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MINUTES <br /> OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br /> EDINA CITY COUNCIL <br /> HELD AT CITY HALL <br /> JANUARY 6, 2009 <br /> 7:15 P.M. <br /> OATH OF OFFICE Hennepin County Chief Judge Swenson administered the oath of office to <br /> Ann Swenson for the office of Council Member and HRA Commissioner. City Clerk Mangen <br /> administered the oaths of office to Mary Brindle for the office of Council Member and HRA <br /> Commissioner, and James B. Hovland for the office of Mayor and HRA Commissioner. <br /> PRESENTATION Jim VanValkenburg, former Edina Mayor, displayed two gavels he used and <br /> had donated to the Historical Society and presented Mayor Hovland with a copy of the January, <br /> 1974, Edina Governmental Commission Report. <br /> ROLLCALL Answering rollcall were Members Bennett, Brindle, Housh, Swenson and Mayor <br /> Hovland. <br /> CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS APPROVED Motion made by Member Bennett and seconded by <br /> Member Swenson approving the Council Consent Agenda with the exception of Item IV.P <br /> Reports/Recommendations, Set Hearing Date (January 20, 2009) Planning Items, as <br /> presented. <br /> Rollcall: <br /> Ayes: Bennett, Brindle, Housh, Swenson, Hovland <br /> Motion carried. <br /> CMA SAVVY & SILVER CIRCLE AWARDS PRESENTATION TO EDINA COMMUNICATIONS & <br /> MARKETING DEPARTMENT Mayor Hovland described the three CMA Savvy and Silver Circle <br /> Awards that were received by the Edina Communications and Marketing Department and <br /> congratulated all involved. <br /> *MINUTES - REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 16, 2008, WORK SESSION OF DECEMBER <br /> 16 2008, MEETING WITH LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF DECEMBER 16, 2008, AND WORK <br /> SESSION MEETING OF NOVEMBER 25, 2008 APPROVED Motion made by Member Bennett <br /> and seconded by Member Swenson approving the Regular Meeting of December 16, 2008, <br /> Work Session of December 16, 2008, Meeting with Legislative Delegation of December 16, <br /> 2008, and Work Session Meeting of November 25, 2008. <br /> Motion carried on rollcall vote—five ayes. <br /> *PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO FEBRUARY 3, 2009, ON PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT NO. S- <br /> 101 Motion made by Member Bennett and seconded by Member Swenson to continue <br /> public hearing on Public Improvement No. S101 to February 3, 2009. Motion carried on rollcall <br /> vote—five ayes. <br /> PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON PERMIT TO ALLOW OVER THREE PETS — RESOLUTION NO. <br /> 2009-08 APPROVED, WAYNE CARLSON, 523 COVENTRY LANE Affidavits of Notice presented <br /> and ordered placed on file. <br /> Deputy Chief Presentation <br /> Deputy Chief Long presented the request of Wayne Carlson and Rosie Horner, 523 Coventry <br /> Lane, to allow more than three dogs and one cat in one home. He advised the City became aware <br /> of the animals on November 17, 2008, when a call of complaint was received about the number of <br /> pets in the household and constant barking. The investigation found they had three dogs and one <br /> cat. Mr. Carlson had since applied for a pet permit to exceed the Ordinance limit. Mr. Long <br /> advised Staff's concerns were the original complaint of constant barking by three dog s impact to <br /> Page 1 <br />