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24.Q A i MINUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1971 <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, VanValken- <br />burg and Mayor Bredesen. - <br />1972 BUDGET discussion was continued to Sepeember 22, 1971 at 4:30 p.m. <br />ORDINANCE NO,'811-A18 GRANTED FIRST READING. <br />sented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant to <br />Affidavits of Notice were pre- <br />I due notice given, public hearing was conducted and action taken as hereinafter <br />.set forth. Mr. Luce presented the petition of Mr.. Gary R. Johnson €or zoning <br />change from R-1 Residential District to R-2 Multiple Residential District for <br />property located at 52nd Street and Oxford Avenue at the foot of a 10% grade. <br />Mr. Johnson proposes to vacate a portion of Oxford Avenue and a portion of Wi <br />52nd Street and has submitted a plat for the .area known as Bedford Valley; <br />(See hearing. on preliminary plat fof Bed5ml.:Valky %ater.-in Wfiutes.) - Mr. <br />Luce recommended that,, if zoning is approved., a fine of shrubbery-to protect <br />the dwelling at'5144 Bedford Avenue from the glare of lights be installed along <br />the ZoatLonLEhe Notth side of the property. <br />understood that a stop sign should be installed so that cars woutd have to stop <br />on the private-drive before reaching Bedford Ave. <br />to the fact that if the road is relocated, a beautiful group of boulevard trees <br />will have to be cut down. Mr..Luce commented that any alternate possibility <br />would be.difficult because of the grade. <br />assured by Mr. Luce that pr0perties.i the.area woul not be assessed at any <br />L future time for any s tom sewer/w~~ci?%i~~~t~ e necessitated by the proposed <br />development. Following considerable discussion, Councilman Courkneymffered <br />the following ordinance hi; Fi.rst Reading;-wieh the ar?des~~~~i~~~fh~~h-'thie"=p"ro- <br />perty be studied again by Mr, Luce to see if there is any possibility of sav- <br />ing the trees, that the safety factor be taken into.consideration and that a <br />@r$sqape-plan by',p.royided .byzMrP&hnsoh and ? approyed b3 bhe ~BZbIaga aiid- tEat <br />a per€omqxjcei:bond. .be. fumishe.dxwhich would insure the maintenance of the land- <br />scaping as approved for at' least. thirty years: <br />.Mr. Luce agreed with an unidenti- <br />. fied gentleman in the audience who if the zoning is'approved, it should be <br />The gentleman also objected <br />A gentleman in the audience was <br />rovemen t s <br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-AZ8 <br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE <br />(NO. 811) BY ADDING TO THE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE DISTRICT <br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILTAGE OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS: <br />Section 1. Paragraph 1 of Section 4 of Ordinance No. 811 of the Village <br />"The extent of the Multiple Residence District is enlarged by the <br />addition of the following properties : <br />Lots 9,-10, 11 and 12, Block 6, Lots 13, 14 and 15, Block 7, Brookside <br />Heights except-that part of Lots 13, 15 and 15 lying Northeasterly of a <br />line running from a point on West line of Lot 15 distant 20 feet North <br />of Southwest corner of said Lot 15, to a point on South line of Lot 13 <br />distant 50 feet East of Southwest corner of said Lot 13, Block 7, Brook- <br />side Heights, Hennepin County, Minnesota; Fjhich is in subdistrict R-2,*! <br />Sec. 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its pass- <br />'is amended by adding the following thereto: <br />age and publication. I 1 <br />JOSEPH E. ERICKSON ZONING REQUEST REFERRED TO TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE AND PLAN- <br />NING COMMISSION. Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to <br />form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant to due notice given,.public hearing <br />was conducted and action taken as hereinafter set forth. <br />Mr. Thomas Erickson, said that he was no relation to the petitioner.. Mr. Luce <br />presented the petition of Mr. Joseph Erickson for Planned Residential District <br />(PRD-5) zoning for the property located on the Northwest corner of the inter- <br />section of France Ave. at 17. 66th Street vhich is currently zoned C-3 Com- <br />mercial District. <br />acres of which is a pond and that it is proposed to construct a twelve story, <br />171 unit luxury apartment on the site. <br />ground parking spaces and 1/2 outside parking spaces per unit with ingress <br />and egress from France Avenue. Mr. Howard Dahlgren, architect, introduced <br />Messrs. Joseph Erickson and Jack Erickson and presented slides of th'e area <br />along with site plans. He noted that the property is located 629 feet from <br />the nearest single family dwelling and explained that the building will be <br />127 feet high, slightly lower than the hospital and considerably lower than <br />the 182 feet Southdale Towers apartment building on Barrie Road. Mr. Dahl- . gren advised that the land is valued at $500,000 and reviewed 1970 Metropoli- <br />tan Council statistics indicating that the proposed apartment building would <br />generate considerably less traffic than office or retail building use which <br />The Village Attorney, <br />He explained that the site consists of 8.41 acres, 4 1/2 <br />The building would have 1 1/2 under-