Building, Land Use, and Housing Meeting

Every month, EPNI convenes the community at the Building, Land Use, and Housing (BLUH) meeting to discuss housing issues and proposed changes to the neighborhood.

In order to join the meeting, you'll need to register via Zoom here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you need help with registering, please call or email the EPNI office. We will also stream the meeting to Facebookand the recording will be available after the meeting.

Do you have questions on any of the agenda items or suggestions for open discussion that you would like to submit ahead of time? Email your questions and/or suggestions to [email protected].


Proposed Agenda

6:00 pm

Welcome & Introductions – Glen Johnson, BLUH Chair

6:08 pm

Approval of Agenda – Glen Johnson, BLUH Chair

6:09 pm

Approval of Previous Meeting MinutesGlen Johnson, BLUH Chair

6:10 pm

How to File Housing Discrimination Complaints with the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department

Kaela McConnon Diarra, Interim Manager, Complaint Investigations Division, MDCR

Kaela will discuss housing discrimination under the Minneapolis Civil Rights Ordinance. She will share information on how to file complaints with the Civil Rights Department and what their investigations look like. 

6:40 pm

Open Discussion – Vachel Hudson, BLUH Vice-Chair

An opportunity to bring up questions, issues, project ideas, etc.  

7:00 pm

Updates & Adjourn – Vachel Hudson, BLUH Vice-Chair

  • Sun, Oct. 31st, 6:30-8pm: NCU Trunk or Treat (youth event) • Elliot Ave outside NCU 
  • Mon, Nov. 1st, 6-7:30pm: Special EPNI Board Meeting • Virtual on Zoom 
  • Wed, Nov. 3rd, 2-3pm (NEW DATE/TIME): Twin Cities Mobile Market • NCU Parking Lot C (15th St & Chicago Ave)
  • Mon, Nov. 8th, 5-7pm: Membership Meeting - Bylaws Vote • Elliot Park Rec Center (1000 E 14th St) 
  • Mon, Nov. 15th, 6-8pm: EPNI Board Meeting • Virtual on Zoom 
  • Thurs, Nov. 18th, 6-7pm: Building, Land Use & Housing Meeting • Location TBD  




October 21, 2021 at 6:00pm - 7pm




Vanessa Haight · · 612-335-5846