MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
<br />EDSNA VSLLAGE COUNCSL, HELD WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1965
<br />AT 4:OO P.M. IN THE EDINA VILLAGE HALL
<br />Members answering Rollcall were: MacMillan, Rixe, Tupa, VanValkenburg and Bredesen,
<br />MINUTES of the Regular Meeting of June 7, 1965, were approved as amended by motion
<br />of Tupa, seconded by MacMillan and carried,
<br />V. 0, Lewis" on Page 119 of the Minutes Book be corrected to read "J. 0, Louis,"
<br />Minutes of June 21, 1965, were approved as read by motion Tupa, seconded by
<br />MacMillan and unanimously carried,
<br />Tupa's amendment was that the name
<br />ICE ARj2)A BIDS, APPROVED., Clerk presented Affidavits of Publication. in the Edina-
<br />MorningsideCourier and Construction Bulletin on June 10, 17 and 24, 1965.
<br />Affidavits were approved as to form and placed on file,
<br />of the Park Board presented a tabulation of bids for the Ice Arena and reviewed
<br />the project,
<br />and Johnson was second low bidder at $368,700,00.
<br />high at $396,174.69 for the Base Bid.
<br />was low at $94,490,00 for gas and $90,490,00 for electric; Gartner Refrigeration
<br />was second low at $101,408.00 for gas and $96,403.00 for electric; Creamery Package
<br />Division of St, Regis was third low at $110,899.00 for gas and $103,796.00 for
<br />electric; Vilter Manufacturing Company was high at $115,386.00 for gas and
<br />$102,773.00 for electric. Mr. Diercks stated that original cost estimates had been
<br />$480,000 including $270,000 for the building itself,
<br />for $525,000, including $361,000 for the building itself.
<br />the Park Board feels that $25,000 shouLd be added for contingencies which would
<br />bring the total figure to $550,000.
<br />be as follows:
<br />Mr, H. Robert Diercks
<br />Gunnar I, Johnson E Son, Inc, was low bidder at $361,000.00. Berglund
<br />Bloomberg Company, Inc. was
<br />For Refrigeration bids, Hohsten Refrigeration
<br />Costs as submitted now are
<br />In view of these bids,
<br />Methods by which costs can be reduced would
<br />$11,000 by allowing advertising on the Zamboni ice surfacing machine
<br />over the life of the machine,
<br />$2,000 by allowing advesrtising on the scoreboard,
<br />$800 by using one coat of paint on the ceiling rather than two coats,
<br />$800 by reducing the amount of millwork used.
<br />$9,431 on mechanical and plumbing changes.
<br />These figures total $24,031 which would reduce the total figure to $525,969.
<br />Citizens Group will attempt to raise the amount necessary over $500,000,
<br />also stated that estimates of annual opeaating expenses had been revised from
<br />$74,167 to $80,176 if electricity is used, or $77,235 if gas is u3ed for refrigeration.
<br />Estimated annual revenue is $77,655, but it is anticipated that the 1965-66 revenue
<br />is apt to be lower because of a late opening date. Mr..Kendall Stevens stated
<br />that the Park Board had attempted to determine the reason for the fact that bid
<br />,prices were so much higher than estimated cost and was convinced that at least
<br />the majority of the increase represents true value because of greater specifications,
<br />Mr, Dalen answered Rixe's question concerning financing by stating that it is
<br />proposed to sell bonds in the amount of $450,000; $300,000 of which are to be
<br />Series A and sbld to the general public.
<br />the commitment from the2Citizens Group at 3% or less, and $50,000 out of Permanent
<br />Improvement Revolving Fund. Tupa emphasized that it is important that the building
<br />be well built and that no necessities be omitted, Mr. Hyde stated that there will
<br />be a sand floor which will mean that the building will not be available for non-ice
<br />use and that 600 seats have been omitted, leaving seating for 2,600.
<br />additions could be made at some later date if it should be considered necessary.
<br />Air movement and condensation were discussed and Mr. Diercks stated that Mr. Nickolas,
<br />the consultant, has recommended this building and his primary consideration is the
<br />condition of the ice.
<br />of a contractor who had bid the job if there was any place where money could be
<br />saved and was told that there was no room for a substantial saving,
<br />that because of the higher costs, he would ask the Lake Conference Schools to
<br />consider an additional three year agreement for use of the Arena.
<br />recommended awarding contracts to low bidders. VanValkenburg's motion to award
<br />contracts to low bidders, with the condition that we have written commitments from
<br />the Lake Conference Schools and ibom the Citizens Group for the part they take,
<br />was seconded by Tupa and unanimously carried. VanValkenburg offered the following
<br />Resolution providing for sale of bonds and moved its adoption;
<br />Mr. Diercks
<br />$150,000 are to be Series B which represent
<br />Mr, Cuyler Adams of the Park Board stated that he had inquired
<br />Mr. Hyde stated
<br />Mr, Hyde