<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING 03 THE
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />NOVEMBER 1, 1976,
<br />7:OO P.M.
<br />Answering rollcall were mepbers Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw and Mayor
<br />Van Valkenburg.
<br />MINUTES of the meeting of October 4, 1976, were approved as presented by motion of
<br />Councilman Courtney, seconded by Councilman Sh'aw.
<br />Ayes: Courtney,, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw, Van Valkenburg
<br />Nays: None
<br />Motion carried,
<br />FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL RECOGNIZED.
<br />tion Director for-the Edina Public Schools, made presentations to Paramedics
<br />Greg Smegal, Richard Vernon and Terry Kehoe and to Officer Mancel Mitchell and
<br />Judy Hanson for their work with students.
<br />Mr. Rod Brannon, Communiky Educa-
<br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-A85 AND 801-A15 ADOPTED ON SECOND READING. Mr. Luce presented
<br />Ordinance Nos. 811485 and 801-A15 for Second Reading, using the view-graph to
<br />indicate the type of sign proposed to be used.
<br />Mr. Luce that the only time a sign would not be required would be when there was
<br />a lot division which would not cause a physical change in the character of the lots.
<br />No further discussion being heard, Councilman Courtney offered the following
<br />ordxnances for Second Reading and moved their adoption:
<br />Councilman Richards was assured by
<br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-A85
<br />AN ORDINANCE AMFNDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE
<br />(NO. 811) TO REQUIRE THE PLACING OF SIGNS
<br />ON LAND PROTOSED TO BE REZONED
<br />Section 1. Subparagraph (d) of paragraph 6 of Section 13
<br />(Administration) of Ordinance No. 811 is hereby amended to have the paragraph
<br />thereof relating to signs changed to read as follows:
<br />Sign Required.
<br />"If the petition is for the transfer of land to another district, petitioner
<br />shall erect, or cause to be erected, at least one sign per street frontage
<br />on the land described in the petition. The sign or signs shall be of a
<br />desigc approved by the Plaming.Department ar,d shall be 36 inches by 60
<br />inches in size, shall have letters at least four inches high using
<br />Helvetica medium type face or other letter style approved by the Plan-
<br />ning Department and shall be constructed of sturdy material, shall be
<br />neatly lettered, and shall be.easi1y.viewable frGm, and readable by, per-
<br />sons on the adjoining street right-of-way.
<br />the following information:
<br />The sign or signs.shal1 contain
<br />'This property proposed for rezoning by:
<br />'(Name of Petitioner)
<br />'(Telephone of Petitioner) G- - 'For' information contact Edina Planning Department, Phone No. 927-8861
<br />first hearing on the petition before the Planning Commission.
<br />shall not be deemed filed and the Planning Commission shall not be
<br />requi.red to hold any hearings on the petition until the sign has been
<br />erected and herein required and for at least the required number of days
<br />preceding the hearing, and the petitioner has submitted to the Planning
<br />Department a duly signed affidavit, with pictures, evidencing that such
<br />sign has, or signs have, been erected as required.
<br />all times shall be kept.in good repair and shall be maintained in place
<br />until a final decision on the petition has been made by the City Council,
<br />and shall be removed by the petitioner within five (5) days after such
<br />final decis$on.
<br />provisions of this paragraph relating to such sign or signs shall not
<br />prevent the Planning*Commission and City Council from acting on such
<br />petition nor invalidate any rezoning granted by the City Council. If
<br />such signs are not kept in good repair or removed as herein requlred,
<br />then such signs shall be deemed a nuisance and may be abated by the City
<br />by proceedings under Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 429, and the cost of
<br />abatement, including administrative expenses, may be levied as a special
<br />assessment against the property upon which the sign is located, or the
<br />person requesting such plat, replat, or subdivision may be prosecuted
<br />for violation of this ordinance, and if convicted, shall be guilty of
<br />a misdemeanor and subject to a fine not exceeding $300, or imprisonment for
<br />a period not exceeding 90 days, with costs of prosecution, in either case,
<br />to be added.
<br />good reDair or not removed shall be a separate offense."
<br />'"The sign shall be erected not less than ten (10) calendar days before the
<br />The petition
<br />The sign or signs at
<br />The failure of any petitioner to fully comply with the
<br />Each period of 24 hours during which such signs are not in