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, <br />9/20/65 <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 />VanValkenburg, <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 />increased, <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, <br />,