MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON
<br />MONDAY, MAY 1, 1972
<br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Shaw, Van Valkenbufg and
<br />Mayor Bredesen.
<br />Councilman Johnson entered the meeting during the first public
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<br />POLICE WEEK PROCLAIMED.
<br />Courtney and carried that the following proclamation:be'a$opted:
<br />Motion of Councilman Shaw was seconded by Councilman
<br />A PROCLA-MATION 0.F
<br />"POLICE WEEK"
<br />MAY 14 - MAY 20, 1972
<br />TO THE CITIZENS OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA:
<br />IJHEREAS, patriotic Americans throughout our nation display our national flag
<br />as a banner of hope and freedom in commemoration of special days in the exist-
<br />ence of our country; and
<br />WHEREAS, in the interest of inspiring renewal allegiance to our flag, devotion
<br />. to our country and faith in the laws of our land, founded on the principles
<br />of truth, justice and protection of life and property; and
<br />WHEREAS, the strength of those who enforce the Justice System in the United
<br />States of America is only as strong as those who support them; and
<br />WHEREAS, we, as loyal Americans, realize that the preservation of our free,
<br />democratic system is dependent upon our constant efforts to instill in the
<br />hearts.and minds of all Americans, their patriotic responsibilities as citizens
<br />of the United States of America;
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, the Edina Village Council does hereby proclaim May 14 to May
<br />20, 1972 "POLICE.FJEEKt1 in Edina and do urge the citizens of this community to
<br />join in the support of their Police Department and to observe May 15, 1972,
<br />as a Memorial Day to those officers'who gave their lives for the protection of
<br />our lives and property in this great nation.
<br />Police Patrolmen David Bush and Craig Swanson, President of the Edina Police
<br />Association, were present to receive expressions of appreciations from the Mayor
<br />and Village Manager.
<br />SHELBY J. TENNIS RECOGNIZED UPON RETIREMENT AS VOLUNTEER2IREMAN. Upon being
<br />advised that Mr. Shelby J. Tennis has retired as a volunteef fire fighter,
<br />Councilman Courtney offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:
<br />WHEREAS, 'Shelby J. Tennis has served the Village of Edina as a volunteer on
<br />the Edina Fire Department since April 16, 1952; and
<br />WHEREAS, Shelby J. Tennis, over these past twenty years, has performed out-
<br />standing service by his faithful response in attendance at fires and emergency
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Village of Edina
<br />that sincere thanks and greatful appreciation be extended in behalf of the
<br />citizenry as a whole to SHELBY J. TENNIS for the many years spent in faithful
<br />dedication to his community.
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Shaw and
<br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION
<br />MINUTES of the meeting of april 17, 1972, were approved by motion of Council-
<br />man Van Valkenburg , seconded' by Councilman Courtney and carried.
<br />OUTLOT 2, SOUTHDALE OFFICE PARK PRD-5 ZONING REQUEST CONTINUED TO MAY 17, 1972.
<br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered
<br />placed on file.
<br />this property which is located on the Northwest corner of Prance Avenue at W.
<br />66th Street from C-3 Commercial District to PRD-5 Planned Residential District,
<br />noting that on February 28, 1972, the zoning had been denied along with the
<br />suggestion by PIayalc BrtGleSen'khat Mr. Erickson come back with a new plan which
<br />would aaqukrq do. vari;iSn&e!:: - Mr a: lIow&xl' DAhlgren; , fepreSEnt&n& F%, -Joseph-
<br />Erickson, presented site plans which had-been revised from the originally
<br />proposed 171 unit,- tweIire floor building, to a 167 unit, eleven floor ?L"
<br />shaped building which would require a front yard parking variance and a setback
<br />variance on the North of 44 feet. Mr. Dalhgren explained that Mr. Erickson
<br />must have a minimum of 167 apartment units to proriide the amenities that
<br />residents of the building would requl're.
<br />with the D.M.J.M. recommendations inasmuch as an apartment building would
<br />generate less traffic than most C-3 Commercial District uses and that the
<br />revised plan would put the building further away from the contiguous property
<br />to the North. Mr. Clay Snider, 6612 West Shore Drive, representing the Vood-
<br />hill Association, expressed his disappointment in the new proposal, stating
<br />Mr. Luce reviewed the past history of the request to rezone
<br />He added that this proposal conforms