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Minutes/Edina City Council/February 20,2007 <br /> Scattered Site Affordable Housing $80,000 <br /> City Staff Services $6,700 <br /> TOTAL $167,594 <br /> In response to a question regarding the number of Edina families served with a day care subsidy, <br /> Ms. Repya explained Jewish Vocational Services had only recently taken over this service. She <br /> said in October Greater Minneapolis Day Care ceased to oversee the contract for Hennepin <br /> County and because of this transition she did not have figures on service. She added the second <br /> action requested of the Council was a reallocation of CDBG Funds from previous years that <br /> would allow Jewish Vocation Services to serve families with dollars from past grants. <br /> Human Rights and Relations Commissioner Sharon Ming explained the subsidy has in the past <br /> subsidized between three and ten families during a year. Ms. Ming explained how the subsidy <br /> worked in Hennepin County. <br /> Mary Gleason, from HOME Line answered Council questions and thanked the Council for their <br /> support. <br /> Member Housh made a motion seconded by Member Swenson closing the public hearing. <br /> Ayes: Bennett, Housh, Masica, Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> Member Bennett made a motion approving the 2007 Community Development Block Grant <br /> Program as presented. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett, Housh, Masica,Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> Member Swenson introduced Resolution No. 2007-28 Approving the Reallocation of Funds for <br /> the Community Development Block Grant. Member Masica seconded the motion. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett, Housh, Masica, Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> PUBLIC COMMENT No one from the public appeared to speak. <br /> ORDINANCE NO. 2007-04 - APPROVED AMENDING SUBSECTION 460.03 SUBD 1 <br /> CONSTRUCTION MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR AND SUBD. 14 - SIGNS AND <br /> ADDRESSES Mr. Hughes explained there have been instances where sign contractors, after <br /> receiving a sign permit, have installed freestanding signs without obtaining building permits. <br /> Building permits guarantee that safety requirements have been met and contractors have <br /> complied with the City Code. Mr. Hughes added the ordinance change clarified the Chief <br /> Building Official was responsible for assigning address numbers to all buildings. Steve <br /> Kirchman, Chief Building Official reiterated many contractors obtain a sign permit, and then <br /> build their sign without ever obtaining a building permit. <br /> Page 5 <br />