October Meeting Date Changed – Next Meeting is Tuesday, October 15

The EIRA Board meeting for October has been rescheduled to Tuesday, October 15. The meeting will be at the same time and same place as EIRA’s regular meetings: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Grace Trinity Community Church. The agenda is below. Please join us!

EIRA Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, 10/15/19      7:00 p.m.

Grace Trinity Community Church

1430 W 28th Street



Welcome & Call to Order: (7:00-7:05) Ellen van Iwaarden, President

Introductions: (7:05-7:10)

Guest Speakers: (7:10-7:40)         

City Council Member Lisa Goodman (7:10-7:20)

            Council Member Goodman attends meetings to provide updates on what is happening at the City. If you have a concern for her regarding the East Isles neighborhood, please let us know at info@eastisles.org at least 24 hours prior to the meeting, if possible. If you want to contact her directly either before or after the meeting you can reach her at Lisa.Goodman@minneapolismn.gov or 612.673.2207.

Danielle Elkins, City of Minneapolis (7:20-7:30) – news on the Transportation Hub pilot

Coordinator Search Committee: (7:30-7:40) – Action item to appoint Search Committee

Officer Reports: (7:40-7:55)

President’s Report (5 min) Ellen

Treasurer’s Report (10 min) Andrew Degerstrom, Treasurer 

Committee Reports: (7:55-8:45)

NRP (15 min) Mike Erlandson – Action items on ERIA Security Camera plan and on the request for funds for Thomas Lowry Park’s Seven Pools

Built Environment and Transportation (15 min) Andrew – Action item on variance requests for 2208 Irving Ave. S.

Farmers Market (10 min) Debbie Gold – Season recap

Outreach and Nominations (5 min) Emma Erdahl – Outreach

Green Team (5 min) – Action Item – Renewing EIRA’s adoption of the Midtown Greenway

Open Forum: (8:45-8:55)