program tab.
Attending a Board meeting
Commission board and committee meetings are held on the secure side of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport's Terminal 1.
Depending on demand, it generally takes less than four minutes to obtain a security pass to gain access to the board chambers, but remember to give yourself time to park and be screened prior to the meeting. Follow these instructions to attend:
- Park in Daily Parking at Terminal 1. Please pull a ticket and bring it with you to have it validated at the meeting to avoid parking fees.
- Present a government-issued photo ID (driver's license) to the personnel at the Information Booth on Level T. They will prepare a security pass for you and direct you to the Ticketing Level.
- Use the North Security checkpoint to pass through security. You will be asked to show your ID and security pass at that time.
- Once through security, proceed to your left. Go through the airport mall and look for the signs for the Airport Conference Center above the entrance to Concourse F.
The board meetings take place at the MSP Airport Conference Center on the Mezzanine Level above the Delta Air Lines Sky Club.
Use the stairs or elevator to go up one level.
For more information, call 612-726-5555.