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7/7/58 <br />MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE EDINA <br />VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD MONDAY, JULY 7, 1958, <br />AT 7:OO P.M.7 AT THE EDINA VILLAGE HALL. 3 <br />'I <br />Meeting convened witkout a quorum, Cljlessrs. Dickson and Kohler being the only I <br />members present. Because there was a fairly large audience present for the <br />Special Assessment Hearings scheduled for this meeting, it was decided that <br />objections and recommendations should be heard, and referred to the next Regular <br />Meeting for action. Mr. Dickson presided, <br />PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS. <br />of Publication of "Notices of Hearingstt, published in Edina-Morningside Courier <br />on June 12 and 19, 1958, which affidavits were approved as to form and ordered <br />placed on file. Pursuant to said Notices the following Hearings were conducted, <br />and action taken as hereinafter recorded. <br />1. SANITARY SEWER IMPROVEMENT NO. 133 - Construction of village sanitary Lateral <br />Sewer and appurtenances in - All streets in Lake Edina Addition; Highway No. 100 <br />from Trunk Sewer to W.7Oth St,; West 70th St. from Highway No. 100 to 4800 W.7Oth <br />St, Tabulation of Assessment showed a total assessable coat of $69,042.00, as <br />against 6,904.2 assessable feet, for $10.00 per assessable front foot, as <br />compared with Improvement Hearing Estimate of $10.20. .Ab. E. C. Stow was present <br />as the meeting began, but left after being asked to wait until larger delegations <br />had been heard on other projects. He had not returned by the time meeting was <br />adjourned. Mr. P. U. Peterson, 4809 W.70th St., appeared later in the meeting, <br />believing that present hearing was on storm sewer construction. <br />objection to offer on this proposed-assessment, and no other objections were <br />offered at the hearing. <br />prior to Hearing. Hearing continued to Monday, July 149 for action, <br />2. <br />Gutter in Code Avenue betweea W.6Oth Street and Valley View Road. <br />of Assessment showed Total Assessable Cost to be $8,556.60, as against 2,742.5 <br />Assessable Feet, for $3.12 per Assessable Foot, as compared with Improvement <br />Hearing Estimate of $3.45. <br />no written objections had been received prior thereto. Hearing continued to <br />Monday, July 14, for action. <br />3. STREET IMPROVEMENTS NOS. A-44 AND A-65 - Blacktopping of liJindsor Avenue <br />from Highway #lo0 to Richmond Lane (A-44) and Blacktopping of Windsor Avenue <br />from Richmond Lane to Code Avenue, and of Kent Place (A-65), Tabulation of <br />Assessment for No. A-44 showed a Total Assessable Cost of $6,832.61, as against <br />1,802.8 Assessable Feet, for $3.79 per Assessable Foot, as compared with <br />Improvement Hearing Estimate of $4.65. <br />showed a Total Assessable Cost of $4,706.98, as against 1,314.8 Assessable <br />Feet, for $3.58 per Assessable Foot, as compared with Improvement Hearing <br />Estimate of $3.71. A large delegation was present for this Hearing. Mr. <br />Tom Hodgson, 5500 Normandale- Road, pretested the quality of the "Seal Coat" <br />recently.laid, stating that there are "thousands of small areas" where the <br />original coat can still be seen. <br />project--originating back in 1954--had not been assessed until this time. <br />Engineer Zikan explained that because of difficulties with the blacktopping <br />contractor (who maintained that faulty curb and gutter construction was to <br />blame for his not being able to bying blacktopping up to gutter line), it had <br />been impossible until this year to get him to come back to add this additional <br />seal coat. He also stated that this last coat was not a part of the assessment; <br />that the contractor was not paid for it. <br />properties since the installation of-the improvement, led by Dr. Ash, 5105 <br />Windsor, complained that they were unaware that an assessment was to be levied <br />for this work. <br />in view of the delay in levying, and he was informed that this would be <br />considered praviding bond sale did not require 5-year term. <br />adamant in h'is complaint that the work had been poor; and Manager Hyde suggested <br />a re-seal by Village forces, <br />members present that further consideration should be given to this project; and <br />Hearing was continued to Monday, July 14, for report to Council. <br />4. <br />5801 to 5812 and 5813 Fairfax Avenue. <br />Assessable Cost of $572.26, as against 397.4 Assessable Feet, for $1.44 per <br />Assessable Foot, as compared with Improvement Hearing Estimate of $2.51. <br />objections were registered at the Hearing, and none had been received prior <br />thereto. Hearing continued to Monday, July 14, for action, <br />5. STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. A-84 - Blacktopping of Concord Terrace from Concord <br />Avenue to St.Johns Avenue and of St-Johns Avenue from Concord Terrace to W,58th St. <br />Tabulation of Assessment showed Total Assessable Cost to be $2,856.62, as against <br />1,819.5 Assessable Feet, for $1.57 per Assessable ~oot, as compared with Improvement <br />Hearing Estimate of $2.49. <br />written objections had been reateived prior thereto. <br />July 14, for action, <br />Clerk presented Affidavits <br />He had no <br />No written objections had been received by the Clerk <br />STREET IMPROVENIENT NO. B-48 - Construction of Village Standard curb and <br />Tabulation <br />No objections were registered at the Hearing, and <br />Tabulation of Assessment for No. A-65 <br />Inquiries were made as to why this old <br />Owners who had purchased their <br />Mr. Roy Bodlund suggested that a 10-year assessment be made, <br />Mr. Hodgson was <br />It was the concensus of opinion of those Council <br />STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. A-83 - Blacktopping of Fairfax Avenue from 5800 and <br />Tabulation of Assessment showed Total <br />I'Jo <br />No objections were registered at the Hearing, and no <br />Hearing continued to Monday,