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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETIhG OF THE <br />APRIL 16, 1973 <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />q <br />Mernbeis answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Shaw and Van Valkenburg who <br />served as Mayor Pro Tem in the absence of Mayor Bredesen. <br />BICYCLE SAFETY PROGRAM ENDORSED. <br />Councilman Courtney and darried, endorsing the following proclamation which had <br />been eiigued by Mayor Bredesen: <br />As Mayor of the Village of Edina, I call upon all members of this community to <br />give their wholehearted support to the 8th Annual Edina Bicycle Safety Program <br />which will be conducted Monday, April 23, through Friday, May llkh under the <br />united efforts of the Edina Lions, Jaycees, Rotary, Scout Troops, Police Depart- <br />ment,. Greater Edina Chamber of Commerce, Optimists and Southdale Optimists, <br />and the PTAs and parent-groups of the eight Edina Elementary Schools and three <br />The purpose of the Program is to reduce the hazards of bicycle riding for young <br />bicycZiStS, as well as for pedestrians and motorists. <br />of our streets and highways daily increases the dangers for the careless or <br />unskilled rider. <br />year throughout the nation (due to collisions between bicycles and motor vehicles <br />alone) have alerted us to the need for.such a Program. <br />and girls, at an early age, in proper riding skills; by teaching them the laws <br />by helping them to be award of the hazards'of biking --'we feel Edina is making <br />a concerted attempt to assure that the number of accidents does NOT keep up with <br />the ever-increasing number of b"iyc1ists. <br />Fhever, the safety of our children cannot be relegated to a once-a-year-campaign. <br />I call for the support of every parent in carrying out this campaign all year <br />long; and I urge every youngster to participate in this Bicycle Safety Program <br />and then practice what he has.'learned -- for his own safety as well as another's. <br />Motion for adoption of the proclamation was seconded by Councilman Courtney and <br />carried. <br />Councilman Shaw's motion was seconded by <br />PROCLAMATION <br />I <br />'Parochial schools. <br />The growing congestion <br />Reports of hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries each <br />By training our boys <br />governing bicyclists; by explaining the reasons for obeying safety rules; and 7. <br />'POSTAL WEEK" DECLAReD. Councilmq Shaw' s motion was seconded by Cbuncilman I Courtney and carried for adoption of the following proclamation: <br />WHEREAS, Edina, Minnesbta, is linked to the nation and the world by our'Nationa1 <br />mail service; and <br />WHEREAS, the welfare of every citizen, every business, on every street and <br />across the countryside, is dependent upon this vast communications network, <br />available to'all our people the year round, at a price everyone can afford; and <br />WHEREAS, by law, your Postal Service--and the ,qen and women trho operate it-- <br />is obligated to serve our comnity and the nation on,a non-profit basis, with <br />courtesy and care, and to keep Postal costs in balance with postal revenues; <br />and <br />f?IiEREAS, to do this, the mail service needs the informed understanding, coopera- <br />tion, support and constructive suggestions of every citizen of our comnity; <br />NCN, THEREFORE, it is hereby proclaimed that the week beginning April 29, 1973, <br />be known as POSTALWEEKin the Village of Edina and all citizens are called upon <br />tc doin in the bccasion for recognition of the vital responsibilities assigned <br />to the mail service and its employees and to take stock of the challenges which <br />must be jointly met by Postal people and the citizens of the Village of Edina <br />t.?ho depend upon the mail as an essential part of their personal and business <br />lives . <br />PROCLAMATION <br />COUNTRYSIDE -SCHOOL S,oCIAL STUDIES, 'CLASSES WELCOMED. <br />students from Countryside School Social Studies classes were welcomed by the <br />Council, along with their teacher, Ms. Jane Olson. <br />Fourth and fifth grade <br />I 'ORDINANCE NO. 811432 GRANTED FIRST READING. <br />sented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Mr. Luce <br />presented Ordinance No. 811432 for First Reading, noting that it has been <br />proposed by the Village to rezone Lot 1, Block 1, Yorktown from C-4 Commercial <br />District to C-3 Commercial District. No objections being heard, Councilman <br />Courtney offered Ordinance No. 811432 for First Reading as follows: <br />Affidavits of Notice were pre- <br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-A32 <br />BY ADDING TO THE C-3 CWRCIAL DISTRICT <br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE (NO. 811) <br />THE VILLAGE CDIJECIL OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS: <br />is amended by adding the following thereto: <br />Section 1. Paragraph 3 of Section 9 of Ordinance No. 811 of the Village <br />. "The extent of the Commercial District is enlarged by the addition of