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8/5/74 <br />/ <br />the.system or of the quality of construction and that the City has a reasonable <br />requirement to meet in regard to the maintenance ofthe health, safety and <br />welfare standards of the community. Mr, Francis Hagen, engineer for Mr, Jack <br />Clapp, the developer, explained his proposal for installation of the utilities <br />and said that the sanitary sewer system would be insulated and that it would <br />take a fifty or one hundred year frequency storm to fill the low area to a <br />point of overflow to which it would run out through the culvert to Blake Road. <br />Mr. Dunn said that he Felieved that the 8" line which would be the responsi- <br />bility of the City could be kept open as long as Mr, Hagen had guaranteed that <br />it would be insulated. Ebllowing considerable discussion, Councilman Johnson <br />offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, with the understanding <br />that, prior to final plat approval, the City Attorney work out an agreement <br />with the developer's attorney which would provide: <br />1. <br />more inclusive or more expensive improvements ; <br />2. <br />,3. <br />tion of utilities serving the entire area; <br />4, <br />would be applied to any future improvement; and 5. <br />document ;al?soleqg !C.i~g,:o,f~.r~sp~~~s,i~~~~y f~r. sgbstandard sanitary sewer. <br />That a connection charge be paid which would be applied to any later, <br />That the existence of the necessary utility easement be verified; <br />That this is the last house to be built on the property until installa- <br />That the developer place $3,300 in escrow for a connection charge which <br />SubmiLssion of recordable <br />RESOLUTION APPROXLXAJ?RE%IMXNARY EUE. OF__33F;PMC_, OF EVANSWOOD 2ND ADDITION <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Edina, Minnesota, that that <br />certain plat entitled "Evanswood 2nd Addition", <br />presented for preliminary plat approval by Jack Clapp at the Edina City Council <br />Meeting of August 5, 1974, be and is hereby granted preliminary plat approval, <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Shaw and on <br />rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted. Mr. <br />Erickson said that in the future, the plat should be known under the name of <br />Evanswood 3rd Addition. <br />PORTION OF ZENITH AVENUE VACATION APPROVED. <br />by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Mr. Dunn explained <br />that the proposed vacation of Zenith Avenue from W. 54th Street to the IJesterly <br />extension of the North line of Lot 28, Block 3, Seel$'s First Addition to Haw- <br />thorne Park, had been instigated by the City upon the receipt of a.petition for <br />the vacation of the Westerly one-half of Zenith Avenue from W. 54th Street to <br />* 120 feet.South. Mr. Luce clarified that most of Outlot A, White Investment <br />Company's Hidden Valley, is in the Minnehaha Creek flood plain and that the <br />portion of the Northeast corner of the outlot that is high enough is too nar- <br />row for the construction of a house. <br />requested vacation of only one-half of the street because one of the petitioners <br />had not wanted to assume the tax burden for his side of the street, Mr. Luce <br />added that Mr. and Mrs. Laszlo G. Pulop were also requesting that Outlot A be <br />declared a buildable lot. Mr. George F. Speakes, 5408 York Ave. S., said that <br />he spoke also for Mr. James R. Linder, 5410 York Ave. S., and that, while they <br />do not object to the construction of the proposed house on Outlot A, they do <br />not want both sides of the street vacated. <br />along W. 54th Street are only 40 feet wide and that Mr. Fulop's lot is almost <br />50 feet wide. Mr, Fulop said that he does not want to build on the Northwest <br />corner of the lot and that'the street vacation is necessary if he is to build <br />on the remaining high portion of the property. <br />the City has taken a position that, if outlots are to be built upon, they must <br />be platted. He agreed with the concensus of Council that it would be appro- <br />priate to vacate the entire street and then consider a plat for the property <br />which would include $12 vacated street; <br />lowing resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented <br />, He pointed out that the petition had <br />Mr. Speakes said that adjacent lots <br />Mr. Erickson recalled that <br />Councilman Shaw then offered the fol- <br />RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION ' OF <br />ZENITH AVENUE <br />WHEREAS, two weeks' published, posted and mailed notice of a hearing to be held <br />on August 5, 1974, at 7:OO p.m., on the proposed vacation hereinafter des- <br />cribed has been given and made and a hearing has been held thereon by the.City <br />Council : <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Edina, Henne- <br />pin County, Minnesota, that the .following described portion of ZenfEh-SAVgr-, all <br />as platted and of record in#-the office of the Register of Deeds in and for <br />Hennepin County, Minnesota, be and is hereby vacated effective as of this 19th <br />day of August, 1974: , . All .that part of Zenith Avenue between the South line of W. 54th Street <br />and a line parallel with and 120 feet South of the South line of W. 54th <br />Street. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Johnson and <br />on rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted.