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MINUTES OF THE SPECIALMEETING OF THE <br />EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD AT VILLAGE HALL ON <br />DECEMBER 27, 1973 <br />p. 0 00 M <br />Council convened in special session at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of <br />the.Village Hall. Members answering rollcall were Councilmen Courtney, Shaw, <br />Van Valkenburg and Mayor Bredesen. <br />STAGE 2 OF VILLAGE HALL REMODELING CONTRACT LET. <br />of two bids received in response to Advertisement for Bids in the Edina Sun on <br />December 13, 1973, which indicated Earl Weikle & Sons low bidders at $33,110 <br />and C. F. Haglin at $43,000 against Village estimate of $30,000. The motion of <br />Councilman Van Valkenburg awarding contract to recommended low bidder, Earl <br />Weikle & Sons, was then seconded by Councilman.Courtney and carried. . <br />Mr..Hyde presented tabulation <br />COUNTY ROAD 18/VALLEY VIEW ROAD INTERCHANGE PUBLIC HEARING DATE STILL SET FOR <br />JANUARY 17, 1974. Mr. Hyde advised Council that efforts to change the date <br />of the County Road 18/Valley View Road Interchange Public Hearing to a date <br />other than January 17, 1974, had not been successful. The Citizens' Committee <br />and the consultant will be in attendance and the Village will have ten days <br />aft,er the hearing to. appeal any decision which may be made at the hearing. <br />WELL DRILLERS ORDINANCE TO BE AMENDED. <br />ture provided for licensing of Well Drillers by the State of Minnesota and <br />called Council's attention to an opinion of the Village Attorney which <br />indicated that that the Village would still have the right to issue permits. <br />Councilman Courtney's motion was then seconded by Councilman Van Valkenburg and <br />carried authorizing the Village Attorney to draw up an amendment to Ordinance <br />No. 461. <br />Mr. Hyde recalled that the 1973 Legisla- <br />FIRE FIGHTERS WAGE SETTLEMENT REACHED. <br />ment has been reached for Fire Fighters wages for 1974, whereupon Councilman <br />Shaw offered the following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Mr. Hyde advised Council that settle- <br />RE SOLUTION <br />BE IT RESOLVED that the maximum salaries and wages for the Edina Fire Department <br />for the year 1974'be established as follows: <br />BI-WEEKLY PAY <br />Over 4 yrs. 3 Years 2 Years 1 Year 1st Year <br />Service Service Service Service Service <br />Firefighter $482.00 $474.00 $4&3.00 $425.00 $383.00 <br />Driver-Inspector 495.00 <br />Lieu tenant 530 .OO 523 .OO 506 .OO <br />Employees shall receive, in addition to the base salary designated, the sum <br />of $30.00 per month, i.e. $13.85 bi-weekly, in payment for the operation of the <br />Fire Department bbulance, qualification for ,Red Cross First Aid certificates, <br />and taking such additional instruction in First Aid as may be required by the <br />employer. Those employees required to attend drills, or practice sessions by <br />the employer during the employeds off-duty time, shall be compensated at the <br />rate of $4.25 per drill. <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 />SALE OF FORMER ROBERTS PROPERTY TO OUR LADY OF GRACE F33FERRED TO VILLAGE ATTORNEY. <br />Mr. Hyde referred to the possibility of the.sale of the former Roberts property <br />to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. <br />Van Valkenburg's motion referring the sale of the property to the Village <br />Attorney was seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried. <br />Following some discussion, Councilman <br />GENERAL FUND REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES as of October 31, 1973, was presented <br />by Mr. Dalen, reviewed and ordered placed on file by motion of Councilman <br />Courtney, seconded by councilman Shaw and 'carried. <br />MASSACHUSETTS HOUSING AUTHORITY BONDS ACCEPTABLE.AS COLLATERAL. Mr. Dalen <br />advised Council that, as instructed at the meeting of December 17, 1973, he <br />had confirmed the fact that Massachusetts Housing Authority Bonds are Govern- <br />ment Obligation Bonds and acceptable legal collateral. <br />STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES AND RECOMMENDED 'TRANSFERS for year ending <br />December 31, 1973, was presented by'Mr. Palen and approved by motion of <br />Councilman Van Valkenburg , seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried. <br />COLLATERAL INCREASE AUTHORIZED. <br />Van Valkenburg offered the following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />As recornended b; Mr . Dalen , Councilman Van