<br />MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE EDINA
<br />VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1964,
<br />AT 7:OO P.M., EDINA VILLAGE HALL.
<br />Members answering Rollc,qll were MacArlillan, Rixe, Tgpa, VanValkenburg and Bredesen.
<br />MINUTES. for the scheduled Meeting of October 19, 1964, which was postponed until tonight
<br />seconded by Tupa and carried.
<br />.because of the death of Mrs. Alden, were.approved as read, by motion VanValkenburg,
<br />COUNCIL CONTINUES HEARINE R. H. Peterson's
<br />Petition for Rezoning from R-4 Multiple Residence to R-5 Multiple Residence District:
<br />and for yard and density variances; for construction of 12-story apartment building
<br />on Lots 3 and 4, Cassin's Replat (6308-6340 York Avenue South) was continued to
<br />November 2, 1964..
<br />COUNC 1-S - S IF IE S PROPERTIES FRO,
<br />LAL DISWERCIALL
<br />C-2, COMMERCIAL DISTRICG
<br />Affidavits of Publication in the Edina-Morningside Courier
<br />October 8 and October 15, 1264, which Affidavits were approved as to form and ordered
<br />placed on file. Mre Hite reported that on July 6, 1964, the Council adopted
<br />Ordinance 261-88, intended to regulate all retail and commercial areas. The adoption
<br />of this requires a reclassification of all existing retail and commercial areas, . .
<br />assigning each area to one of the four districts included in Ordinance 261-88. Areas
<br />previously zoned as Community Store, Regional Shopping and Commercial should be zoned
<br />as C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, Planned Commercial, Office, or Light Industrial. Ilk. Hite
<br />explained that the reclassification of property would not change the permissive uses
<br />under the present zoning.
<br />in the status of parties or subsequent parties because of the reclassification,
<br />explained that further Council action on a rezoning hearing would be necessary to
<br />change such status. Mayor Bredesen reported that under the new classification, the
<br />parties would have the same right to convey title and the restrictions would be the
<br />same on the transfer.
<br />the same as "Light Industrial" in the new classification.
<br />the "Grandview" area, properties currently zoned as "Commercial" which should be
<br />reclassified as "Light Industrial" were described.. Other properties in the area were
<br />shown as being reclassified from "Community Store" to C-4 and C-2,
<br />The 70th and Cahill area was then described, where the Bell Telephone Garage and
<br />the Northern States Power Company property are currently zoned as "Commercial," and
<br />should be reclassified to "Light Industrial.'!
<br />The 50th Street and France Avenue area was next considered, where changes are
<br />necessary from '%ommunity Store" to C-2 and C-4,
<br />A similar presentation was made by Air, Hite concerning all other locations
<br />specifically described in the following Ordinance No. 261.99.
<br />Nr. and Mrs. Neal Swant, oyners of property at Valley View and IVooddale, and
<br />Ah. Emma Tedman, objected to re-classification of their property to C-1. It was
<br />explained to them that in order for a gasoline filling station to be allowed on their
<br />property, further action by the Council would be necessary even if no re-classification were undertaken,
<br />business of automobile repair as a non-conforming usage.
<br />Company had requested a clarification with reference to the reclassification as
<br />applied to their property and that the Village Attorney had written a clarification.
<br />Mro Victor Johnson, representing Employers Mutual Insurance Company, which ovms
<br />properky near 66th and France, requested a clarification as to the re-classification
<br />proposed on that property,
<br />in that vicinity, except the vacant parcel fronting on France, Valley View Road, and
<br />West 66th Street, has been developed and used for office building, that the
<br />classification was to be changed from "Regional Shopping" to "Off ice Building,"
<br />at West 66th Street and Xerxes Avenue.
<br />of which his clients own, was not shown.
<br />order was controlling on this particular parcel and that its provisions did not
<br />coincide with any of the districts in the zoning ordinance.
<br />&Ire Daubney questioned the application of the setback requirements of the C-3
<br />classification to the property north of West 66th Street, pointing out that the
<br />existing "Community Store" district requires no setbacks, and that the District Court '
<br />ruling provided for "Community Store" zoning €or this property.
<br />this.is contrary to the order of the court and that while we understand that this is
<br />a zoning classification and isn't directed toward this particular piece of property,
<br />nonetheless, particularly in light of the location of the property and the problems
<br />that exist relative to access and egress, an extremely adverse affect is created. wish to go on record as opposing the change from "Community Store" to C-3, primarily
<br />REGIONAL SHOPPING
<br />Jvlr, VanValkenburg questioned whether there would be a change
<br />Mr- Hite
<br />Mr, Hite explained that under the old classific&tion, "Commercial" zoning was
<br />With the aid of a map of
<br />. Mr. Hite advised that hir, Sviant could continue his present garage
<br />in discussing the Southdale area, Ab. Hite pointed out that the Dayton Development
<br />Ak, Hite explained that inasmuch as all of the property
<br />Mro John Daubney appeared as attorney for the Misses Pearce, who own property
<br />Mr, Hite explained that the District Court I He pointed out that the triangle, a portion
<br />He stated, We feel