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MINUTES ,OF THE ,REGULAR MEETING' OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL H~LD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 1968 <br />u3 <br />ROLLCALL was answered by Councilmen Courtney, Shaw, VanValkenburg and Mayor <br />-Bredesen. <br />MINUTES of the meeting of August 5, 1968, were approved as corrected by <br />motion of Councilman Shaw, seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />Councilman Shaw's correction was that Councilman Courtney had moved that <br />the assessment hearing. for Sanit.ary Sewer 258 and Watermain 219 b.e contin- <br />ued until August 19, 1968. <br />PUBLIC HE2lRINGS CONDUCTED ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENTS. Affidavits of Notice were <br />presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant <br />to due notice given assessment hearings were conducted and action taken as <br />hereinafter recorded. <br />1. SANITARY SEWER NO. 258 AND WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT 80. 219 SPECIAL ASSESS- <br />MENT LEVIED. (Olinger Road from Olinger Blvd. to County Road 8158). Sanit- <br />ary Sewer 258 and Watermain 219 affecting the same property owners, hearings <br />were' conducted simultaneously. <br />continued from the meeting of August 5. He recalled that Sanitary Sewer 258 <br />total construction cost was $31,451.19, proposed to be assessed against 31 <br />connections at cost of $1,014.55 per assessable connection as against estim- <br />ated assessment of $1,450.89. Total construction cost for Watermain 219 was <br />given at $27,149.81, proposed to be assessed against 29 assessable, connections <br />at a cost of $936.20 as against estimated assessment of $993.53 per assessable <br />connection. Mr. Burton Nygaard, representing Mr. and Mrs. Mathew McPherson, <br />stated the objection of the McPhersons to two connection charges proposed to <br />be assessed against. their property at 5816 Olinger Road. <br />there are no plans to subdivide this property and requested a deferment of <br />the assessment until such time as the division might be made. <br />other properties in the area of similar size were,proposed to be assessed <br />for only one connection charge. .He also noted that the McPhersons had been <br />advised by Village officials that only one connection charge would be made <br />against this property. Mr. Nygaard further advised that no special benefit <br />would be received from these connections. ME. Hite stated that the improve- <br />ments were authorized with two connections for this property. Mayor Bredesen <br />noted that two connections on a lot of this size is a special benefit and <br />stated that it b7ould not be fair to other property owners in the assessment, <br />district to haQe to assume the cost of these connections. Mr. Hyde advised <br />that ehis,is the largest parcel in the area and Mr. Hite pointed out that <br />other properties in the area have already been subdivided into lots so that <br />they are not capable of being divided <br />if- the-McPhersons would be willing to place a deed restriction not to divide <br />this property. Mr. Nygaard replied that this would not be practical but I <br />requested a two year deferment of the assessment. Village Attorney Whitlock <br />advised that the Village could assume the cost of the second assessment from <br />General Funds until and when the lot is subdivided. Following considerable <br />discussion, Mr. and Mrs. McPherson advised that it would be satisfactory to <br />them if a two year deferment were placed on the assessment. <br />then moved that the first two installments of the second connection charge <br />for Parcel 3810, Sec. 32, T. 117, R.21 be paid at the end of two years with <br />5% interest, that thexemaining eight installments be made as scheduled, and <br />that the Village Attorney be instructed to draft an agreement in recordable <br />form which would be executed by the McPhersons, was then seconded by Council- <br />man VanValkenburg and carried. <br />Minutes.) . <br />Mr. Hyde noted that these hearings had been <br />He advised that <br />He noted that - <br />I <br />further. Mayor Bredesen then asked <br />Councilman Shaw <br />(See Resolution Ordering Assessmenz later in <br />STORM SEWER 110 ASSESSMENT LEVIED. <br />to Minnehaha Creek). Mr. Hyde recalled to Council that the Assessment Hearing <br />for Storm Sewer 110 had been continued in order that Mr. William McRostie, <br />attorney representing the Pioneer Development Corporation, could review the <br />facts of.the assessment. Mr. Hyde presented total assessable construction - <br />cost at $27,539.73, pzoposed to be assessed a$ainst-2,108.612 assessable <br />square feet at $0.01306 per square foot against estimated assessment of $0.018 <br />per square foot. <br />development of Colonial Grove VI Addition. <br />approval was granted late in 1965, with -final approval being granted in July, <br />1966,' after plans for a subdivision storm sewer were approved. <br />sewer was installed and paid for by the developers of Colonia1.Grove VI <br />Addition. <br />Addition property draining to Storm Sewer 110 were lots along the northerly <br />boundary located on W. 56th Street and advised that his clients have not <br />(West 56th Street from Brookview Avenue <br />. <br />Mr. McCrostie presented the historical background of the <br />He stated that preliminary plat <br />This storm <br />Mr. McCrostie further pointed out that the only Colonial Grove VI