w3 i MlNUTES OF T1lE REGULAR MEIITING OF TUE
<br />EULNA CITY COUNCLL HELD AT CITY HNJ,
<br />JANUARY 9, 1978
<br />Answering rollcall were members Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw and Mayor Van
<br />MINUTES of November 7, December 5 and 29, 1977, were approved'as submitted by
<br />motion of Councilman Courtney, seconded by Councilman Shaw.
<br />JOHN HEEGAARD RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE ADOPTED.
<br />following resolution and moved its adopt: -,on:
<br />WEREAS, John C. Hecgaard was one of the foundersf the Edina Crime Prevention
<br />Fund when it was incorporated and founded on December 31, 1970; and
<br />WHEREAS, over these years in which he served as a member, the Edina Crime Pre-
<br />vention Fund was responsible for the solving of numerous crimes in Edina, as well
<br />as in surrounding communities; and
<br />WHEREAS, the Edina Crime Prevention Fund has served as a pattern for similar groups
<br />throughout the country; and
<br />WHEREAS, John C. Heegaard passed away suddenly and prematurely on December 22, 1977,
<br />at the age of 48;
<br />NOW, THEREFOPS, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina City Council does hereby deeply mourn
<br />the passing of JOHN C. HEEGAARD and does hereby extend its condolences to Mrs.
<br />Heegaard and to his children; and
<br />BE IT FURTHER PSSOLVED that a copy of this resolution be spread upon the pages of
<br />the Minutes Book of the Edina City Council and that an appropriate copy be pre-
<br />sented to his family.
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Couacilman Shaw and unan-
<br />imously carried.
<br />Councilman Courtney offered the
<br />RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE
<br />EDINA EAST HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTIC TEAM CONGRATULATED.
<br />the following resolution and moved its adoption:
<br />WHEREAS, following a season of intense competition, the Edina East High School .
<br />Gymnastic Team has won the opportunity to participate in various gymnastic events;
<br />WEREAS, in these various post season meets, the Edina High School Gymnastic Team
<br />has won fourth place in the State Gymnastic Meet, first place in the Region IV
<br />Meet, and second place in the Lake Conference League; and
<br />WHEREAS, the Edina East High School Gymnastic Team scored the highest number of
<br />points ever to be made in the history of Region IV Meets;
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina City Council does hereby express its
<br />sincere congratulations to Kevin Crippa, Tom Cu3len, Scott Dorn, Dave Flynn, Rock0
<br />Gammello, Clyde Getty, Jim Horowitz, Eric Jarchow, Kurt Jarchow, Steve Klos, John
<br />Kuenak, Ed Loomis, Brian Meeker, Chris Norgren, Matt O'Donoghue, Todd Roth, Rolf
<br />Steinkemp, Stewart Steinkamp and to Coaches.Bob Koecberl, Rick Cossette and Mark
<br />Howell; and
<br />BE IT FURTHER-RESOLVED THAT A COPY sf this resolution be spread upon the'pages of
<br />the Minutes BooE-of -the Edina City Council and that an appropriate copy be pre-
<br />sented to the team and to the coaches.
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilwoman Schnidt and
<br />unanimously carried.
<br />PARKLAND DEDICATION POLICY was discussed later in the meeting in connection with
<br />Edina Interchange Sixth Addition.
<br />YEAR IV COMMLJNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM CONTINUED TO JANUARY 16, 1978. Rr. Hughes noted that this is the second of two required public hearings regarding
<br />the Year IV Community Development Block Grant Program.
<br />of the staff for allocation of the funds, eotaling $275,000, which included
<br />$150,000 for land acquisition for low and moderate income housing, $70,000 for
<br />housing rehabilitation, $11,000 for land acquisition administrative costs, $12,000
<br />for housing rehabilitation administrative costs, $5,000 for plan preparation for
<br />access to the City Hall for the handicapped, $12,000 for a recycling study in the
<br />Morningside area and $15,000 to defray a portion of expense for the preparation
<br />of a comprehensive land use plan required by the Metropolitan Council,
<br />Hughes recalled that on past occasions, the Council has expressed an interest in
<br />directing Community development Funds.to the Morningside area, but that for the
<br />Morningside area improvements to qualify for Community Development Fucds, it
<br />must be shown that 51% of the residents of the area (or portion of the area such
<br />as a block) are in the low to moderate income level.
<br />staff would be unable to obtain income information for individual blocks in the
<br />tllrit tlicrc would not be any blocks which WOUILI be el.igible.
<br />Councilman Courtney offered
<br />RESOLUTION OF CONGRATULATIONS
<br />He reviewed suggestions
<br />He explained that the
<br />-Morningsidc~ area unless a door to door survey is made, and expressed the opinrion
<br />Xr. llup,Iles rcr.sI3cd