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m <br />5/9/60 <br />14INUTES OF THF, kEGULk MEETING OF THE RD'rNA <br />VILLAGE C6UNCIL, HELb MONbAY, MAY 9, 1960 AT TEtE <br />EDXNA VILLAGE Y.iALL, AT 7f00 P.M. <br />69 <br />* .. ci <br />Rollcall was answered by Beim, Diclcson, Kohler, Tupa and Bredesen. <br />RED CROSS "CERTIFICATE OF MERIT" PRESENTED TO EDINA OFFICER. Mr. John B. -Faegre, <br />Jr. of the Board of Governors of the American Red Cross presented Edina Patrolman <br />David Blood with the Red Cross Certificate of Nerit--highest award given by the <br />Red Cross and the only a~ard signed by the President of the United States--for <br />E-fr. Blood's efforts in saving the lives of Hr. and Mrs. John Prescott, 6414 <br />Belmore Lane. The Prescotts had been overcome by fumes. <br />MINUTES of Council Meetings of April 11, 20, 21 and 25, 1960, were approved as <br />submitted, by motion Beim, seconded by Kohler and carried. <br />PUBLIC MARINGS ON PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS. <br />in Edina-Norningside Courier April 28 and May 5, 1960, of "Notice of Public Bearings", <br />Clerk presented Affidavit of Publication <br />which affidavit ~7as approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />said Notice, the following Public Hearings were conducted, and action t7as taken <br />as hereinafter recorded. <br />Pursuant to <br />1. PUBLIC H <br />1A CONSIDERATION OF PETITION FILED APRIL 28 AGAIN <br />TO _. VALLEY VIEW ROAD, AND <br />1B INFORWG PUBLIC HEARING ON CURB AND GUTTER AND BITUMINOUS SURFACE TREAT- <br />MENT IN TlY" AVENUE FROM b7.62ND STREET TO MADDOX LANE. <br />out to Council that the formal Public Hearing being held tonight on the Maddox <br />Lane project is in response to an expression of opinion for such an improvement, <br />made April 20. <br />$7.15 per Assessable Foot; that, based on bids taken April 20 on like projects, <br />the Estimate would be reduced to $5.85 per Assessable Foot. <br />Edwards, i'5225, Rulces, #5221, and Thompson, #5224, expressed themselves as being <br />in favor of the project and wanting to see it expedited in order that the street <br />might be improved just as soon as possible. Mr. Wallace Larson, 45232, objected <br />on grounds that he does not wish to pay for the improvement at this time, when <br />other assessments are still heavy; and Mr. Henshaw, V5228, objected on the <br />grounds that traffic will be routed onto Maddox Lane when the Crosstotm Highway <br />is being constructed; that he doesn't wish to have money spent at this time <br />for the improvement. <br />As to the informal public hearing on tne @man Avenue pxoJec13, CLerlc reported <br />mar, or rhe rive LOCS proposed io be assessed,.two owners are for the project and <br />three are objecting, in response to a letter of inquiry sent out by the Village <br />oftice. Mr. B. A. Banks, 6208 Wyman Avenue, stated that he opposes this project <br />only if Maddox Lane from Wyman to Mildred-is not improved. <br />Street to Valley View Road, which improvement had been ordered in by the Council <br />at the meeting of April 20, pursuant to a new petition filed with the Clerk after <br />April 20, carrying a majority sentiment apainst thewproject. <br />#6212 Nildred, and M. B. Elliott, 16209 Mildred, supported this objecting petition. <br />Mr. Elliott stated he would like to see concrete paving rather than the presently <br />proposed improvement. <br />improvements and Council has rejected them, the same people have come back to <br />Council within two years to ask for the improvements--and costs are then <br />invariably higher than when first proposed, Trustee Diclcson offered the following <br />Resolution and moved its adoption: <br />These three proposed improvements were discussed together. It was pointed <br />Estimate of Cost on this project was given as $5,612.72, for <br />Messrs. Kramer,#5216, <br />Some discussion was then had on the improvement of Mildred Avenue from W.62nd <br />Messrs. G.P. Bailey, <br />Stating that in many cases where property owners have been opposed to <br />RESOLUTION ORDERING IMPROVEMNT <br />STREET IfilPROVEMENl' NO. BA-15 <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Edina, Ninnesota, that this Council <br />heretofore caused notice of hearing to be duly published on the proposed improvement <br />of MADDOX LANE BETWEEN 1JYMfU. MD MILDRED AVENUES BY CONSTRUCTION OF CONCW'fE CURB <br />AND GUTTER AiW BITUMINOUS SURFACE TREA'DIENI' I'MREIN, and at the hearing held at the <br />time and place specified in said notice the Council has duly considered the views of <br />all persons interested, and being fully advised of the pertinent facts does hereby <br />determine to proceed t7ith the construction of said improvement; that said improve- <br />ment is hereby designated and shall be referred to in all subsequent proceedings? <br />as STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-15; and the area to be specially assessed therefor k <br />shall include all lots and tracts of land abutting the street proposed to-be <br />improved. <br />Motion €or adoption of the Resolution ~7as seconded by Beim, and on Rollcall there <br />were five ayes and no nays, as follows <br />Tupa, aye; and Bredesen, aye; and the Re <br />village Clerk