Building, Land Use, and Housing Meeting

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

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

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 Facebook and 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].


December 17, 6 PM, via Zoom
Proposed Agenda

If you live, work or own property in the Elliot Park neighborhood you are eligible to vote at BLUH meetings. 

6:00 pm

Welcome – Glen Johnson, BLUH Chair

6:05 pm

Introductions – Vachel Hudson, BLUH Vice-Chair

6:08 pm

Approval of Agenda – Glen Johnson

6:09 pm

Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes – Glen Johnson

6:10 pm

Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act

Qannani Omar & Nichole Buehler, Harrison Neighborhood Association 

An overview of a Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) policy will be presented with time for questions and answers.

Motion to consider: “Help ensure that a Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) policy in Minneapolis is effective and prioritizes the needs of renters over the convenience of developers by signing on a supporter to the Community Advocates Position.”


6:40 pm

2020 Wrap-Up & Looking Ahead to 2021

Glen Johnson & Vachel Hudson

Glen and Vachel will share highlights of 2020, updates on items discussed throughout the year, and items to look forward to in 2021.


7:10 pm

Open Discussion – Vachel Hudson, BLUH Vice-Chair

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


7:30 pm

Updates & Adjourn – Vachel Hudson, BLUH Vice-Chair




December 17, 2020 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm




Vanessa Haight · · 612-335-5846