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"INUTES OE THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VIWE HALL ON <br />JULY 17, 1972 <br />Nembers answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, ShaN Van Valken- <br />burg and Nayor Bredesen. <br />KCMITES of July 3, 1972, were approved as submitted by motion of Councilman <br />Shaw, seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />POLICE DEPARTMENT'S "JET" INTROlhJCED. <br />sen of the Edina Police Department along with "Jet" the new Edina Police Dog <br />who has been trained for fourteen-weeks under a grant from the Law Enforcement <br />Assfistance Administration under the Department of Justice. Nr. Hyde pointed <br />out that "Jet" is proving 'most 'valuable in security controls and Officer Mad- <br />sen noted that the dog has been trained in control withaggresshn and is <br />particularly useful in tracking suspects and for searching buildings. <br />2 I <br />Mr. Hyde introduced Officer Douglas Mad- I <br />PUBLIC HEARINGS CONDUCTED ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENTS. Affidavits of Notice were <br />presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant <br />to due notice given, public hearings were conducted and action taken as here- <br />inafter recorded: <br />A. PARKING RAMP IMPROVEMENT NO. P-1 in the foiloliing: <br />Vest 50th Street and France Ave. S.- <br />Mr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showing total construction cost of <br />$573,534.00, noting that this assessment has been delayed to get experience of <br />use by adjacent property owners. <br />tinent Surveys and meetings have been conducted over a period of time with <br />property owners. Elr. Michael Golen, representing Red Barn, said that the <br />fee owner, Richard Steiner, had no knowledge of the assessment until the <br />afternoon of July 14, 1972 inasmuch as he had been out of town. He requested <br />that the matter be continued to August Z, 1972, since under Red Barn's rental <br />agreement it would be responsible for the assessment and there had been no <br />opportunity to study the impact of the assessment. <br />Councilman Johnson's motion continuing the hearing to August 7, 1972, was <br />seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />B. SANITARY SEWER IbPROVEMENT NO. 2q2 in the following: <br />East Frontage Road State Highway 100 from Lakeview Drive to Willson Road <br />Willson Road from East Frontage Road to 600' North <br />Nr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showing total construction cost of <br />$40,498.89, proposed to be assessed against 159 assessable units at $254.71 <br />per assessable unit as against estimated assessment of $531.83 per assessable <br />unit (See discussion Eollowing fXth-l?atermain Improvement No. 258) <br />C. WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT NO. 258 in the following: <br />A survey of actual use wais made by Mid-Con- <br />Following some discussion, <br />I <br />East Frontage Road of Highway 100 from Lakeview Drive to TJillson Road <br />Willson Road from East Frontage Road to Grange Road <br />Grange Road from Willson Road to West 50th Street <br />Nr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showing total construction cost at <br />$46,073.37, proposed to be assessed against 161 assessable units at $286.17 <br />per assessable unit against estimated assessment of $378.26 per assessable unit. <br />Mr. Russell Sorenson, representing Halla Nursery, objected to the proposed <br />assessment for 157 units inasmuch as their application for 158 units has been <br />denied by Council. <br />project was authorized, the Hallas had made no objection, llr. Donald Halla <br />.said that he had been told that no decision would be made on the method of <br />assessment at that hearing. Mr. Hyde pointed out that the petition had been <br />submitted on August 8, 1969, for both sewer and water. Mr. Sorenson contended <br />that there is no relationship to the assessment as proposed and the basis h6r <br />the assessment which is improvement to the property. <br />discussion, Ilir, Dalen-xiiggeSte$ that assessmknhs be levied against the Legion <br />Hall, the Edina Country Club, the Village of Edina and for the existing <br />building on the Halla property and that the assessmept for the remaining 157 <br />units be deferred until such time as the development of the property is <br />determined. Mr. Dalen suggested further that 6% capitalized interest on the <br />deferred assessment be accrued fromkhis date. <br />recommended that, since this sort of procedure is not specifically authorized <br />by the assessment statutes, an agreement on the payment of interest should be <br />executed between the Hallas and the Village. Councilman Courtney then moved <br />that only part of the cost of the improvements be assessed at the present time <br />and that the assessment of the unpaid balance thereof be deferred until such <br />time as the rezoning of the Halla property is determined and that the cost of <br />the unpaid balance thereof, together with interest thereon at the rate of 6% <br />per annum from July 17, 1972, be deferred. Motion was seconded by Councilman <br />Shaw and carried. <br />In reply to Mr. Hyde's recollectfdn that; at the time the <br />Following considerable - <br />Village Attorney f.lhitlocIc