Mea.,ers answering rc
<br />and Mayor Bredesen.
<br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON
<br />MONDAY, JUNE 17, 1968
<br />lcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, VanVi-..enburg,
<br />MINUTES of the Regular Meeting of June 3, 1968, were approved as submitted by motion
<br />of Councilman Johnson, seconded by Councilman- VanValkenburg and carried.
<br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION TO THE REVEREND BERNARD W. KUMMEL. Being advised by Mr.
<br />Hyde that the Reverend Bernard 11. Hummel, Rector of St.* S,te_phen's Eposcopal Church,
<br />is retiring, Councilman VanValkenburg offered the follo,wi,n& resolution and. moved its
<br />adoption :
<br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATI'ON a
<br />THE REVEREND BERNARD W. HUMMEL I
<br />WHEREAS, the Reverend Bernard W. Hummel has serv"e4 a-s Rector of St. Stephen's
<br />Episcopal Church since 1942, and
<br />-AS, under his leadership, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church has continued to grow
<br />as evidenced by the construction of numerous additions to the church edifice, and
<br />WHEREAS, Mr. Hummel has endeared himself to members of his congregation and to all
<br />of the community who were aware of his selfless endeavors in the religious as well
<br />as the civic affairs of the community,
<br />NOW, TEEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the deep respect and affection of the Edina Vil-
<br />lage Council and the community as a whole be extended to THE REVEREND BERNARD W.
<br />HUMMEL, and
<br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that sincere appreci
<br />upon his retirement on September 1, 1968.
<br />Motion. for adoption was seconded by Council
<br />11 best wishes accompany him
<br />ATTEST : Mayor
<br />Village Clerk
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<br />PUBLIC HEBRINGS CONDUCTED ON VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS. Affidavits of Publication in the
<br />Edina Sun on June 6. and 13, and of Mailing on June 7, 1968, were presented by Clerk,
<br />approved as to form and ordered placed on file.
<br />lic hearings were conducted and action taken as hereinafter recorded,
<br />A. CONSTRUCTION OF WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT AND APPURTENANCES IN THE FOLLOWING: I Pursuant to due notice given, pub-
<br />Walnut Drive from West 59th Street to Vernon Avenue
<br />Vernon Avenue from Walnut Drive to Tamarac Avenue
<br />Walnut Drive fromvernon Avenue to West 59th Street
<br />B. CONSTRUCTION OF PERKANENT STREET SURFACING AND CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER IN
<br />Since the above improvements are proposed to be assessed against substantially the
<br />same properties, the hearings were conducted simultaneously. Stating that petitions
<br />had been received, Mr. Hyde presented total estimated project cost for the above
<br />mentioned watermain at $18,978.65, proposed to be assessed against 23 estimated ass-
<br />essable lots at an estimated cost of $825.16 per assessable lot.
<br />the Walnut Drive street surfacing was estimated by MI. Hyde at $26,401.91, proposed
<br />to be assessed on either 25 estimated assessable lots or against 2,270.30 assessable..
<br />feet. Estimated cost was given at $11.63 per assessable foot or $1,056.08 per ass-
<br />essable lot. No persons were present to protest the improvements and none had been
<br />received prior thereto.
<br />by Councilman VanValkenburg and carried.
<br />in Minutes.)
<br />Project cost of
<br />Councilman Courtney' s motion for approval was then seconded
<br />(See Resolution Ordering Improvement later
<br />c. CONSTRUCTION OF STORM SEWER AND APPURTENANCES IN THE FOLLOWING:
<br />Beard Avenue from West 57th Street to West 58th Street
<br />West 58th Street from Beard Avenue to alley between Abbott Ave. and Beard Ave.
<br />Alley between Abbott Ave. and Beard Ave. from West 58th Street south 164 feet
<br />Alley between West 58th Street and West 59th Street between Zenith Ave. and York I Ave .
<br />Mr. Hyde presented total estimated project cost at $23,969.23, prpposed to be assessed
<br />against 1,477.798 estimated assessable square feet at an estimated cost of $0.017
<br />per square foot. Mr. Hite advised that the storm sewer is an extension of an exist-
<br />ing storm sewer and indicated the area proposed to be benefitted with the aid of the
<br />heavy rain in areas which are adequately served with storm sewers.
<br />lett, 5809 Beard Avenue South, advised that the alley behind his home had to be
<br />pumped during every hard rainstorm.
<br />a danger to automobile traffic and to children playing in the alley, that the running
<br />water causes soil erosion, and that a few weeks ago an affidavit was filed with the
<br />Village stating that the Village would be held liable for the conditions existing in
<br />Mayor Bredesen noted that there had been no problems during a recent
<br />Mr, Thomas TJil-
<br />He charged that the flooded alley constitutes