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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 />hearing. <br />=. <br />Councilman Johnson entered the meeting during the first public <br />53 SD <br />4 w <br />bQ a <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 />. <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 />situations; <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 />carried. <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION <br />.*.. <br />.- <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