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MINUTES <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 />m <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 />. <br />Each period of 24 hours during which such signs are not in