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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILUGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE &L ON <br />AUGUST 21, 1972 <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw and Van <br />Valkenburg who served as Mayor Pro Tem in the absence of Mayor Bredesen, <br />NEW POLICE OFFICERS INTRODUCED. <br />James Poole who started on May 6, 1972 and who worked with BCA as Technical Services <br />Officer on "Bo&Squad"f Mrs. Judith Hanson who started on August 1, 1972 and who <br />is Edina's first Police Woman; and William Bernjelm who started on August 15; <br />1972, who served on the Chicago, Illinois Police Department for five years, leav- <br />ing there as a detective. <br />, <br />Mr. Hyde introduced three new 3olice officers , <br />SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS LEVIED ON VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS. Affidavits of Notice were <br />presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Pursuadt: <br />to duemotice given, public hearings were conducted and action taken as here- <br />inafter set forth: <br />A. PARKING RAMP IMPROVEMENT P-1 in the following: <br />Mr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showing -total construction cost of <br />$573,534.00, noting that this assessment hearing has been continued from July <br />17 and August 7, 1972. No objections were heard, ahd MrJ-Ralen ad+ised that <br />nothing had been heard from the Red Barn, whereupon Councilman Johnson's <br />motion ordering the assessment was seconded by Councilman Courtney and carried. <br />B. STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-185 in the following: <br />Valley View Road from Rosemary Lane to Vest 66th Street <br />Mr. Hyde presented total construction cost at $40,452.96, proposed to be <br />assessed against 3,371.08 assessable feet at $12.00 per foot as was originally <br />estimated. <br />Mr. Albert S. Tusin, 5704 Creek Valley Road, objected to the fact that'he is <br />proposed to be assessed the same amount as other property owners and that he <br />does not share the same benefits. <br />curb were torn out and replaced. Mr. Obermeyer pointed out that Mr. Tusin's <br />home is just on the edge of the improvement and that it was an engineering <br />decision just where to start the improvement. He added that Mr. Tusin had <br />never been charged for the Creek Valley Road improvement. <br />that everyone in the Village is assessed for the improvement of one road. <br />Tusin was assured that hhe-.-siadwalk had-been-paid from State Aid Punds'and that <br />cost'had not:ba6n.'incltded in the proposed. assessment. Mr. Hyde tbld Mr. Tusin <br />that his street had always been a major street and that he should not find the <br />increase in qraffic more than on any street, adding that the traffic is the <br />reason the State Gasoline Tax money has been used to pay for a portion of the <br />improvement. Following considerable discussion, Councilman Courtney's motion <br />was seconded by Councilman Johnson and carried that the assessment be ordered <br />and that Mr. Tusin talk to Mr. Dunn upon his return to see if some adjustment <br />can be made. <br />C. STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-184 in the following: <br />Warden Avenue from Tracy Avenue West to culrde-sac <br />Mr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showingtotal construction cost dt <br />$9,763.97, propo.sed to be assessed against 6-1/3 lots at $1,541.76 per lot <br />against estimated assessment of $1,642.23. No objections were heard and none <br />had been received prior thereto. (See Resolution Ordering Assessment later in <br />Minutes .) <br />D. STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-179 in the following: <br />West 50th Street and France Ave. S. <br />He advised that the State Aid share of the project was ;$230,507.76. <br />He said that his four-year old pavement and <br />It was brought out <br />Mr. <br />(See Resolution Ordering Assessment later in Minutes.) <br />Aspen Road from the Uest; line of Gleason Fourth Addition Easterly to cul- <br />de-sac 1 <br />Mr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showing total construction cost at <br />$9,605.56 proposed to be assessed against 578.30 assessable feet at $16.61 <br />per assessable foot against $17.39 estimated assessment. No objections were <br />heaad and none had been received prior thereto. <br />ment later in Minutes.) <br />E. STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-186 in the following: <br />St. Johns Avenue from 'Nest 80th Street to Valley View Road <br />Mr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showing total construction cost at <br />$12,667.33, proposed to be assessed against 1,404.36 assessable feet at $9.02 <br />against estimated assessment of $11.85 per assessable foot. ..No objections were <br />heard and none had been received prior thereto. <br />Asseesment later in Minutes. <br />F. STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. BA-176 in the following: <br />Mr. Hyde presented analysis of assessment showing total construction cost at <br />$2 , 902.90 , proposed to be assessed against 188.50 assessable feet at $15 40 <br />, <br />(See Resolution Ordering Assess- <br />(See Resolution Ordering <br />Arbour Avenue in Clagramar Fourth Addition