<br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON
<br />MONDAY, MARCH 6, 1972 '
<br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, Van Valken-
<br />burg and Mayor Bredesen.
<br />MINUTES of the meeting of February 7, 1972, were approved as submitted by
<br />motion of Councilman Courtney, seconded by Councilman Johnson and carried.
<br />HEARINGS CONDUCTED ON VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS.
<br />sented by Clerk, approved as t9 form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant to
<br />due notice given, public hearings were conducted and action taken as hereinafter
<br />recorded :
<br />A. CONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY SEWER IMPROVEMENT IN THE FOLLOlJING (P-SS-303) :
<br />Easement line over proposed road in Lot 11, Auditor's Subdivision No. 325
<br />(Harold Woods Lane) from Schaefer Road to the East line of Lot 1, A. Id.
<br />Hendriclcson's 1st Addition, South' along the East line of A. W. Hendrickson's
<br />1st Addition to the Southeast corner thereof; West along the South line of
<br />A. N. Hendrickson's 1st Addition to Ridge Road;
<br />Ridge Road from Interlachen Road South to the North line of Lot 6, Auditor's
<br />Subdivision No. 325;
<br />Easement line North along East line of A. I?. Hendrickson's 1st Addition from
<br />proposed main on Harold Woods Lane to Northeast corner of said addigion;
<br />thence West along North line of said addition 140 feet;
<br />Easement line from Interlachen Road and Ridge Road North, South in a South-
<br />Easterly, Southerly and Southwesterly direction to the North line of Lot 3,
<br />Margaret Cosgrove' s Addition.
<br />CONSTRUCTION OF I.JATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT IN-THE FOLLOIJING (P-WM-275) :
<br />Ridge Road from Interlakhen Road to cul-de-sac 1400 Feet South
<br />Affidavits of Notice were pre-
<br />B .
<br />Items A and B above' affecting the'. Same prdperty-cisjnerS, publiflzearings w6re
<br />conducted'concurrently. Mr. Hyde presented total estimated construction cost
<br />for Sanitary Sewe?~Impkovement"P-SS-303 at: $117,038.41, 'proposed to be assessed
<br />29 assessab1e.kots'at ah estimated cost per assessable lot of $4,035.80. He
<br />added that six lots are deferred and that those lots will pay the connection
<br />charge if and when the property is subdivided. Total estimated construction
<br />cost for Watermain Improvement No. P-T.IM-275 was given at $37,053.72, proposed
<br />to be assessed against 19 assessable lots at an estimated cost of $1,950.20
<br />per assessable lot. Mr. Hyde recalled that a hearing was held on these im-
<br />provements for the same area on July 12, 197X,and that after considerable
<br />discussion the matter had been continued %o that the Pollution Control Agency
<br />can make an in depth study of cesspools and drainfields in the area and test the
<br />lake to see if any contamination exists.ra
<br />Control Agency and the Metropolitan Sewer Board was initiated and has been
<br />continuing since that time. Mr. Hyde referred to a letter from Mr. Grant Merritt
<br />of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency which advised that its staff 8s not -
<br />adequate,to conduct'Sunreys on individual disposal systems and that if the Vil-
<br />lage feels it is desirable to conduct testing of the ponds in the area it
<br />should be done by the Village staff, with sample testing by their laboratory if
<br />needed for validation of the data. Reference vas made to a letter from Mr. C.
<br />H. Carneal, 5117 Ridge Road, expressing opposition to the projects and asking
<br />that the hearing be postponed until he returned home, and a letter from Mr.
<br />Roy B. Burns, Jr;, 5108 Ridge Road, asking for further analysis of the project.
<br />Mrs. C. M. Towle, 5013 Ridge Road, was told by Mr. Hyde that the there would
<br />be nq change in the character or physical appearance of the road after the
<br />improvements are installed.
<br />his property this summer and urged the installation of the improvement, as did
<br />Mrs. C. M. Towle, 5013 Ridge Road and Miss Ann L. Rutledge, 5116 Ridge Road.
<br />Stating that he believed that the improvements offer a long range solution to
<br />existing problems, Councilman Johnson moved approval of the projects. Motion
<br />was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried.
<br />ment later in Minutes.)
<br />C. CONSTRUCTION OF PORTMD CEMENT CONCRETE ALLEY PAVING IN THE FOLLOWING
<br />P-E-27) :
<br />North-South alley between Zenith Avenue and Abbott Avenue and between TJest
<br />58th ,Street and Nest 59th Street
<br />Correspondence with the Pollution
<br />Mr. lJayne Bergren said that he will be building on
<br />(See Resolution Ordering Improve-
<br />Pbssibility of a 20 year assessment was mentioned.
<br />Mr. Hyde presented total estimated construction cost of $13,789.33, noting that
<br />of this amount the Village will pay 25% of the cost because maintenance costs
<br />will-be reduced over the cost of less permanent surfacings. He advised that
<br />the estimated amount tq be assessed is $10,342.00, proposed to be assessed
<br />against 1,193.76 a'ssessable feet at $8.66 per foot, or against 24 assessable
<br />lots at $430.92 per lot. Mr. Hyde added that the improvement was brought to
<br />hearing in response to a petition signed by owners of fifteen properties.
<br />Thomas C. Aulik, 5825 Abbott Ave. S., objected to the proposal on the grounds