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1/19/67 <br />IdINUTES OF THE REGULAR HEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL <br />POSTPONED FROM JANUARY 16 UNTIL JANUARY 19. 1967 <br />Because of inclement weather, the Regular Meeting of the Edina Village Council was <br />postponed on action of Mayor Bredesen from January 16 to January 19. <br />calls were made to as many interested parties as possible. <br />Telephone <br />Members answering rollcall on January 19 were Trustees Courtney , Johnson, RacMillan , <br />VanValkenburg who served as Mayor Pro Tem in th;? absence of Mayor Bredesen. <br />MINUTES of the Regular E4eeting of January 9, 1967, were approved by motion of <br />Trustee Johnson, seconded by Trustee MacMillan and carried. I R. E. DRAEGER ZONING CHANGE FOR 4400 BROOKSIDE AVENUE GRANTED F~RST ~E~D~MG. <br />Affidavits of Publication and of Mailing were presented by Clerk, approved as to form <br />and ordered placed on file. Pursuant to due notice given, Mr. Hite presented request <br />of R. E. Draeger for rezoning of Parce1'2400, Lot 12, Brookside Terrace, from R-1 <br />Residential District to R-2 Multiple Residential District . Mr. Hite advised that <br />the site at 4400 Brookside Avenue is now occupied by a single-family dwelling which <br />was constructed a great many years ago, <br />apartment building, property to the south is occupied by a double bungalow; Ninneapolis, <br />Northfield E Southern Railroad tracks run immediately east of Brookside Avenve and <br />properties to the west on Rutledge Avenue are developed single-family residences. <br />Board of Appeals is considering a lot area variance, approval of which has bcen <br />recommended by the Planning Commission, along with the removal of the existing <br />building. <br />offered First Reading of Ordinance No. 261-143 as follows: <br />The land to the north is occupied by an <br />No persons were present to offer objections, whereupon Trustee Johnson <br />ORDINANCE NO. 261-143 <br />* AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 261 <br />(ZONING ORDINANCE) OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA <br />ESTABLISHING AN ADDITIONAL R-2 <br />MULTIPLE RESIDENCE DISTRICT <br />I <br />~ __ -~ <br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS: <br />Section 1. Paragraph 1, Multiple Residence District Boundaries of Section 4 <br />l... (Multiple Reside'nce District) of Ordinance No. 261 of revised ordinances of the <br />Village of Edina, is hereby amended by adding the following sub-paragraph: <br />~ - - - -_ I District R-2 : "'(421 Lot 12 , Brookside Terrace Additiontt <br />Section 2. This Ordinance shall be in full force and ef$ect from and after .. its passage and publication according to iaw. <br />SHELL OIL COMPANY REQUEST FOR ZONING CHANGE FOR WEST 77TH STWET AND T.H. 100 CONTINUED. <br />Affidavits of Publication and of Mailing were presented by Clerk, approved as to <br />form and ord6rdd placed on file. Elr. Hite presented request of shell Oil Company <br />for rezoning of property on the northeast corner of Vest 77th Street and T.H. 100 <br />from Office Building District to Commercial District C-4. Properties immediately <br />to the north and east are zoned Office Building District, to the north is Single <br />Family District (Lake Edina Addition), to the south is the Pentagon Park area which <br />is zoned Office Building and Planned Industrial District. <br />Bredesen entered the meeting. Mr. Hite advised Council that the Planning Commission <br />had recommended that the rezoning request be denied and read a portion of the Planning <br />Commission Minutes of December 7 in which Planning Commission had recommended denial <br />for the following reasons : <br />At this point, Mayor <br />1. <br />2. <br />3. <br />r.4. <br />5. <br />The petitioned use, if established, would violate the Village's land use <br />plans and policies which, with respect to the specific circumstances now <br />present, seem to be as valid as they ever were. <br />The petitioned use would adversely effect the use and enjoyment of <br />surrounding properties and lands . <br />The petitioned use would effect the safe and efficient movement of traffic <br />on extremely important nearby public highway facilities. <br />The petitioner is asking for a land use privilege not enjoyed by any other <br />retail business of its character under current Village land use and <br />zoning policies. <br />The petitioned use, if legally established, would constitute "spot zoning," <br />i.e., completely dissimilar to adjacent zoning and contrary to the policies <br />of the comprehensive land use plan. <br />B <br />Mr. C. R. Zieske, 7h65 Vest Shore Drive; and Mrs. James 0. Batzii, 4900 Poppy Lane, <br />both protested the rezoning because they consider an establishment of this type will <br />decrease the value of their property. <br />Company, charged that the Planning Commission Minutes as read did not constitute a <br />true picture of the proceedings of that meeting and stated that the property in <br />question is in a commercial and industrial area, and that it is the most suitable <br />location for a gas station in the Village and that it would not have any effect on <br />neighboring residential property values. <br />dation for denial was based primarily on the fact that an interchange is proposed <br />which would go over the property in question. <br />Mr. lJilliam Rosen, attorney for Shell Oil <br />He stated that Planning Commission recommen- <br />He further stated that upon advice of