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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR EIEETIk OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD ATTULLAGE HALL ON <br />MONDAY, MARCH 1, 197 1 <br />.* <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, VanValken- <br />burg and Mayor Bredesen. .. <br />OSCAR ROBERTS 1st ADDITION GRANTED PRELIMINARY APPROVAL. Affidavits of Notice <br />were presented by Clerk, approved as fo form and ordered placed on file. llr. <br />Nest presented Oscar Roberts 1st Addition for preliminary approval, recalling <br />that the plat had been granted preliminary approval in 1969 but that, because <br />correct legal descriptions had not been available for the boundary lines <br />separating the verious zoning districts, final plat approval had never been <br />granted. Mr. \?est advised that Mr. George Ablah has now purchased the property <br />which is located West of France Avenue and South of 14. 72nd Street and that it <br />is understood that all operations presently existing on the property will cease <br />by Aprfl 16, 1971, except for the ready-mix plant which wzll be permitted to <br />operate until March 1, 1972. Zoning proposed for the plat calls for 49 lots <br />to remain R-1 Residence District on the Vest and along I?. 72nd Street, twenty . <br />R-2 Zclultiple Residence District lots, R-4 llultiple Residence District to the <br />South and Southwest and Office Building District along France Avenue. Mr. West <br />added that at neighborhood meetings, there had been general agreement on the <br />proposal of Mr. Ablah, with the exception of the inclusion of a road which would <br />serve the readi-mix plant from the North, but that it had been agreed that the <br />curb cut for the roadway would be eliminated as of March 1, 1972. Mr. Dean B. <br />Williams, 7137 Oaklawn Ave., stated that he represented residents living on <br />the West side of the property and objected to any use of the curb cut, saying <br />that it is illegal. llr. Arnold R. Hammerlund, 7128 Lynmar Lane, complained <br />that trucks using the road have caused cracks in his house because of severe <br />vibrations, <br />that this road would be closed within thirty days, In reply to the question..as <br />to why the Roberts trucks cannot go out directly on France Avenue, Mr. West . <br />explained that the elevation.is too severe. <br />too costly to construct a temporary heavey duty road so the trucks could use the <br />Control Date access to France Avenue. An unidentified gentleman in the audience <br />said that he had seen trucks using this access many times in the past. <br />ing the history of the property, Elr. Hyde said that he believed that the Roberts <br />had a legal right to use the street and that this was the only way the plant <br />could continue operation during development of the property. Councilman John- <br />son suggested removal of the road from the plat, thus making it clear that the <br />Roberts are operating against the will of the Village-. <br />the height of the R-4 Zlultiple Residence District buildings and Mrs. George J. <br />Barry, 7208 Oaklawn Avenue, was assured that the elevation at the location of <br />the apartment lbuirldings would be lower than the adjacent- properties. Mr. Gene <br />Rancone, representing Mr. Ablah, explained that this drop in grade would <br />reply to complaints of noise caused by the early departure of the Roberts <br />trucks, Mr. Ablah said that he will ask the Roberts if they will refrain from <br />taking their trucks out before eight a.m. and that he will then talk with Mr. <br />Hammerlund. <br />. its adoption: <br />He said that Mr. Hoisington had told residents some time back <br />Mr. Ablah said that it would be <br />Review- I - <br />Discussion ensued as to <br />reduce the appearance of the height of the apartments to three stories. In . -. <br />Councilman Johnson then offered the following resolution and moved <br />RE SOLUTION <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina Village Council that that certain plat entitled <br />"Oscar Roberts 1st Addition", plaited by George Ablah and presented at the <br />meeting of the Village Council of March 1, 1971, be granted preliminary approval <br />with the understanding that the curb cut and road running down from the North <br />be deleted from the plat. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Shaw and on <br />rollcall there were five ayes and no nays and the motion was adopted. <br />SOUTHDAT3 CIRCLE NA1IED. <br />Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />request for naming of "Southdale Circle". <br />man Johnson offered the following ordinance and moved its adoption: <br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF <br />Southdale York Addition, is hereby named <br />Motion for adoption of the ordinance was <br />and on rollcall there were five ayes <br />Affidavits of Notice of Street Name were submitted by <br />Mr. l?est presented the <br />No objections being heard, Council- <br />STREET NAME CHANGE ORDINANCE 1 <br />ATTEST :