<br />MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE EDINA
<br />VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD MONDAY, JULY 7, 1958,
<br />AT 7:OO P.M.7 AT THE EDINA VILLAGE HALL. 3
<br />Meeting convened witkout a quorum, Cljlessrs. Dickson and Kohler being the only I
<br />members present. Because there was a fairly large audience present for the
<br />Special Assessment Hearings scheduled for this meeting, it was decided that
<br />objections and recommendations should be heard, and referred to the next Regular
<br />Meeting for action. Mr. Dickson presided,
<br />PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS.
<br />of Publication of "Notices of Hearingstt, published in Edina-Morningside Courier
<br />on June 12 and 19, 1958, which affidavits were approved as to form and ordered
<br />placed on file. Pursuant to said Notices the following Hearings were conducted,
<br />and action taken as hereinafter recorded.
<br />1. SANITARY SEWER IMPROVEMENT NO. 133 - Construction of village sanitary Lateral
<br />Sewer and appurtenances in - All streets in Lake Edina Addition; Highway No. 100
<br />from Trunk Sewer to W.7Oth St,; West 70th St. from Highway No. 100 to 4800 W.7Oth
<br />St, Tabulation of Assessment showed a total assessable coat of $69,042.00, as
<br />against 6,904.2 assessable feet, for $10.00 per assessable front foot, as
<br />compared with Improvement Hearing Estimate of $10.20. .Ab. E. C. Stow was present
<br />as the meeting began, but left after being asked to wait until larger delegations
<br />had been heard on other projects. He had not returned by the time meeting was
<br />adjourned. Mr. P. U. Peterson, 4809 W.70th St., appeared later in the meeting,
<br />believing that present hearing was on storm sewer construction.
<br />objection to offer on this proposed-assessment, and no other objections were
<br />offered at the hearing.
<br />prior to Hearing. Hearing continued to Monday, July 149 for action,
<br />Gutter in Code Avenue betweea W.6Oth Street and Valley View Road.
<br />of Assessment showed Total Assessable Cost to be $8,556.60, as against 2,742.5
<br />Assessable Feet, for $3.12 per Assessable Foot, as compared with Improvement
<br />Hearing Estimate of $3.45.
<br />no written objections had been received prior thereto. Hearing continued to
<br />Monday, July 14, for action.
<br />3. STREET IMPROVEMENTS NOS. A-44 AND A-65 - Blacktopping of liJindsor Avenue
<br />from Highway #lo0 to Richmond Lane (A-44) and Blacktopping of Windsor Avenue
<br />from Richmond Lane to Code Avenue, and of Kent Place (A-65), Tabulation of
<br />Assessment for No. A-44 showed a Total Assessable Cost of $6,832.61, as against
<br />1,802.8 Assessable Feet, for $3.79 per Assessable Foot, as compared with
<br />Improvement Hearing Estimate of $4.65.
<br />showed a Total Assessable Cost of $4,706.98, as against 1,314.8 Assessable
<br />Feet, for $3.58 per Assessable Foot, as compared with Improvement Hearing
<br />Estimate of $3.71. A large delegation was present for this Hearing. Mr.
<br />Tom Hodgson, 5500 Normandale- Road, pretested the quality of the "Seal Coat"
<br />recently.laid, stating that there are "thousands of small areas" where the
<br />original coat can still be seen.
<br />project--originating back in 1954--had not been assessed until this time.
<br />Engineer Zikan explained that because of difficulties with the blacktopping
<br />contractor (who maintained that faulty curb and gutter construction was to
<br />blame for his not being able to bying blacktopping up to gutter line), it had
<br />been impossible until this year to get him to come back to add this additional
<br />seal coat. He also stated that this last coat was not a part of the assessment;
<br />that the contractor was not paid for it.
<br />properties since the installation of-the improvement, led by Dr. Ash, 5105
<br />Windsor, complained that they were unaware that an assessment was to be levied
<br />for this work.
<br />in view of the delay in levying, and he was informed that this would be
<br />considered praviding bond sale did not require 5-year term.
<br />adamant in h'is complaint that the work had been poor; and Manager Hyde suggested
<br />a re-seal by Village forces,
<br />members present that further consideration should be given to this project; and
<br />Hearing was continued to Monday, July 14, for report to Council.
<br />5801 to 5812 and 5813 Fairfax Avenue.
<br />Assessable Cost of $572.26, as against 397.4 Assessable Feet, for $1.44 per
<br />Assessable Foot, as compared with Improvement Hearing Estimate of $2.51.
<br />objections were registered at the Hearing, and none had been received prior
<br />thereto. Hearing continued to Monday, July 14, for action,
<br />5. STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. A-84 - Blacktopping of Concord Terrace from Concord
<br />Avenue to St.Johns Avenue and of St-Johns Avenue from Concord Terrace to W,58th St.
<br />Tabulation of Assessment showed Total Assessable Cost to be $2,856.62, as against
<br />1,819.5 Assessable Feet, for $1.57 per Assessable ~oot, as compared with Improvement
<br />Hearing Estimate of $2.49.
<br />written objections had been reateived prior thereto.
<br />July 14, for action,
<br />Clerk presented Affidavits
<br />He had no
<br />No written objections had been received by the Clerk
<br />STREET IMPROVENIENT NO. B-48 - Construction of Village Standard curb and
<br />No objections were registered at the Hearing, and
<br />Tabulation of Assessment for No. A-65
<br />Inquiries were made as to why this old
<br />Owners who had purchased their
<br />Mr. Roy Bodlund suggested that a 10-year assessment be made,
<br />Mr. Hodgson was
<br />It was the concensus of opinion of those Council
<br />STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. A-83 - Blacktopping of Fairfax Avenue from 5800 and
<br />Tabulation of Assessment showed Total
<br />No objections were registered at the Hearing, and no
<br />Hearing continued to Monday,