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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA ~ITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL ON <br />APRIL 7, 1975 <br />Answering rollcall were members Richards , Shaw, Schmidt and Mayor Van ValkenSurg. <br />MINUTES of February 24, March 3 and March 10, 1975, were approved as submitted by <br />motion of Councilwoman Schmidt, seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried. <br />ORDINANCE NO, 811-A55 GRANTED FIRST READING; FOLKE VICTORSEN (THE TIMBERS) <br />PROPOSAL GRANTED PRELIMINARY APPROVAL. Mr. Luce recalled that the proposals of Mr. <br />Folke Victorsen for the PRD-5 zoning and preliminary approval of the proposed <br />development of The Timbers on property generrally located on the Southwest corner <br />of Gleason Road and the Crosstown Highway had been continued from March 17, 1975, <br />to see if there was any chance.of acquiring additional land from the Cross View <br />Lutheran Church. <br />Mr. Hyde and representatives of the church and that Mr. Victorsen had considered <br />the price asked by the church to be uneconomic for his development. Mayor Van <br />Valkenburg said that the Open Space Committee had also felt that the price for <br />the property was out of line. <br />of R-1 development for the property in question Secause he believed that such <br />development would cause the ultimate destruction of the hill and because of the <br />safety factors involved, <br />140 unit apartment on the North side of the hill which proposal he considered an <br />improvement over the original.proposa1 for a combination of single family dwell- <br />ings and an apartment building. In response to a suggestion of Councilman Rich- <br />ards that the building contain one, rather than two, floors of parking so as to <br />reduce the height of the building, Mr. Luce said that this could be studied at <br />the time of final development consideration, but that it is important that there <br />are adequate parking facilities on the site, <br />the question of the 5% cash dedication and the dedication of 15 acres for park- <br />land as had been recommended by the Park Board. Mr. Luce said that this is the <br />zoning hearing only and that the parkland dedication would be considered at the <br />time the subdivision of the property is submitted to Council. <br />added that this hearing is for preliminary (or concept) approval only and that <br />the Planning Commission must, under crrdinanee, consider the details of the build- <br />ing when the proposal is submitted for final approval. Councilman Richards <br />objected that the proposal exceeds seven units per acre when the comprehensive <br />plan calls for no more than four units per acre. He added that there seems to <br />be confusion as to the exact size of the property. <br />pointed out that a boundary survey would be submitted at the time the proposal <br />is brought back for final approval. <br />should work to prevent any possible traffic problems in the area and to see that <br />the building fits into the hill as closely as possible. <br />discussion, Councilman Shaw moved preliminary approval and offered Ordinance No. <br />811-A55 for First Reading, with the understanding that the building be constructed <br />as far to the North as possible, that cash and parkland dedication be made in <br />conformance with ordinance requirements, and further, with the Understanding <br />that no further construction be permitted on the property: <br />Mayor Van Valkenburg advised that he had attended a meeting with <br />Mayor Van Valkenburg said that he opposed the idea <br />He said that he would fzvor approval of the proposed <br />Councilman Richards also raised <br />Nr. Erickson <br />City Attorney Erickson <br />Cocncilwornan Schmidt said that the Planner <br />Following considerable <br />ORDIXMCE EO. 811-A55 <br />AN ORDINARCE AMENDING THE ZONIEG ORDINANCE (NO. 811) <br />BY ADDING TO THE PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (PRD-5) <br />THE CITY COUNCIL OF TIiZ CITY OF EDINA, KtNNESOTA. ORDAINS: <br />Section 1. <br />"The extent of the Planned Residential District (Sub-District PRD-5) is <br />Lots 18, 19 and 21, Auditor's Subdivision No. 196, commeming at the Northeast <br />corner of Lot 7, Elock 1, Indian Hills, thence North 5 degrees, 05 minutes <br />East 131 feet to the actual point of beginning, thence North 34 degrees, 13 <br />minutes, W 101 35/100 feet, thence North 0 degrees, 13 minutes, 30 seconds <br />East 114 2/10 feet, thence North 65 degrees, 45 minutes, 30 seconds East <br />141 7/10 feet, thence South 34 degrees, 41 minutes, 30 seconds East 168 15/100 <br />feet, thence South 5 degr.ees, 39 minutes, East 100 feet, thence South 84 <br />degrees, 06 minutes West 178 7/10 feet to the beginning. <br />Lots 18 and 19, Auditor's Subdivision No. 196, except commencing at the North- <br />east corner of Lot 7, Block 1, Indian Hills, thence North 5 degrees 05 minutes <br />East 131 feet to the actual point of beginning, thence North 34 degrees, <br />13 minutes West 101 35/100 feet, thence North 0 degrees, 13 minutes, 30 <br />seconds East 114 2/10 feet, thence North 65 degrees, 45 minutes, 30 seconds <br />East 141 7/10 feet, thence South 34 degrees, 41 minutes, 30 seconds East <br />168 15/100 feet, thence South 5 degrees, 39 minutes East 100 feet, thence <br />South 84 degrees, 06 minutes West 178 7/10 feet to beginning. <br />Paragraph 4 of Section 5 of Ordinance No. 811 of the City is <br />enlarged by adding the following thereto: <br />enlarged by the addition of the following property: