<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