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MINUTES OF THE REGULAk MEETING OF THE <br />MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1970 <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON 1 1 <br />? <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? <br />IEG : <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 /> 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 />C. <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 />. <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- \ <br />” .’ <br />..