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Minutes/Edina City Council/February 20,2007 <br /> Sharon Ming, 1103 Coventry Place, urged that pedestrian safety and comfort be taken into <br /> account with the proposed improvement. <br /> Allen Menning, representing Brandon Square, expressed concern with the roundabout access and <br /> cost of the special assessments. <br /> Max Segler, representing Brandon Square also expressed concern regarding special assessments <br /> for the project. <br /> Member Swenson made a motion seconded by Member Housh to close the public hearing. <br /> Ayes: Bennett,Housh, Masica,Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> Member Swenson made a motion introducing Resolution No. 2007-31 receiving the feasibility <br /> report and ordering Improvement Project No. BA-336 West 701h Street, France Avenue to York <br /> Avenue. Member Masica seconded the motion. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett, Housh, Masica,Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> RESOLUTION NO. 2007-30 APPROVING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR CITY OF <br /> EDINA/EDINA FIRE DEPARTMENT - 6250 TRACY AVENUE Affidavits of Notice were <br /> presented approved and ordered placed on file. <br /> Planning Director Teague briefly outlined the proposed demolition and reconstruction of the <br /> Edina Fire Station No. 1. He explained the redevelopment of the Fire Station located at 6250 <br /> Tracy Avenue would require a conditional use permit with the following variances: front yard <br /> setback variance from 50 to 17.9 feet for the front building entrance, side street setback from 50 to <br /> 23.5 feet, a driveway distance from an intersection setback variance from 50 to 26 feet for the front <br /> entrance; and a maximum drive width variance from 30 to 124 for the front entrance. <br /> Mr. Teague reported the variance had been considered and approved by the Zoning Board of <br /> Appeals at their February 15, 2007, meeting. He added the Planning Commission at their January <br /> 31, 2007, meeting unanimously recommended the Council approve the requested conditional use <br /> permit and variances. <br /> Fire Chief Scheerer explained the need for the wide access allowing emergency vehicles room to <br /> maneuver on site. He said plans for operations during construction were under consideration. <br /> Mr. Scheerer said the entire department was excited to begin this project. <br /> Member Housh made a motion to close the public hearing seconded by Member Swenson. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett,Housh, Masica,Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> Following discussion, Member Housh introduced Resolution No. 2007-30 approving the <br /> Conditional Use Permit for City of Edina/Edina Fire Department at 6250 Tracy Avenue. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett,Housh, Masica,Swenson, Hovland <br /> Page 2 <br />