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276 ih 0/14/5 7 <br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE EDINA <br />VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD MONDAY , OCTOBER 14, <br />1957, AT 7:30 P.M., AT THE EDINA VILLAGE HALL. <br />Rollcall was answered by members Bank9 Dickson, Fronk, Tupa and Bredesen. <br />Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 23, 1957, and the adjourned portion <br />thereof held September 30, 1957, were approved, by Motion Fronk, Seconded by <br />Dickson and carried. <br />SERGEANT HENRY I"BOBLESK1 was presented with a certificate of graduation from <br />a course in Eire . Administration. <br />PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED OPENING, GRADING, GRAVELING AND OILING OF SHANNON <br />DRIVE THROUGH FJELDHEIN PROPERTY TO DEWEY HILL ROAD. <br />of "Notice of Hearing" in Edina-Morningside Courier October 3 and 10, 1957, was <br />Affidavit of Publication <br />presented, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />as prepared before the taking of bids this morning, was read at $10,380.00, <br />for 38-30 per Assessable Foot. Manager Hyde told the audience that the only <br />bid received this morning was in the amount of $6,492.00, which would reduce <br />the cost considerably. <br />(the only owners to be assessed for the project), objected to the proposed <br />assessment on the grounds of (1) Cost* <br />Manager the FjeJ'dheims had expected to pay some $3,500 to $4,000, at an <br />estimated rate of $6.00 "per foot". It was evident that there had been a <br />misunderstanding, here, the Fjeldheims believing the cost estimate to be on <br />a =per lineal footrR basis, whereas Mr. Hyde was talking '*per front foot". <br />(2) Benefits. hlr. Nelson told the Council that, because the petition for the <br />improvement had been signed by property owners in Prospect Hills, who wish to <br />. use the road as ingress to their properties, some of the cost should be borne <br />by these people. The Council explained that the policy of assessing the cost <br />of opening a road against the abutting properties only has been of long standing <br />and can hardly be changed at this time. <br />secured the deed for the right-of-way in connection with a drainage problem; and <br />that it was definitely understood at the time the deed was tendered that this <br />street should go through. The Fjeldheims disputed this, stating it was their <br />understanding that the road should be put through at" such time as they wished; <br />that because they are not sure they can sell their lots they do not want the <br />road at this time; that they feel the Village should secure additional bids <br />if it does determine that the road must go in. <br />ordinarily the developer's responsibility to grade and gravel his roads; that, <br />if the matter is handled in this mabber the Fjeldheims would have to deal <br />directly with a grading contractor and pay when work was completed, instead of <br />enjoying assessment privilege. The Fjeldheims remained adamant, however, <br />stating they would prefer this latter method; and Fronk moved that project be <br />abandoned. <br />the agreement about which 1.k. Hyde spoke be located and placed on file for future <br />reference. <br />Estimate of Cost, <br />At.ttorney Arthur Nelson, representing the Fjeldheims <br />He stated that, after a talk with the <br />EAr. Hyde reported that the Village has <br />Ab. Hyde explained that it is <br />Motion seconded by Dickson and carried. Trustee Bank suggested that <br />PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED SANITARY SEWER IN INTERLACHEN BLVD. FROM MIRROR LAKES <br />DRIVE TO COOPER AVENUE; IN COOPER AVENUE FROM INTERLACHEN BLVD. TO ORCHARD LANE: <br />AND IN ORCHARD LANE. <br />Morningside Courier on October 3 and 10, 1957, was presented, approved as to form, <br />and ordered placed on file. <br />morning, was read in total amount of $35,675.48, as against 3,721 Assessable Feet, <br />for $9.59 per Assessable Foot. hlr. Don Leary, 5501 Interlachen Blvd., asked that <br />the sewer line be run East sufficiently far to serve his home; and Nr. Charles <br />Brown, owner of Lot 2, Brum's Addition, asked for the same consideration for his <br />lot, stating that he is in dire cesspool trouble and must have some relief. <br />gentlemen were informed that they could be served if they would be willing to <br />sign a waiver of notice, insofar as the hearing is concerned. <br />Council that running a line for 1.b. Brown would increase the cost per assessable <br />foot, because the lot on the other side of the street cannot be assessed. <br />Discussion was had as to assessments for Lot 7, Brum's Addition, and Lot 4, Skyline, <br />the first being an interior lot, with a 30-foot entrance from Interlachen; and <br />Lot 4, Skyline being a completely interior lot, with an easement across Mr. Leary's <br />Lot 1. It was consensus of opinion that both lots be assessed a minimum of 75 <br />front feet. <br />of assessment for Peason that his corner home faces hqeriiane and is some 170 feet <br />from Interlachen Blvd.; and Council agreed that this would be a fair exclusion <br />from assessment. Manager Hyde reported that, because bids received this morning <br />were slightly lower than estimate, cost per front foot, including stubs (or Y's) L <br />to ~.lessrs. Leary's and Brown's lots, and exclusion of L4.r. Edwards' property from <br />assessment, together with minimum assessment for Lot 7, Brum's Addition, and Lot 4, <br />Skyline, should be just about what was estimated. <br />and the Council that construction of the sewer, now, will mean that INTERLACHEN <br />BOULEVARD WILL BE ROUGH NEXT SPRING AND EARLY SULVIER, <br />Resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Affidavit of Publication of "Notice of Hearing" in Edina- <br />Estimate of Cost, prepared before bids were taken this <br />Both <br />Ur. Zikan told the <br />Letter from 1.k. A. 0. Edwards, No. 17 Merilane, asking to be relieved <br />Mr. Zikan informed the audience <br />Bank offered the following