Laserfiche WebLink
MINUTES <br /> OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br /> EDINA CITY COUNCIL <br /> HELD AT CITY HALL <br /> SEPTEMBER 4,2007 <br /> 7:00 P.M. <br /> ROLLCALL Answering rollcall were Members Bennett, Housh, Masica, Swenson and Mayor <br /> Hovland. <br /> CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS APPROVED Motion made by Member Housh and seconded by <br /> Member Swenson approving the Council Consent Agenda with the exception of Item VI. C. <br /> Braemar West Arena Emergency Repair Evaporative Condenser as presented. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett,Housh, Masica,Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> *MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF AUGUST 21, 2007,WORK SESSION OF AUGUST <br /> 21 2007 AND STUDY SESSION OF AUGUST 28 2007 APPROVED Motion made by Member <br /> Housh and seconded by Member Swenson approving as presented the minutes of the Regular <br /> Meeting of August 21,2007,Work session of August 21,2007 and Study Session of August 28, 2007. <br /> Motion carried on rollcall vote - five ayes. <br /> RESOLUTION NO. 2007-93 AND 2007-94 DECLARING SUFFICIENCY OF PETITION AND <br /> ORDERING IMPROVEMENT NO. S-092 DONCASTER WAY SIDEWALK Affidavits of Notice <br /> were presented, approved and ordered placed on file. <br /> Engineer Houle stated a petition had been received in January of 2003 requesting sidewalk. Mr. <br /> Houle said the current petition contained 57% of the affected property owners' signatures, thusly <br /> requiring a 3/5 favorable vote by the City Council to move the project forward. <br /> Mr. Houle outlined the proposed sidewalk for Doncaster Way using a power-point display. He said <br /> the sidewalk would consist of a five-foot wide boulevard style concrete walk from the intersection of <br /> Tracy Avenue and Vernon Avenue east to Doncaster Way, then along the easterly side of Doncaster <br /> Way to the entrance of Highlands Elementary School, then along the westerly side of Doncaster Way <br /> from the Highlands Elementary School entrance to Ayrshire Avenue. The estimated project cost was <br /> $93,770, and funding for the project would come from a combination of Municipal State Aid ($12,500), <br /> special assessments ($40,636), Edina School District 273 ($20,317) and City of Edina revolving fund <br /> ($20,317). <br /> Mr. Houle said the project was deemed to be feasible and needed from an engineering standpoint. <br /> The Council questioned staff on various aspects of the proposed sidewalk improvement including: <br /> location and mechanism for crossings, average daily traffic counts (when & where taken), had STOP <br /> signs been considered,Safe Routes to Schools program, location of the sidewalk, impact on area yards <br /> and existing landscaping, impact on trees, the need for retaining walls, accident data for the area, <br /> maintenance of the sidewalk, number of school walkers, and any impact the proposed sidewalk <br /> would have on school bus routes. <br /> Mayor Hovland allowed a citizen to speak, who had proposed that the City postpone a decision on <br /> the project. <br /> Page 1 <br />