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<br />MINUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA.VII;LAGE~COIJNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON
<br />MONDAY, AVGUST.17, 1970
<br />Rollcall was answered by Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw and Mayor Bredesen.
<br />MINUTES of July 20, 1970, were approved as corrected by motion of Councilman
<br />Johnson, seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried,
<br />ion was with regard to the old Library site discussion in which he said that
<br />he would like to %heck" rather than "talk to" business men in the area. The
<br />minutes of July 24, 1970, were approved as submitted.
<br />STREET WXOVEMENT P-BA-168 (COUNTRY CLUB AREA) CONTINUED TO SEPTEMBER 21, 1970,
<br />Upon being advised by Mr. Dunn that the report from the tree consultant had
<br />not been received relative to Street Imp5ovement P-BA-168 which had been cont-
<br />inued from July-6, 1970, whereupon Councilman Courtney's motioh continuing
<br />the hearing to September 21, 1970, was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried.
<br />Councilman Johnson's correct-
<br />- STRF&T IMPROVEMENT it-170 APPROVED. Affidavits of Notice were presented by
<br />Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Mr. Hyde presented
<br />total estimated construction cost at $7,626.64, proposed to be assessed against 740
<br />assessable feet at an estimated cost of $10.21 per2asse8sable foot.
<br />a petition had 6een received for the project and that this is the last stretch
<br />of street in this area which has not had permanent street surfacing.
<br />ions were heard, whereupon Councilman Johnson offered the following resolution
<br />and moved its adoption:
<br />He added that
<br />No object-
<br />RESOLUTION ORDERING IMPROVEMENT FOR
<br />PERMANENT STREET SURFACING NO. A-170
<br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Edina, Minnesota, that this
<br />Council heretofore caused notice of hearing to be duly published and mailed to
<br />owners of each parcel within the area proposed to be assessed on-the following
<br />proposed improvement :
<br />PEJWU!%NT STREET SURFACING IN THE' FOLLOWING':
<br />and at the hearing held at the time and place specified in said notice, th2
<br />Council has duly considered the views of all persons interested, and being
<br />fully advi.sed of the pertinent facts does hereby determine to proceed with
<br />the construction of said improvement including all proceedings which may be
<br />necessary in eminent domain for the acquisition of necessary easements and
<br />rights for construction and maintenance of such improvement; that said
<br />improvement is hereby designated and shall be referred to in all subsequent
<br />proceedings as PERMANENT STREET SURFAC'ING IMPROVEMENT A-170; and the afea to be
<br />specially assessed therefor shall include Lots 1 thru 5 inc., Edina Bel-Air
<br />2nd Division and Lots 8 thru'12 incl,, Edina Bel-Air 3rd Division. .
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Courtney and
<br />on rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted.
<br />ORDINANCE NO. 261-207 SECOND READING CONTINUED. Second Reading for Ordinance
<br />No. 261-207 was continued to September 8, 1970, because only three members of
<br />. Council would be voting on the matter.
<br />ORDINANCE NO. 261-211 SECOND READING CONTINUED TO SEPTEMBER 8, 1970, as recom-
<br />mended by Mr. Hoisington, by motion of Councilman Courtney, seconded by Council-
<br />man Shaw and carried,
<br />'Chowen Avenue from West 60th Street to West 61st Street
<br />BRAEMAR GUN RANGE BUILDING CONTRACT AWAD-ED.
<br />the Braemar Gun Range building had been continued from meeting of August 3, 1970,
<br />because they had been over the estimate, He advised that Dr. and Mrs, F. F.
<br />Wipperman had concented to raise their contribution in memory of their deceased
<br />son, Brian, to$3,500 for ten years, or a total of $35,000. He added that the
<br />Optimist Club had agreed to pay $500 for ten years, or a total of $5,000.
<br />Tabulation of three bids was made by Mr. Hyde showing George Coyne, Inc,, low
<br />bidder at $29,213, Bloomberg Company, Inc., at $29,400 and Narr Construction,
<br />Inc . , at $41 , 650. C~~nd~~m~~sVatlOB~~~~~ur~~~~~-~o~idn~-awarding the contract to
<br />recommended low bidder, George Coyne, Inc., was seconded by Councilman Johnson
<br />and carried. Dr. and Mrs. Wipperman entered the meeting later.
<br />Johnson offered the following resolutions of appreciation to Dr. and Mrs. Wip-
<br />perman and to the Edina Optimists and moved Eheis.'adopt5on:
<br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION
<br />WHEREAS, Dr. and Mrs. Frederick F. Wipperman have established the Brian Wipper-
<br />man Memorial Gun Safety Fund which will provide the major financial support for
<br />the Brian Wipperman Memorial Gun Safety Range; and
<br />WHEREAS, this generous gesture, which will bring great pleasure and safety to
<br />Mr. Hyde recalled that bids for