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7.3.' <br />& <br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HZLD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />MONDAY,.FEBRUARY 1, 1971 <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw and Van <br />Valkenburg who served as Mayor Pro Tern in the absence of Mayor Bredesen. <br />MOTOR STREET VACATION HEARING CONTINUED. Affidavits of notice were presented <br />by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant to due <br />notice giveapublic hearing was conducted and action taken as hereinafter <br />recorded. Mr. Dunn presented a petition signed by Mr. Timothy Stone, 5131 <br />Motor Street, for vacation of the portion of Motor Street in front of his <br />residence. Mr, Stone reiterated reasons set forth by him in a letter for the <br />proposed vacation, noting that there is limited need for the road, that it is <br />used by undesirable persons for questionable activities and that the lack of <br />paving, curb and lighting makes general maintenance as a roadway impossible <br />and necessitates upkeep by residents. <br />utility easements in the street proposed to be vacated and zh&t the Minneapolis <br />Gas Company has indicated that they would have no objection to the vacation prd- <br />vided they would be granted an easement for their lines. <br />would own the street once the vacation was approved was brought up. ' <br />Attorney Erickson noted'that, because there'are three plats in the area, all * <br />of which take in the whole of Motor Street, it will take considerable search- <br />ing to establish who the owner would be. It was further noted-that, in the <br />event the road would not go to the Stones, their property might be land locked. <br />Following considerable discussion, Councilman Courtney!s motion continuing the <br />matter until February 22, 1971, so that the owner of the vacated street could <br />be determined was seconded by Councilman Johnson and carried. <br />CmROKEE HILLS 7TH ADDITION GRANTED PRLiMINARY APPROVAL. <br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />West presented Cherokee Hills 7th Addition for preliminary approval, noting <br />that this three lot plat is located in the Indian Kills area, and that the <br />lots are comparable in size to others in the area. Unidentified members of <br />the audience looked over the plat and did not express any objections. There- <br />upon Councilman Johnson offered the- following resolution and moved its adopt- <br />ion : <br />It was noted that the Village needs <br />The question of who <br />Village <br />Affidavits of Notice <br />Mr. <br />RESOLUTION APPROVING PRELIMINARY PLAT OF <br />CHEROKEE HILLS 7TH ADDITION <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina Village Council that that certain plat entitled <br />"Cherokee Hills 7th AdditionDe, platted by Haverly Construction Company, Inc., <br />and presented at the meeting of the Edina Village.Counci1 of February 1, 1971, <br />be and is hereby granted preliminary approval. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Courtney and <br />carried. <br />LOT 3, BLOCK 17, NORMANDALE ADDITION DIVISION APPROVED. Affidavits of Notice <br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />West, with the aid of'the view-graph, presented the request for division of <br />Lot 3, Block 17, Normandale Addition, which lot is located between Sherwood <br />and Ryan Avenues, South of IJ. 65th Street. The resultant lots being the same <br />approximate size as other lots in the area and no objections being heard, <br />Councilman Courtney offered the following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />WHEREAS, Lot 3, Block 17, Normandale Addition, is at present a single tract of <br />land; and <br />WHEREAS, the owner has requested the subdivision of said tract into separate <br />parcels (herein called 'eParcelsct) described as follows : <br />The Westerly 122.94 feetsof Lot 3, Block 17, Normandale Addition; and <br />Zbt 3,. Block 17; .Noniandale'Addi~ion; except the Qeikerly 122.94 feet <br />thereor; * and- . <br />., <br />Mr. ' <br />*. RESOLUTION <br />,* <br />WHp?EAS, it has been determined that compliance with the Subdivision and <br />Zoning Regulations of the Village of Edina will create an unnecessary hard- <br />ship and said Parcel as separate tracts of land does not interfere with the <br />purposes of the Subdivision and Zoning Regulations as contained in the Village <br />of Edina Ordinance Nos. 261 and 263-A; <br />'NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Village Council of the Village <br />of Edina that the conveyance and ownership of said Parcels as separate tracts <br />of land is hereby approved and the requirements and provisions of Ordinance-No& <br />261 and,Ordinance No. 263-A are hereby waivedto allow said division and <br />conveyance thereof as separate tracts of land but are not waived for any other <br />purpose or as to any other provision thereof, and subject, however, to the <br />provision that no further subdivision be made of said Parcels unless made in <br />compliance with the pertinent ordinances of the Village of Edina or with the <br />prior approval of this Council as may be provided for by those ordinances.