MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON
<br />MONDAY, JULY 19, 1971
<br />Members answering rollcall were Councilman Courtney, Johnson, VanValkenburg
<br />and Mayor Bredesen.
<br />BIDS AWARDED FOR BA-185 AND C-110 Mr. Hyde presented tabulation of the bids
<br />received in response to Advertisement for Bids in the Edina Sun on June 24,
<br />.and published in the Construction Bulletin on June 24, July 1 and July 8, for
<br />Proposal A Improvement No. BA-185 showing Riegger Roadways, Inc. lowest
<br />bidder at $174,757.18; Bury & Carbon, Inc., $174,880.31; H.J.A. Construction
<br />Company, $182,482.64; Northwest Bituminous Company, Inc., $186,611.43;
<br />Minnesota Valley Surfacing Company, $191,081.86; McNamara Vivant Contracting
<br />Company, Inc., $210,466.74; C.S. McCrossan, Inc. $232,445.89. Councilman
<br />Courtney's motion awarding contract to the recommended low bidder of Proposal
<br />A was seconded by Councilman Johnson and carried.
<br />Improvement No. (2-110 showed Schutz Contracting Company, Inc., low bidder
<br />at $92,420.00; J.A. Danens & Sons, Inc. $94,540; Fischer Sand &Aggregate,
<br />Inc., $99,190; M.G. Astleford Company, Inc. $102,050; H.J.A. Construction
<br />Company, $107,878; Shafer Contracting Company, Inc., $110,120; Carl H,
<br />Peterson Company, $112,614; and C.S. McCrossan, Inc. $128,780. Mr. Hyde
<br />reported the low bidder on Proposal B is a contracting company the Village
<br />has not done business with previously. After further discussion Councilman
<br />Johnson moved the award of bid be continued so the Engineering Department
<br />can investigate this company. Councilman VanValkenburg seconded and motion
<br />carried. Mrs. Schutz, Secretary-Treasurer of Schutz Contracting Company
<br />spoke, stating since they were low bidder they would like to have the bid
<br />awarded at this meeting. She also stated that her-company is bonded by
<br />United States Fidelity &Guaranty Company, the Company has a good reputation,
<br />it is a young company and does have the equipment. Mr. Dunn reported that
<br />in a case of this type when the Village has not previously done business with
<br />a contracting company, an investigation is made to determine financial
<br />stability of the company, equipment available and previous work of this type.
<br />Mrs. Schutz reported they have done work for the State of Minnesota and the
<br />City of Minneapolis.
<br />subject to the investigation of the Engineering Department as to the res-
<br />ponsibility of the Company. Councilman VanValkenburg seconded and motion
<br />Proposal B Grading
<br />Councilman Johnson then moved awarde of the bid be
<br />CITY OF BLOOMINGTON ORDINANCE NINE MILE CREEK TABLED.
<br />this communication is in regard to the 76th Street interchange and the high-
<br />way work partially in Edina and partially in Bloomington.
<br />Bloomington is requesting considerable change in the plans that have already
<br />been approved.
<br />pay considerably more attention to ecological matters from the standpoint of
<br />the protection of the creek and he has no objection to the resolution
<br />submitted by Bloomington with the exception of the statement that pertains
<br />to storm water treatment. After further discussion Councilman Courtney
<br />moved to table any action until some reaction is received from the Nine
<br />Mile Creek Managers or the State Department also until the Pollution Control
<br />Agency takes some action.
<br />and carried.
<br />ME. Hyde reported
<br />The city of
<br />Mr. Dunn stated that the resolution is requesting the District
<br />Motion was seconded by Councilman VanValkenburg
<br />NAME.CHANGE FOR TUPA DRIVE DENIED. Mr. Hyde statedc:that in the plat of Braemar
<br />Hills a street and a circle were named Tupa Drive and a permit has been
<br />issued for one home so far. These people are requesting a name change to
<br />Rolling Hills Drive. Mr. Fred Peterson, owner of the house being built,
<br />stated he felt that the street should have a name more descriptive of the
<br />area, Mayor Bredesen asked how many lots are on this plat and Mr. Dunn
<br />reported about a dozen lots would be on Tupa Drive itself and on Tupa
<br />Circle about four more lots.
<br />more people on the street he would be against changing the name from this
<br />move in that they then consider a change when a petition is received.
<br />Peterson agreed that only one property owner petitioning the name change
<br />was inadequate and he will go ahead and get others to sign a petition to
<br />change the name.
<br />on the petition for the name change the matter be denied at this time.
<br />Councilman Courtney seconded and motion carried.
<br />Councilman Courtney stated he'felt that until $here are
<br />Councilman Johnson suggested that when the other property owners
<br />Councilman Johnson moved that based on just one signature