<br />PUt3UTES OF THE ADJOURNED PORTION OF THE AUGUST 24, 1959
<br />REGULAR PAEETING OF THE EDINA VILLAGE COUICIL, HELD
<br />PillOiJDAY, AUGUST 31, 1959, AT 4:30 P.kl., AT THE EDINA
<br />VILLAGE HALL
<br />Ljembers answering Rollcall were Beim, Dickson , Kohler, Tupa and Bredesen.
<br />At'JARD OF BIDS TAKEN AUGUST 31.
<br />today; and action was taken as follows:
<br />Manager Hyde presented Tabulation of Bids taken
<br />A. WATERMAIN LOOPS :
<br />Projects A and B (Bids Tied) -Sunnyside Rd. from Hwy.#lOO to 420 Ft. E;
<br />and Brookside Ave. from Hv~y.#169 to W.49th St.; W.49th St, .from grookside
<br />Ave. to 155 Ft. E,
<br />Borthern Contracting Company, second low at $15,561.50. Recormendation
<br />, was for award of contractor to low bidder, and Dickson so moved. Motion
<br />seconded by Kohler and carried.
<br />Stm from Park P1. to I;roodcrest Drive; Valley View Rd, from Hansen Rd. to
<br />\"?yman Ave.; Wm52nd St. from Arden Aver to Juanita Ave. Four bidders, with
<br />Northern Contracting Company low bidder at $3,018.60, $2,280.50, $7,533.45
<br />and $3,219.50 respectively, as compared with Phelps-Drake's SeCond-lOVJ
<br />bids of $3,271.60, $2,503.25, $8,228.50 and $3,402.15. Manager recommended
<br />award of contract to low bidder, and Beim so moved.
<br />Tupa and carried.
<br />3. Project E - l'J.59th St. from Oaklawn Ave. to pookview Ave. Four bids,
<br />Barbarossa 8, sons being low bidder at $1,870.00, compared with second-low,
<br />Northern Contracting com pany, at $1,920.00, Award of contract'was made
<br />to low bidder, by motion Tupa, seconded by Dickson and carried, in accord
<br />with Manager's recommendation.
<br />Four bidders, Phelps-Drake Co, being low, at $15,047.15;
<br />Projects Cy D, F and G - tV.56th St. from York Ave. to Xerxes he.; W.56th
<br />Motion seconded by
<br />BO CORNELIA ELE3ENTARY SCHOOL-PARE SITE--SITE GRADING AND REMOVAL OF EXCESS FILL.
<br />Tabulation of Bids was presented by Iwlr. Don Brauer of Harrison 6 Assts.,
<br />park planners, showing five bidders on this work, which includes the stripping
<br />of the topsoil, Grading, and spreading topsoil, with credit for excess fill
<br />removed from site. High bid was made by Carl H. Peterson Co. Riegger
<br />Roadways, Inc. jointly, and totalled $5,750,00 to be paid by the Village to
<br />the contractor,
<br />contractor, was made by Twin City Dirt IJovers, Inc.; second-low, by Park
<br />Const, Co., at $5,023.84 to be paid by contractor.
<br />It was understood that, should contract be awarded tonight, receipt
<br />to the Village by the contractor includes excess fill removed from both
<br />school and village-owned sites and there will be a subsequent division of
<br />receipt in accordance with Village-School agreement as to rate of division..
<br />Ink. Hyde told Council that it is felt that this is an exceptionally
<br />good bid--that Twin City Dirt Movers are reputable contractors, having done
<br />work for Orrin Thomson, builder, and for the Village of Bloomington. He
<br />recommended award to lor? bidder; and Beim moved for award of contract subject
<br />to Manager's approval of School Board's proposition 2elative to division of
<br />payment by contractor.
<br />Low bid, which shows $14,992.00 to be paid to Village by
<br />Ltotion seconded by Dickson and carried.
<br />HOUSE FLOVING HEARIXGS TO BE HELD BY COUNCIL. Pursuant to discussion held at the
<br />August 24th meeting, the matter of the moving of crosstown highway homes came before
<br />the Council, jointly with the Planning Commission.
<br />22 homes .w'nich must be moved from crosstown right-of-way was presented, carrying
<br />Commission's recommendation against moving 14 of the 22.
<br />khat the Commission's rec,ommendation, in the instances where proposed locations are
<br />given and Commission has recommended against moving, is-in opposition to moving that
<br />particular house to that particular proposed location; that in all instances where
<br />a proposed location has not been given and the Commission's recommendation is against
<br />,moving, the Commission's feeling is that these houses should not be moved to any
<br />Edina location in their present condition; that the Commission's feeling is that a
<br />house should be allowed to move into a neighborhood only if it will either improve
<br />or maintain the present character of the neighborhood.
<br />Spencer Kleigel, Attorney for the Donald IilcClellans, who wish to move the house at
<br />6308 Josephine Ave, to 62nd and Peacedale, concerning Commission's action against
<br />such a move, and Commission Llember O'dell replied that the Commission's recommendation
<br />was against moving this house to this particular location,
<br />ten minutes; and, apon return to meeting, Mr. Todd announced that the Commission will
<br />willingly hear petitioners on any home which has to be moved; that petitions should b'e
<br />accompanied by specific plans for any changes to be effected on both inside and outside
<br />02 house, and a bond to insure the completion of construction according to plans, in
<br />order that the Commission might be sure that the home will maintain the level-of
<br />the community.
<br />petition in opposition to removal of dwelling from 6341 Josephine Ave. to 5122 Valley
<br />View Road; and PJr. Hyde presented petition of other neighbors, consenting to this
<br />Planning Comission has recomnended moving) asked that he be allowed to move it to
<br />the corner of 65th and Ryan,
<br />Planning Commission's list of some
<br />Chairman Todd explained
<br />A question was rasied by Lk.
<br />Commission recessed for
<br />Llr. E'Jayne Glasgow, 6129 Birchcrest Drive, asked for consideration of neighborhood
<br />A tk. FJcCoy, vrho has purchased the home at 6300 Josephine Ave. (which the
<br />He stated he will build a swimming pool and put in