<br />Councilman Johnson's motion that the matter be discussed further at the meeting
<br />of January 21, 1974, was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried.
<br />Em. JUNE A. SCHMIDT APPOINTED TO FILL UNEXPIRED COUNCIL TERM OF JAMES VAN
<br />VALKENBURG. As recommended by Mayor Van Valkenburg, Councilman Courtney's
<br />motion that Mrs. June A. Schmidt be appointed to fill out the unexpired term
<br />of Mayor Van Valkenburg, which term will expire January 1, 1977, (as extended
<br />under Chapter 123 of the 1973 Minnesota Session Laws).
<br />nominated Mr. Arthur S. Nelson to succeed Mayor Van Valkenburg as Councilman.
<br />Councilman Johnson's motion that the nominations be closed was'then seconded
<br />by Councilman Shaw and carried.
<br />Shaw and Mayor Van Valkenburg voted for Mrs. Schmidt and Councilman Johnson
<br />voted for Mr. Nelson, whereupon Mr's. June A. Schmidt was declared Councilwoman
<br />for a term which will run until January 1, 1977.
<br />Councilman Shaw both remarked on the large number of qualified candidates from
<br />which to fill the position.
<br />Clerk and assumed her place with the Council.
<br />Councilman Johnson then
<br />On the calling of the roll, Councilmen Courtney,
<br />Mayor Van Valkenburg and
<br />Mrs. Schmidt was then sworn as Councilwoman by the
<br />EDINA TRANSIT COMMITTEE APPOINTED.
<br />Councilman Courtney and carried, confirming Elayor Van Valkenburg's recorn-
<br />Counci'lman Shaw ' s motion was seconded by
<br />mendations for the- appointment of the following members of the Edina Transit
<br />Committee: Messrs. Hite, Pyror and Banninger (representing the School District),
<br />Ehes. James H. Overholt and Folke Victorsen (representing the League of IJomen
<br />Voters), and Messrs. Bruce M. Get'hin, Warren C. Hyde, Richard C. 'Johnson, Con-
<br />rad A. Razidlo.
<br />COUNTY ROAD 18 TASK FORCE REPORT CONTINUED TO JANUARY 21, 1974. As recom-
<br />mended by Mayor Van Va'lkenburg, Councilman Courtney's motion was seconded by
<br />Councilman Shaw and carried continuing the County Road 18 Task Force
<br />Report to January 21, 1974. Mr. Hyde pointed out that the Village would have
<br />until ten days after the hearing of January 17,-1974, to make its formal
<br />statement to the County.
<br />K.M.S.P. TELEVISION APPEAL OF TRAFFIC SAFETY COEiMITTEE IZECISION AGAIN DENIED.
<br />Mr. John Crouch, attorney representing KMSP Television, reiterated remarks
<br />which he made at the December 3, 1973, Council Meeting, requesting access to
<br />KMSP Tele-irision property from Southbound traffic on York Avenue be reestab-
<br />lished. 'He emphasized that K.M.S.P. Television has a vested property right
<br />inasmuch as the requested movement was permissible at the time the property
<br />was acquired. Mr. Dunn, in response to a question of Councilman Johnson,
<br />referred to 1968 plans which indicated that the median crossings were never
<br />moving reconfirmation of action of the Traffic Safety Committee in denying
<br />the request of K.M.S.P. Television was then seconded by Councilman Courtney
<br />and carried,
<br />Following considerable discussion, Councilman Johnson's motion
<br />''CITY'' OF EDINA NAME TO BE ADOPTED. Mr. Erickson advised Council that he had
<br />received no response as yet from the Attorney General in regard to changing
<br />the name to the 'Cityrt of Edina under Chapter 123 of the 1973 Minnesota Ses-
<br />sion Laws (Uniform Code of Municipal Government). He reviewed his memo to
<br />Council which indicated that the word "city" must be used in at least some
<br />sixteen areas. Councilman Johnson, suggesting that retention of the title,
<br />*Villagetc of Edina would cause confusion, moved that the title "City of Edina''
<br />be adopted as a formality.
<br />with Councilman Courtney abstaining from voting.
<br />PROPERTY TRANSFER TO CITY OF HOPKINS CONTINUED TO JANUARY 21, 1974. 3lr. Hyde
<br />advised Council that he had discussed the requested transfer of Outlot 1,
<br />Trolley Line Addition, to the City of Hopkins with Hopkins officials and that
<br />a bicycle path easement would be acceptable.
<br />referring the easement to the attorney for review nas seconded by Councilman
<br />Johnson and carried.
<br />Motkon was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried,
<br />Councilman Courtney's motion
<br />LOT 4, BLOCK 6, YORRTOWDEED RESTRICTION REMOVAL REQUEST CONTINUED. Council-
<br />-man Courtney's motion was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried continuing
<br />the request for removal of atdeed restriction on Lot 4, Blodk 6, Yorktown, to
<br />January 21, 1974,
<br />D.M.J.M. SPECIAL MEETING WITH PLANNING CONMISSION SET. Mr. Hyde recalled that
<br />the 494/T.H. 100 Task Force had continued to work on the D.M,J.M. tecommedations
<br />, and had submitted a list of proposals which Council had referred to the Planning
<br />Commission. As requested by the Planning Commission, Councilman Courtney's
<br />mbtion setting a joint Council/Planning Commission meeting date for January 12,