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9/29/80 <br />,a 0 <br />177 Motion for zdoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilman Courtney. <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Van Vallcenburg <br />Nays: None <br />Resolution adopted. <br />Adjournment at 5 :55 p .m. <br />* 1- City 22- 2LukL.41 Clerk <br />MINUTES OF SPECIAL IEETING <br />HALL ON OCTOBER 3, 1980 <br />OF THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY <br />4:OO P.M. .. <br />Pursuant to due notice given, Couitcil met in informal session in the City Hall <br />Conference Room to hear a presentation of Winfield Development Corporation and <br />Laukka and Associates as,to the possibility of constructing a multi-use develop- <br />ment on the Southwest comer of W.-76th Street and York Ave. S. Present were <br />Mayor Van Valkenburg, Councilwoman Schmidt, Messrs. Rick Martens and Curtis <br />Steiman of Winfield Development Corporation, Peter Jarvis of Bather, Ringrose & <br />Wolsfeld; Thomas LaSalle and Richard Bienapfi of Realty Services and Larry Laukka <br />of Laukka & Associates, along with members of the City staff. Also present were <br />Mmes. Helen McClelland and Leslie Turner. Council was reminded that the sub- <br />ject property was considered for warehouse use, but that, as suggested by the <br />staff, consideration is now being given for constructing a multi-story development <br />which would consist of offices, shops and condominiums, with a sizeable area <br />reserved for public purposes. Mr. Jarvis told of similar projects which had <br />been successful in other communities, and advised that it appeared to be econo- <br />mically unfeasible to build the dwelling units on a rental basis. <br />explained that a- residential development of this type would appeal particularly <br />to "empty nesters", and to young adults who would tend to buy larger homes in <br />Edina as their children reach school age. <br />development of this type would serve to conserve energy for workers in the <br />Southeast Edina area and serve as an affordable home for people with annual incomes <br />between $17,000 and $35,000. <br />funds so that, as the units are resold, the subsidy would again be available for _.,- ..-.. ..._ ..rL :, ... inr.zt:s z::z~~zzZ :1-z= =?=-: z:z s.-cI-+rc --';- ----- <br />of the mixed development concept for the area so that they woul'd not invest a <br />large amount of money to develop plans in case the Council did not look favorably <br />on the overall concept. <br />and, while no firm endorsement could be made at this time, they said that they <br />have no real objections to a mixed-use development concept. <br />taken. Adjournment at 5:30 p.m. <br />It was <br />Council was told that a residential <br />The condominium project would be subsidized with H.R.A. <br />-- .. <br />.-L-*= ---A * *--- L azYDval Ah-? >-;------ .,.he -I-- <br />The Council indicated that the proposal is interesting, <br />No formal action was <br />#A ihL?/Le L4/ <br />City Clerk