<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING UP TIIE
<br />EDINA. CITY COUNCIL HELD iiT CITY HALL
<br />MARC11 17, 1980
<br />Answering rollcall were members Bredcsen, Courtney, Richards and Playor Van Valken-
<br />burg. Present also were Elrs. Leslie Turner a!id ilr. Tom Oye ni the Hrmian Relations
<br />,Commission, and Mnies. Helen PIcClclland nf the Comniu~iity 1)cvtlopmcnt and Planning
<br />Conunission and Allison Fuhr of tlic Citizens Safety Council.
<br />MINUTES of February 25 and Pfarch 3, 1980, were approved as submitted by motion of
<br />Councilman Courtney, seconded by Councilman Bredesen .
<br />Ayes : Bredesen, Courtney, Richards, Van Valkenburg
<br />Nays: None
<br />Motion carried.
<br />BOY SCOUT TROOP 198 WELCOHED TO MEETING.
<br />Scout Troop 198 to the Council Meeting, advising that they are working for their
<br />Mayor Van Valkenburg welcomed Boy
<br />Citizenship Merit Badges.
<br />EDINA GIRLS' GYlIXASTICS TEAM CONGRATULATED.
<br />Gymnastics Team had won the Minnesota State Tournament, Councilman Courtney offered
<br />Being advised that the Edina Girls'
<br />the following resolution and moved its adoption:
<br />IEESOLUTION OF CONGRATULATIONS
<br />WHEREAS. the Edina East Girls' Gymnastics Team has entered and won first place .
<br />in the Ifinnesota Girls' Gymnastics Tournament; and
<br />WHEREAS, this team has just completed a most successful year, having won every
<br />meet in which they participated;
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina City Council that a Resolution of
<br />Congratulations be adopted and that this Resolution be spread upon the pages of
<br />the Minutes Book of the City of Edina; and
<br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that appropriate copies of this Resolution be presented
<br />to Jean Barnard, Lisa Haugen, Peggy King, Judi Klein, Joy Meeker, Michelle
<br />Murray, Sue Niday, Randine Putz and Cindy Stephens and to Assistant Coach Jeff
<br />Reyer, Coach Cindy Bodine, Athletic Director Sarah Lykken,.and to Principal
<br />Rolland J. Ring on behalf of the citizenry as a whole.
<br />Yotion for adoption of the resolution' was seconded by Councilman Bredesen and
<br />unanimously carried.
<br />LJLBLIC HEARINGS CONDUCTED ON VARICUS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS. Affidavits of Notice
<br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file.
<br />notice having been given, public hearings were conducted and action taken as here-
<br />inafter set forth.
<br />advised that the long range plan
<br />nect key areas throughout the City.
<br />improvements :
<br />- Due
<br />Mr. Rosland showed slides indicating existing sidewalks and
<br />of the City is to construct sidewalks to con-
<br />He then presented the following proposed
<br />A. CONSTRUCTION OF SDIEWALK IMPROVEPENT NO. P-S-27 IN TEE FOLLOWING:
<br />France Ave. from W. 51st Street to Crosstown Highway (West side)
<br />Mr. Rosland presented total estimated constructlon cost of $151,002.59, advising
<br />that the entire cost Is to be paid from Municipal State Aid Funds and that there
<br />will be no assessment against abutting properties.
<br />snow removal will be the responsibility of the City, that the siclevalk is proposed
<br />to be 5 feet wide and that alignment will be varied to protect existing property
<br />features to the greatest extent possible. Letters of endorsement of the project
<br />were noted from Mr. and Mrs. Edward Perry, 5732 France Ave. S., Mrs. Aldora
<br />Hallaway, 6101 France Ave. S., and Walter C. Gustafson, 3812 W. 57th Street.
<br />Council was also advised that Northern States Power Company will move its poles
<br />at no cost to the City. Questions as to the reasons for installing the sidewalk
<br />on the West side of the street were asked by Nr. Robert Wilcos, 6217 France AVP.
<br />S.: and by Mrs. Robert J. Stanek, 3820 TJ. 55th Street, and Jerry Pzullson, 5920
<br />France Ave. S., who objected that the sidewalk should be constructed on the East
<br />side of the street. Mr. Richard Irwin, 5916 France Ave. S., suggested that the
<br />speed limit on'France Ave. should be reduced.
<br />wts told th=t the sidewalk would go next: to the curb at- the point where it crosses
<br />Mlnnehalia Creek. Mr. John Vaillant, 4001 Woodend Drive, was told by Hr. HoLfman
<br />that his shrubbery would be replaced if It is necessary to remove it.
<br />Rood, 5626 France Ave. S., was told thzt a limestone retaining wall would be
<br />installed wherever it is necessary to cut the grade of adjoining yards.
<br />further discussiou being heard, Councilman Courtney's motion authorizing construc-
<br />tion of the sidewalk was seconded by Councilman Rredesen.
<br />ing Improvement later in Plinutes. )
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<br />Mr. Hoffman explained that
<br />Mr. Ross Farmer, 99 Woodland Circle,
<br />lfrs. David
<br />(See Resolution Order-
<br />CONSTRUCTION OF PE?JMUTEhST STREET SURFACING, CONCRETE CTJRP, AND GUTTER, STmBT
<br />Brookside Ave. from 1J. 49th Street to Brookside Court
<br />LIGHTING , LANDSCAPING AND SIDEI<ALK I~Pl~O'JEElE~~T NO. CA-243- IhT THE FOLLOWING: