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MINUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE <br />MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1967 <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />I <br />Members answering rollcall were Trustees Courtney, Johnson, MacMillan and VanValkenburg <br />who served as Mayor Pro Tem in the absence of Mayor Bredesen. <br />MINUTES of October 2 were approved as presented and minutes of October 16 were approved <br />as corrected by motion of Trustee Johnson. Trustee Johnson's correction was that with <br />respect to the underground wiring ordinances he had stated that "the owner of a 40,000 <br />square foot commercial building now nearing completion will have underground services." <br />POST OFFICE AS PERMITTED USE IN OFFICE BUILDING DISTRICT CONTINUED. <br />Mr, Hite that a more comprehensive ordinance is being prepared relative to she Office <br />Building District, Trustee MacMillan's motion to continue on this hearing on Ordinance <br />261-155 until November 20 was seconded by Trustee Courtney and carried. <br />Upon advice of <br />ORDINANCE 263A-1 GRANTED SECOND R?ZADING. <br />calls for underground wiring in all new plats for second reading and recommended that <br />Ordinance-No. 261-153 be continued until a later date in order that the matter can be <br />further discussed with officials of Northern States Power. Trustee MacMillan's motion <br />to continue Ordinance No. 261-153 was seconded by Trustee Johnson and carried. <br />Johnson then offered Ordinance 263A-1 for Second Reading as follows : <br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PLATTING ORDINANCE <br />Mr. Hite presented Ordinance 2638-1 which <br />Trustee <br />ORDINANCE NO. 2638-1 <br />OF THE VILLAGE BY REQUIRING UNDERGROUND <br />INSTALLATION OF 'ELECTRIC AND TELEPHONE LINES <br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS: <br />Section 1. Sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 of Ordinance No. 263A (Platting <br />Ordinance) of the Village are hereby renumbered Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 , respectively . -. <br />Sec. 2. Ordinance No. 263A is hereby amended by adding thereto a new section 5 <br />"Sec. 5. Underground Installation of Electric and Telephone Wires. All new <br />reading as follows: <br />electric distrubtion lines (excluding main line feeders and high voltage transmission <br />lines), telephone service lines, and services constructed within the confines.of and <br />providing service to customers in newly platted areas shall be installed underground <br />unless the Council shall find, after study and recommendation by the Planning Commission, <br />that <br />- <br />men t planned ; <br />hardship; or <br />installation of such lines unreasonable or impractical. <br />each of the utilities showing that the necessary arrangements-have-been made with the <br />utility for the installation of said facilities." <br />passage and publication. <br />filed with the Register of Deeds of Hennepin County. <br />(a) the placing of utilities underground would not be compatible with the develop- <br />(b) the additional cost of burying such utilities would create an undue financial <br />(c) unusual topographical, soil or other physical conditiohs make underground <br />The platter shall submit to the Planning Commission a written instrument from <br />Sec. 3. <br />Sec. 4. <br />This ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its <br />Upon being made effective, a certified copy of this ordinance shall be <br />Motion for adoption of the ordinance was then seconded by Tr-ustee CoyzJney and on rell- <br />call there were four ayes and no nays and thdance B <br />PLANNED INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT LOT COVERAGE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT GmED FIRST READING. <br />Affidavits of Publication and of Posting were presented by Clerk, approved as to form <br />and'ordered placed on file. Mr. Hite presented Ordinance No. 261-154 which increases <br />lot coverage in the Planned Industrial District to 45% or in cases where loading oper- <br />ations are completely enclosed in a building to 60%. <br />limit lot coverage to 30% of the lot area. In reply to a question of Trustee Johnson, <br />Mr. Hoisington replied that the Board of Appeals and the Planning Commission had both <br />recommended adoption of the ordinance because of the number of variances which have <br />been granted. <br />Present ordinance requirements <br />He pointed out that it is felt that inasmuch as a large number of