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<br />buildings should not be increased. i
<br />Mr. Harold Roberts appeared to protest the increased valuation of the office
<br />building owned by Oscar Roberts Co. at 7200 France Ave. S. from $900,000 in 1972
<br />to $920,000 in 1973.
<br />between $800,000 and $825,000 inasmuch as the building is low and they have to
<br />property. He suggested that the tax for office buildings should be 25% of the
<br />total gross property income which would limit their tax to $28,000. Bir. Roberts *
<br />was told that the Village would like to see qn appraiser's estimate but would
<br />not be bound by it. Hr. Swanson will meet with FIr. Roberts.
<br />Hr. Earl H. A. Isensee, 4617 Golf Terrace, objected to the increased valuation of
<br />his propeety from $56,800 in 1972 to $59,700 in 1973, stating that the ,1972
<br />valuation is in line with recent sales in the area. Mr. Isensee said that the
<br />house is now twenty-five years old and needs major repairs.
<br />that the house at 4517 Golf Terrace sold on March 1, 1973, for $63,500. llr.
<br />Isensee said that the house on Lot 9, Block 2, Golf Terrace Heights had sold for
<br />$60,000 in September, 1969. Mr. Swanson will review the property. Mr. Isensee
<br />then asked the Village Manager to close off the access to T.H. 100 at Golf
<br />Terrace so that cars will not speed down Golf Terrace.
<br />Hall, 4902 Lakeview Drive had refused,to sign a petition for this closing.
<br />He said that he believes that the correct value should be
<br />-furnish their own drainage and pumps since surrounding lands drain to this
<br />He advised the Board
<br />He said that only Dr.
<br />Mr. David Dietrich, 404 John Street, WAS not present at this meeting but had
<br />left his objection on June 11, 1973, to the increase of his property from.
<br />$33,300 in 1972, to $34,900 in 1973. He suggested that a correct valuation
<br />would be $32,000 based on comparable costs of new construction and comparable
<br />sales of property in the Village.
<br />Nr. James A. Kelsey, 5720 Kemrich Drive, was not present at this meeting but
<br />left his objection on June 11, 1973, to the increased valuation of his property
<br />from $50,400 in 1972, to $52,900 in 1973. Mr. Kelsey had indicated that it is'
<br />not fair to increase new'properties at the same 5% rate as older houses.
<br />IIr. Robert V. Tarbox, 5001 Bruce Ave., was not present at this meeting but had
<br />expressed objection to the increased valuation of his property from $55,000
<br />in 1972 to $57,800 in 1973.
<br />property with 5506 Arden Ave., which had been valued at $62,500.
<br />Mrs. Gladstone 31. Stenson, 4811 Bywood Vest, objected to the increase in her
<br />valuation from $58,300 in 1972, to $G2,000 in 1973, stating that the correct value .
<br />would not be over $59,000.
<br />the house caused because the contractor had failed to make needed repairs as he
<br />had agreed.
<br />had petitioned at Crescent Drive and Bywood I.Jest would be checked out.
<br />The Assessing Department suggested comparing his :
<br />Eir. Swanson said that he would inspect the damage to
<br />Mrs. Stenson was also assured that the street light for which she
<br />No further business appearing, the meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m. and
<br />continued to June 21, 1973, at 4:30 p.m.
<br />Village Clerk
<br />IIIJWTES OF THE CONTINUED MEETIKG OF THE
<br />HELD THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1973, at 4:30 P.M.
<br />Councilmen Courtney, Shaw and Van Valkenburg, serving as Mayor Pro Tem in the
<br />absence of Mayor Bredesen, served as the Board of Review for the meeting contin-
<br />EDINA BOARD OF REVIEW
<br />I ued from June 14, 1973.
<br />Following Mr. Swanson's presentation of his recommendations after reviewing the - various properties for which reduction of valuation had been requested;the
<br />Board Meeting was adjourned at 5:30 p.m. and continued to June 25, 1973 at
<br />4:30 p.m. I
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<br />Village Clerk