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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />-. .I+ MONDAY, Mlly 5;. 1969 <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, Van <br />Valkenburg and Mayor Bredesen. <br />CEEKVIEW HEIGHTS ADDITION GRANTED PELIMINARY APPROVAL AT RE-HEARING. <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered <br />placed on file. <br />of misrepresentation on his part prior to the original hearing for Creek View <br />Heights Addition preliminary approval on April 7, 1969, a new hearing is being <br />conducted,to make sure that the matter is properly aired and that both sides <br />have an equal opportunity to be heard. <br />indicating that Planning Commission had recommended a plan with the two Creek <br />Valley Roads having cul-de-sacs, as against the plan recommended by the staff <br />in which Creek Valley Road would be connected through Creek View Heights Addi- <br />tion. Preliminary approval 6~1d-W granted, Mr. Hoisington added, subject to <br />dedication of Outlot B for the protection of Nine Mile Creek. Mr. Earl Nagen- <br />gast, 5712 Creek Valley Road, urged that the street not be cut through in view <br />of the fact that the developer had lead prospecgive-buyetszto understand that <br />the road pattern would not be changed. <br />Road presented slides showing configurations of the two streets and data which <br />he stated indicated the possible traffic dangers which would exist if the streets <br />should be connected. In'reply to Mr. Benson's contention that the majority of <br />Police vehicles are concentrated to the East of the area and would necessarily <br />have to drive down Creek Valley Road to reach areas farther West, Mayor <br />Bredesen noted that the time will soon come when there will be equal concentra- <br />tion. Discussion ensued as to the route which would be taken by fire and <br />emergency vehicles, whereupon Mr. Hyde pointed out that the Fire Department <br />normally approaches a fire from both sides to facilitate banhecging hoses. <br />Mr. C. L. Singsaaq,'6504 Nordic Drive, urged that: the two roads be connected <br />in order to share the burden of traffic. He noted that a danger exists to <br />children walking to school who must walk in the street. He noted also Confus- <br />ion in locating addresses on Creek Valley Road, pointing out that this problem <br />would be eliminated if the two streets were cbnfiected. <br />6500 Nordic Drive, noted that a number of property owners are in the audience <br />because of the fact that their children must use this street to walk to school. <br />Mr. Donald Pryor, representing the School District, noted that the school bus <br />cannot go down Creek Valley Road east as it is now, and that children who <br />live in this area go to Cahill School. <br />generated by the park, Councilman Courtney pointed out that children using the <br />park facilities come from all areas of the Village. Mrs. R. D. Benson and llr. <br />R. H. Anderegg both of Creek Valley Road East urged that the streets remain <br />as they were originally constructed. Mayor Bredesen advised that he opposes <br />cutting off nerghborhoods by dead-ending streets and making private areas. <br />request was made by Mr. Benson tliat marked crosswalks, school patrols, sidewalks <br />on the school side and playground fences be installed to protect children no <br />matter which Plan is approved. <br />Johnson noted that he is persuaded that it would be in the best interest of the new <br />plat. res.identsto have access from both directions and that a more equitable <br />distribution of traffic would exist if the street should be cut through. He <br />thereupon offered the following resolution approving preliminary plat of <br />Creek View Heights Addition as follows :as recommended by Police and Fire Departments : <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina Village Council that that certain plat entitled <br />"Creek View Heights Addition", platted by Seven Associates, Inc., which includes <br />the extention of Creek Valley Road to the easterly extremities thereof where <br />it will connect to the existing Creek Valley Road, and presented at the Meeting <br />of the Village Council of Nay's, 1969, be and is hereby granted preliminary <br />approval, subject, however, to the dedication of Outlot B to the Village of <br />Edina for Nine Nile Creek protection. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was se <br />on rollcall 'there were five ayes and no na <br />ATTEST : <br />Nr. Hoisington recalled that because there v7as some feeling <br />He reviewed the various plats considered, <br />Mr. R. D. Benson, 5865 Creek Valley <br />Mr. Roger Freiberg, <br />In reply to comments about traffic <br />A <br />Following considerable discussion, Councilman <br />RE SOLUTION <br />INDIAN HILLS ARROWHEAD ADDITION PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL CONTINUED. <br />of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on <br />file. <br />plat approval, noting that this 28 lot plat is located east of County Road 18 <br />Affidavits <br />Mr. Hoisington presented Indian Hills Arrowhead Addition for preliminary