<br />Hanager T43tcheU. reported that there are several. peat fires burning novr, started
<br />byethe large grass fire of some two veeks ago,
<br />large s~mp areas, far I"r0m water; that it is practicaJ-ly an impossibility to
<br />.extinguish them, 3knager PEtcheU was instructed to have warning signs put up in the area, to prevent accidents insofar as possible.
<br />&, Bredesen suggested that a program of winter tree-trimming be bitiated, with
<br />costs to 'be assessed against owners of benefited properties.
<br />cussion as to method of bidding, assessing, etc., lJlBnager Uitchell was directed
<br />to antact tree trimming firms for expert advtce as to how. to handle this proposed
<br />3fanager %Etchell reported that Council 5s not receiving bids on grading and
<br />gravelling-that no bids were received O~tob~r,~26;;,orr either the Garpison he
<br />or the Josephine Avenue Grading and Grayelling-pm jects; and that the only..bid
<br />received September 28, for Xerxes between TJ.66th and 1?,6gt;h Sts. is much too
<br />fiigh, Child! s motion, that sponsors of Gavison &me. -and Josephine Avenue
<br />improvqents,be notified that no bids have been received and that Council.
<br />believes it impractical. to re-advertise for bids before spring, vas seconded
<br />by Danens and carried,
<br />Bredesanls motion, that Council reject the bid received September 2S, for the
<br />Gradingand Gravelling of Xerxes Avenue between 91.66th and IT,6&ih Streets, was
<br />seconded by Batik and carried.
<br />f.fanager BiitcheU asked that Council take action on bids received October 26 for
<br />Storm Sewer in 60th and Chowen area. Bredesen moved for rejection of bids,
<br />trotion seconded by Bank and carried, .
<br />He explained that these are
<br />After much dis-
<br />.. Fjredesen then mved for adjournment. Notion seconded by Child and carried.
<br />Eieeting adjourned at 10 : 55 P.14, - ..
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<br />Henhers answering Bollcall were chili, Danens, Bank and Erickson; trith 3radesen
<br />coming later, as recorded,
<br />First matter on the agenda insethe taking of bids.
<br />affidavits of Publication in Edina-Nornfiigside Courier and Construction Bulletin,
<br />' October 29 and, Novaiber 5, for '?Advertisement for Bids,!' €or the following; which
<br />affidavits were approved as to fom and ordered placed on file,
<br />Pa,rk hard; Traffic Lights for Southvj-ew Lane; Grader and Gravel, Concord Avenue,
<br />Trustee Bredesen entered the meeting at this tiaie.
<br />Clerk Bredesen presented
<br />- Truck forr
<br />Bank moved that" bids received this evening be referred to the Assistant Village
<br />Engineer for public opening in the Village Engineerrs Office. -3fotion seconded
<br />S&*s notion, for approval of the Ilinutes of the Nee-bings of Septe;abw 21 and 28,
<br />October 5, 12 and 26, ,and November 2, 1953, was seconded by Child and carried.
<br />At this time &yor j3ridkson amohced the Continuation of %he October 12th Public
<br />Hearing on the proposed Ifatemain Smprovement in the Nelody Knolls area and,
<br />South +hereof
<br />ties iyr the area. xas filed, as was a petition, signed by R.C.SonnerQberg and
<br />Hmry C, Hansen,' r.rithdrawing Ifelody Lane and Relody Lake Drive properties from orighal pet$ki.on for watermain improvement, Child*s motion, that Public
<br />Nezring on proposed ITatemain Improvement for NelodF Knolls area be. continued
<br />inder"initely, with the understaqfing that Council v&ll notify affected property
<br />ovrners of the date to be set €or continued-hearing, vas seconded by Danens and
<br />* by_Child &d carried. ..
<br />Petition,. protesting improvement, signed by owners 02 39 proper-
<br />Public Hearing was then called on proposed change of street name for St, Johns Avenue in Stocke E3C Hansonts Concord Terrace, Clerk Bank presented copy of
<br />'_'Notice of HearingI~ mailed to affected property ovmps, which Notice was
<br />approved and ordered placed on file, dation €or change to 1*FairfaX" Avenue was' reviewed. There were no mj.tten
<br />objections, and no objections-were filed from the floor.
<br />follovning Ord-ce and moved its adoption, with second reading to be mived:
<br />Building aspector Woehler's recornen- .
<br />ChiLd offered the