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\ 289 <br />10/3/66 <br />m bo <br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETXNG OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT THE VILLAGE HALL <br />ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1966 <br />Members answering rollcall were Trustees MacIvIillan, Tupa, VanValkenburg and Mayor <br />Bredesen. , <br />THOMAS BROMNELL AWARDED CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION for a course in Municipal Police <br />Administration by Mayor Bredesen, who commended Mrr Brownell for his efforts in <br />taking this course, <br />NINUTES of the Regular Meeting of September 6 and 20, l.966, were approved as submitted <br />by motion of Trustee VanValkenburg, seconded by Trustee Tupa and carried. <br />PUBLIC HEARING CONDUCTED ON ORNAMENTAL STREET LIGHTING IMPROVEMENT, Affidavits of <br />Mailing on September 22, 1966, and of Publication in the Edina-Morningside Courier <br />on September 22 and 29, 1966, were presented by CLerk, approved as ta form and <br />ordered placed on file, <br />on ornamental street lighting in the following streets: Barpie Road, Heritage Drive, <br />West 65th Street between France Avenue and Barrie Road, Drev Avenue between West 66th <br />Street and West 65th Street, York Avenue between Heritage Drive and cul-de-sac <br />approximately 650 feet south of West 64th Street, and West 64th Street between <br />Xerxes Avenue and York Avenue* <br />48 light fixtures in the area north of SoutndaLe, bounded by France Avenue, Xerxes <br />Avenue, the Crosstown and West 66th Street. Public Hearing notices were based on <br />an extimated cost of $730 per fixture, but bids received this morning result in a <br />cost of $976 for each fixture. Mr, Hite advised that because of the high bids, he <br />would recommend that the project be dropped, but thought that iyterest of property <br />owners should be further explored. Mra Earl Brooks, owner of Lot 9, BLock 2, Cassin's <br />Replat, inquired why ornamental street lights were necessary, <br />Mr, Hite that this type of lighting had been requested by Mrr Roy Peterson, developer <br />of Cassin's Replat, and by the Colony Apartment owners in an attempt to improve the <br />appearance in the area. The owner of Lot 9, Block 2, Cassin's Replat stated that he <br />believes that most property owners would object to the high bid, <br />that Northern States Power has indicated that a Limited number of temporary fixtures <br />might be installed for the winter, but that this type of lighting would not be <br />considered adequate, <br />two weeks in order that all property owners could be advised of the increase in <br />cost was seconded by Trustee Tupa and carried, <br />Pursuant to due notice given, pubLic hearing was conducted <br />Mr. Hite stated that it has been proposed to install <br />He was advised by <br />lb, Hite advised <br />Trustee VanValkenburg's motion to continue the hearing for <br />. <br />MILLER,'S LANE VACATED. <br />23, and of Publication in the Edina-Morningside Courier on September 22 and 29, 1966, <br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file, <br />stated that when this street, which is north of the Crosstown Highway across from <br />Cornelia Park, was platted, the right-of-way extended north from the Crosstown <br />Highway and then turned west, extending to St. John's Avenue, When the road was <br />improved a cul-de-sac was constructed, eliminating the need for the extension to <br />the west, <br />6321 St. John's Avenue, both spoke in favor of the vacation, stating thpt the area <br />has been used as a playground and that the activity causes considerable noise as welL <br />as damage to their property* <br />resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Affidavits of Posting on September 20, of Mailing on September <br />l4r. Hite <br />Mrs. Fred Strout, 6325 St. John's Avenue, and Miss Lydia C.'bLander, <br />Trustee VanValkenburg then offered the following <br />RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF <br />MILLER' S LANE <br />WHEREAS, two weeks' published, posted and mailed notice of a Hearing to be <br />held on October 3, 1966, at 7:OO P.M., on the proposed street vacation of the street <br />hereinafter described has been given and made, and a Hearing has been heLd thereon <br />by the Village Council; <br />Edina, Hennepin County, Minnesota, that the following described portion of t4iller's <br />Lane, a11 as platted and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds in and <br />for Hennepin County, Minnesota, be and is hereby vacated effective November LO, 1966, <br />unless on or before said date this resolution is amended, annulled or rescinded by <br />the Village Council: <br />NOW, THEEFORE, be it resolved by the Village Council of the Village of <br />All of that part of Miller's Lane as platted lying west of the <br />east line of Lot 1, Block 1, Miller's Second Addition extended <br />north, except a LO' utility easement for watermain, the center <br />line of which is described as follows: <br />on the east line of St, Johns Ave,, said point being L5' north of <br />the northwest corner of Lot 1, Block 2, Valley View Ridge Second <br />Addition; thence east 15' north of and paraLleL to the north <br />lines of Lot 1, Block 2, Valley View Ridge Second Addition and <br />Lot 1, Block 1, Miller's Second Addition to the east Line of <br />Lot 1, Block 1, Miller's Second Addition extended north and <br />there terminating, <br />commencing at a point