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5/3/65 $9 <br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD MONDAY, MAY 3, 1965, AT THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE HALL - \ <br />Answering Rollcall were MacMillan, Rixe, Tupa, VanValkenburg and Bredesen. <br />MINUTES of the Regular Meetings of April 5 and 19 and the Continuation Meeting <br />of April 26, 1965, were approved as submitted by motion Mact4illan, seconded by <br />Tupa and carried. <br />PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED IMPROVEHENTS, .Clerk presented Affidavits of Publication <br />in the Edina-Morningside Courier on April 22 and 29, 1965, and Affidavit of Mailing <br />on April 21. Affidavits were approved as to form and ordered placed on file, <br />Pursuant to due notice given, Public Hearings were conducted on the following <br />proposed improvements, and action was taken by Councin-as hereinafter recorded: <br />A, CONSTRUCTION OF STORM SEWER AND APPURTENANCES IN THE FOLLOWING: <br />- Maloney Aver from 150 feet west of Tyler Court to Tyler Court <br />Tyler Court from Maloney.Ave, to easement line 50 feet south of Maloney Avenue, <br />On easement line from Tyler Court to low area between Tyler Court and Arthur <br />On easement lines from low area between Tyler Court and Arthur St. and <br />Arthur St. from easement line 150 feet north of Waterman Ave. to Waterman Ave. <br />Watemnan Ave. (vacated) from Arthur St. to 800 feet east <br />On easement line from vacated Watemnan Ave. to pond south of Waterman Ave. <br />St. and south of Maloney Ave. <br />south of Maloney Ave. to Arthur St. <br />Estimate of Cost was given as ,028lC per square foot to be assessed against an <br />estimated 1,153.260 square feet, Mr. Hyde explained that this hearing was the <br />third on this*particular area, and by request had been re-estimated providing for <br />use of the pond as a ponding bash, Richard DeLeo, 609 Waterman Circle, stated <br />that a petition had been submitted against the improvement which represented 85% <br />of the property owners which would be assessed, Robert Roser spoke in favor of <br />the Storm Sewer, stating that his property had been damaged by water, and that <br />from a standpoint of health and safety the improvement should be approved, <br />George Gould, 6516 Waterman Ave., informed Council that there are only two <br />properties which will be benefited, and that there ape a number of retired property <br />owners who could not afford this expensive assessment, <br />509 Tyler Court, stated that he feels that the people of Edina have an obligation <br />to consider the safety of the children who p&ay in this area and that the area <br />would make a good recreational area if properly drained. Mrs. Q. F, Casanova, <br />605 Waterman Circle, stated that when a house is built on a swamp, it is expected <br />to have water in the yard, <br />the cost increase over that of previous hearings, <br />areas have been included and that larger pipes are planned in order that the <br />rain will drain more quickly. In answer to Mr. Frisz's question as to whether <br />it would run through his lot, Mr. Hite stated that as now contemplated it would, <br />though this might be changed. Mr. Roser stated that the Village of Edina had <br />issued a building permit to him and yet he is denied use of the property from <br />the standpoint of health and safety, M+yor Bredesen stated that the prime <br />responsibility of any governing body is to protect the health and welfare of <br />the community, regardless of whether the land is publicly or privately owned. <br />Mr. VanValkenburg remarked that relative to a letter which he had received from <br />Mr. Gould, he felt that this argument is not well taken at this time and shaiild <br />be the subject at an assessment hearing, <br />that this land would never be dry enough for park property and that he had never <br />seen children playing there, <br />the weeds every year. There was no further discussion. <br />Improvement later in Minutes , ) <br />B. CONSTRUCTION OF LIFT STATION AND FORCE MAIN AND APPURTENANCES AS FOLLOWS: <br />West side of Olinger Road at W. 61st Street. <br />be assessed at a maximum of $316.07 per lot. <br />was heard at the last meeting on a smaller area, <br />the price pes lot would be lower. <br />had been in and gone over the plans with Mr, Drake and that he is completely <br />satisfied with the engineering on the project and that there is a letter on file, <br />No further discussion was heard. <br />Minutes . ) <br />IN THE. FOLLOWING: . . On. the..proposed..alley. to-be. situated-on..the..westerly, 14. feet of <br />a11 of the lots in Blocks 1 and .2, Xecxes ,Avenue :Addition,. Estimate .oft ,Cost is <br />$5,663,01 to be< assessed? on! 1,812.11 assessable feet at a cost per foot of $3,13. <br />Giles W. Lucker, owner o!fc 6444b461 Xerxes1,l stated that he would like to keep this <br />property for future construction1 05 an. apaDtment . <br />create considerable1 traffic from1 nearby apartments . <br />Fredrick Zimmerman, <br />Joseph Frisz, 532 Arthur St., asked the reason of <br />Mr. Hite explained additional <br />Mr. Arlo Lee, 524 Arthur Street, stated <br />He stated that the owner had to be advised to cut <br />(See Resolution Ordering <br />Estimate of Cost was $39,509.26 to <br />Manager Hyde stated that this project <br />If the additional area is included, <br />Mr. Hyde also stated that Mr. Norman Olmstead <br />(See Resolution Ordering Improvement later in <br />'2, CONSTRUCTION OF GRADING, GRAVELING AND ASPHALT CONCFETE-SURFACING AND APPURTENANCES <br />He also felt that an alley would <br />Mr. Hite explained that this