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I <br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD - . MAY 5, 19 <br />a i MXE'TING OF THE <br />AT CITY HALJA ON <br />75 <br />Answering rollcall were members Richards, Schmidt, Shaw and Courtney who served <br />as Mayor Pro Tem in the absence of Mayor Van Valkenburg. <br />later in the meeting as indicated in these minutes. <br />MINUTkS of April 7 and 14, 1975, were approved as submitted by motion of Courxil- <br />man Richards, seconded by Councilman Shat7 and carri.ed. <br />BICENTENNIAL SAVINGS BOND WEEK PROC?AMATION ISSUED. Mr. Warren Hinze, president. <br />of the First Edina National Bank, presented a Bicentennial Series E Bond which had <br />been purchased by Hayor Pro Tem Courtney, following which Hayor Pro Tem Courtney <br />made the following Proclamation: <br />WHEREAS, the United States Savings Bond Program has for 34 years provided inest- <br />The Mayor arrived <br />MINUTE MAN WEEK PROCLAXATION <br />imable security to the citizens of the United States by encouraging the habit of <br />thrift and by helping to fund the National debt in a non-inflationary manner; and <br />WHEREAS, tens of thousands of Minnesotans have benefited through the Payroll Sav- <br />ings and Bond-A-Month Plans of the Department of the Treasury; and <br />IJIiEREkS, the Minute Man of Concord -- the symbol of Savings Bonds -- is an <br />integral part of the national Bicentennial Celebration, marking the anniversary <br />of our struggle Eor independence and reminding us of the roots of public parti- <br />cipation in the financial afEairs of America; and <br />WHEREAS, we recognize the outstandirig accomplishments of the Savings Bond Program <br />and its valiant corps of volunteers, and acknowledge the debt we owe our fore- <br />fathers as the Bicentennial Celebration begins; <br />NOW, THEWFORE, I, C. Wayne Courtney, Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Ehina, Minnesota, <br />do hereby proclaim the week of May 5 - 9, 1975, to be <br />MINUTE MAN WEEK <br />in Edina, Minnesota, and urge the people of our State <br />the doctrines of democracy by the purchase of one or more Bicentennial-design <br />Series E Bond on sale at financial institutions. <br />FURTHERKOVE, our citizens will not only add to their personal and family sec- <br />urity but will acquire most unusual souvenirs of the Bicentennial which will gain <br />in value each additional year retained. <br />. join me in rededicating <br />- ORNAMENTAL STREET LIGHTING IMPROVEPENT L-10 AUTHORIZED. <br />presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />presented total, construction cost at an estimated $94,952.26, proposed to be <br />assessed against 14,936.28 assessable feet at an estimated cost of $6.36 per <br />assessable foot, <br />Affidavits of Notice were <br />Mr. Hyde <br />1 The improvement is proposed to be installed in the following: <br />York Avenue fron W. 69th Street'to W. 74th Street <br />Hazelton Road from France Ave. to Pork. Ave. <br />W. 70th Street from France Ave. to Xerxes Ave. <br />Mr. Dunn referred also to the proposed installation of overhead lighting in the <br />Southdaie aree which wouid consist of 71 median placed wood poles with two light- <br />ing fixtures on each pole. He said that it is expected that the system would he <br />in operation for at least ten years and that there.would be no direct charge for <br />the installation of the system, and that it would become part of the City's <br />general street lighting expezlditure on an annual per unit basis. <br />to a question. of Councilman Shaw, Mr. Dunn said that, if approved by the Council, <br />he would hold an informal meeting to advise property owners abutting Vdley-View <br />Road as to the details of the proposal. <br />inquired about the type of standards proposed. No further comments being heard, <br />Councilwoman Schmidt offered the following resolution authorizing Improvement L--1.0 <br />In response <br />Mr. FJarren Beck of Gabbert & Beck <br />'and zlloved its adoption: <br />&SOLUTION ORDERING IMPROVEMENT NO. L- 10 <br />BE IT RESOLVED by-the Council of the City of Edina, Minnesota, that this Council <br />heretofore caused notice of hearing to be duly published and mailed to owners of <br />each parcel within the area proposed to be assessed on the following improvement: <br />CONSTRUCTION OF ORNAMENTAL STREET LIGHTING IMPROVEMENT NO. L-10 IN THE <br />FOL.LOWING: <br />York Avenue from W. 69th Street tG W. 74th Street <br />Hazelton Road from France Avenue to York Avenue <br />W. 70th Street from France Avenue to Xerxes Avenue <br />and at Che hearing held at the time and place specified in said notice, the <br />Council has duly considered the views cif all persons interested, and being fully <br />advised of the pertinent facts does hereby determine to proceed with the con- <br />struction of said improvement, including all proceedings which may he necessary <br />in elninelit domain for the acquisition of necessary easements and right; for con- <br />structi-cn and maintenance of such improvement; that said improvement is hereby <br />designated ond shall be referred to in ali subsequent proceedings as ORNAMENT-MA <br />STREET LIGHTING IPPROVEMENT NO. L-10; and the area proposed to be specially