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311' <br />MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF T[IE <br />NOVEMBER 20, 1978 <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD m cm HALL <br />Answering rollcall were members Courtney, Schmidt , Shaw and liayor Van Valkenburg. <br />Present also was Mrs. Sue FOSS, representing the Art Center. <br />EDINA-VEST HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM COMMENDED. Councilman Courtney offered the <br />following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION . TO THE EDINA-WEST HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM <br />WHEREAS, during the 1978 season, the Edina-West High School Football Team, under <br />the able direction of Head Coach Stav Canakes, has exemplified the highest goals <br />of good sportsmanship and athletic proficiency; and <br />WHEREAS, the team's efforts have been rewarded by winning the Lake Conference <br />Championship, the qualifying game against Brainerd High School, the quarter-final <br />game against Rochester John Marshall High School and the semi-final game against <br />St. Thomas Academy while participating Ln the newly formed Minnesota State Foot- <br />ball Championship Tournament; and <br />WHEREAS , the 1978 Cougars represented Edina , defeating Fridley High School in the <br />Class AA final game at Parade Stadium on Friday, November 17, 1978; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Edina <br />in special meeting held November 18, 1978, that the outstanding accomplishments <br />of the Edina-West Football Cougars deserve the sincere congratulations of the <br />citizenry for the excellent manner in which the team has conducted itself and for' <br />the great credit the team has brought to the comunity; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Council of Edina express to the <br />team on behalf of the citizenry as a whole, deep gratitude for the exemplary Lon- <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that appropriate copies of this resolution be presented to <br />Larry Eastman, Don Markwardt, Scott House, Dave Forester, Hap Williams, Kyle <br />Allison, Mike Donahue, Kevin Kloewer, Doug Bailey, Mike Wagner, Stew Rallis, <br />John O'Brien, Todd Anderson, Brad Rickenbach, Mark Wooldridge, Todd Appel, Scott <br />Wales, Tom Vanable, Mike Sullivan, Jim Ten Broek, Dan Hare, Paul Vaaler, Tom <br />Wheeler, Tim Rosland, Tim Dean, Bill Holm, John Ryden, Steve Veit, Dave Phillips, <br />Mike Weiss, Jay O'Brien, Jeff Bolin, Blake Johnson, Kip Wahlquist, Gregg Bjork, <br />Todd Iliff, Dave Hunt, Dave Eike, Dave Barbe, Phil Kraffq Chris Sackrison, Gene <br />O'Brien, Ievin McCoy, John Olsonoski and to Coach Stav Canakes, Assistant Coaches <br />Bob Haddorff, Ron King, Jim Luther, Pat Pavelko, Student Managers Lincoln Wal- <br />lace and Steve Culbert, Athletic Director Sara Lykken, Principal James Cabalka <br />and to all other members of the team. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Shaw and <br />unanimously carried. <br />I <br />duct of the team; and .--- <br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-A122 GRANTED FIRST READING; EDINA OFFICE CENTER GRANTED PRELIM- <br />INARY PLAT APPROVAL. Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to <br />form and ordered placed on file. Mr. Hughes presented the request of Rauenhorst <br />Corporation for preliminary plat for Edina Office Center and First Reading for a <br />zoning change for property located at the Southwest quadrant of W. 76th Street and <br />Prance Ave. from R-1 Residential District to PID Planned Industrial District. He <br />explained that the basic concept of this plan is the realignment of the North <br />frontage road of 1-494 from its present location to the Northerly -lot line of the <br />drive-in theater and the Southerly lot line of the subject property. <br />that a future objective would be to close the existing median cut at France Ave. <br />and W. 77th Street extended, as well as to remove the present intersection of the <br />frontage road and France Avenue, and would, hopefully, reduce traffic congestion <br />at France Ave. and Interstate Highway 494. Mr. Hughes explained that a secondary <br />concept 0.f the <br />and provide an improved internal circulation system for the industrial, office <br />and commercial developments in the area. <br />Planning and Governmental Affairs for the Rauenhorst Corporation, said that his <br />company is sensitive to storm-water problems in the area and that they would do <br />whatever the City considered necessary to all.eviate these problems. Council.was <br />advised that the Board of Aplmals and Adjustments has granted .variances to allow <br />for four office buildings which would be four stories in height. Mr. Hughes recom- <br />mended that this three lot'plat be granted preliminary approval, with the under- <br />standing that Lot 3 remain an outlot, and that Ordinance No. 811-Al22 be given <br />First Reading, with the understanding chat revisions may be made before final <br />plat approval and Second Reading of the ordinance. Councilman Courtney there- <br />upon offered Ordinance No. 811-A122 for First Reading as follows: <br />He explained <br />plan connecting W. 77th Street to the realigned frontage road <br />. should provide some relief to the intersection at 76th Street and France Avenue <br />Mr. Robert Worthington, Director of <br />.