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Minutes/Edina City Council/February 17, 2009 <br /> Steve Brown, Study Advisory Committee (SAC) Chair, advised of the process used and input <br /> received from people at meetings and through surveys. He noted the Committee's <br /> recommendations were broken into three phases and presented the nine recommendations <br /> contained in Phase 1. Mr. Brown then presented Phase 2 and Phase 3 recommendations and <br /> suggested that once Phase 1 recommendations were in place, Phase 2 recommendations be <br /> considered. <br /> Marie Cote, SRF Consulting, answered questions and gave details regarding specific <br /> recommendations. <br /> Geoff Workinger, Edina Transportation Commission (ETC) Chair, noted that all of the <br /> Transportation Commissioners were members of the Study Advisory Committee and, on January <br /> 15, 2009, adopted the recommendations that were presented tonight. <br /> The Council asked questions of Mr. Brown, Ms. Cote, Mr. Workinger and staff and discussed the <br /> Study. <br /> Mayor Hovland opened the public hearing at 7:53 p.m. <br /> Public Testimony <br /> Surya lyer, Energy & Environment Commission Chair, referenced their resolution that urged <br /> support of trails and pathway projects as a top priority. <br /> Jonathan Vlaming, Three Rivers Park District, displayed a map of the Nine Mile Regional Trail and <br /> potential alignments, or routes, of the Trail east of Highway 100, including a potential side path in <br /> front of the homes on the south side of West 70th Street locations where crossings of Highway 100 <br /> could be created. He stated the Park District had no preference and considered all potential <br /> alignments to be viable. <br /> Josh Sprague, 4720 West Shore Drive addressed the Council on behalf of Ron Rich, 7008 West <br /> Shore Drive. <br /> Colby Wilkins, 4515 West 70th Street, addressed the Council. <br /> Mark Chamberlain, 7004 Bristol Boulevard, addressed the Council. <br /> Josh Sprague, 4720 70th Street West, addressed the Council. <br /> Kristine NZorton, 7007 Cornelia Drive, addressed the Council. <br /> Todd Brewer, 5901 St. Johns Avenue, Edina Bike Task Force Member, addressed the Council. <br /> Kari Ciardelli, 4417 West 70th Street, addressed the Council. <br /> Dr. Bob McKiveen, 5261 Lochloy Drive, addressed the Council. <br /> Alice Hulbert, 7221 Tara Road, addressed the Council. <br /> Jan Ferrell, 4704 West 70th Street, addressed the Council. <br /> Janey Westin, 6136 Brookview Avenue, addressed the Council. <br /> Member Swenson made a motion, seconded by Member Housh, to close the public hearing. <br /> Ayes: Bennett, Brindle, Housh, Swenson, Hovland <br /> Page 2 <br />