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IIINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETIhY; OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1971- <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Couittney, Johnson, Shaw, VanValken- <br />burg: <br />Minutes of September 20, 22 and 27, 1971, were approved as submitted by motion <br />of Councilman Johnson; seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />1klYo.r Bredesen .entered shortly after approval of the Minutes. <br />MUD LAND HYDROLOGICAL STUDY AUTHORIZED. Mr. Rosland presented slides indicat- <br />ing the present natural state of Mud Lake, noting that a new hydzohigical <br />study would be necessary to determine whether the IIud Lake property should <br />remain in a natural state of should he. develbped--$ntb .a' lake ark.. Mt. -- . <br />Rosland said that the cost of the study would be $4,200 of which the Nine <br />* Mile Creek Board of Managers is willing to pay $2,800 and the Federation of <br />Garden Clubs paying $200 toward the study. Following some discussion, Council- <br />man Johnson's motion authorizing the expenditure of $1,000 as the Village's share <br />of the hydrological study was seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />STANDARTI OIL'ZONING REQUEST FOR PARTS OF LOTS 5 AND 6, BLOCK 6, EDINA INfER- <br />Cm?E CENTER DENIED. <br />. as to form and ordered placed on file. Mr. Luce presented the request which <br />was continued from October 4, 1971, of Standard 0il.Company for a zoning <br />change from 0-1 Office Building District to C-4 Commercial District for part <br />of Lots 5 and 6, Bloclc 6, Edina Interchange Center. Elr. Luce noted that the <br />property in question is located on the Northeast corner of Metro Blvd.'and <br />Edina Industrial Blvd. and that Planning Commission has recohnenc€ed approval <br />for the zoning of this 175,000 square foot $face of land and noted that it <br />is proposed to replat the property so that the remaining northern section <br />would b.e one lot. Mr. John Nelson, real estate:- representative for Stand- <br />_ard Oil Company, spoke of the need for an additional facility in the area. <br />He said that over 10,000 people are employed in the general vicinity, 6,000 <br />of whom work North of Interchange 494. He presented a drawing of the pro- <br />posed building along with a landscape plan, noting that parking spaces for <br />eleven cards would be provided and that there would be no general car repair. <br />Speaking in objection ot the proposal were Mr. George Spealcesj representing <br />the Edina Office Building, Nr. Neil Messick, Manager of Radisson South, a <br />representative of Minnesota Federal Savings & Loan Association and Mr. <br />Antonio:Bernardi. Concensus of the objections was that property would be <br />downgraded and that additional traffic would be drawn to the area. Mayor <br />Bredesen said that at the time of the original zoning, it had been intended <br />to restrict the area to an industrial park and an office area. <br />Johnson noted that Council would not be keeping faith with the people who <br />had bought property in the area if the zoning was changed at this point. <br />Following some discussion, Councilman Shawls motion denying the request of <br />Standard Oil Company for C-4 zoning was seconded by Councilman Courtney and <br />carried. <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved <br />Councilman <br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-818 ADOPTED ON SECOND READING. Noting that the zoning <br />-request of Mr. Gary Johnson for R-2 Multiple Residence District zpning had <br />been continued from October 4, 1971, Mr. Luce presented a new plan which <br />relocate3:the road so that access on to Bedford Avenue will be eliminated and <br />provides access at the end of Oxford Avenue. <br />Avenue, objected to the plan as.being dangerous for children. He was told by <br />Councilman Johnson that this plan is considered best from a safety standpoint. <br />Mayor Bredesen noted that this p2oposal is for a.:private road and restricted <br />to only local traffic. It was pointed out that'inasmuch as the property is <br />platted for seven single €amsly lots, traffic will serve only one additional <br />unit with the construction of the four proposed double dwellings. An unid- <br />entified gentleman who said that he lives on Oxford Avenue said that he had <br />not received notice of the zoning. <br />has a very steep grade and is slippery during the winter, residents were <br />told to call the Village and the:.street would be sanded as necessary. <br />ing considerable discussion, Councilman Shaw noted that from a standpoint of <br />traffic safety, this plan is best. <br />ance for Second'Reading and moved its adoption: <br />Mr. Dean Darling, 5131 Oxford <br />In cesponse to a complaint that the road <br />Follow- <br />He thereupon offered the' following 'ordin- <br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-Al8 <br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE <br />(NO. 811) BY ADDIhY; TO THE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE DISTRICT <br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS: "i <br />Section I. <br />"The extent of the Hultiple Residence District is enlarged by the <br />Paragraph 1 of Section 4-of Ordinance No. 80rof the Vil- <br />lage is amended by adding the following thereto: <br />addition of the following properties :