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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDXNA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL 'ON MOMlAY, NOVEMBER- 2, 1970 <br />. -. 3- __. _I. -_. <br />Members. answering rollcall' were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson , VanValkenburg <br />and Mayor Bredesen, (See correction in Minutes of December 7, 1970) <br />STREET IMPROVEMENT BA-173 APPROVED AT PUBLIC HEARING. Affidavits of Notice <br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />PursuFnk pzdue'adtice given, public hearing was conducted and action taken <br />as hereinafter recorded: <br />PERMANENT STREET SURFACING, CONCRETE CURB ANI> GUTTER AND STORM SEWEFIN THE <br />FOLLOWING : <br />County Road No. 158 (Vernon Avenue) from Gleason Road to 100' <br />East of Villa Way (Station 580 f 56 to 665 f 0). . . <br />Mr. Hyde presented total construction cost of this State of Minnesota Municipal <br />Turn Back improvement at $622,8&4.23, $42,326.86 of which is proposed to be <br />assessed against an estimated footage of 10,326.86 at an estimatedcost of <br />$4.09 per assessable Toot.' He noted that the project calls for paving the <br />gravel shoulders of the roadway. which will be 44 feet in kid€h, Mr; Robert <br />C. High, 5516 Vernon Avenue, and Mr. Harvey Hansen, 5701 Hansen Road, and. <br />Mr. Paul. Dudek, 6021 Vernon Avenue,'were told that the drainage ditch would <br />be-eliminated wherever Ij6ssible. &6dhhaE! chi0 ~P~~j~Bt'w~il-dlinei~de the sod' <br />ding of disturbed areas. Mr. Hansen was also told that if' County funds were <br />not: avaglable, the project would be dropped. In response to a question from <br />the audience, Mr. Hyde advised that all utilities have not been installed on <br />both sides of Vernon Avenue and suggested that the proposed project be auth- <br />orized with the understanding that the utility situation be studied before <br />bids are taken. The resident at 5240 Richwood Drive and Mr. Raymond A. John- <br />son, 5601 Gate Park Road, said that it is har'd to see how this project could <br />improve their property. <br />Mr. Hyde that the finished street would compare with W. 70th Street by <br />Cahill School. Mr. Robert G. Schulz, 5521 Goya Lane, was told that street <br />assessments are generally paid over a ten to fifteen year period. <br />of property at Eden Prairie Road and Blake Road complained that closing off <br />Eaen Prairie Road at Vernon Avenue would interfere with and impair the <br />operation of the Gulf Oil service station at bhat corner and was told that the <br />closing had been petitioned by Eden Prairie Road property owners. <br />at 5604 Dundee Road was told that V-ernon Avenue would be widened equally on <br />each side of the center line in nearly all cases. <br />in the audience was told that the cost of the improvement would become a lien <br />on the property at the time of the assessment hearing. <br />5601 Tracy Avenue, was told that there are no semaphores planned at the present <br />time but that conduit will be installed under the road. <br />question of an unidentified gentleman in the audience, it was noted that'the <br />matter of a blacktop'pathway on the shoulder of the road had been discussed <br />with the County. Another identified gentleman in the audience expressed his <br />approval of the project. <br />Courtney offered the following resolution authorizing the improvement and <br />moved its adoption with the underst-anding that the utilities be checked out <br />before bids are let: <br />RESOLUTION ORDERING IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-173 <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 follow- <br />ing proposed improvement: <br />Mr. John C. Perry, 5537 Chantrey Road, was told-by <br />The owne;r <br />The resident <br />An unidentified gentleman <br />Mr. W. P. Aronson, <br />In response to a <br />Follow_ing considerable discussion, Councilman <br />CONSTRUCTION OF PERMANENT STREET SURFACING, CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER AND <br />STORM SEWER IN THE FOLLOWING: <br />County Road No. 158 (Vernon Avenue) from Gleason Road to 100' East! of <br />Villa Nay <br />arid At rha! h&XZng held ar Chc? rim6 &itti plWe specifidd id said doCii%E, the <br />Council has ddl$ considered the views of all persons interested, and being <br />fully advised of the pertinent facts does hereby determine to proceed with the <br />construction of said improvement, with the understanding that the utilities <br />be checked out before bids are let, 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 STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-173; and the area to be specially <br />assessed therefor shall include Blocks 1 and 4, Edina Highlands; Lots 1 and 8, <br />Block 1, Danijohn's Addition; Lot 12, Block 1, Lots 6 and 7, Block 2, Lot 10, <br />Block 3, Victorsen's Addition to Edina Highlands; Lot 9, Block 1, Lot 13, <br />Block 2, John E. Anderson's Addition to Edina Highlands; Lot 10; Smilden's <br />Addition to Edina Highlands'; Lots 7, 8 and 9, Block 2, Lot 3, Block 3 and <br />Lot 4, Block 4, Mirror Lakes Meadow-Wood Seeood, Addition to Edina Highlands; <br />Lot 4, Block 3, Highwood Addition to Edina Highlands;