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si.,rirm#n& <br />A Special <br />207 <br />MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING <br />> <br />OF THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />OCTOBER 15, 1979 <br />d.JW54k.w' p"' 'I1 li *--r +% _" c -. *** & %? '*WhWy ,Ad+R"PWW~% <br />Meeting of; the Edina City Council was called to order at 8:30 p.m., <br />with the following Council members present : <br />Schmidt and Mayor Van Valkenburg. <br />Manager, Thomas Erickson, City Attorney, and Jerry Dalen, Fran Hoffman, Robert <br />Kojetin and Mark Bernhardson. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss three <br />issues that could potentially result, or are currently in litigation, and there- <br />fore a closed meeting was held. <br />Bredesen , Courtney , Richards, <br />Also in attendance were Kenneth Xosland, City <br />ORIN JOHNSTON CONDEMNATION DISCUSSED. The City Manager outlined the provisions <br />of the proposed condemnation settlement. He indicated that a possible buyer of <br />the excess land would be providing schematics of the development of adjoining <br />and the excess land prior to any sale of the excess land. <br />FIRE LIFE SAFETY/SCHOOLS DISCUSSED. <br />issue and the progress made towards remedying the current life safety codes <br />violations at the various schools. The Mayor indicated a meeting with the <br />School Board and members of the City and school staff was scheduled for 4:30 p.m., <br />Tuesday, October 16, 1979, at Southview Junior High School, to become better <br />informed on the issue. Following discussion concemirrg enforcement and liability, <br />the matter was concluded with EO formal action being tzkcii. <br />Mr. Rosland reviewed the history of the .- <br />GARDEN VS. EDINA SOCCER ASSOCIATION SUIT DISCUSSED. After reviewing the issue, <br />Mr. Rosland indicated that the Association and Mr. Garden were willing to drop <br />the law suit without prejudice and the Association had requested coverage under <br />the City's general liability insurance for legal fees incurred in the suit. <br />After Nr. Rosland's recommendation and discussion on the issue, a motion was <br />made by Bredesen and seconded by Courtney, that 1) because of the significant <br />and beneficial public purpose served by the Association's program; 2) because <br />of the need of the Association for mora and financial support at this time; and <br />3) because if such support is not now given.the Association, it nay not continue <br />operations, thereby imposing a very substantial finmcial burden on the City <br />to carry on the Association's soccer program; the City loan the Edina Soccer <br />Association $7,000.00 for ilriprovement of the soccer program znd other expenses <br />of tha asscclatfzn tz 32 rspaic! over tea years at no btercst. <br />Roilcall: <br />Ayes: Rredesen, Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Van Valkenburg <br />Xays: None <br />Hotion carried. n <br />.----