1888-1989 Archive Minutes
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PIIINU TBS <br />OF REGUUR COUNCIL MEETING <br />OF EDINA CITY COUNCIL TIEIdD A" CITY FLALL <br />JUNE 1, 1981 <br />125 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt;, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney . <br />ZONING 0N)INANCE ANENDMEET ADDING MIXED DEVELOPPIENT DISTRICT GRANTED FIRST <br />READING. Affidavits of Motice were presented by Acting City Clerk, approved as <br />to form and ordered placed on file. Elr. Hughes presented the ordinance for a <br />Nixed Development District, stating the intent is to establish a mixed use <br />district which would accommodate both office and residential uses; would include <br />three subdistricts that vary in tenus of intensity and type of development, and <br />would permit retail use within the development district. He explained that the <br />ordinance is structured so that the basic intehsity of the development is deter- <br />mined by the number of residential units that are allowed, and that once the <br />number of residential units is determined then the non-residential floor area is <br />based on the number of dwelling units providing an incentive by means of a schedule <br />of bonuses for the developer to produce the maximum number of units. Plr. Hughes <br />pointed out that the parking requirements for a Mixed Development District have <br />been revised based on two factors: 1) a mixture of uses would have peak parking <br />hours so the overall number of parking spaces could be reduced, and 2) a change <br />in the overall dimensions of automobiles during recent years. <br />commend granting First Reading with the understanding that Second Reading would <br />be granted when the Winfield project is heard. <br />number of potential sites in the City for proposed Mixed Development District <br />zoning. Mr. Hughes responded that a number of probable sites were identified: <br />the Entire area south of 76th Street extending over to France Avenue, the area <br />in the northwestern part of the City north of the Wellace Kenneth property, and <br />the Grand View area. The question of public safety was raised by Member Turner <br />and Mr. Hughes responded that the security factor seems to be the biggest concern <br />in the proposed Winfield development, i.e. how to keep the public using the park <br />area from invading the residential area, Public Safety Director Buresh recommended <br />that the developer address the issues of fire protection and security by consulthg <br />with life safety experts before submitting plans for approval by Council. <br />Eirs. Alison Fuhr asked how previous parkland dedication would be affected. <br />Hughes clarified that the matter of previous parkland dedication for the southwest <br />area of the City is not addressed in the proposed ordinance for a Mixed Develop- <br />ment District, neither is it addressed in the proposed Winfield development, but <br />likely would be addressed when the Hedberg property is redeveloped. There being <br />no further comments, Member Richhrds offered the following ordinance for First <br />Reading : <br />Staff would re- <br />Member Turner inquired as to the <br />Mr. <br />ORDINANCE NO. 811-A146 <br />BY ADDING A MIXED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT <br />AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORIIINAHCE (NO. 811) <br />- THE CITY COGECIL OF THE cm OF EDINA, MINNESOTA ORDAINS: <br />Section 1. Ordinance No. 811 is hereby amended by renumbering Section 13 <br />(Definitions) and Section 14 (Administration) to Sectioil 14 and Section 15 <br />res p ec t i-vely . <br />district to the list of districts herein contained 3s follows: -. <br />Sec. 2. Section 2 of Ordinance No. 811 is hereby amer,ded by adding a ne~s7 <br />"Mixed. Development District (Section 13)" <br />Sec. 3. Ordinance No. 821 is hereby amended by adding a new Section 13 as <br />"Sec. 13. Mixed Development. District. <br />1. Purpose and Intent. The City Council af the City of Edina finds that in <br />certain instances, the joint, integrated and harmcaious development of <br />residentia; and non-residential gses on ci tract 03 land is beneficial <br />and desirable. <br />for residential uses in close proximity to employnent, shopping, services, <br />and recreational opportunities and thereby reduce traffic congestion, <br />enhance transit usagz, arid promote energy conversatioe. In addition, the <br />provision of housing for low and moderate income iadividuals a.nd families <br />czn be encouraged by mixed use developments, <br />also encourage creativity, imagination, azld flexibility in site design <br />and development. Therefore, the Mixed. Development District is hereby <br />estab1 j-shed to accommodate special. features and needs of and to encourage <br />mixsc? use developments and thereby to promote the general health safe.ty, <br />and welfare of the residents of the City. <br />follows : <br />Such mixed use developments gi77e opportunity to providz <br />Nixed use developments
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