MINUTES OF THE REGULAk MEETING OF THE
<br />MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1970
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON 1 1
<br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Shaw, VanValkenburg and
<br />Mayor Bredesen.
<br />MINUTES of Narch 2 and 16, 1970, were approved as submitted by motion of
<br />Councilman Courtney,. seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried.
<br />PUBLIC HEARINGS CONDUCTED ON VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS. Affidavits of Publication
<br />in the Edina Sun on March 26 and April 2 and of Nailing on March 27, 1970 were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant
<br />to due notice given, public hearing was conducted and action taken as herein-
<br />after recorded.
<br />A. CONSTRUCTION OF GRADING AND GRAVELING IMPROVEBENT NO. P-C-102 IN THE FOLm?
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<br />I?, 76th Street from France Avenue to Xerxes km~ue
<br />recornended by,Mr. Dunn, Councilman Shaw’s motion Continuing the hearing On
<br />Grading and Graveling Improvement P-c-102 to April 20, 1970, was seconded by
<br />CounciIman Courtney and carried.
<br />B, CONSTRUCTION OF WATEIiMALN IBIPROVENENT P-w’M-255 IN THE FOuolgING:
<br />Dundee Road from East-West Dundee to Hidden Lane
<br />Ayrshire Blvd. from Dundee Road to Mirror Lakes Drive.
<br />South Drive from Dundee Road to Mirror Lakes Drive
<br />Hjdden Lane from Dundee Road to Mirror Lakes Drive
<br />Mr. I)unn presented total estimated cost at $93,267.29, proposed to be assessed
<br />against 39 assessable lots at an estimated cost of $2,391.47 per assessable lot
<br />and noted that a petition signed by the owners of twelve propert-les had been
<br />submitted.by Dundee Road residents.
<br />Village had conducted a survey of property owners on Dundee Road from Ayrshire Blvd.
<br />to Northwood Drive, South Drive from Dundee Road to Mirror Lakes Drive, Hidden Lane
<br />from Dundee Road to Mirror Lakes Drive and Northwood Drive from Dundee Road to
<br />Mirror Lakes Drive.
<br />affected by the addition of Dundee Road from-Ayrshire Blvd. to Hidden Lane, South
<br />Drive from Dundee Road to Mirror Lakes Drive and Hidden Lane from Dundee Road to
<br />>Error Lakes Drive to the petitioned project, seven were interested in having a
<br />public hearing, seven did not want water at this time and four did not respond,
<br />The survey indicated very little intereqt for public water in Northwood Drive or
<br />on Dundee Boad North of Hidden Lane.
<br />Hidden Lane, that elimination of Hidden Lane from the project would eliminate
<br />a loop in the watermain, rdducing the quality of water.
<br />letter had been received from Mr. A. F. Thomson, 5816 Ayrshire Blvd., *requesting
<br />thaC the project be deleted on Ayrshire Blvd. from Mirror Lakes Drive ro Dundee
<br />Road since his property is the only lot involved and his well is satisfactory.
<br />Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Thomson, Mr. Robert S. Hodges, 5528 Dundee Road and Mr. Robert-
<br />son Struthers, 5525 Dundee Road all spoke in opposition to the watermain because
<br />their wells were in good condition.
<br />had requested that his opposition also be expressed. Following considerable-
<br />discussion, Councilman Courtney’s motion to abandon Watermain Improvement No,
<br />P-WM-255 was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried, residents having been
<br />advised that the cost of future installation of the watermain would be apt to
<br />be considerably higher than the present estimate given.
<br />Following receipt of that petition the
<br />This survey indicated that of the eighteen property owners
<br />ElA,,Dunn advised Mr. Bradford Reynolds, 5805
<br />Mr. Dunn noted that a
<br />Mr. Reynolds added that Mr. G. G. Giebink
<br />CONSTRUCTION OF WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT AND STREET REPAIR P-IJM-254 IN THE
<br />FOLLOWIhG :
<br />Chantrey Road from Ayrshire Blvd. to Northwood Drive
<br />Northwood Drive from Mirror Lakes Drive to Chantrey Road
<br />Mr. Dunn presented total estimated construction cost at $43,583.78, proposed to
<br />be assessed against 20 assessable lots at an estimated cost of $2,179.19 per
<br />assessable lot, and advised that a petition had been received requesting the
<br />Village to make a survey of the cost of the improvement. Mr. James E.’Lockhard,
<br />5300 Chantrey Road,. spoke in opposition to the improvement. ,.Mr.-?EdgairclP. Erick-
<br />son, 5205 Chantrex advised that he would favor the improvement, subject to how-
<br />ing plans of the Village to-increase the water supply so that those who hooked
<br />up would not be limited in their use. Mayor Bredesen pointed out that there
<br />is no plan to IprotTiGe 100% water, twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year but
<br />that at some future date all residents would probably be required to hook up
<br />with Village water. A show of hands revealed nine households who did not want
<br />water, against eleven who had signed the petition.
<br />their opposition to the proposed improvement at this time, three had signed the
<br />petition originally,
<br />estimate a cost increase of approximately $1,000 within the next five years.
<br />Following considerable discussion, Councilman Shaw’s motion to abandon the pro-
<br />ject was seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried.
<br />Of the nine who indicated
<br />Mayor Bredesen advised an unidentified man that he would
<br />Councilman Shaw suggested that: residents bring samples of their water to the Village Sanitarian for test- \
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