<br />i4INUTES OF THE REGULAR I.IEETIl4G OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD TUESDAY, SEPTEtBER 7, 1965,
<br />AT THE EDINA VILLAGE HALL
<br />ROLLCALL was answered by members l~lacNillan, Rixe, Tupa, VanValkenburg and Bredesen.
<br />3iINUTES of the Regular ileeting of August 16, 1965, were approved as corrected by
<br />motion Rixe, seconded by HacI4illan and carried. Rixe's correction was that the
<br />ResQlution providing for Public Hearing on proposed sidewalk replacement in the
<br />Country Club was offered by I4actEllan.
<br />1965, were approved as read-by motion of Rixe, seconded by iIacl4illan and carried.
<br />E4inutes of the Special E-leeting of August 27,
<br />PROPOSED BUDGET DISCUSSED.
<br />presentation of the budget for the succeeding calendar year be the first order of
<br />business at the first meeting in September and that copies are available. for
<br />inspection, The budget, as revised in accordance with requests made at the Special
<br />Meeting of August 27, provides for a mill rate increase of 0.83 over the 1965 levy.
<br />Nr. Hyde stated that the budget must be adopted prior to October 1, according to
<br />law .
<br />Nanager Hyde stated that State law requires that the *
<br />PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON. COUNTRY CLUB SIDEWALK REPLACEMENT . Clerk presented Affidavits
<br />of Publication in the Edina-k1orninaside Courier on August 26, 1965, and of Mailing to
<br />owners of affected properties of "Notice of Public Hearing on Portland Cement Concrete
<br />Sidewalk Replacement," which affidavits were approved as to form and ordered placed
<br />on file.
<br />OF PORTLAND CEFENT CONCRETE SIDEWALK REPLACEENT IN THE FOLLOWING :
<br />Pursuant to due notice given, Public Hearing was conducted on the CONSTRUCTION
<br />Arden Ave. from W. 50th St. to Sunnyside Rd,
<br />Bruce Ave. from W. 50th St. to Sunnyside Rd,
<br />Casco Ave. from Country Club Rd. to Sunnyside Rd.
<br />Drexel Aver from Country Club Rd. to Sunnyside Rd.
<br />Wooddale Ave. from I.I. 50th St. to North Village Limits
<br />Edina Blvd. from Country Club Rd. to Sunnyside Rd.
<br />Uoorland Ave. from Country Club Rd.l-to Sunnyside Rd.
<br />Browndale Ave, from South line of N1/2 Sec. 18, T. 28,
<br />Edgebrook Place from Browndale Ave. to Browndale Ave.
<br />Sunnyside Rd6 from Hwy. #169-212 to Grimes Ave.
<br />Bridge Str from Minnehaha Creek to Arden Ave.
<br />Country Club Rd. from Browndale Ave. to Arden AVea .
<br />North side of \I. 50th St. from Wooddale Ave. to the
<br />R. 24 to South line of Arden Pmk 2nd E 3rd Additions
<br />East line of Lot 29, Block 11, Country Club
<br />District, Fairway Section
<br />Grimes Ave. from Sunnyside Rd, to North Village limits
<br />I4ackey Ave, from Sunnyside Rd. to South line of
<br />Arden Park 3rd Addition
<br />The area proposed to be assessed includes a31 lots and tracts of land abutting
<br />Estimate of cost was given at $47,951.57, with an estimated cost per square foot of
<br />the streets listed above, Hanager Hyde explained that sidewalk in the Country Club
<br />has reached a point where it is both hazardous and unsightly and that work should be
<br />done at this time before tree roots cause additional damage.
<br />includes removal of defective sidewalk,, removal of roots interfering with the walk,
<br />placement bf sand base where required, installation of new sidewalk and replacement
<br />of sod disturbed by the construction. All valks will be four inches thick except at
<br />driveways where the thickness will be six inches.
<br />this Fall or next spring if weather prevents fall completion.
<br />4620 Casco Ave,, asked if the cracks could be patched and was in€ormed by i4ayor Bredesen
<br />that a complete job would be necessary because remaining roots would cause additional
<br />was told by Mayor Bredesen that improvements are ordered by the Council to protect
<br />the residents of the community,
<br />residents to determine whether or not they are in favor of the improvement. Hayor
<br />Bredesen stated that he would not evade his responsibility by leaving a matter
<br />concerning public welfare up to a group of people who might not have the same sense
<br />of responsibility that the Council needs to have,
<br />questioned how corner properties would be assessed.
<br />would apply as on new construction, whereby the property owner would pay full assessment
<br />on the street on which the house faces, but only one-third of the assessment on the
<br />side of the property,
<br />whether or not the property owner could have the work done on an individual basis.
<br />i.layor Bredesen replied that -5n all probability no money would be saved and that the
<br />Village would want to be sure that roots were cut deep enough so that further root
<br />damage would not occur. R. E. Damon, 4500 Bruce Avenue, suggested the possaility
<br />of eliminating sidewalks completely and was told by I4ayor Bredesen that straets in
<br />the Country Club District were too narrow for children to use when walking to school,
<br />The estimated cost
<br />Work authorized would be installed
<br />Herbert J. Brand,
<br />R, J. Holbrook, 4512 Drexel Ave., questioned the necessity of the iaork and
<br />Mr. Holbrook then asked if a poll could be taken of
<br />Uilliam Om, 4920 Arden Avenue,
<br />He was told that the same policy
<br />Dr. Clarence I, Lillehei, 4601 Wooddale Avenue, questioned