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Minutes/Edina City Council/September 19, 2006 <br /> the Hills of Braemar 8th Addition to allow the construction of a three-unit townhome. He <br /> continued stating the parcel had been rezoned in 1974 to a PRD-2 to allow the construction of <br /> 33 four-unit buildings. Five four-unit buildings were built on the parcel leaving one platted <br /> lot undeveloped. The other twenty-eight buildings were never built. In 1977 the property <br /> with the exception of the subject lot was rezoned to R-1 and R-2 Districts. The current <br /> request would allow the three unit townhome to be constructed on the lot left vacant in 1974. <br /> Mr. Cornejo said the proposed project conformed in all respects to the requirements of the <br /> PRD-2 zoning district. He added the proposal of three units on a site originally designed for <br /> four units would have no negative impacts on the existing units. Mr. Cornejo report the City <br /> Engineer had no comments regarding traffic impact and Woodview Court would remain a <br /> private street. Mr. Cornejo reported the Planning Commission at their August 30, 2006, <br /> meeting recommended Preliminary Plat and Final Development Plan approval for REC, Inc. <br /> with the findings as required by City Code as follows: <br /> ♦ Consistent with Comprehensive Plan; <br /> ♦ Consistent with the Final Development Plan as approved and modified by the <br /> Council; <br /> ♦ Will not be detrimental to properties surrounding the tract; <br /> ♦ Will not result in overly-intensive land use; <br /> ♦ Will not result in undue traffic congestion or traffic hazards; <br /> ♦ Conformed to applicable provisions of City Code; <br /> ♦ Provides a proper relationship between the proposed improvements, existing <br /> structures, open space and natural features. <br /> Tim Bohlman, R.E.C. Inc., 7500 W. 78f Street, reviewed the project and explained the <br /> proposed tree removal, relocation and replacement. <br /> The Council discussed the proposed project with the developer and staff. Their questions <br /> included: trees to be removed, construction management, private streets and materials <br /> proposed to be used for the project. <br /> No one appeared to make public comment. <br /> Member Swenson made a motion to close the public hearing, seconded by Member <br /> Hulbert. <br /> Ayes: Housh, Hulbert, Masica,Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> Member Swenson introduced Resolution No. 2006-87 approving the Preliminary Plat of <br /> Hills of Braemar and approving the Final Development Plan for Hills of Braemar <br /> including all findings of the Planning Commission and adding the condition that the <br /> project be built according to plans and specifications presented at the September 19, 2006, <br /> Council meeting. Member Hulbert seconded the motion. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Housh, Hulbert, Masica, Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> Page 2 <br />