<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE.
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />JUNE 20, 1977
<br />Answering rollcall were members Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw and Mayor Van
<br />MINUTES of June 6, 1977, were approved as submitted by motion of Councilman
<br />Courtney, seconded by Councilman Shaw and carried.
<br />FATEIER LOUIS FORREY COmfENDED UPON 50 YEARS IN THE PRIESTHOOD. Mr. Hyde advised
<br />that he had presented Father Lbuis' Forrey with a city plaque .of commendation
<br />on the anniversary of his 50th. year in the priesthood. Councilman Shaw's motion
<br />of commendation to Father Forrey was seconded by Councilman Courtney and unani-.
<br />mously carried.
<br />WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT NO. WM-314A AUTHORIZED.
<br />by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file.
<br />given, public hearing was conducted and action taken as hereinafter recorded.
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<br />Affidavits of Notice were presented
<br />Pursuanb to due notice
<br />CONSTRUCTION OF WATERMAIN IMPR0VE"T NO. IJM-314A IN THE FOLLOWING:
<br />Millpond Place from Westbrook Lane to Railroad right-of-way
<br />Mr, Dunn recalled that public hearing on this improvement had been conducted on
<br />January 17, 1977, but that bids received on April 29, 1977, were considerably over
<br />the estimate and the contract was not awarded.
<br />the project it was discovered that two lots were omitted from the original
<br />estimate and hearing that should have been included.and. that this error %as been
<br />corrected at this hearing. Estimated-cost of the improvement was given at
<br />$9,487.00, proposed to be assessed against 7 assessable lots at an estimated cost
<br />. of $1,355.29 per connection.
<br />be approved later in this meeting if the project is authorized, came in at
<br />$1,200 per connection,
<br />he already has City water;
<br />where a consumer's deposit'was made by the builder in 1968 and that subsequent
<br />owners.were apparently not qdvised that a future payment would be due if a
<br />watermain should be installed to serve the area. He clarified that a letter had e
<br />been written to the builder, Earl Wilson, on May 2, 1968, expla-hing the situation,
<br />Er. Switzer was also told that he would not receive interest on the deposit. :Mr.
<br />Dunn advised Mr. Harold Boltzer, 5116 Millpond Place, that it would not be feas-
<br />ible to add to the one inch pipe which serves Mr. Switzer's home.
<br />was also expressed by a lady who said that she had only recently purchased her
<br />house and that the additional expense of this improvement'would force her to
<br />move. The attorney for Mr, Switzer was told that the matter of the assessment
<br />itself would be considered at the assessment hearing.
<br />5117 Millpond Place, said that two residents are having problems with water
<br />pressure and urged that the improvement be installed as soon as possible.
<br />further discussion being heard, Councilman Courtney offered the following resolu-
<br />tion and moved its adoption.
<br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Edina, Minnesota, that this Council
<br />heretofore caused notice of hearing to be duly published and maiied to owners of
<br />each parcel within the area proposed to be assessed for Watermain Improvement No.
<br />TJM-314AY and at the hearing held at the time and place specified in said notice,
<br />the Council has duly considered the views of all persons.intereated, and being
<br />fully advised of the pertinent facts does hereby determine to proceed with the
<br />construction of said improvement, including all proceedings which may be neces-
<br />sary in eminent domain for the acquisition of necessary easements and rights for
<br />construction and maintenance of such improvement ; thzt said improvement is. hereby
<br />designated and shall be referred to in all subsequent Proceedings as
<br />and the area to be specially assessed therefor shall include Lots 7, 8, 9 and
<br />10, Block 2 and the 'Nest % of Lot 3 and Lots 4, 5 and 6, Block 3, Tingdale Bros.
<br />Brookside Addition.
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt.
<br />He advised that in reexamining
<br />Mr. Dunn added, however, that new bids which will
<br />Mr. Frank K. Switzer, 5112 Millpond Place; objected that
<br />Mr. Dunn pointed out that this is one of the cases
<br />An objection
<br />Mr. Richard A. Yackel,
<br />RESOLUTION ORDERING IJATERMAIN IMPXOVEMENT NO. WM-314A
<br />WATERMAIN IFZPROVEEIENT NO. IJM-3 14A
<br />Rollcall :
<br />Ayes: Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw, Van Valkenburg
<br />Nays: None
<br />Resolution adopted. .
<br />CULONIAL CHURCH OF EDINA LONING, rmr AND FLOOD PLAIN PERNIT APPROVED. PUBLICA-
<br />TION OF ORDINANCE WITHIIELD.
<br />as to form and ordered placed on file.
<br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved
<br />Mr. Hughes recalled that on April 18, 1977,