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"TES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VIUAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />DECENBER 18, 1972 <br />Hembers answering rollcall were Councilmen Johnson, Shaw and Mayor Bredesen. <br />[Councilman Courtney was also present. See Mnutes of February 5, 1973) ' <br />HINUTES of November 6 and 20 and December 4, 1972, were approved as submitted <br />by motion of Councilman Johnson, seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried. <br />BOY SCOUT TROUP 114 RECOGNIZED. <br />of Boy Scout Troup 114 from St. Stephens Church who were in attendance <br />who are working toward a Citizenship Award. <br />BJ3PLAT OF OUTLOT A, GLEASON 111 ADDITION COlTINUED TO JANUARY 15, 1973. <br />of Councilman Johnson was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried continuing <br />public hearing for Preliminary Approval of Replat of Outlot A, Gleason 111 <br />Addition to January 15, 1973. <br />November 6 and December 4, 1972. <br />Nayor Bredesen extended a welcome to members <br />and . <br />Motion <br />This hearing had already been continued from <br />LOTS 2 AND 3, BLOCK 6, YORKTOWN, STORM SEWER EASEIBNT VACATION APPROVED. <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered <br />placed on file. <br />this vacation, whereupon Councilman Johnson offered the following resolution <br />and moved its adoption: <br />Ilr. Dunn advised that ho*.objections had been submitted to <br />RESOLUTION VACATING STORM SEWER EASEElENT IN <br />LOTS 2 AND 3, BLOCK 6, YORKIIIOUN <br />NkREAS, two week's published, posted and mailed notice of a Hearing to be <br />held on December 17, 1972, at 7:OO p.m. on the proposed vacation of the <br />storm sewer easement hereinafter described has been given and made and a hear- <br />ing has been held thereon by the Village Council: <br />NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Village Council of the Village of Edina, <br />Hennepin County, Minnesota, that the following described storm sewer easement <br />as shown on recorded plat thereof, Hennepin County, IjEnnesota, be and is hereby <br />vacated : <br />The Storm <br />Yorlctotm, <br />the South <br />Notion for adoption <br />rollcall there were <br />Sewer Easement between Lots, 2 and 3, Block 6, <br />from 30 feet South of the North property line to <br />property line. <br />of the resolution vas seconded by Councilman Shaw and on <br />three ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted. <br />LOT 46, NORNIhU=SIDE, DIVISION APPROVED. Mr. Luce presented Lot 46, Norningside <br />for division into two fifty'foot lots. Public Hearing for this division <br />request had been continued from November 6, 1972, so that the matter could be <br />referred back to the Planning Commission for findings of fact as to the lot <br />size variance meeting certain criteria pursuant to Village Ordinances and State <br />Statutes. <br />request and set forth findings of fact which concluded that the "granting of <br />the variance will not be substantially detrimental to the public welfare or to <br />other land or improvements in the neighborhood" because similar divisions have <br />previously occurred in this neighborhoodr Council reviewed the sizes of other <br />lots in the general area. Nr. Luce clarified that there are both 66 foot and <br />50 foot lots in the area. Mr. Jeff Owens, owner of the property, urged that <br />the division be made. Following some discussion, Councilman Shaw offered the <br />following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Mr. Luce advised that the Planning Commission had discussed the <br />RE SOLUTION <br />WHEREAS, the following described property is at present a single tract of land: <br />Lot 46, Morningside, Hennepin County, Ninnesota; and <br />Ij.JRERI3AS, the owner has requested the subdivision of said tract into separate <br />parcels described as follows : <br />The North 50 feet of Lot 46, Morningside, Hennepin County, Minnesota; <br />and <br />Lot 46, Morningside, Hennepin County, Minnesota, except the North 50 <br />feet thereof; and <br />WHEXEAS, it has been determined that compliance with the Subdivision and Zon- <br />ing Regulations of the Village of Edina will create an unnecessary hardship <br />and said Parcels as separate tracts of land do not interfere with the purposes <br />of the Subdivision and Zoning Regulations as contained in the Village of Edina <br />Ordinance Nos. 801 and 811; <br />NOV, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Village Council of the Village of <br />Edina that the conveyance and ownership of said Parcels as separate tracts of <br />land is hereby approved and the requirements and provisions of Ordinance No. <br />801 and Ordinance No. 811 are hereby waived to allow said division and convey- <br />..