MDIU'EB OF THE REGULAR PBETING OF Tm
<br />OITOWB.12, 1953, AT..7:30.P.I-i,, .AT THE
<br />Members answering Rollcall were ChLLd, Danens and Wickson; with members Bank
<br />and Bredesen coming 'later; as recorded below,
<br />The first matter on the agenda was $he Taking of Bids. A.ffidav5.t of Fublication for "Advertisement for Bids" for Grading and Gravelling of Josephine Avenue
<br />between 'W3,65th and FJ.66fih S%reets; and for f%dvertisement for Bids" for Storn
<br />Sewer k.*60-l;h and Chowen area; both advertisements having been published .October
<br />X and 8, 1953, presented, approved as to.fom and ordered placed on file. There were no bids 'presented for the projects, and E-faxmger &€itchell recommended that Council
<br />re-advertise for same, with bids to be taken October 26. Child so moved; motion seconded by Danens and carried.
<br />Nanager EEtcheIl reported that the orily bid received for the Grading and
<br />Gravelling of Garrison Lane ,.and Wooddale Avenue, that of ELG, Astleford, is
<br />considerably higher as to unit prLce than 'chose bids being currently received
<br />fo; other projects. 1954 inasmuch as this is not an emergency project.
<br />rejected, and the Council re-adyertise for bids to be taken October 26. Notion
<br />seconded by Danens .and carried.
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<br />He recommended that bids be delayed until the sprhg of
<br />Child moved that bids be
<br />Manager Elitch$l recommended award of bid taken September, 28, on Watermain No. 66-h Concord Terrace and St. Johns Avcmue--to Peter Wetti Construction Company,
<br />low bidder, at $5,346.50, Child's motion for award of bid to-Peter hetti
<br />Construction Company was seconded by Danens and carried.
<br />hsuant to lf$otice of-Hearing on Proposed Stom Sewer1! published in Edina-
<br />Morningside Courier October 1 and 9, 1953, affidayit of which publication was
<br />presented, appmved as to form. and ordered placed on file, Pfayor Erickson
<br />annpunced F'ublic Hearing on that storm sewer to serve the 60th StreeWhowem
<br />Avenue area. Manager Mitchell read an amended Estimated 09 Cos$ in amount of
<br />$9,925.28 as against 2r530,000 assessabl? square feet, for $.02 per sware foot.
<br />He eqlained that several lateral mains have been eliminated.frdm his former plan,
<br />in order that cost yight be more in line. At this time several petitions, carry-
<br />ing the names of some ninety-Tour propeAy owners in the dlstrict and opposing
<br />the project &n the grounds that cost exceeds benefik, were filed; accgbed, and
<br />ordered placed on file for consideration. Tu addihion, there were several verbal
<br />objections. The CoFelius interests maintainedthat the proPosed drainage ditch .
<br />West of France Avenue, whgch will carry the water from the entire water shed to
<br />the Greek, will-raise the zvater level in their swamp property. Several in the
<br />area-stated that they are now burdened &th assessments for other hprovements
<br />and cannot take additional ass&ssments at this time. One gentleman stated that
<br />this should be a General Fund obligation becase, he alleged, an error was made
<br />some years ago in establishing the grade of W,6Oth Street; which error is the
<br />cause of all the present difficulty. Several st&ed that they consider the cost
<br />of fi.02 per square foot too high for such an improvement, E-, Child told the
<br />audience that a vote of four of the Council. in fayor is necessary before the
<br />project can be voted h; and Mhyor Zrickson momced the Hearing closed pending
<br />the arriyal ofthe other members of the Council. At this time representatives -
<br />of Thernell Construction Company announced their wiXLingness to sign a petition
<br />h favor of the project, said petition covering 1% lots. * 4:- -3 Later in the
<br />evening, with all members of the Council present, Cud moved for continuation
<br />of the Hearing to Monday, October'_26. Motion seconded by Bredesen and carried.
<br />Clerk Bakk arrived at this-time,
<br />Nayor Erickson then announced Public Hearing on the Proposed Oiling of Ashcroft
<br />Avenue-between We 59th and W,60?;h Streets.
<br />cation in Ed+a+forningside Courier of Notice of Hearing on-Proposed Street Improvement, said publication having appeared October 1 akd 8, 1953. Af€idadt
<br />was approved as to fom and ordered placed on file. Manager Mitchellis estimate
<br />of 15$ per front foot, for this work, was given. There was a delegation present
<br />to urge the iaproveaent; but aU. asked for additional work on the newly completed grading project before oil is applied.
<br />grade; one askedthat street be rolled aqd packed if this has not .been done; one asked for a specific time schedule for the oiling work. No one was present 'co
<br />object to the Oiling, and no written objections had been received prior to the
<br />Hemag. B.ank. off ere4 the following Resolution and moved its adoption:
<br />Clerk presented Affidavit of Publi-
<br />One gentleman complained about the present
<br />RkEiOLUTION ORDERING OILING D@ROVE%ETaT
<br />NO. 0=552. A@EOlING TUBS Amm SPEC& , c
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<br />BE TT RESOLVED by the Council of the.Vfilage,of.,Edina, Minnesota, that this Council
<br />heretofore-caused notice of hearing to be duly published on the proposed imPrOV'@-
<br />ment consisting of the Oiling gf Ashcroft Avenue between W.59.t;h and W.6Oth streets,