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MINUTES <br /> OF THE TOWN HALL MEETING OF THE <br /> EDINA CITY COUNCIL <br /> HELD AT CENTENNIAL LAKE PARK CENTRUM <br /> SEPTEMBER 22, 2009 <br /> 7:00 P.M. <br /> ROLLCALL Answering rollcall were Members Bennett, Brindle, Housh, Swenson and Mayor <br /> Hovland. <br /> Mayor Hovland thanked persons for attending. He explained this was the second Edina Town Hall <br /> Meeting hosted by the Edina City Council. He noted that residents had been asked to complete a <br /> card stating their name, address and topic and he would be calling residents to speak by name. <br /> Each speaker would be allowed to have three minutes to speak on any issue or concern they <br /> wished to express. <br /> Dick Whitbeck, 6128 Brookview Avenue, stated he had been disappointed by the failure of the City <br /> government to support residents of Brookview Avenue. <br /> Tom Bonneville, 4378 Browndale Avenue, asked the Council to carefully study and adopt the best <br /> Planned Unit Development (PUD) ordinance that could be found. <br /> Janey Westin, 6136 Brookview Avenue, expressed disappointment in the operation of the <br /> Planning Department. <br /> Bob Sandilla, 6715 Cahill Road, stated he did not support development of a regional bike trail <br /> along Nine Mile Creek by his home. <br /> Michael Wolff, 5300 West 70`h Street, stated he did not support development of a regional bike <br /> trail along Nine Mile Creek by his home and asked that there be a hearing on the matter. <br /> Jim Peterson, 6520 Creek Drive, expressed concern about possible taking of property if there was <br /> to be a fifty-foot setback with a regional trail because of the nearness of the creek to his property. <br /> Jerry Clifford, 5516 Gleason Court, asked why Three Rivers Park District was considering such an <br /> expenditure in the current economic times. <br /> Dan Peterson, 6520 Creek Drive, stated concerns about potential habitat destruction along the <br /> creek if a regional trail gets built. <br /> Steve Howe, 5169 Abercrombie Drive, stated he did not support the construction of the trail <br /> because of concerns about the environment, safety and security. <br /> Jackie Whitbeck, 6128 Brookview Avenue, expressed her dismay over the potential JMS <br /> subdivision. Ms. Whitbeck said she felt the City does not follow its codes and did a poor job <br /> representing residents with the development next to her residence. <br /> Robert Lubar, 6619 Londonderry Drive, asked who was reviewing the cost estimates and would <br /> be responsible for maintenance and security of a trail if it were built. <br /> Doug Lysen, 6813 Langford Drive, called upon but did not speak. <br /> Richard Johnson, 5700 Tucker Lane, expressed concern about the negative impact on trees and <br /> habitat if the trail along Nine Mile Creek were approved. <br /> Page 1 <br />