<br />I4INUTES OF THE REGULAR HEETING OF TXf3
<br />EDLNA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL ON MONDAY,
<br />DECEMBER 1, 1975
<br />7:OO P.M.
<br />Answering rollcall were members Courtney, Pdchards, Schmidt and Mayor Van Valken-
<br />Mayor Pro TeN Courtney assumed the Chair to announce that the Mayor had reached his
<br />fiftieth birthday, in honor of which a replica of the City Seal, hand carved by Mr.
<br />Robert Bahnema, was presented.
<br />front of the Mayor's place.
<br />Sahneman for his outstanding caning of the City Seal.
<br />honor of the Mayor's birthday followed.
<br />The seal will be mounted on the Council table in
<br />Council expressed its sincere appreciation to Mr.
<br />Appropriate festivities in
<br />MINUTES of November 3, 1975., were approved as submitted by motion of Councilwoman
<br />Schmidt, seconded by Councilman Courtney and- carried.
<br />BOY SCOUTS FROM TROOP 68 INTRODUCED.
<br />tan Church were introduced and welcomed to the meeting by Mayor Van Valkenburg.
<br />Boy Scouts from Troop 68 of the Good Samari-
<br />PORTION OF W. 65TH STREET VACATED.
<br />approved as to form and ordered placed on file.
<br />for vacation of W. 65th Street froin Tingdale Avenue to Rolf Avenue had been sub-
<br />mitted to Council because a garage has been constructed on the street right-of-way
<br />and the vacation is needed to clear title so that the property can be sold. Mr.
<br />Douglas Barber, 6512 Wilryan Ave., presented a petition signed by residents in
<br />the general area, which stated concern that the public access to Normandale Park
<br />might be shut off and that the children would have to use busy streets in order to
<br />reach the park. He said that he would have no objection if only a portion of the
<br />sfireet would be vacated as had been recommended by Mr. Dunn. Mr. David Selegren,
<br />representing Mr. H.'R. Drew, 6500 Tingdale Ave., advised that Mr. Drew would have
<br />no objection if only. the South 15 .feet of -the:street would be vacated.
<br />man Courtney then offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:
<br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk,
<br />Mr. Hyde advised that the petition
<br />RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF
<br />fixed a-date for a public hearini on a proposed vacation of West 65th Street lying
<br />between the Vest side of Rolf Avenue and the West side of Tingdale Avenue; and
<br />ITBEREAS, two weeks' published, .posted and mailed notice of said hearing was given
<br />and the hearing was held on the first day of December, 1975, at which time all
<br />persons desiring to be heard were given an opportunity to be heard thereon; and
<br />WHEREAS, the Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City and of the
<br />public that a portion of said street vacation be made; and
<br />WHEREAS, the Council has considered the extent to which the vacation affects
<br />existing easements within the area of the vacation and the extent to which the
<br />vacation affects the authority of any person, corporation, or municipality owning
<br />or controlling electric telephone poles and lines, gas and sewer lines, or water
<br />pipes, mains, and hydrants on or under the area of the proposed vacation, to
<br />continue naintaining the same, or to enter upon such street or portion thereof
<br />vacn.ted to maintain, repair, replace, remove, or otherwise attend thereto;
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, RE IT PASOLVED by the City Council of the City of Edin2, Henneph
<br />Comity, Minnesota, that' the following described portion of West 65th Street be
<br />and is hereby vacated effective this date, December I, 1975;
<br />That part of West 65th Street in Normandale Second Addition, according
<br />to the recorded plat thereof, described as follows: Commencing at the
<br />Nort'heast corner of Lot 1, Block 18, Normandale Addition; thence .
<br />West along the North line of said Lot I, a distance of 130 feet; thence
<br />North, parallel with the East line of said Lot 1 and its Northerly
<br />extension, a distance of 15 feet; thence East, parallel with the North
<br />line of said Lot 1, a distance of 130 feet; thence South 15 feet to the
<br />point of beginning; and
<br />that the Clerk is authorized and directed to cause a notice of completion of
<br />proceedings to be prepared, enter in the transfer'record of the County Audito
<br />and filed with the Register of Deeds, in accordance with Minnesota Statutes,
<br />Section 412.851.
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt an
<br />rollcall there were four ayes and no nays and the resolution was adopted.
<br />I W. 66TH STREZT SIDEWALK REQIJEST REFERRED TO ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT.
<br />of a request of Mrs. lkrion E. Kittell, 6630 Logan Ave. S., for a sidewalk on W.
<br />66th Street East: of 'Southdale, Councilma Richards rmtion ref erring the request:
<br />to the Engineering Department was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt and carried,
<br />Being advised