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If NOTES <br />OF THE REGU1,AR I+EETING OF TIlE <br />EDINA CIl'S COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />NOVEEfUER 17, 1980 <br />I <br />'cu 0 OI -3 a a <br />hstqering rollcall were members Bredesen , Courtney , Richards , Schmidt and Mayor <br />Val1 Valkcnburg. Present also was Mrs. Leslie Turner of the Human Relations <br />Coniniission. <br />213 <br />JOINT 11. R.A. AND CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD; RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED APPROVING <br />CIIOSSROADS OF EDINA AS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND AUTHORIZING ACQUISITION <br />AND SALE OF LKND. Affidavit of Notice was presented by Acting Clerk, approved as <br />to form and ordered placed on file. Pursuant to due notice given, public hearing <br />was held and action taken as recorded. Mr. Hughes recalled that at the <br />November 3, 1980, meeting Council had approved PRD-3 Planned Residential District <br />zoning for the Crossroads project and had set November 17, 1980, as hearing date <br />for approval of the project as a housing development project and authorization . <br />for acquisition and sale of land in connection therewith. He advised that the <br />City Attorney had prepared the necessary resolutions for adoption as directed by <br />Council. Mr. Hughes informed Council that Mr. Henry Hyatt of Crossroads Develop- <br />ment Corporation was present at the hearing. No one requesting to be heard, <br />Councilman Courtney offered the following resolution and moved its adoption: <br />KESOLUTION APPROVING CROSSROADS PROJECT <br />AS A HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROJECT <br />INVOLVING THE USE OF EPiINENT DOMAIN <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Edina, by resolution adopted March 4, <br />1974, did determine and declare that there is a shortage of decent, safe and <br />sanitary dwelling accomodations available to persons of low 5ncome and their <br />families-at rentals they can afford; and <br />WHEREAS, the housing development project proposed by Crossroads of Edina generally <br />located West of Cahill Road and South of West 70th Street in Edina will provide <br />housing for persons of low and moderate income and their families and will help <br />alleviate such shortage; and <br />WHEKEAS, in connection with the project it is necessary to acquire, by eminent' <br />domain if required, land described as follows: <br />Lot 1, Block 1, and Lot 1, Block 2, Findell Second Addition, according <br />to the plat thereof on file or of record in the office of the Registrar <br />of Titles in and for Hennepin County, Minnesota. <br />Together with all that part of Amundson Avenue, now or hereafter vacated, <br />dedicated by the plat of said Findell'Second Addition, including the <br />East 275 feet of the North 1/2 of said Amundson Avenue (being that part <br />of said Amundson Avenue abutting Lot 2, Block 1, of said plat of Findell <br />Second Addition). <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the said housing development project pro- <br />posed by Crossroads of Edina is hereby approved as a housing development project <br />under Minnesota Statutes, Sections 462.415 to 462.711, and Housing and Redevel- ' <br />opment Authority of the City of Edina, Minnesota is hereby authorized to carry <br />out said housing development project and to do all things necessary to promote <br />the successful completion of said project, including, if necessary, exercise <br />of its power of eminent domain to acquire the above described property. <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Community Development Block Grant Funds received <br />by the City in the amount of $366,000 be transferred to the Housing and Redevel- <br />opmenr: Authority of the City of Edina, Minnesota, to be used to carry oat said <br />project. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt, <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Courtney, Schmidt, Van Valkenburg <br />Nays: Richards <br />Resolution adopted. <br />Councilman Courtney then offered the second resolution and moved its adoption <br />as follows: <br />RESOLUTION OF <br />HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY <br />OF THE CITY OF EDINA, MINNESOTA <br />CONCERNING CROSSROADS OF EDINA <br />WHEREAS, Crossroads of Edina is proposing to construct 64 townhouses on land <br />generally located West of Cahill Road and South of West 70th Street in Edina, <br />Minnesota, 26 of which shall be for persons of low and moderate income and their <br />families; and <br />WHEREAS, the City of Edina has approved the project as a housing development <br />project providing housing for persons of low and moderate income and their <br />f milies . <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RItSOLVED, that the Housing and Kedevelopment Authority of <br />Edina, Minnesota ("H.R.A.") hereby finds, determines 2nd declares: