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MINUTES OF THE REGULARMEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL ON <br />MONDkY, FEBRUARY ?i, 1974 <br />Members answering rollcall were Council Members Courtney, Johnson, Schmidt <br />and Mayor Van Valkenburg. <br />MINUTES of January 21, 1974, were approved as submitted by motion of Council- <br />man Courtney, seconded by Councilman Johnson and carried. <br />LIBRARIAN HELEN A. YOUNG HONORED UPON RETIREMENT. <br />retirement of Miss Helen Young, Councilman Courtney offered the following Resolu- <br />tion and moved its adoption: <br />Upon being advised of the <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION AND COMMENDATION <br />TO <br />HELEN A. YOUNG <br />WHEREAS, Helen A. young has served as Director and Assciciate Director of the <br />Hennepin County Library System for twenty-seven years from 1947 to 1974; and <br />WHEREAS, ov6r these ye$rkgrHelen. Young '6as"Tnstrumental in the continued growth <br />and development of the Hennepin County Library System and was active in the <br />planning and establishment of the Edrna Community Library and of the new South- <br />dale Hennepin Regional Library located in Edina; and <br />WHEREAS, after a service of thirty-six years to her community, Helen Young <br />is retiring from her position in the Hennepin County Library System; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Council of the City of Edina, <br />Minnesota, do hereby declare February 9, 1974, to be <br />in Edina in honor of one of Edina's favorite residents and in honor of her long <br />years of productive service with the Hennepin County Library System; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be spread upon the pages <br />of the Minutes Book of the Edina City Council and that an appropriate copy of <br />this resolution be presented to Helen A. Young at her retirement party. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt and <br />HELEN YOUNG DAY <br />. <br />' carried unanimously. <br />PAULA LARSON AND INSTRUCTORS COMMENDED. Councilman Johnson offered the follow- <br />ing resolutions and moved their adoption: <br />RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION <br />WHEXEAS, Paula Larson has been a member of the Braemar City of Lakes Figure - Skating Club since 1965; and <br />WEREAS, Paula Larson has successfully represented the City of Edina and Braemar <br />Arena in Sectional and Regional Competition; and <br />WHEREAS, Paula Larson has qualified as one of twelve girls in the United States <br />to compete in the National Women's Singles Figure Skating Championship; and <br />WHEREAS, Paula Larson has diligently performed her skating skills needed to <br />accomplish this high level of competition; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina City Council does hereby commend <br />for her hard work and her excellence in skating and wish her every success in <br />her bid to become the Women's National Figure Skating Champion; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be spread upon the pages <br />of the Minutes Book of the Edina City Council and that an appropriate copy of <br />this resolution be presented to Paula Larson upon this auspicious occasion. <br />PAULA LARSON <br />RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION <br />WHEREAS, Mrs. Eleanor Fisher has been a skating professional at Braemar Arena <br />since 1965; and <br />WHEREAS, Mrs. Vicki Fisher Binner has also served as a skating professional <br />at Braemar Arena; and <br />1-JHEREAS, Mrs. Eleanor Fisher and Mrs. Vicki Fisher Binner have worked together <br />tn training Paula Larson to perfect her style of skating; and <br />IJHEREAS, Paula Larson has now qualified as one of twelve girls in the United <br />States to compete in the National Women's Singles Figure Skating Championship; <br />RW~J, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Mrs. Eleanor Fisher and Mrs. Viclci Fisher <br />Binner be commended for their professionalism that they have displayed in <br />instructing Paula Larson over the many years of preparation for this important <br />milestone in her skating career. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolutions was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt and <br />unanimously carried.