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MINUTES <br /> OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br /> EDINA CITY COUNCIL <br /> HELD AT CITY HALL <br /> JUNE 16, 2009 <br /> 7:00 P.M. <br /> ROLLCALL Answering rollcall were Members Bennett, Brindle, Housh, and Mayor Hovland. <br /> Absent at rollcall was Member Swenson. <br /> CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS APPROVED Motion made by Member Housh and seconded by <br /> Member Brindle approving the Council Consent Agenda as submitted. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett, Brindle, Housh, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> *MINUTES APPROVED — REGULAR MEETING OF JUNE 2. 2009 Motion made by Member <br /> Roush and seconded by Member Brindle approving the minutes of the Regular Meeting of <br /> June 2, 2009. <br /> Motion carried on rollcall vote —four ayes. <br /> PUBLIC HEARING HELD — FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND FINAL REZONING — <br /> RESOLUTION NO. 2009-57 AND ORDINANC O. 850-A33 ADOPTED Affidavits of Notice <br /> presented and ordered placed on file. <br /> Planning Director Presentation <br /> Planning Director Teague presented the request of Ebenezer Society, on behalf of the 7500 York <br /> Cooperative, for Final Rezoning from Planned Residential District (PRD-4) to Planned Senior <br /> Development District (PSR-4), Final Development Plan, Variance for maximum square footage (17 <br /> dwelling units), Setback Variance from Edinborough Way (three feet), and Final Plat approval. Mr. <br /> Teague reported the recommendations for approval by the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning <br /> Commission. He indicated staff had found: the proposed use and rezoning were reasonable for <br /> this site, senior housing was compatible with nearby uses, the PSR-4 zoning district was <br /> appropriate, variances justified, and he recommended approval. <br /> The Council asked questions of Mr. Teague and City Manager Hughes about the PRD-4 and PSR- <br /> 4 District standards, parking spaces, unit size, and density. The Council discussed Code language <br /> and the possible need for an amendment to the zoning ordinance or a variance to allow the <br /> proposed efficiency units. <br /> Proponent Presentation <br /> Mark Thomas, President and CEO of the Ebenezer Society and President of the Senior Services <br /> Division of Fairview Health Services, presented the Society's application, reported the membership <br /> overwhelmingly supported the project, and requested the Council's approval. Ward Isaacson, <br /> Pope Architects, presented the project under consideration to build a 76-unit, four-story addition to <br /> the northwest side of the existing 337-unit, nine-story senior housing development. <br /> The Council asked questions of Mr. Isaacson about the project and sustainable features. Mr. <br /> Thomas advised that Ebenezer received financing and could begin the project in September of <br /> 2009. <br /> Mayor Hovland opened the public hearing at 7:47 p.m. <br /> Public Testimony <br /> Albert Mayer, President of 7500 York Cooperative, addressed the Council and spoke on behalf of <br /> the project. <br /> Page 1 <br />