March 17, 1979 - John Boland, former chairman and executive director of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council, speaking on challenges and accomplishments during his tenure. Boland also discusses issues still before the body.
October 8, 1977 - On this regional public affairs program, John Boland, chairman of the Metropolitan Council, addresses the Citizens League on the priorities of the council for 1978. Priorities include appointments, frameworks, and controlling operating budget.
June 11, 1977 - On this regional public affairs program, a presentation of panel discussion entitled "Equal Opportunities and the Quality of Life in the Metropolitan Conglomerate."
March 5, 1977 - On this regional public affairs program, John Boland, chairman of the Metropolitan Council, presents a "State of the Region" address on the occasion of the council's 10th anniversary.
January 8, 1977 - In 1967 the legislature created the Metropolitan Council to address problems like waste disposal, transit, and urban sprawl. In this annual meeting of the Citizens League, members discuss the origins of the Metropolitan Council, where it is going, and the implications in other areas for this type of approach to regional government.
December 17, 1974 - John Boland, state legislator and chairman of the Metropolitan Council, talks about the state of the region to the Citizens League annual meeting.