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MINUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE <br />MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5 , 1973 <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Johnson, Shaw and Van <br />Valkenburg who served as Mayor Pro Tern in the absence of Mayor Bredesen. <br />IIINUTES of December 18 and 29, 1972, and January 8 and 15, 1973, were approved <br />as presented by motion of Councilman Shaw, seconded by Councilman Courtney and <br />carried, with the exception that the Minutes of December 18, 1972, be corrected <br />to indicate that Councilman Courtney's name should have been included in the <br />opening rollcall. <br />POLICE OFFICER HILDING S. DAHL RECOGNIZED UPON 36 YEARS OF SERVICE. <br />advised by the Village Manager that Police Officer Hilding S. Dahl had completed <br />thirty-six years of service as a Police Officer for the Village of Edina, <br />Councilman Johnson offered the following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Upon being <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION ' <br />WHEREAS, Hilding S. Dahl has served as a Police Officer of the Village of <br />Edina since February 1, 1931; and <br />WHEREAS, during these thirty-six years, Officer Dahl has served the Village <br />of Edina with courage, loyalty, honesty and dedication 'beyond the call of duty; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina Village Council, on behalf of <br />the citizenry as a whole, express its appreciation to OFFICER HILDING S. DAHL <br />for his many years of faithful service to the Edina Police Department and to the <br />residents of Edina; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be spread upon the pages of the <br />Minutes Book of the Edina Village Council and that an appropriate copy be <br />presented to Hilding S. Dahl. <br />Motion for adoption of.the resolution was seconded by Councilman Courtney and <br />on rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted. <br />50TH STREET AND FRANCE AVENUE BUSINESSES THANKED FOR GIFT. <br />offered the'following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Councilman Johnson <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION <br />WHEREAS, Clancy Drug, Inc., Edina Union 76, First Edina National Bank and Lunds, - <br />Inc., have, over the past years, contributed generously to the special equip- <br />ment and educational needs of the Edina Police Department; and <br />WHEREAS, during'the month of January, 1973, Clancy Drug, Inc., Edina Union <br />76, First Edina National Bank and Lunds, Inc., again contributed $50 each <br />to the Edina Police Department to be used for sending an officer of the Edina <br />Police Department to a special school on narcotics; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Village Council express <br />sincere appreciation and thanks to CLANCY DRUG, INC., EDINA UNION 76, FIRST <br />EDINA NATIONAL BANK, LUNDS, INC., for taking this means of expressing their <br />concern for the Village of Edina by their giving of such a generous contribution, <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried. <br />J.URL KRAHL PROPERTY REZONING REFEmD TO ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COBIMISSION AND <br />METROPOLITAN COUNCIL FOR RECOMMENDATIONS. Affidavits of Notice were presented <br />by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />notice given, Public Hearing was conducted and action taken as hereinafter set <br />forth. Mr. Luce presented the petition of Mr. Karl Krahl for zoning change of <br />his property located generally South of Vernon Avenue and West of Arctic \Jay <br />from R-1 Residential District to PRD-3 Planned Residential District. He <br />recalled that this 2.75 acre tract of land has quite severe grades and is heavily <br />wooded. <br />development but have,now recommended approval of a 93 unit lunirjr apartment <br />building which will be 545 feet long, with retaining walls to be constructed so <br />as to save as many trees as possible and so that extensive grading would'not be <br />necessary. Mr. Stanley Taube and Michael Veiner of Dimension Development Corp- <br />oration, who has a purchase agreement with Mr. Krahl, presented an artist's <br />conception of the apartment, noting that almost all parking IS endlosed and <br />that the proposal conforms to the Western Edina Plan with twelve units per <br />acre. <br />the hill. Dre Patrick J. Scanlan, 6144 Arctic Way, said that he and three <br />other neighbors would make presentations on behalf of homeowners. <br />by speakers, Nessrs. Charles P. VeLure, 6125 Arctic Way, Leon A. Demee, 6116 <br />Arctic Flay and Earl "Pat" Crow, 6113 Arctic Way, copies of their remarks are <br />attached*hereto and incorporated as a part of these lrlinutes. Mr. Dunn said <br />that he would not disagree with tfaffic projections of the property owners, <br />except that all trips would not be going in the same direction. Councilman <br />Shaw pointed out that even though the property falls in the Hdljlcins School <br />District, the Council still had the responsibility of the zoning. He added <br />Pursuant to due <br />Planning Commission has in the past denied approval of various types of <br />Mr- Weiner requested a reward for higher density for retaining most of <br />As requested