<br />MINUTES OF THE: REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE, HALL ON
<br />MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 1973
<br />Members 'answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, and Van .
<br />Valkenburg who served as Mayor Pro Tem until the arrival of Mayor Bredesen as
<br />indicated in the minutes.
<br />OATH OF OFFICE was administered by the Clerk to Councilmen Courtney and Van
<br />Valkenburg .
<br />RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE FOR FAMILY OF EVALD C. BANK. Upon being advised of the
<br />death of Nr. Evald C. Bank, Councilman Courtney offered the following resolution
<br />and moved its adoption:
<br />RESOLUTION .
<br />TJHEREAS, the life of Evald C. Bank, a long time resident and public servant
<br />of Edina, ended suddenly on December 21, 1972, at the age of sixty-eight; and
<br />WHEREAS, during his twenty-seven years as a citizen of Edina, Evald C. Bank
<br />did serve his fellow citizens well and productive13 being elected to the
<br />office of Village Clerk for a two year term from January 1, 1953, Co January 1,
<br />1955, and serving as Trustee on the Edina Village Council from August 13,
<br />1956, to'January 1, 1959; and
<br />WHEREAS, Evald C. Bank was active with the Rotary Club, serving.as President
<br />of Minneapolis Rotary, as District Governor and on the Rotary International
<br />Board; and
<br />TJHEREAS, Evald C. Bank served as Aquatennial Commodore in 1951;
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Village Council of the Village of Edina
<br />tihat, on behalf of all the citizens of Edina, deepest sympathy be expressed
<br />to the family of EVALD C. BANK; and
<br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be spread upon the pages of the
<br />Minutes Book of the Edina Village Council and that appropriate copies of this
<br />resolution be transmitted to Mrs. Bank, Kent M. Bank and Patricia Bank Bow.
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolutiion t7as seconded by Councilman Shaw and on
<br />rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted,
<br />MAYOR PRO TEM APPOINTED.
<br />man Shaw and carried appointing Councilman Van Valkenburg Mayor Pro Tem for
<br />the year 1973, which action was confirmed after the Mayor's arrival.
<br />LOT 9, BLOCK 1, SOUTH HARRIET PARK 2ND ADDITION LOT DIVISION #PROVED. Affida-
<br />vits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed
<br />on file. Mr. Luce presented the petition for division of Lot 9, Block 1,
<br />South Harriet Park 2nd Addition to permit sale of a portion of the lot to Edina
<br />Baptist Church for use as a parking lot. A gentleman who resided at 5213
<br />Halifax Ave., was told that there was no reason to believe that such a division
<br />would have an adverse effect on the value of surrounding property.
<br />advised that the parking lot would havebth ingress and egress from France Ave.
<br />No further discussion being heard, Councilman Shaw offered the following resolu-
<br />tion as recommended by the Planning Commission and moved its adoption:
<br />RE SOLUTION
<br />WHEREAS, the following described property is at present a single tract of
<br />land :
<br />WHEREAS, the owner has requested the subdivision of the said tract-into separate
<br />parcels described as follows: .
<br />Motion of Councilman Johnson was seconded by Council-
<br />Mr. Luce
<br />Lot 9, Block 1, South Harriet Park 2nd Addition; and
<br />The Easterly 150 feet of Lot 9, Block 1, South Harriet Park 2nd Addition; ,
<br />Lot 9, Block 1, South Harriet Park 2nd Addition, except the Easterly 150
<br />feet of said lot; and
<br />I.JHEREAS, it has been determined that compliance with the Subdivision and Zoning
<br />Regulations of the Village of Edina will create an unnecessary hardship and
<br />said Parcels as separate tracts of land do not interfere with the purposes of
<br />the Subdivision and Zoning Regulations as contained in the Village of Edina
<br />Ordinance Nos. 801 and 811;
<br />NOV, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Village Council of the Village of
<br />Edina that the conveyance and ownership of said Parcels as separate tracts of
<br />land is hereby approved and the requirements and provisions of Ordinance No. 801
<br />and Ordinance No. 811 are hereby waived to allow said division and conveyance
<br />thereof as separate tracts of land but are not waived for any other purpose or
<br />as to any other provision thereof, and subject, however, to the provision that
<br />no further subdivision be made of said garcels unless made in compliance with
<br />the pertinent ordinances of the Village of Edina or with the prior approval
<br />of this Council as may be provided for by those ordinances.
<br />$lotion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Courtney and