<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA CITY COUMCIL ilELD AT CITY HALL,
<br />SEPTDIBER 20, 1976
<br />Answering rollcall were members Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw and Hayor Van
<br />I-IORZD LIO'NS SERVICE DAY RECOGNIZED.
<br />declaration in recognition of World Lions Service Day:
<br />WE live in a world of marvelous technological progress, where continents and
<br />oceans can be spanned in mere hours.
<br />contact people anywhere in the world in minutes. Men have walked upon the moon.
<br />Yet, in ail corners of the earth, poverty, sickness, loneliness and starvation
<br />are to be found - lnd millions still need compassion, love, medical care and
<br />IT is toward this objective - service to the'needy of the world - that more
<br />than 29,000 Lions Clubs, comprised of more than one million members, are at
<br />work in 148 nations and geographical terrltories around the globe. These one
<br />million mzn,.unified by humanitarian service, have but one objective: to
<br />bring to the needy, sick and lonely in each community, the help and assistance
<br />they need to live with grace and dignity.
<br />ON October 8, 1976, the 29,000 Clubs of the International AssociatioE of Lions
<br />Clubs will meet in their home communities to perform a special act of humani-
<br />tarian service. This special act will symbolize the-unity of purpose which is
<br />best defined by the motto of the worldwide Lions organization: "We Serve".
<br />THE Edina Lions Club will observe this day by kicking off the club's annual
<br />Fruit Cake Sale.
<br />TEE Edina South Lions Club will observe this day by supporting Fire Prevention
<br />Week in Edina with promotion of an early warning fire protection device for the
<br />TO make all people more fully aware of the significance of the achievements of
<br />the Lions Club, members at work today throughout the world, I, James Van Valken-
<br />burg as Playor of the City of Edina, do hereby proclaim October 8, 1976, as
<br />WORLD LION SERVICE DAY and urge all citizens of Edina to mark this occasion as
<br />a special observance in recognition of the numerous services provided by the
<br />Edina Lions Cicb to the aeedy, the ill, and the lonely.
<br />Councilman Shaw's motion endorsing-the declaration of the Mayor was seconded by.
<br />Councilman Courtney and unanimously carried.
<br />KRAHL HILL NEIGIFBORHOOD CONTRIBUTION TERMS DETERMINED.
<br />advised the Council that Mr. Crane Bodine and Mr. Richard Seaberg have been
<br />meeting with residents in the Krahl Hill area,and are now within $4,000 to
<br />$4,500 of their goal for their contribu'tion to the purchase of Krahl Hill. Mayor
<br />Van Valkenburg recommended that the Council be flexible in view of the near suc-
<br />cess of the program so that the matter can be closed by September 22, 197G. Nr.
<br />Erickson said that in so doing, the City and Krahl Hill property owners would be
<br />acceTting the Commissioners' award and both would waive all rights of appeal.
<br />He clarified that the City would then be the owner of the property which will be
<br />used f.or open space. Following discussion, Couilcilman Richards moved that:
<br />Piayor Van Valkenburg read the following
<br />DECLARATION e
<br />Through modern communications, we can
<br />The proceeds of this activity will help build and support the
<br />I Lions Children's Eye Clinic and Hospital at the University of Minnesota.
<br />Mayor Van Valkenburg
<br />30% in cash of the enforceable pledges by paid by September 22, 1976;
<br />that the City fund a parr; of the amount required from citizens, but:
<br />not to exceed $6,000, with the understanding that all required
<br />pledges will still be obtained in a six month period; and
<br />that the. City allow substitution of pledges already given with other
<br />pledges but without reducing the total pledges below the required
<br />Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw, Van Valkenburg
<br />Xotion was seconded by Councilman Courtney.
<br />Nays: None
<br />Motion carried.
<br />Kr. Bodine t7as assured that no interest would be charged on unpaid pledges,
<br />thyor Van Valkenburg told Mr. Hyde that, for the time being, the money needed to
<br />purchase Krahl Hill should be paid from the Park Bond Fund, but that an analysis
<br />would be made at a later date,
<br />-ASSESSMENT - BEARINGS CORDUCTED FOR "XkOUS IXF'ROVEMEHTS .
<br />presented by Clerk, approved as to form axid ordered placed on file. 'Pursuant to
<br />due notice given, assessntent hearings were conducted and action taken as herein-
<br />after recorded.
<br />Affidavits of Eotice were