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EBNUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING UP TIIE <br />EDINA. CITY COUNCIL HELD iiT CITY HALL <br />MARC11 17, 1980 <br />1% <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. ) <br />B .. <br />Mr. Hoffman explained that <br />Mr. Ross Farmer, 99 Woodland Circle, <br />lfrs. David <br />No <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: <br />..