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MINUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE <br />MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1970 <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />Tr <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson and VanValkenburg, <br />who. served as Mayor Pro Tem in the absence of Mayor Bredesen. <br />MINUTES of April 6, 1970, were approved as submitted by motion of Councilman <br />Courtney, seconded by Councilman VanValkenburg and carried. <br />GRADING AkD GRAVELING IMPROVEMENT P-C- 102 HEARING CONTINUED. - As recommended <br />by Mr. Dunn, Councilman Courtney's motion continuing the hearing on Grading <br />and Graveling Improvement P-C-102 until May 4, 1970, was seconded by Council- <br />man Johnson and carried. <br />OLD LIBRARY SITE DISCUSSION CONTINUED. As recommended by Mr. Hoisington, <br />Councilman Johnson's motion continuing discussion on the old Library site was <br />seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />PUBLIC WORKS 'STREET SWEEPER BID AWARDED. <br />for the street sweeper for the Department of Public works had been continued <br />Mr. Dunn recalled that award of bid <br />from meeting of April 6, 1970, so that Council could study the matter further. <br />He recalled Lhat, at the meeting of March 2, 1970, Mr. Hyde had explained the <br />interest in purchasing a self-loading street sweeper (the Elgin Pelican) <br />manufactured only by the Elgin Leach Corporation. <br />to writing closed specifications so that only Elgin could bid, but after <br />Council discugsion, it was decided to open the specifications to standard <br />machines so that Elgin would not feel they had the whole field to themselves <br />and bid accordingly. At the March 2 meeting, Mr. Dunn said, he had indicated <br />that the difference in price begigeen2the standard machine and the Elgin Pelican <br />might be $3,000 and that ke would ask approval of the high bid, Bids opened <br />on April 1, 1970, showed Elgin Pelican bid of $14,233 was $3,743 over the <br />$10,490 bid of Hall Equipment, but that Mr. Batko had figured that the self- <br />loading feature of the Elgin Pelican would save $1,600 annually with reuse of <br />'Buckshop and Class A Trap, in addition to savings in time and elimination of <br />dumping sweepings in unsighly and unsafe piles for later ptckup by other <br />units. <br />standard sweeper, an additional Loadall unit unit would be required at a cost <br />of $4,000, plus installatioh on a dump truck. <br />ment introduced Mr. Bob Jensen who urged the award to Hall Equipment, stating <br />that the Pelican concept is recognized as the most expensive system in use <br />today and that additional trucks would be needed to work most efficiently. <br />Mr. Harold Garver from MacQueen Equipment- toolc issue with Mr. Jensen, saying <br />that it is not necessary to have more than one dump truck. <br />able discussion, Counciltman Johnson moved award to MacQueen Equipment for the <br />Elgin Pelican, noting that the redfiction of cost must be considered and that <br />he is influenced by the judgment of Mr. Dunn and Mr. Batko who had studied the <br />matter. Councilman Courtney seconded the motion, stating that he doesn't like <br />avaarding to high bidder, but that the measurable and intangible reasons must <br />be considered. Motion carried. <br />Consideration had been given <br />Mr. Dunn added that to accomplis-h the same *quality operation with a <br />Mr. William Smith of Hall Equip- <br />Following consider- <br />NANCY LANE WATERWIN AND BITUMINOUS STREET SURFACING AND CONCRETE CURB AND <br />GUTTER PETITION ACCEPTED and ordered placed on file and referred to the Eng- <br />ineering Department for processing by motion of Councilman Courtney, seconded <br />by Councilman Johnson and carried. <br />urged that this work be done at 'the same time as improvements in Garrison <br />Lane and Wooddale Avenue in the hope that cost of the project would be lower. <br />ORDINANCE NO. 261-200 PUBLICATION DIRECTED. <br />Council that Mr. Ijilliam Olsen has withdrawn his request for an additional time <br />in which to develop his property South of W. 62nd Street, West of Countryside <br />Park, North of the Crosstown Highway. <br />now recorded and all conditions of the-agreement are met and recommended that <br />the ordinance now be published. <br />by Councilman Johnson and carried, directing the Clerk to publish Ordinance <br />NO. 261-200. <br />UTILITY VAN BID PJJARDED. Mr. Dunn presented tabulation of two bids received <br />in response to Advertisement for Bids for one utility type van published in <br />the Edina Sun on April 9 and in the Construction Bulletin on April 9 and 16, <br />1970. Tabulation showed Westdale Ford low bidder for a 1970 Ford E-300 <br />Econoline Supervan at $2,574.00 as against Suburban Chevrolet bid of $2,680.00 <br />for a 1971 Chevrolet GE31305. Mr. Dalen aecommended award to low bidder, not- <br />ing that the 1971 models have been brought out early by General Motors and that <br />the year makes no difference since the Village uses iiis vehicles until they <br />are worn out. <br />Mr. Robert E. O'Keefe, 4505 Nancy Lane, <br />Village Attorney Erickson advised <br />He advised that deed restrictions are <br />Councilman Courtney's motion was then seconded <br />Councilman Johnson's motion awarding bid to SJestdale Ford was