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MINUTES OF THE REGULhRMEETIKG OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />FEBRUARY 27, 1978 <br />Answering rollcall were members Richards, Schmidt, Shaw and Courtney who served <br />as Mayor Pro-Tem in the absence of Mayor Van Valkenburg. <br />MINUTES of February 6, 1978, were approved as submitted by motion of Councilman <br />Shaw, seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt. <br />Ayes: Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw <br />Nays: Sone <br />Motion carried, <br />EDINA COECERT BAND HONORED BY COUNCIL. <br />fig Resolution of Appreciation: <br />ISEREAS, the Edina Concert Band is now celebrating the Twenty-f ifth Anngversary .. <br />of its excellent Pop Concert series; and <br />WHEREAS, the Edina Concert Band, since its founding in 1949, has enjoyed the <br />directorship of Gale Sperry, Butler Eitel, Edwin J. Melichar and Robert L. <br />Elledge, all accomplished musicians devoted to excellence in providing instru- <br />mental music training for the students of Edina; and <br />TmEREAS, the Edina Concert Band has provided life-long avocations in music for, <br />and instilled the qualities of leadership and the values of working together as <br />a team upon its grateful members; and <br />WHEREAS, the Edina Concert Band has, through the Pop Concert and other filze pro- <br />grams, provided on-going financial support for school programs reaching beyond <br />direct benefit to the Band; and <br />ITBEREAS, the Edina Concert Band has furthered the reputation of the Edina School <br />System as an outstanding educational service; and <br />TJHEREAS, the Edina Concert Band has achieved the highest ratings at Regional and <br />State band concerts throughout the Band's participation in these events; and <br />WHEREAS, the Edina Concert Band has brought forth innumerable accolades upon . <br />itself and the community; <br />NOW, TEfEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina City Council does hereby express <br />its most, sincere appreciation to the members and alumni of the Edina Concert <br />Band and especially to the excellent directors of the Band for their splendid <br />accomplishments and service to their community; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that an appropriate copy of this resolution be presented <br />to the Edina Concert Band for its archives, and that this resolution be spread - <br />upon the pages of the official minutes of the Edina City Council. . <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was moved by Councilman Shaw, seconded by <br />Councilman Richards and unanimously carried. <br />Mayor Pro-Tem Courtney read tihe folbw-. <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION <br />% <br />CIVIL DEFEKSE REIKBTJRSlQ4ENT FUNDS PRESENTED. <br />sented a check in the amount of $270 which is the City's share for reimbursement <br />€or maintenance costs for Givil DefenSe sirens. <br />copy of the Legislative Manual to each member of the Council. <br />Representative Mary Forsythe pre- <br />Mrs. Forsythe also presented a <br />' <br />COLONTAL CHURCH OF EDINA PLAN MEKDMENT APPROVED. <br />-sented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />advised that construction of the Colonial Church of Edina is now under way on <br />its property located North of the Crosstown Highway, West of Tracy Avenue and <br />Sbuth of Olinger Blvd., and that an amendment 2s now being requested to the final <br />development plan to allow construction of a berm on the Southeasterly portion of <br />the site. <br />screening from the Crosstown Highway, as well as a disposal site for excess fill <br />located on the property. <br />Departments have reviewed the plan amendment and have recommended approval inas- <br />much as the existing wooded area located West of the Fire-Station would be pre- <br />served and adequate drainage swales provided. Approval was recommended subject <br />to the following conditions: <br />be implemented, including the construction of a hay bale dike to prevent sedi- <br />ments from entering the pond on the site; and 2) The berm must be adequately <br />vegetated with ground cover in the same manner as the berm located on the North <br />end of the site. Concern was expressed by Ms. Phyllis R. Severseike, 6244 Sand- <br />piper Court, that the membership of the church is such that it will very soon <br />need additional parking space and that the site proposed for the proposed berm <br />would be an appropriate location for another parking lot. She contended that, <br />once the berm was constructed, the church would say that it would be too expen- <br />sive to construct the parking lot at that location. Also objecting to the pro- . posal were the resident at 5820 Olinger Blvd., Ms. Roxanne Michaels, 6236 Sand- <br />piper Court and Mr. Bert Larson. Neighbors asked to go on record that they had <br />warned that the church would find it expensive to remove the berm if it should <br />Affidavits of Notice were pre- <br />y Mr. lIughes <br />He clarified that the berm would serve the dual purpose of providing . <br />Mr. Hughes advised that the Planning and Engineering <br />I 1) Adequate temporary erosion control measures must <br />-.