<br />MINUTES OF Ti-IE REGULAR IvIEETIi?G OF THE EDIidA
<br />VILLAGE COUNCIL , HELD MOiqDAY , AUGUST 13,1962
<br />AT 7:OO P.N., AT THE EDINA VILLAGE HALL .
<br />kiembers answering Rollcall were Dickson PIac?ki.llan , VanValkenburg and Bredesen.
<br />NIlJUTES of the Regular Meeting of July 23, 1962, were approved as submitted, by
<br />motion VanValkenburg, seconded by Dickson and carried.
<br />AidI?OUNCZNEIJT OF THE CONTIMUATIOiJ OF T;IE MAY 14Tl-I PU3LIC HEARIXG ON CUR3 AI?D GUTTER
<br />AdD PERYAhEMT STREET SURFACIHG FOR IIILRYkIT AVEiJUZ FROH 3.62idD ST. TO VALLZY VIEtI
<br />ROAD, TO SEPTEt.I3ER 10, 1962, was made by Hayor Bredesen. -
<br />PU3LIC HEARIIdGS CONDUCTED ON REQUESTS FOR VARIANCES FROM ZO:?IIIG ORDINANCE REQUIRE-
<br />IM?TS FOR SIDE YARDS. Planning Director Hite presented Affidavits of Elailing of
<br />"idotice of Hearings", which were approved and ordered placed on fila; and, pursuant
<br />to said notice the following Public Hearings were conducted, and action taken as
<br />hereinafter recorded:
<br />AVENUE SOUTH (Lot 7, Block 3 , riarriet Lawn Addition),
<br />this request comes about by reason of the owner's having to remove a large tree
<br />to meet ordinance's five-foot side yard setback for a proposed garage; tnat
<br />neighbors assent to the requested variance, and that Planning Commission has
<br />recommended favorably thereon, as of Jaly 11.
<br />floor, and no written objections had been received prior to the Hearing,
<br />MacMillan's motion, that variance be permitted, was seconded by Dickson and
<br />1. REQUEST OF MR. LAWRENCE 3ROOM FOR A THREE-FOOT SIDE YARD AT 5621 AB3OTT
<br />Mr. Hite explained that
<br />i?o objections were made from the
<br />2. REQUEST OF MR, ROY THERNELL NINE-FOOT EAST SIDE YARD AND EIGHT-FOOT
<br />'JEST SIDE YARD AT 5128 TIFTOIJ DRIVE (Lot 8, Block 3, Brookview Xeights)
<br />Planning Director Hite explained that other dwellings in the neighborhood have
<br />been constructed to conform to the 7.5-foot side yard required by deed restric-
<br />tion; that neighbors have expressed their approval, and that Planning Commission
<br />has recommended favorably upon the request, as of July 11,
<br />objections registered at the Hearing, and none had been made prior thereto.
<br />Macllillan's motion, that variances be permitted, was seconded by Dickson and
<br />There were no
<br />WATCR13AIid IMPROVEMENT FOR DUNDEE ROAD FROM W .56TH ST. TO I?. LINE OF MIRROR-LAKES
<br />14EADOW-WOOD ADDitI ABANDONED AFTER PUBLIC HEARIHG, Clerk presented Affidavits of
<br />Publication in Edina-Llorningside Courier August 2nd and 9th, 1962, and of Mailing
<br />of said notice to affected property owners; and, pursuant to said Notice, Public
<br />Hearing was conducted on proposed construction of Village Natermain and
<br />Appurtenances in Dundee Road from !11.56th St. to the North line of Mirror Lakes
<br />Meadow-Wood Addn. to Edina Highlands.
<br />proposed improvement, and area proposed to be assessed therefor, and Estimate
<br />of Cost was given as $5,290.21, proposed to be assessed against nine lots for
<br />$587.80 per Lot.
<br />the Council's own motion and without petition, when it was learned that residents
<br />desire to have the street permanently surfaced, (See Minutes of July 23, 196%
<br />Neeting). FIr. Oscar Berg, 5525 Dundee Road, presented petition signed by six',
<br />of the eight residents, opposing installation at this time. He told Council
<br />these residents are all satisfied with their wells; that they will assent to
<br />watermain construction at the time the balance of Dundee is furnished witfilater.
<br />Hr. E. F. Ihehlhausen, 5528 Dundee Road, asked for the improvement, saying
<br />construction will cost more in the future; that watermain in the street is good
<br />insurance against well failure. The written request of Col. E. R. Berg, owner
<br />of Lot 2, B1, 2, Mirror Lakes Meadow-Wood 2nd Addition, was read and noted,
<br />blr. Oscar Berg told Council that owners are willing to take a gamble on their
<br />wells going dry; that they are all deep wells and residents expect no trouble.
<br />Dickson moved that, in view of the preponderance of opinion against the
<br />proposed improvement it be abandaned.
<br />Vu-Graph Slide was shown of route of
<br />Hearing on this proposed improvement had been initiated on
<br />Motion seconded by VanValkenburg and
<br />COUi?CXL ORDERS STREET IMPROVEHEi\TT Oi? DUNDZE ROAD FRO3 'd.56TH ST. TO N. LINE OF
<br />i IIRhOR-LAKES MEA1)OkI-I.JOOD ADDN .
<br />called Public Hearing on,Permanent Street Surfacing and Concrete Curb and Gutter
<br />in Dundee Road from W.56th St, to N, Line of Mirror-Lakes P.leadow-Xood Addn.--this
<br />Hearing being a continuation of the Public Hearing of Suly 23, at which time the
<br />Council had determined to secure property owners' feeling on construction of
<br />watermain before considering street improvement.
<br />given as $9.87 per Assessable Foot.
<br />Council residents are strenuously in favor of the street surfacing; that because
<br />Dundee Road to the north is not curbed, installation of curb and gutter in that
<br />OVER OPPOSITIOi\l TO-JXJR.8 AI\ID GUTTER. i4ayor Bredesen
<br />Estimated Assessable Cost was
<br />Mr. Oscar aerg, 5525 Dundee Road, told