<br />WNUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD MONDAY,
<br />MAY 22, 1961, AT 7:OO P.M., AT THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE HALL
<br />Rollcall was answered by Members Dickson, Tupa, VanValkenburg and Bredesen.
<br />MINUTES of the Regular Neeting of May 8, 1961, were approved as submitted, with
<br />the following one amendment, by motion Dickson, Seconded by VanValkenburg and
<br />carried: Motion approving Minutes of April 24th Meeting is to be amended to
<br />correct the action taken April 24, releasing a temporary easement for Sanitary
<br />Sewer in Lake Edina.2nd Addn. over and across "Two strips of land each fifteen
<br />feet in width--" to read "Two strips of land each sixty feet in width--".
<br />PUBLIC HEARING ON PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NBME OF "HANI(;ERSON AVENUE" TO "COVENTRY
<br />ROAD". Affidavits of Publication, Posting and Mailing of "Notice of Public
<br />Hearing" were presented by Clerk, approved as to form, and ordered placed on
<br />file; and, pursuant.to said Notice, Public Hearing was called on the petition
<br />of Mrs. J.H, Batten,.5012 Hankerson Avenue, and others for the change of the
<br />name of this two-block street to "Coventry Road". Proponents told Council it
<br />is impossible to sell property on the street because of this name. There was
<br />some considerable objection from the audience on the name change.
<br />said they feel that a name change would involve considerable bother in changing
<br />legal documents, that Coventry Road sounds pretentious. Petition in objection
<br />was filed, signed by some of those who had signed original petition asking for
<br />change, as well as several others; and Dickson moved that petition for change
<br />of street name be denied.
<br />Hotion seconded by VanValkenburg and carried.
<br />PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED CHANGE OF NAME OF A PORTION OF "ASHCROFT AVENUE" TO
<br />"GARRISON LANE". Affidavits of Publication, Posting and Mailing of "Notice of
<br />Public Hearing'' were presented by Clerk, approved as to form, and ordered placed
<br />on file; and, pursuant to said Notice, Public Heaxng was called on proposed,
<br />Pillage-sponsored, change of the name of that portion of "Ashcroft Avenue" lying
<br />East of St.Johns Avenue (a 135-foot strip) to '8arrison Lane". It was explained
<br />that the.Easterly continuation of this street is named Garrison Lane; that there
<br />is some confusion in the neighborhood as to the official name, There were no
<br />objections from owners of abutting property, and Dickson offered the following
<br />Ordinance, moving that Council dispense with second reading and adopt as offered: I ORDINANCE NO. 164-19
<br />NO. 164 ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE NAMING AND RENAMING
<br />CERTAIN ROADS, STREETS AND AVENUES OF THE VILLAGE
<br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS:
<br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING VILLAGE OF EDINA ORDINANCE
<br />OF EDINA
<br />Section 1. Ordinance No. 164 of the Village, as amended, is hereby further
<br />amended by adding after Section 33 the following:
<br />"Section 34.. That street now known as "Ashcroft Avenue" and lying between
<br />Lot 5, Block 1 and Lot 1, Block 4, Valley View Ridge Addition (between
<br />St.Johns Avenue and the Nest line of Miller's Addition,)as the same is of
<br />record in the office
<br />hereby renamed "GARRISON LANE".
<br />Section 2.. This Ordinance shall be in effect from and after its passage
<br />and publication.
<br />of the Register of Deeds of Hennepin.County, is
<br />Motion for waiver of second reading and adoption of Ordinance as offered was
<br />seconded by Tupa, and on Rollcall there were four @ and no nays, as follows:
<br />Dickson, aye; Tupa, aye; VanValkenburg, aye; dredesen, aye;,and the Ordinance
<br />PUBLIC HEXtING ON PETITION OF MR, LUDWIG NELSON FOR SPECIAL PERMIT FOR DOUBLE
<br />BUKGALCM ON LOT 1, BLOCK 1, KOHLRIDGE ADDN. (SW CORNER HIGHFJAY 1'169 AND TRACY Am.)
<br />Planning Director Hite presented Affidavit of Mailing of "Notice of Hearing"; also
<br />presented plat showing location of tract, telling Council Planning Commission had
<br />voted favorably on the request, on a 3-2 vote; that frontage will be on Tracy Avenue.
<br />Mr. Frank Kreiser, representing petitioner, told Council that this lot is not suitable
<br />for a good one-family dwelling because of the traffic on Highway 1,169; that petitioner
<br />expects to build a $30,000 to $40,000 double, there; that a single-family dwelling, to
<br />sell on this lot, would probably have to be less than $20,000; that this is the only
<br />lot in Kohlridge on which it is proposed to build a double; that all other houses in
<br />the plat will be singles of the $25,000 to $30,000 type.
<br />Hawkes Terrace, supported a petition signed by opmers of some 21 neighboring properties,
<br />Mrs. E.J. Thwing, 5701