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<br />Mr. Glen A. Croucb, 6912 Southdale Road, stated he believes this project
<br />will be a great thing for everyone in the Lake Cornelia Drainage area.
<br />Council that Southdale Road residents have been forced into installing a temporary
<br />storm sewer to keep their street from flooding; that, because additional homes have
<br />been constructed since installation of this first temporary sewer, it is now urgent
<br />that the size of this sewer be increased.
<br />must live as a group; and this is a problem for all of us", Mr. Crouch said he feels
<br />that construction will cost no more now than it would five years from now--and will
<br />probably cost a good deal less at this time and shoul,d, therefore, be installed now.
<br />€or the area West of Highway No. 100 than the plan considered last summer; that in
<br />the original plan this area would have been assessed some $.01 per square foot for
<br />the trunk main but would have no immediate service, whereas, now, laterals will be
<br />constructed in the area, and the entire project will cost only $.025. He asked to
<br />be considered as being much in favor of this project,
<br />17 7 He reminded:!,
<br />Stating that "We all live in Edina; we
<br />Mr. Jerry Kimm, 63rd and Rolf, reported he feels that this is a better plan
<br />OPPONENTS :
<br />Mr. D. D. Bezoier, Brookview Avenue, stated his concern for the level of
<br />the pond Northeast of Lake Cornelia.
<br />divert Southdale Center's water from the pond into Lake Cornelia.
<br />that the present project shows only the structure which would make it possible to
<br />divert water from the pond into Lake Cornelia; that it will not go directly into
<br />Lake Cornelia.
<br />"maintained level" or will be used only to feed the lake. Mr. Meyer replied that
<br />both the pond and the lake level will be controlled,
<br />now, without an easement, the village has backed water onto his property to the
<br />extent of some 86 x 170 feet.
<br />assessed for that portion of their properties which is to be used as a ponding
<br />area. Mr. Bredesen answered in the negative. Mr, Bohannon then asked, "Is it
<br />your plan to maintain the level of the pond? Your plan is not to take water from
<br />the pond for Lake Cornelia?"
<br />maintain a level for the pond; that the pond will not be drained to maintain the
<br />level of Lake Cornelia; but that it is impossible to maintain an "absolute level"
<br />for either the Pond of the Lake.
<br />group which at the last Hearing had rather violently objected to paying for any
<br />part of the improvement, told the Council that the creston Hills area is now
<br />willing to assume its share of the responsibility for the one main which will
<br />control the level of Lake Cornelia, at a cost of some $130,000, (which they had
<br />learned from Consulting Engineer Barr would "take care of about 95% of the problem).
<br />He asked that the Creston Hills group be put on record as favoring, at the most, the
<br />main to control level of Lake Cornelia, and as feeling that the southdale area and
<br />any other area which needs laterals, should assume the cost of lateral construction.
<br />Mr. Joe Francis,6805 Creston Road, stating that the main referred to by
<br />Mr. Neiberger is actually estimated at $239,000 in the report, said that the cost
<br />of a main necessary only for the Lake Cornelia control would be some $130,000
<br />according to information given by Engineer Barr; that this main as now proposed is
<br />sufficiently large to provide service for several laterals; that it would be short- .
<br />sighted to construct'.the small main; but that he feels the extra cost for the larger
<br />main should be borne by those who need the laterals.
<br />the problem, Mr. Barr replied that to construct this main only, now, would mean that
<br />the entire project will eventually cost $130,000 more than originally planned,
<br />although such construction would "temporarily" help to a great extent.
<br />contains its own water; that the project is of no advantage to her, and that she
<br />"doesn't want to buy the village" for the purpose of helping to drain the low,
<br />cheap lands.
<br />that the Company be given additional time to study the plan; that Southdale Center
<br />has engineered its own storm sewer to drain its water to the Morth.
<br />that it might be wiser to wait until grades are estableshed for the crosstown
<br />Highway, in order to see'what effect they will have in relation to drainage problems.
<br />He also asked about the area South of W.7Oth Street, and whether another assessment
<br />will be made for this particular area at a later time.
<br />At this time Mr. Bredesen announced that, because of certain obligations
<br />to the state and County, the Council will not be able to arrive at a firm decision
<br />on the project for at least 60 days.
<br />Mr. Warner, 6636 Brittany Road, stated that at a meeting of the Woodhill
<br />Association it was unanimous that the Association go on record as being opposed to
<br />the entire project.
<br />a large portion, be taken care of by'curb and gutter and blacktopping; that people
<br />living a mile and a half away from the lake should not have to pay an amount equal to
<br />those on the lake shore.
<br />He asked whether the proposed project will
<br />k. JAeyer stated
<br />Mr. Bezoier then inquired as to whether the pond will have a
<br />Mr. Bert Bohannon, 6244 Brookview Avenue, told the Council that, right
<br />He asked whether he and his neighbors would be
<br />Mr. Meyer replied that there are control works to
<br />Mr. R,W. Neiberger, 6837 Wooddale Avenue, speaking for the Creston Hills
<br />Asked by Mayor Bredesen as to whether Main #l will actually handle 95% of
<br />Mrs. Kathleen Gannon, 6300 xerxes Avenue, protested that her property
<br />Ab. IrJilliam.Crear, representative for Southdale Center interests, asked
<br />He suggested
<br />Mr. Dan Lucas, 5833 St.Johns Ave., protested that street drainage can, in