<br />/ PURCHASE OF PARK 'DRINKING FOUNTAINS APPROVED BY COUNCIL., Mr. Dalen explained that
<br />the Village Council had authority to authorize purchase orders up to'$2,000 and that
<br />drinking fountains requested by the Park Board would not come over that -amount.
<br />MacMillan's motion approving purchase of water fountains to be installed in various
<br />parks was seconded by Tupa and unanimously carried.
<br />DR. K. PAUL CARSON APPOINTMENT AS SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVE TO PARK BOARD, was
<br />announced by Mayor Pro Tem VanValkenburg.
<br />CLAJMS PAID, Tupa moved for payment of the following Claims as per Pre-List dated
<br />September 20, 1965, as follows:
<br />Parks, Park Construction, Swim Pool and Golf Course, $60,283.92; Water Fund, $7,488.68;
<br />Liquor Fund, $56,535.21; Sewer Rental Fund, $779.82; Improvement Fund, $35,000.00.
<br />Motion seconded by MacMillan and carried.
<br />The evening's agenda having been covered, Tupa moved for adjournment.
<br />by MacMillan and carried,
<br />General Fund, $26,115.57; Construction Fund, $283,201.77;
<br />Motion seconded
<br />Adjournment at 8:45 P.M.
<br />Village Clerk
<br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL, HELD iiONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1965,
<br />EDXNA VLLLAGE HALL
<br />ROLLCALL was answered by members MacMillan, Rixe, Tupa, VanValkenburg and Bredesen.
<br />MIIJUTES of the Regular Meeting of September 7 were approved as amended by motion of
<br />VanValkenburg, seconded by Rixe and carried. VanValkenburg's amendment was that the
<br />following comments be added to Page 195 of this Minutes Book relative to the Special
<br />Assessment for Storm Sewer No. 84:
<br />Other comments and explanations were given by Messrs. Hyde, Bredesen and
<br />is of the opinion that a storm sewer does create a benefit to all properties in the
<br />drainage district,
<br />(23 sanitary ponding areas, (3) elimination of flash floods, (4) maintenance of streets,
<br />(5) physical, improvement to area, (6) elimination of stagnant ponds which are hazardous
<br />to children and to the health of the area, (7) safety, (8) storage, and (9) others,
<br />All areas of the Village are or will be in one or another storm sewer district before
<br />the system is complete, It would be grossky unfair to assess some areas and to pay
<br />for other areas from the general fund.
<br />fairly apportion these costs between areas A, B, C and D and this explains the
<br />different assessment costs,
<br />in effect over thirty years and it would be unfair to change it now; that this was
<br />different than a rural drainage ditch because an urban development (houses, garages,
<br />yards, streets) does change the natural drainage,
<br />a study would show that there would be no real difference in overall taxes paid if
<br />storm sewers had been paid from general funds OP on the present basis, Normandale
<br />Park, on WarrenAvenue from the 6400 block to k?. 66th Street, which is approximately
<br />one block from Mr. Jacob's property was developed without special assessment and
<br />adds to the value of nearby properties.
<br />this park and eliminates flash flooding and the necessity of pumping, the cost of
<br />which would reflect on the General Tax.
<br />street maintenance, which would also reflect on the General Tax, would be substantially
<br />It was pointed out to Mr, Jacobs and the audience that the Village
<br />Some of these benefits as explained, are (1) orderly runoff of water,
<br />An attempt has beenimade in this instance to
<br />It was mentioned that the system of assessing had been
<br />Mr, Hyde stated that he was sure
<br />Stomn Sewer #84 allows better drainage of
<br />Without adequate stom sewers, the cost of
<br />Minutes of September 20 were approved as read by motion VanValkenburg, seconded by
<br />Tupa and carried,