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10/1/73 <br />229. <br />50TH AND FRANCE HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NEED HEARING DATE SET. Mr. <br />Hyde recalled that the 50th and France business district South of 50th Street <br />had been improved a few years ago and that studies had been made on the area <br />North of 50th Street. He aftised of a new Minnesota "Tax Increment Financing <br />Law" which, if used would mean that the Village of Edina would have to say <br />corner thereof and there terminating; • and lying South of the South line of <br />Y g <br />Cassin's Replat; and lying Northwesterly and Northerly of the Northwesterly <br />line of York Avenue South and the Northerly line of West 66th Street, <br />except the hest 229.86 feet thereof; and including appurtenant easement in Book <br />2488 of Deeds, page 574. <br />Subject to Restrictive Covenants in Warranty Deed dated November 14, 1968, <br />filed November 26, 1968, in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for <br />Hennepin County, Minnesota in Book 68 Hennepin County Records, page 3748262. <br />Also subject to street easement to Village of Edina per Grant dated January 16, <br />1956, filed January 18, 1956 in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for <br />Hennepin County, Minnesota, in.Book 2077 of Deeds, page 288 as Document No. <br />2989543. <br />Also subject to sanitary sewer easement to Village of Edina per Grant dated <br />August 11, 1961, filed August 17, 1961; in the office of the Register of <br />Deeds, in and for Hennepin County, Minnesota, in Book 2310 of Deeds, page 134 <br />as Document No. 3303777; (:Titus) and <br />WHEREAS, it has been determined that compliance with the Subdivision and Zoning <br />Regulations of the Village of Edina will create an unnecessary hardship and <br />said Parcels as separate tracts of land do not interfere with the purposes of <br />the Subdivision and Zoning Regulations as contained in the Village of Edina <br />Ordinance Nos. 801 and 811; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Village Council of the Village of <br />�...� <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 />G� <br />801 and Ordinance No. 811 are hereby waived to allow said division and conveyance <br />t <br />thereof as separate tracts'of land but are not waived "for any other purpose or , <br />as to any other provision thereof, and subject, however, to the provision that <br />no further subdivision be made of said Parcels unless made in compliance with <br />the pertinent ordinances of the Village of Edina or with the prior approval of <br />this Council as may be provided for by those ordinances. <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 resolutirn was adopted. <br />SOUTH EDINA PLAN GRANTED FINAL APPROVAL. Mayor Bredesen called Council's <br />attention to a letter from the Metropolitan Council approving the South Edina <br />Land Use Plan but offering the following recommendations: <br />1. The Village of Edina is to be congratulated on its leadership in implement- <br />ing the recommendations of the "494/100 Southdale Corridor Transportation <br />Study." <br />2. The South Edina Land Use Plan should he more clearly related to the comp- <br />rehensive plan and planning process for the entire Village. Various aspects <br />of the South Edina Plan could be placed in an overall Village context, such <br />as the date base, transportation plans, environmental guidelines, housing <br />goals, and implementation priorities and techniques. <br />3. Background analyses and statements'of goals, objectives and implementation <br />guidelines for achieving the housing goals should be expanded in the plan. <br />The depth of analysis of housing needs and plan.proposals ought to be more <br />specifically treated and broadened to include the objective of providing hous- <br />ing with a range of costs, particularly for low -and- moderate- income <br />families. <br />Mr. Luce advised that the Planning Commission had considered these recommenda- <br />tions at its meeting of September 26, 1973, but had not incorporated any of <br />them in the Plan. Councilman Johnson thereupon offered the following resolu- <br />tion adopting the South Edina Plan and moved its adoption: <br />RESOLUTION GRANTING FINAL APPROVAL OF SOUTH EDINA PLAN <br />BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina Village Council does hereby grant final approval <br />of the South Edina Plan, a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part of <br />these minutes; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that approval of the plan is with the understanding <br />that it is merely a plan and'-.that there was no assurance that the Council <br />would rezone properties in accordance With the plan and that there is no <br />assurance that the Council would permit the maximum density specified in the <br />plan; and that, depending on future traffic conditions, the plan may have to be <br />changed. <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 AND FRANCE HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NEED HEARING DATE SET. Mr. <br />Hyde recalled that the 50th and France business district South of 50th Street <br />had been improved a few years ago and that studies had been made on the area <br />North of 50th Street. He aftised of a new Minnesota "Tax Increment Financing <br />Law" which, if used would mean that the Village of Edina would have to say <br />