<br />PICKUP TRUCK CONTRACT AWARDED TO HULL-DOBBS.
<br />seven bids in response to Advertisement published in Edina-Morningside Courier'
<br />and Construction Bullet-in April 27 and Ma 4 1961; Hull-Dobbs Ford being low '
<br />bidder at $1,639 .OO; Ken-Ray Chevrolet, &&blow at $1,686.21; Downtown
<br />Chevrolet, second-low at $1,670.40. He explained that the budget allows $1,800
<br />€or a new truck, and recommended award to Hul:-Dobbs Ford.
<br />Manager Hyde reported receipt of
<br />VanValkenburg so
<br />Motion seconded by Tupa and carried.
<br />TRACY AVENUE FROM HIGHWAY NO. 169, SOUTH, PROPOSED TO BE PAVED THIS YEAR. Mr.
<br />Andrew Miner, 5712 Tracy Avenue, was spokesman for a delegation asking that
<br />Tracy Avenue between Countryside Addn. and Highway No, 169 be paved together
<br />with the South section of the road.
<br />sectiqn bears-the most traffic, -carries school buses; that there will be
<br />considerable heavy building in the area which must use this section of stzeet.
<br />Manager Hyde told delegation that it has been hoped for some time that this
<br />work could be done; that the financing of bhe project has been the main
<br />difficulty, but that, now, the Legislature has passed the necessary legislation
<br />to make possible the financing of State-Aid Improvements in advance of receipt
<br />of state funds, which will make this work possible: Asking if it is intended
<br />that the work-be done this year, Mr. Hyde replied that it is certainly hoped
<br />that it can be accomplished; that the Village will do all possible to have it
<br />completed in 1961.
<br />Mr. Miner told Council that the north
<br />m SANITARY SENER-IN 'WHITE OARS" AREA TO RECEIVE PUBLIB HEARING MAY 22, AS RESULT
<br />, OF EMERGENCY PETITION FILED FOR SEWER IN WHITE OAKS ROAD FROM MEADOW ROAD TO
<br />W.48TH STREET.
<br />support a petition filed today for Sanitary Sewer in White Oaks Road.
<br />Hensley's report, that three private sewer systems are failing and soil
<br />characteristics indicate that others will fail soon, was read.
<br />asked that this petition be treated as an '*emergency" petition and expedite
<br />this work. Manager Hyde reported that Suburban Engineering had made a Sanitary
<br />Sewer study of the area some time ago, in response to a petition for botfi Storm
<br />and SanitGry Sewer, sponsored by Mr. James Grzeskowiak, 4600 Meadow Road; that
<br />the cost was so high property owners were not interes!ed.
<br />the large sewer project will be more economical for the White Oaks residents
<br />than a sewer to serve them alone, because the latter will need a lift station;
<br />then recommended that, if possible, Public Hearing be held Monday, May 22, on
<br />the following:
<br />Mr. Robert J. Mickelson, 4702 White Oaks Road, was present to
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<br />Mr. Michelson
<br />He stated he feels
<br />1. Sewer in W.48th St. from 150' I?. of Meado& Road to Meadow Road;
<br />Meadow Rd. from W.48th St, Northerly to the Village iimits; and
<br />Flhite Oaks Road, from Meadow Road, westerly to the end-all in
<br />accordance with the plan and estimate of Suburban Engineering Co.; and *. . (Alternate)
<br />2. Sewer in White Oaks Rd. from W.48th St. extending north to and
<br />including Cul-dg-sac--in accordance with plan and estimate to be
<br />prepared by Village Engineer.
<br />He asked, too, that Mr. Michelson see his neighbors bo interest them in the
<br />large project.
<br />Tupa's motion, that Public Hearings on Sanitary Sewer for the White Oaks area,
<br />with an alternate for White Oaks Road only, be scheduled for Monday, May 22,
<br />1961, in accordance with Managek's recommendation.
<br />VanValkenburg and carried.
<br />Motion seconded by
<br />EMERGENCY PETITION FILED FORTJATERMAIN IN EAST SIDE OF NORMANDALE ROAD BETWEEN
<br />8.68TH AND W.69TH STREETS. Mr. William J. Schulz, 6805 Nomandale Road, supported
<br />this petition, stating that his well has failed and he is unable to have it
<br />repaired; that his home is entirely without water. Report was made that Mr.
<br />Westphal, 6821, has had difficulties, It was noted that Christ Presbyterian
<br />Church is not a signer; also, that their property is assessed on W.70th St.
<br />Captain Gans told petitioners that unless the Church participates, they will
<br />have a very high-cost main. Some further discussion was had on the need for
<br />the improvement; and Captain Gans was directed to make a study of the project
<br />and to get it set up for Public Hearing just as soon as possible.
<br />was asked to secure additional signatures on petition if possible.
<br />Mr. Schultz
<br />IMPROVEMENT PETITIONS ACCEPTED.
<br />and were accepted and referred to Village Engineer for programking, by motion
<br />VanValkenburg, seconded by Tupa and carried:
<br />Paving and Curb and Gutter - Grove St., Tracy Ave. to Johnson Drive.
<br />Oiling - Belmore Lane, Arthur St. to Alley between Harrison and Tyler Aves.
<br />Sanitary Sewer - To serve Lots 1, 2 and 3, Scotland Heights Addn.
<br />The Following Improvement Petitions were submitted,