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<br />Rembers asrering Rollcall were Ericlrson, Bredesen, Danens, Fro& and %pa.
<br />=-ager-Engineer Zikan was also present and acted as *Clerk. -
<br />Advertising for tge €oflot* pieces of eqyipn6nt needed by the PUbUc liorks Dept.
<br />was discussed: One - 13 Wheelheumatic Wller; One Steam Cleaner for eqdpenf;,
<br />edvefis, md.catch basins; ad One Tar Tank on trai&er with hand spray. A mller for Patching, COdkng less than $500, which the Public ITorks Dept. geed&,
<br />vas also discussed. Zt was moved by Nr, Fmnk that the-P.lanageT be authorized to advertise for the three pieces of equipment costing over-&DO each and that the
<br />purchase of the small boller be made &rectly, Bids to be taken &rch G, 1955. Notion seconded by BIr, Tupa and carrLed.
<br />Salary and wage schedules for the Villages of Richfield, St. Louis Park and Hopkins
<br />were presented to the Council. for consideration in adjusting the searies of.Edina
<br />employees. No action, ”
<br />The request of the Council regarding the new Nater Totrer contract ?vas discussed,
<br />Since C-tLcago Bridge & Iron Company have $30,000 to. $50,000 invested at the present
<br />time, it was decided to.notify them to proceed 16th Che water tower as previously-
<br />The request of the Hopkins Council for a meeting T.rith the Edina Council was discussed,
<br />and February 25, at. 7:30 Pa&., was approved for an infoma& meeting,
<br />The proposed Eden Avenue entrance on W.5Gth Street relocation was discussed. The
<br />Wmesota Highway Qepartment has a proposed Highway Relocation for Trunk Highway
<br />No. 169, tJhich tmuld utilize Eden Avenue.
<br />on February 11, 1955.
<br />Company for the relocation o,f the entrance of Eden Avenue onto li.5oth Street, be
<br />returned because of the State Highp.raJr Plaa.
<br />Bredesen voted against tee motion,
<br />motion carried. I
<br />The suggestion of Hennepin County to correct the alignment and grzde of Interlachen
<br />Blvd. $Iere”the NI.I Diagonal-Trunk Sewer is constructed was referred to the Engineer
<br />to work out tlith. the County;.
<br />The Cornea met with the following people to discuss France Avenue widening and the
<br />conStruction of Valley View Road extended:
<br />Henneph Comty fkighwq~pepa@rnent; Nr. Crear ancJ I&. Albrecht-_of the Dayton CompaW;
<br />Kr, Bari;on, a traffic consultant; m.. Gutiman of Vgctor Gruen & Associates; and Nr.
<br />Coul%er, a surveyor who prepared the plans and estinates of cost.
<br />discussion was had, in which many specific items concerning the preliminary urork,
<br />proposed construction and p-mposed maintenance were covered--notably the follobkgt
<br />The 24-foot cut for the intersection of France Avenue and W.75th St. was of some
<br />concern as to damages to Glacier Sand and Gravel Co., and the question of $he
<br />lowering of the Egh pressure gas-main in both W.7Oth and Fraxce Avenue was
<br />kevr that the-grades mre going to be lowered when they installed the mak the Gas Company vmuld be responsible-for the lowering.
<br />$om Sex.rer and the -land acquisition were a Village responsibiUty.
<br />The question of ab&doning lf,66th St?e&*across Lake Cdrnelia was brought up.
<br />residential develog&ent had-,nothing to do with th5s abandoment--the .. Conky spends -
<br />too much for maintenance on this road now,
<br />Notion made by Fro&, seconded by Danens and carried. -
<br />These plans were filed kith the Village
<br />E&. Fro& moved that,,the $4,000 deposit of the Edim-_Holding
<br />lk&ion-seconded by>Ir, Tupa. I&,
<br />Other members voted to approve motion, and
<br />I&. 25mmezyw-i and Nr. Pederson of the
<br />A lengthy
<br />It was felt that the Gas Cornpany was there by-severence and since %hey
<br />The Cohty‘mmanbers felt that the
<br />A question was asked as to whether the entire road pattern vas being coordinated
<br />with the State Highway Department, and Nr. Zimmem said that it tias,
<br />Elk. Codter presented his estimate of cost ?or both France Avenue and Valley View
<br />Road-extended, as $4l3,2ll,10, which vas the total except for damages to the __
<br />Glacier Sand and Gravel Co.; the cost of removing one home in Psacedde Acres; the
<br />T@e County Highway DepaAment members felt that the Village should be responsible
<br />for traffic. signals, grass planting and cutting, and-gtom sewer naintenance.
<br />C~~nty should be responsible for the construction of 22’feet of roadway, snow
<br />The Edina Village Council accepted the Estimate of Cost and the plan for further
<br />study, No -action taken,
<br />land acqqisition for right-of-riny, .-
<br />PlOiJing, S=d.ing and patching-