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1/19 /6 7 <br />3 <br />Village Attorney Whitlock that denial on the grounds of future highway construction <br />would not be valid;,the Village staff had chosen to ignore that reason for denial <br />of the rezoning and had shifted to other reasons. Mr. Rosen also stated that a <br />gas station would have no more adverse effect on traffic than a bank with drive-in <br />facilities. Mayor Bredesen advised Mr. Rosen that he would concur that the gas <br />station would have little effect on residential property values, and that a facility <br />of this type might not generate any more traffic than other permitted uses, but <br />emphasized that safe access could not be provided with only 150' frontage. <br />He added that the Village has consistently turned down applications for filling <br />stations on T.H. 100 because of the traffic safety factor. Trustee Johnson stated <br />that a few months ago Council had been deeply concerned about the traffic dangers <br />in this area and stated that he thinks that a service station would add considerably <br />to the confusion and would be an additional traffic hazard in this area. He stated <br />further that he does not think that a bank and a service station would cause the <br />same traffic hazards, as contested by Mr. Rosen. Trustee VanValkenburg stated that <br />he would like to see a survey which would show present as well as projected traffic <br />patterns for a service station in this area and moved that the hearing be continue <br />to February 6. <br />voting <br />\ <br />. <br />Motion was seconded by Trustee MacMillan and carried, Trustee Johnson <br />33 <br />Tdj <br />V u <br />NORTHERN STATES POWER RADIO TOWER APPROVED. Mr. Hite advised Council that notices <br />of hearing on a request of Northern States Power Company to install a 100 foot radio <br />tower adjacent to their existing District Office Building at 5309 West 70th Street. <br />Proposed tower would be about fifteen feet taller than the nearby high voltage <br />transmission towers, is 2-1/2' wide and is self-supporting. <br />Northern States Power Company advised that this tower will serve the area almost <br />to Prior Lake and that this is the only method by which this service can be <br />accomplished. <br />whereupon Trustee VanValkenburg's motion for approval of the radio tower as proposed <br />was seconded by Trustee Johnson and carried. <br />Mr. Donald Madson of <br />No persons were present to protest the proposed installation, <br />AWARD OF BIDS FOR STREET IMPROVEMENT BA-94 CONTINUED TO FEBRUARY 6. <br />favorable bids had been received for Street Improvement No. BA-94, Mr. Hite requested <br />that award of bids be continued until meeting of February 6 in order to attempt to <br />reach a cost-sharing agreement with Hopkins. <br />award of bids was seconded by Trustee Courtney and carried. <br />Stating that <br />Trustee MacMillan's motion to continue <br />BRIDGE AT VALLEY VIEW ROAD AND M.N. & S. RAILROAD COST SHARING AGREEMENT APPROVED. <br />Mr. Hite presented cost sharing agreement for the bridge at Valley View Road and <br />the M.N. & S. Railroad tracks which will be divided equally between the Village, <br />Hennepin County and the Railroad, Village share to be paid from gas tax revenue. <br />Trustee MacMillan then offered the following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />I <br />RESOLUTION APPROVING COST SHARING AGREEMENT <br />FOR COUNTY PROJECT NO. 6629 <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Village Council of the Village of Edina that the cost sharing <br />agreement between Hennepin County, the Minneapolis, Northifield and Southern Railway <br />Company and the Village of Edina for County Project No. 6629 be and is hereby <br />approved . <br />.* <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was <br />rollcall there were five ayes and no nays <br />by Trustee Courtney-and on <br />adopted. <br />ATTEST : -ihd i <br />Village Clerk 4 <br />OILING PETITION for West 58th Street between Tingdale Avenue and Code Avenue <br />was accepted and placed on file by motion of Trustee VanValkenburg, seconded <br />by Trustee MacMillan and carried. <br />PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS FOR 1967 were presented by Mr. Hite along with schedule of <br />hearing and bid dates which will take place between February 20 and June 16, 1967. <br />APPRECIATION EXPRESSED TO 50TH AND HALIFAX AVENUE MERCHANTS FOR GIFT. Mr. Hite <br />advised Council that a check in the amount of $200.00 had been presented to the <br />Edina Police Department, whereupon Trustee VanValkenburg offered the following <br />resolution and moved its adoption: <br />I. <br />. <br />R-E s o L u T I o N "I <br />WHEREAS, a gift of $200 was presented to the Edina Police Department bye <br />Clancy Drug Company, Edina Pure Oil Service, First Edina National Bank and <br />Lunds, Inc., and <br />Department of the Village of Edina, <br />WHEREAS this money will be used toward the educational program of the Police