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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR METING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />MONDAY, NOVEBBER 6, 1972 <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw, Van Valken- <br />burg and Mayor Bredesen. <br />NATIONAL YOUTH APPRECIATION WEEK PROCLAIMED. <br />sponsored observances of National Youth Appreciation 'Neek throughout the <br />United States and Canada for the past eighteen years, Mayor Bredesen Sssued <br />the following proclamation: <br />PROCLAIIATION <br />WHEREAS, the vast majority of the youth are concerned, knowledgeable and <br />responsible citizens; and <br />WHEEtEAS, the accomplishments and achievements of these young citizens deserve <br />recognition and praise of their elders; and <br />NHEREAS, Optimist International has for the past eighteen years developed and <br />promoted a program entitled National Youth Appreciation Week, this year to be <br />observed November 13-19; and <br />I.JHEREAS, the citizens of the Village of Edina have indicated a desire to <br />join with the Optimists in expressing appreciation and approval of the con- <br />tributions of the youth, I, Arthur C. Bredesen, Jr., therefore proclaim <br />November 13-19, 1972, as National Youth Appreciation Week in the Village of <br />Edina. <br />today's youth as they assume responsible roles in the future of mankind. <br />Optimist International, having <br />By this action, let it be known that we have faith in the ability of <br />EXPRESS BUS ROUTE PROPOSAL DISCUSSED. Mr. Hyde kf2oduced Mr. Lewis Olson, <br />Assistant General Manager of the Transit Operating Division, who explained <br />the details of proposals the Metropolitan Transit Commission is about to make <br />which would provide a logical extension of existing routes and increase the <br />capacity of 35V, whereby ramps will be metered and busses will have prefer- <br />ential access to them. Mr. Olson advised that December 11, 1972, would be <br />the starting date, adding that the two proposals for Edina call for one route <br />from Benton and Stuart Avenues operating Westefly to Tingdale, South to Valley <br />View, East to $1. 66th Street, East-to Xe.rxes or France Avenues and then onto <br />the Crosstown and North to 2nd Avenue and 2nd Stredt. The other route would <br />start at Antrim Road at 17. 68th Street, South on Antrim, East on 17. 70th <br />Street, North on France Avenue to 66th Street or the Crosstown Highway. One <br />of these routes would probably go through the Colony apartment area. <br />ing considerable discussion, Councilman Johnson's motion was seconded by <br />Councilman Van Valkenburg and carried that the matter be continued to November <br />20, 1972, so that the proposal could be publicized in the Edina Sun and citizen <br />reaction known. <br />I Follow- <br />HIGHLANDS SCHOOL BOMBING DISCUSSED. Mr. Hyde recalled that the Highlands <br />School bombing had been quickly cleared up <br />have good law enforcement, citizens and the media must cooperate with the <br />Police Department and that the Police Department must use the information made <br />available to it. Mr. Hyde gave credit for solving the bombing to the existence <br />of reward money, the willingness of citizens to furnish information, the use of <br />the media and the hard work by the Police Department, particularly Detective <br />Richard Nissen. <br />and pointed out that in order to <br />HALLA PROPERTY REZONING CONTINUED TO NOVEMBER 20, 1972. Affidavits of Notice <br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. As <br />requested by the petitioners, Councilman Van Valkenburg's motion was seconded <br />by Councilman Shaw and carried continuing the matter to November 20, 1972, <br />for zoning change for the Halla property from R-1 Residential District to <br />Automobile Parking District. <br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-A30 GRANTED FIRST READING. Affidavits of Notice were pre- <br />sented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Nr. Hyde <br />presented Ordinance No. 811-A30 which was recommended by Planning Commission <br />which would stipulate setback on lots that front on two streets. No object- <br />ions being heard, Councilman Johnson offered Ordinance No. 811-A39 for First- <br />Reading as follows: <br />ORDINANCE NO. sii-~30 <br />AN ORDINANCE &SENDING' THE ZONING ORDINANCE <br />TO REQUIRE A MINIIlIJl-1 SETBACK ON THROUGH LOTS <br />THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS: <br />Section 1. Section 3, paragraph 4(a) -of Ordinance No. 811 is hereby <br />amended by adding the following subsection (5) thereto :