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I <br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />FEBRUAXY 6, 1978 <br />Answering rollcall were members Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw and Mayor Van <br />Valkenburg. <br />MINUTES of December 19, 1977, January 9 and 16, 1978, were approved as submitted <br />by motion of Cokcilman Courtney, seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt. <br />Ayes: Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw, Van Valkenburg <br />Nays: None <br />Mot ion carried. <br />BRIAN MEEKER CONGRATULATED AS GYMNAST. <br />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 <br />events; and <br />WHEREAS, in these various post season meets, the Edina East High School Gymnastic <br />Team has won fourth place in the State Gymnastic Meet, first place in the Region <br />IV 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; and <br />WHEREAS, Brian Meeker, Letterman and Captain of the Edina East High School Team <br />individually won All Conference, first place in the State for All Around Gymnast, <br />Vaulting and Free Exercise, second place in the State on the Parallel Bars, <br />Fourth place in the State on the High Bar and on the Rings; and <br />WHEREAS, Brian Meeker further demonstrated his profound athletic prowess by <br />winning first place in the Region for All Around Gymnast, Free Exercise, Vault- <br />ing, Rings, Parallel Bars and the High Bar and second place in the Region on the <br />Side Horse; and <br />WHEREAS, Brian Meeker was named High School All American Gymnast, an honor which <br />comes to few contestants, and in so doing, lead his team mates to fourth place <br />in the State Gymnastic Meet; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Council do hereby offer . <br />their sincere congratulations to BRIAN MEEKER for his outstanding accomplishments <br />as a gymnast and representative of the City of Edina in such a commendable <br />manner. <br />mously carried. <br />Councilman Courtney offered the following <br />RESOLUTION OF CONGRATULATIONS <br />*Motion for adoptior, of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Shaw and unani- <br />Brian was present to accept the Resolution from the Mayor. <br />EDINA QUILT APPRECIATION EXPRESSED BY COUNCIL. <br />a quilt which has been displayed in the Council Chambers, whereupon Councilwoman <br />Council's attention was called to <br />Schmidt offered the following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION <br />WHEREAS, under the leadership of Nancy Bascom, a quilt depicting the history of <br />the City of Edina has been made and donated to the Edina Historical Society; and <br />WHEWAS, the Edina Historical Society has generously loaned the quilt to the <br />City of Edina so that it could be displayed in a prominent place in the Edina <br />City Hall for many residents to see; and <br />WHEREAS, Margaret Swanson, Claire Oie, Paulfne Maurer, Betty Paugh, Gretchen <br />Greene, Nancy Aksoy, Francese Whftney, Janet Kjome, Elaine Teeter, Grace Eckmann, <br />and Patricia Cox artistically designed this quilt with squares picturing the <br />Grimes House, the Edina Mill, Old Cahill School and the Grange Hall; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina City Council does hereby recognize <br />the outstanding efforts of these ladies who made the quilt and does offer con- <br />gratulations for the warkmanship which they performed; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Edina City Council expresses its sincere appreci- <br />ation to,the Edina Historical Society for this opportunity to display this Edha <br />Quilt in the Council Chambers of the Edina City Hall where it will receive the <br />recognition it so truly deserves. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Richards and <br />unanimously carried. <br />EDINA LEAGUE OF WO~N VOTERS RECOGNIZED. <br />inn resolution and moved its adoption: <br />Councilwoman Schmidt offered the follow- <br />- RESOLUTION <br />WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters will celebrate its 58th anniversary on Febru- <br />ary 14, 1978; and <br />WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters is an organization dedicated in its efforts <br />to educate the voting public and to encourage citizens to exercise their mandate <br />to vote at all elections; and <br />WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters of Edina has, over the years, assisted fn <br />registering voters at Southdale and City Hall, and has consequently been