The Metropolitan Council may, at the request of local governmental units, enter into contracts or make other arrangements with local governmental units and others for the provision of services for and assistance with comprehensive community planning. This may include:
(a) Assistance in the preparation, as a guide for long-range development, of general physical plans with respect to the pattern and intensity of land use and the provision of public facilities together with long-range fiscal plans for such development;
(b) Programming of capital improvements based on a determination of relative urgency, together with definitive financing plans for the improvements to be constructed in the earlier years of the program;
(c) Coordination of all related plans of the departments or subdivision of the government concerned;
(d) Intergovernmental coordination of all related planned activities among the state and local governmental agencies concerned; and
(e) Preparation of regulatory and administrative measures in support of the foregoing.