<br />CMlfS PAID.
<br />dated February 5, 1962, was seconded by Dickson and carried:
<br />General Fund, $26,603.87; Construction Fund, $3,607.25; Parks, Park
<br />Construction and Swimming Pool Funds, $26,381.28; Waterworks Fund, $18,140.4.7;
<br />Liquor Fund, $26,998.12; Sewer Rental Fund, $24,591.37; Improvement Funds,
<br />$522,088.89; Poor and PIR Funds, $440.97 - Total, $649, 152.22.
<br />Tupa's motion for payment of the following Claims, as per Pre-List
<br />Dickson's motion for adjournment was
<br />adjourned at 8:45 P.N.
<br />Village Clerk
<br />14INUTES OF THE*REGULAR*IIEETING OF TNE EDINA
<br />VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD NONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1962,
<br />AT 7:OO P.H., AT THE EDINA VILLAGE NALL
<br />Members answering Rollcall were Dickson, MacMillan, Tupa, VanValkenburg and
<br />Bredesen. MINUTES of Meeting of February 5, 1962, approved as submitted, by motion
<br />VaEValkenburg, seconded by Tupa and carried.
<br />POLICE SERGEANT J&BS H. CRAWFORD RECEIVES CERTIFICATE. Hayor Bredesen presented
<br />to Sgt. Crawford the International City Managers' Association's Certfficate of
<br />Completion in its correspondence course on Nunicipal Police Administration, together
<br />with commendation of the Council.
<br />"REVISED" SUNDAY CLOSING ORDINANCE ADOPTED.
<br />_- on Proposed Sunday Closing Ordinance, this being a continuation of the Hearing held
<br />February 5. He read letter by Thos. Jackson, President of Edina Chamber of
<br />Commerce, informing Council that Chamber is in favor of proposed ordinance. Blr.
<br />Thomas Hodgson of the Minnesota Retail Federation, Inc., reviewed briefly the
<br />changes suggested at the last meeting - 1. That Saturday option be deleted; 2.
<br />that ordinance be inapplicable to confections, ices, ice creams, dairy products,
<br />eggs, electric fuses, light bulbs and other items essential to the safe operation
<br />of heating, lighting and plumbing equipment already installed; and Mr. H0sme.r Brown,
<br />representing Clancy's, told Council his client feels that with these changes the
<br />ordinance is as clear as possible without being unwieldy, is in favor of it and
<br />believes he can live under it. Er. Joe Francis, 6805 Creston bad, protested
<br />once again, saying that with the adoption of this ordinance the Council is simply
<br />asking for a %hole host." of laws, not only from retailers but also from other
<br />groups. Mayor Bredesen reported receipt of letter, this evening, from filr.
<br />Kingston Nelson, 5917 Kellogg Avenue, protesting the proposed ordinance; and Hr.
<br />Nelson was present and supported his letter verbally. Mr. Nelson's protest was on
<br />the point that the Council does not have the authority to legislate as to what
<br />can and what cannot be sold at any certain time. Nr. Hodgson reported that five
<br />recent SupremzAourt decisions have ruled can legislate on one part of. a problem
<br />at one time and another part of same problem at another time.
<br />read to the audience the changes proposed in the ordinance as first heard on
<br />February 5, and Dickson offered for its first reading the following Ordinance
<br />No. 183, moving that Council dispensz with the second reading thereof and adope
<br />Ordinance as submitted:
<br />Mayor Bredesen called Public Hearing
<br />Nayor 'redesen then
<br />* OWINANCE NO. 183
<br />AB ORDIN&?CE RELATING TO BUSINESS ACTIVITIES
<br />01; SWAYS, PROHIBITING CERTAIE OF 6UCH ACTIVITIES,
<br />AND PROVIDIKG PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS
<br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF-THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, FIINNESOTA, OlXDAfNS:
<br />Section 1. Purpose. It is determined to be in the interest oE the public
<br />health, order, convenience and general welfare to observe certain days, hereinafter
<br />specified, as days of rest and recreation, free from unrestricted commercial activity,
<br />and it is the purpose of this ordinance to aid in the preservation of such days for
<br />such purposes.
<br />Section 2. Definitions. Subd. 1. "Person" means any individual partner-
<br />ship , corporation, association, or other group, however organized, and includes agents
<br />and employees.
<br />Subd. 3. "Restricted Item" means any of the following: Clothing and wearing
<br />apparel; cloi3iing accessories; footwear; furniture; furs; housewares; chinaware, poirtery
<br />and glassware; household or business or office furnishings and appliances; hardware;
<br />tools; paints and varnishes; building materials and supplies; jewelry; cameras; silver-
<br />ware; watches; clocks; luggage; musical instruments; musical recordings; radio reckivers;
<br />television receivers ; phonographs and record and tape players; lawn mowers; boats;
<br />outboard motors; automobile parts; automobileaaccessories; toys other than novelties
<br />2nd souveniers; lumber; floor covering; farm implements and machinery; groceries; mzats
<br />and foods, not prepared and served on the premises or served elsewhere by food caterers.