<br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR hEETTNG OF THE EDINA
<br />1957, AT '7230 P.M., IN THE EDTNA VILLAGE HALL
<br />VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD TUESDAY, NOVWER 12,
<br />Members answering Rollcall were Bank, Dickson, Fronk, Tupa and Bredesen.
<br />was convened on Tuesday, rather than Monday, because of Monday's being a Legal
<br />Ho 1 id ay .
<br />MINUTES OF MEETING of Monday, October 28, 1957,
<br />with a correction to beymade: this being with regard to Storm Sewer proceedings
<br />as set forth on Page 6 of Minute Book 21, which should be amended to read as
<br />follows :
<br />to inquire about disposition of a Storm Sewer Petition filed in 1956 by residents of
<br />West Woodland Road and concord Terrace.
<br />Engineer Balich has been working on this project; that plans and estimates of cost
<br />should be available for council consideration in the very near future.
<br />referred 'to Village Engineer, with direction to expedite completion of plans.
<br />presented Preliminary plan, and Estimate of Cost, as prepared by Consulting Engineer,
<br />John Balich, €or a proposed Storm Sewer in the Valley View Ridge-Slope-Terrace area,
<br />suggesting that Council conduct Public Hearing thereon on November 12. Bank offered
<br />the following Resolution and moved its adoption: - Then, RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR
<br />PUBLIC HEARING-PROPOSED STORM SEWER IMPROVEMENT - as set forth on Page 6 of Minute
<br />Book 21.
<br />Bank and carried.
<br />STORM SEWER HEARING POSTPONED INDEFINITELY.
<br />some problems have developed since the scheduling of this Hearing for this evening
<br />for a Storm Sewer in the Valley View Ridge-Slope-Terrace area; that there are some
<br />proposed changes in the plan--which will look toward including this district in
<br />the proposed south-Edina drainage program.
<br />postponed indefinitely.
<br />were submitted by the Clerk,
<br />1. STORM SEWER INQUIRY MADE, Mr. R.L. Remund, 4601 W. Woodland Road, was present
<br />Engineer Zikan reported that Consulting
<br />2. STORM SEWER HEARING SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1957. Engineer Zikan
<br />Dickson's motion, approving Minutes, with correction, was seconded by
<br />Mayor Bredesen informed %Re audience that
<br />Tupa moved khat Public Hearing be
<br />Motion seconded by Fronk and carried.
<br />PUBLIC HEARING ON PETITION FOR PERMIT TO BUILD DOUBLE BUNGALOW ON LOT 39 BLOCK 59
<br />WSTCHESTER KNOLLS (5208 WINDSOR AVENUE).
<br />"Notice of Hearing" was presented, approved as to form, and ordered placed on file.
<br />Review was had, by means of a plat of the area, showing location of assentors and
<br />objectors, of the supplementary petition accompanied by neighbors' lettes of assent,
<br />filed by petitioner Orazem after the Council's action denying his original petition.
<br />Mr. H. 0. Broughton, 5201 Windsor Ave., presented a petition in objection to the
<br />double dwelling, and an additional letter from some property owners who had signed
<br />the letter of assent and had since changed their minds. Mr. K. T. Stevens, 5209
<br />IVindsor,,spoke €or the double bungalow, stating that he and two of his eeighbors,
<br />living across the street and immediately next door to the affected property wish
<br />to see petition approved because (1) Dwelling would be a shield from the noise of
<br />the many trains travelling past the property; (2) Building would be an asset to
<br />their property and would make their property more enjoyable; (3) Building would
<br />improve resale value of their property by shielding it from the tracks. Mr. Broughton
<br />stated that the double bungalows in the neighborhood, now, have decreased the value
<br />of surrounding properties, that the grounds are not kept up: that they have been
<br />vacant part of the time; and, in answer to a question by the Mayor, stated that
<br />the,neighbors have no objection to the house plan--that what they do object to is
<br />construction 'of an additional double dwelling.
<br />recommended a change in the Ordinance, to require fee ownership before petition to
<br />rezone or construct multiple dwelling can be honored.
<br />Affidavit of Publication and Mailing of
<br />Attorney Schweiger, 5109 W.56th St,,
<br />Because of a conflict with the MUNICIPAL COURT SESSION to be held in this room at
<br />8:OO P.M., Mayor Bredesen announced to the audience that the Council would adjourn
<br />to the Park Department for the balance of its meeting.
<br />Public Hearing was forthwith continued, in the Park Department, with all members of
<br />the Council present.
<br />in the real estate business, and that there is no doubt but that the encroachment of
<br />multiple dwellings on one-family neighborhoods decreases the property valuation.
<br />Mrs. O.A. Anderson, 5200 Windsor, spoke in favor of the double bungalow, stating that
<br />the majority of the neighbors had purchased their homes, after construction of the
<br />double bungalows now in the area, without even realizing they were there; that she
<br />considers them no more objectionable than any other residence in the arear
<br />Orazem reminded Council that the Orazems expect to live in half this double residence
<br />,and will see that it is properly maintained.
<br />Mayor Bredesen announced that Public Hearing would be continued to Monday, November 25,
<br />to give Council an opportunity to consider petition and counter-petition further.
<br />Mr. M.B. Waters, stating that he is speaking from his experience
<br />There was some further discussion, and