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4/4/66 <br />MINUTES OF THE'REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />MONDAY, APRIL 4, 1966 <br />Members answering Rollcall were Trustees Johnson, MacMillan, Tupa and VanValkenburg who <br />served as Mayor Pro Tem in the absence of Mayor Bredesen. <br />MINUTES of the Regular Meeting of March 7, 1966, were approved by motion of Trustee <br />Johnson, seconded by Trustee Tupa and carried. <br />PUBLIC HEARLNGS HELD ON PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS. <br />in the Edina-Morningside Courier on March 24 and 31, 1966, and of Mailing on March 25, 1966, <br />which affidavits were approved as to form and ordered placed on File. <br />not'ice given, Public Hearings were conducted on the following proposed improvements, and <br />action was taken by Council as hereinafter recorded: <br />A. CONSTRUCTION QF PERMANENT STREET SURFACING AND CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER IN THE <br />Clerk presented Affidavits of Publication <br />Pursuant to due <br />FOLLOWING: <br />W, Slst St. from Oxford Ave. to Hankerson Ave. <br />+ <br />Estimate of cost was presented by Mr. Hyde at $l3,78lb29 which is proposed to be assessed <br />at $8.86 per assessable foot for property abutting W. 51st St. and at $64.50 per assessable <br />lot for the north-south str-ets. Mr. Hite stated that this is a continuation of a <br />procedur started in 1964 in an effort to pave some of the side streets. <br />Witkows i, 5040 Oxford Ave., questioned the necessity of concrete curb and gutter in dead- <br />end st d ets and then added that if this work is to be done, he thinks it would be more <br />economical to do all of the streets in the area at the same time. Mr. Hite stated that <br />the experience of the Village with asphalt curb and gutter has been most unsatisfactory <br />and stated that as the paved streets in the area deteriorate, the Village would recommend <br />that concrete curb and gutter be installed at the time the streets are replaced. <br />Mi?. E. L. Doeling, 5104 William Ave., asked why the lots at the south end of Oxford <br />are not proposed to be assessed and was told that in the event the street would be cut <br />through, they would be assessed at that time. Mr. Robert Halpin, 5021 Hankerson Ave., <br />stated that he does not feel that it is fair to include residents on Hahkerson who have <br />'no reason to use W. 51st St.. He was told by Mr. VanValkenburg that responsibility for <br />side streets extends beyond the abutting property. No further discussion was offered. <br />(See Resolution Ordering Improvement later in Minutes.) <br />Mr. J, F. <br />B. CONSTRUCTION OF DEAD WATERMAIN IN THE FOLLOWING: <br />Scriver Road from Blake Road to Cul-de-sac. <br />Estimate of total cost was presented by Mr. Hyde at $5,500.78, proposed to be assessed <br />against seven connections at $785.82 per connection. Mr. Hyde stated that the hearing <br />for Permanent Street Surfacing and Concrete Curb and Gutter had been held over from the <br />meeting of March 7 in order to consider installation of the dead watermain before the <br />permanent street surfacing was installed. Mr. Hyde stated that Mr. Vance Johnson, <br />5101 Scriver Road, and Mr. Fred Hall had both expressed opposition to the proposed <br />watermain. Mr. Andrew Justus, 5116 Scriver Road, stated that a11 of the houses but <br />one have wells that are no older than two years and that he would prefer that the <br />improvement not be installed. He stated that water pipes could be installed in the <br />boulevard when the water is necessary. <br />that he considered it very foolish to spend money now for something that would probably <br />not be needed for ten years. <br />the additional cost would be if water should be installed at a later date, Mr. Hite <br />estimated that the cost would be increased by approximately 50%. Pointing out that <br />property owners should be aware of the fact that future cost of installation of water <br />would be.considerably higher than cost as presently estimated, Trustee MacMillan moved <br />.that the proposed dead watermain be abandoned. <br />carried unanimously. <br />FOLLOWING: ' <br />Scriver Road from Blake Road to Cul-de-sac. <br />Mr. Earl T. Winget, Jr., 5112 Scriver Road, stated <br />In response to Trustee MacMillan's question as to what <br />Motion seconded by Trustee Tupa and <br />C. CONSTRUCTION OF PERMANENT STREET SURE'ACINGaAND CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER IN THE <br />Stating that this improvement has been continued from the Council Meeting of March 7, <br />Mr. Hyde presented total estimated project cost at $10,856.10 to be assessed at the rate <br />of $11.21 per foot against 968.72 assessable feet. <br />Resolution Ordering Improvement later in Minutes. ) <br />No discussion was offeredb (See <br />De CONSTRUCTION OF PERMANENT STREET SURFACING AND CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER IN THE <br />FOLLOWING: <br />Brookview Avenue from Crosstown Highway Service Drive to Valley View Road. <br />Mr. Hyde stated that this improvement had been again brought to public hearing following <br />receipt of a petition signed by owners of 2/3 of the a€fected properties. This petition <br />had been brought to the Village Hall the day following the heaping held on March 7 at <br />which it had been determined that the street should be oiled one more time before <br />construction of permanent street surfacing. <br />cost at $16,756.07, proposed to be assessed at $8.93 against an estimated footage of <br />1,876.92. <br />surfacing and concrete curb and gutter because of the fact thFt a petition for oiling <br />had previously been approved . <br />Oiling Petition be rescinded, which motion was seconded by Trustee Johnson and unanimously <br />Mr. Hyde presented total estimated project . <br />Mr. G. Gutierrez, 6233 Brookview Ave., stated that he opposed pennanent street <br />Trustee Tupa then moved that Council approval of the