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 />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 />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