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MIMUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING <br />OF THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL <br />HELD AUGUST 16, 1976, 7:OO P.M. AT CITY HALL <br />Answering rollcall were members Tdchards <br />as Mayor Pro Tern in the absence of Ma'yor Van Vallcenburg. <br />arrived at 9:SO p.m. <br />Schmidt , Shaw and Courtney vho served <br />Mayor Van Valkenburg <br />Councilman Courtn'ey continued to preside. <br />MINUTES oE August 2, 1976, were approved as presented by motion of Councilman <br />Shaw, seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt. . <br />Ayes: Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw <br />Nays: None <br />Mot ion carried. <br />RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE ADOPTED. <br />tions and moved their adoption: <br />Councflman Shaw offered the following resolu- <br />RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE <br />MRS. PAUL FOSS <br />WHEREAS, Mrs. Paul (Margaret) Foss was an active and talented artist; and <br />IJHEREAS, Mrs. Foss was supportive and instrumental in developing community art in <br />Edina, as shown through her efforts in establishing the Manamore Art Center; and <br />WHEREAS, Mrs. FOSS, through her own inspiration and talent, designed several <br />Edina residences, furthering the high standards traditional to Edina's homes; and <br />WHEREAS, Mrs. Foss passed away on. August 3, 1976, following a long illness; and <br />WJIEREAS, Mrs. Foss was a resident of the City of Edina from 1947 to 1968; and <br />WHEWAS, Mrs. Foss was very supportive of her husband, Paul, who was a member of <br />the Edina Park Board and active in many phases of Edina City Government; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Edixa Council does hereby express <br />its deepest sympathy to the family of <br />AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City appreciates and gratefully accepts the <br />designation of memorial fQnds to the future art center; and <br />BE IT RESOLVED FURTHER that copies of this resolution be presented to Mr. Pad <br />Foss and to her daughters, Mrs . Christopher Dah1 and Mrs. Robert Liplce. <br />MRS. PAUL FOSS <br />RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE <br />MRS. HOWARD R. NICHOLS <br />F4J3EREAS, Mrs. Howard R. (Elaine F.) Nichols was a resident of the Cit.y of Edina <br />since 1939; and <br />TJHEREAS, during these years, Xrs. Nichols, who was fondly known as Tede to her <br />many friends, served her community as a charter member and a past President of the <br />Edina League of Women Voters; and <br />'WHEPaAS, Mrs. Nichols devoted many years to Girl Scout activities in Edina, being <br />the organizing leader of a troup of Brownies and continuing as the leader of that <br />troup until the girls graduated from high school; and <br />FTKEREAS, lks. Nichols, as a member of the Minnesota Artist's Association, was <br />well knom and admired in Edina art circles; and <br />WHEREAS, Mrs. Nichols had been an active member of The Church of St. Stephen the <br />MaEtyr; and <br />WHEREAS, Mrs. Nichols' vitality and enthusiasm in her many and varied interests <br />endeared her to all with whom she was associated over the years; and <br />SJHEREAS, Mrs. Nichols pa.ssed away on August 3, 1976, following a long illness: <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT EESOLVXD thzt the Edina City Council does hereby express <br />its deepest sympathy to the family of <br />MRS. HOWARD R. NICHOLS <br />AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy 03 this resolution be spread upon the <br />pages of the Minutes Book ofthe Cityof Edina and that appropriate copies be given <br />to Mr. Howard R. Nichols, to her daughter, Mrs. Jack Wilferd, and to her son, Mr, <br />Terry L. Nichols. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolutions was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt and <br />unanimously carried. <br />RESOLUTION OF CONGRATULATIONS OFFERED. <br />resolution and moved its adoption : <br />Councilman Shaw offered the following <br />- RESOLUTION OF COWGRATliJAT IONS <br />WHEREAS. during the 1976 Edina Men's Slo-Pitch Softball Season, seventeen emp- v <br />loyees of Edina Independent School District #273 Men's Industrial. Softball Team, <br />sponsored by General Sports, under the able direction of Player-Coach Dave Wood, <br />have continued to esemplify the highest goals of good sportsmanship and <br />ing proficiency; and <br />WHEREAS, the team efforts have been rewarded by going undefeated all season, fin- <br />ishing first in the Thursday Industrial League, first in the Edina Industrial <br />Playoffs, and by being the first Edina Men's Softball Team to win the Industrial <br />State Tournament; and <br />WHEREAS, during this past softball season, these gentlemen have represented Edina <br />in the highest manner;