MINUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON
<br />MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1972
<br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney and Van Valkenburg . No
<br />quorem being present at 7:35 p.m., Councilman Van Valkenburg announced that
<br />the meeting would be open for informal discussion only.
<br />audience were advised that no formal action could be taken. All matters on
<br />the agenda for the meeting of December 4, 1972, were continued to December
<br />18, 1972.
<br />Members of the
<br />MELISSA BLUNT PRESENTED &ERICAN RED CROSS CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION. Mr.
<br />Richard McFeters, Director of Safety for the Northwest Reglon of the American
<br />Red Cross presented a Certificate,, o-idcognition for Extraordinary Personal
<br />Action to Melissa Blunt, 4 Merilane, for her quick action preventing the near
<br />drowning of a two-year old boy from becoming a fatality.,
<br />and Van Valkenburg extended their personal congratulations and commendations
<br />to Helissa.:
<br />Councilmen Courtney
<br />LIFT STATION BIDS AVARDED SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION. llr. Dunn advised th?t>i$
<br />is imperative that bids be awarded €or the lift stations so that contractors
<br />can place their orders €or parts. Nr. Hyde then presented tabulation of five
<br />bids for Proposal A (Eden and Arcadia Avenues) showing G. L. Contracting, Inc.,
<br />low bidder at-$16,750.00; Hetro Contracting, Inc., at $19,750.00; Barbarossa
<br />and Overdahl Construction Co. at $45,550.00. Tabulation of four bids for
<br />Proposal B (Oaklawn Ave. at W. 72nd Street) showed Industrial Construction
<br />Division low bidder at $40,161.50; G. L. Contracting, Inc., at $40,981.50;
<br />Dverilahl Construction Co. at $44,804.00 and Barbarossa & Sons, Inc., at
<br />recommended low bidder in each case, with the understanding that-the awardb
<br />will not become official until approval .by a third member of Council and,
<br />further, with the understancing that the award be ratified and confirmed at the
<br />next Council Meeting.
<br />& Sons , Inc., at $20,700.00; Industrial Construction Division at $25,461.00; ~ -*
<br />Councilman Courtney then moved that the contracts be awarded to
<br />Motion was seconded by Councilman Van Valkenburg. Carried.
<br />I ADMINISTRATIVE CARS BIDS AIIARDED.
<br />bids received in response to Advertisement for Bids taken by Hennepin County
<br />and advised that i$ js-iaperative that-these bids be ajqarded'before the-next
<br />Valkenburg and carried that a cooperative award be made to American Central
<br />Automotive, Inc., with 1/2? discount for pyament.of invoice in 20 days after
<br />receipt of complete delivery.
<br />Brooklyn-American, Inc., $3,070.80; Penn Auto Plaza, Inc., $3,075,80; American Central
<br />AutQploZiQe, Xnc.;$3;078;62 (1/2% discount for payment of invoice within 20 days
<br />after receipt of complete delivery); Chrysler City, Inc., $3,196.81; Central
<br />Hotor Sales, Inc., $3,204.63; Freeway Dodge, $3,207.85; Barnett Chrysler
<br />Plymouth, $3,246.46; Broolcdale Ford, $3,368.29.* Councilman Courtney's motion ,
<br />was conditioned that the award will not become official until approval by a
<br />third member of Council and, further, with the understanding that the award
<br />be ratified and confirmed at the next Council Meeting.
<br />BICYCLE PATHS CONTINUED TO JANUARY 8, 1972. Mrs. Jeanenne Chizum, 6709 Gleason
<br />Road, representing the Junior Federated Women's Club. of Edina, spoke of Itover-
<br />whelming public support'* of construction of bicycle paths which had been appar-
<br />ent in a survey conducted by her group. She expressed the hope that a primary
<br />functional route could be constructed beginning in the spring of 1973.
<br />unidentified lady in the audience added that most people surveyed indicated
<br />that they would be willing to paymbmfor bicycle licenses in order to have
<br />the paths. Councilman Van Valkenburg said that Cobcil wccld probably make
<br />a decision as to how to use.Federa1 Revenue Sharing Funds sometime during the
<br />month of January, 1973.
<br />report and told that the matter would be discussed further on January 8, 1973.
<br />Mr. Hyde presented a tabulation of eight
<br />Councilman Courtney's motion was then seconded by Councilman Van
<br />Tabulation of bids was given as follows:
<br />The Bicycle Paths Committee was congratulated on their
<br />F&IILY LIFE CONFERENCE FUNDS REQUESTED BY HUMAN RIGHTS COII$ESSION. Nr. Roger
<br />F. Heegaard, Chairman of the Edina Human Rights Commission, called Council's
<br />attention to a letter from the Human fiights Cormnission advising that the Com-
<br />mission hopes to co-sponsor, along with several civic organizations, a "Family
<br />Life Conferencet' to be conducted in the Village in early spring. Mr. Heegaard
<br />advised that the Human Rights Commission hopes that the Council will approve
<br />an initial request for $1,000.00 from its 1972 budget to be used as E%eed"
<br />money for planning and implementing the proposed conference. Councilmen