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. 1.0.) 1/15/73 <br />3 <br />Notion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Courtney and <br />on rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted. <br />NORTHERN STATES POWER COBPANY STREET LIGHTING CONTRACT APPROVED. Mr. Hyde <br />-submitted to Council a contract to be executed between the Village of Edina <br />and Northern States Power Company as recommended by the Village Attorney. <br />Councilman Johnson thereupon offered the following resolution and moved its <br />adoption: <br />RGSOLVED that the Village Council of the Village of Edina, Hennepin County, <br />Minnesota, hereby accepts the proposal of NORTHERN STATES POWER COBPANY, a <br />Minnesota corporation, to furnish street lighting service with all lights <br />located or to be located in said Village, and hereby approves all rates, terms, <br />conditions, and-specifications in the Street Lighting Contract made a part of <br />the proposal of said company and the proper officers of the Village are hereby <br />authorized and directed to execute the aforesaid Contract for and in the name <br />of the Village, and to affix the corporate seal thereto. <br />Notion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Courtney and <br />on rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted. <br />NINNEAPOLIS GAS COMPANY RATE INCREASE NOTED.# Mr. Hyde called Council's atten- <br />tion to a press release advising that the Minneapolis Gas Company is proposing <br />a 6.1% rate increase in residential natura1,gas and noting that this increase <br />will be reviewed by the Suburban Rate Authority. <br />RE SOLUTION <br />No action was taken. <br />JOLLY BULL TAVERN ON-SALE BEER LICENSE APPROVED. <br />application of the Jolly Bull Tavern for an &-Bale Beer License to be used <br />in connection Bith the Biltmore Lanes, said application having been approved <br />by the Police and Health Departments. Councilman Johnson's motion for <br />approval was then seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />Mr. Hyde presehted the <br />PAUL JASMIN REQUEST FOR LOVER WATER4AIN ASSESSMENT DENIED. <br />/ Council's attention to a request of Mr. Paul Jasmin, 6420 Indian Hills Road, <br />that he be included in the Cherokee Hills Vatqrmain assessment (Watermain <br />Improvement No. 164) at $690.98 as assessed in 1963, and taken out of the <br />Indian Hills Assessment (Watermain Improvement No. 218) at $1,419.85, nhich <br />had been assessed in 1969. Mr. Hyde called attention to a letter written by <br />Mr. George Hite to Mr. Jasmin on April 24, 1967, pointing out that the Jasmin <br />property would be assessed for its share of the Indian Hills watermain but <br />that Hr. Jasmin could connect to either system. <br />made by Bk. Jasmin of assessments of neighboring properties, Mr. Hyde pointed <br />out that lfr. Jasmin had been assessed at $613.92 for lateral Sanitary Sewer, <br />whereas a number of these same neighbors have been assessed at $3;043.00. Mr. <br />Hyde said that any reduction granted would have to be charged back against the <br />Indian Hills zissessment, thus necessitating a re-assessment of the improvement. <br />He added that Hr. Jasmin had received proper notice of the cost of the improve- <br />ment and that he did not believe that this is a timely complaint. <br />pointed out that he had no idea of the difference in price in the two improve- <br />ments, and that, because of the high assessments, he is unable to sell his <br />home for "anywhere near" the assessed value. <br />sion, Councilman Johnson's motion was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried, <br />denying the request for the amended assessment. <br />BOARD AND COBFIISSION APPOINTMENTS MADE. The Clerk presented the following list <br />of names recommended by the Nayor for appointment to various Boards and Cods- <br />sions: Planning Commission - lfessrs. TJilliam I$. Le~7is, David T. Runyan and David <br />C. Sherman; Board of Appeals - Nessrs. Lawrence 11. Rixe, David T. Runyan, <br />James Van Vallcenburg and Frank Dean, Alternate; <br />Nrs. Joan Lonsbpry; Building Construction Codes Commission - Mr. Thomas <br />Wurst; Buman Rights Commission - Messrs. Roger Heegaard (Council appointee), Dave <br />Williamson and Charles H. Clay (School Board appointees). <br />mendations for appointments were unanimously confirmed by motion of Councilman <br />Johnson, seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried. <br />ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COMI&SSION APPOINTMENTS CONTINUED. <br />Council that Mayor Bredesen had suggested that the Environmental Quality Com- <br />mission be desolved and iricfegsing the membership of the Planning Commission <br />by six, all of whom would be chosen..frejm the Environmental Qualit$ CommisGion. <br />Mayor Bredesen felt that this would expedite matters which are presently <br />referred from one Commission to another. <br />this matter to February 5, 1973, was seconded by Councilman Johnson and carried. <br />Nr. Hyde called <br />In response to comparisons <br />Elr. Jasmin <br />Following considerable discus- <br />Park Board - Irir. Jack Rice, <br />The above recom- <br />The Clerk advised <br />Councilman Shawls motion continuing