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MINUTES <br />OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING <br />AUGUST 3, 1981 <br />OF EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT.CITY HALL <br />. Answering rollcall were members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />MINUTES of July 20, 1981, were approved as submitted by motion of Member Schmidt, <br />seconded by Member Richards. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />LORRIE WERNESS HONORED AS 1982 AQUATENNIAL QUEEN OF THE TAGS. <br />present to accept the Resolution of Congratulations as read by Mayor Courtney as <br />follows : <br />WHEREAS, as a student at Edina West Upper Division, Lorrie Lee Werness deservedly <br />earned the designation of an Edina West Scholar, an award presented to students <br />of marked Scholastic ability; and <br />WHEREAS, during her college years, Lorrie Werness received numerous athletic and <br />scholastic honors, among which are Outstanding Young Women of America, Mortar Board, <br />and Who's Who among College Students; and <br />WHEREAS, Lorrie Werness not only excelled scholastically, but was well known for <br />her golfing ability, musical talent and beauty as well; and <br />WHEREAS, as the Svenskarnas Dag Queen, Lorrie Werness was a participant in the ' <br />1982 Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes competition; and <br />WHEREAS, Lorrie Wemess was crowned Queen of the Lakes in the 1981 Minneapolis <br />Aquatennial, competing in a field of forty young women throughout Minnesota who <br />vied for the title; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina City Council express sincere con- <br />gratulations, on behalf of the citizenry as a.whole, to <br />for her many past accomplishments and honors, and particularly at this time for <br />the honor of being chosen 1982 Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all good wishes go with h2r as she represents the <br />Minneapolis Aquatemial as a resident of the City of Edina in her trzvels through- <br />out the United States. <br />Lorrie Werness was <br />RESOLUTION OF CONGRATULATIONS <br />m < ffl <br />a <br />ZORRIE LEE WERNESS <br />WINFIELD DEVELOPMENT MIXED USE ZONING HEARING CONTINUED INDEFINITELY. 'Mr. Rosland <br />recalled that Ficst Reading of the 'zoning change request of Winfield Developments, <br />Inc., <br />from July 6, 1981, and recommended that it now be continued indefinitely. Member <br />Bredesen's motion was then seconded by Member Richards continuing indefinitely <br />the First Reading for-the property which is generally located South of W. 76th St. <br />and West of York Ave. <br />Srom R-I, Residential District to Mixed Use Development had been continued <br />. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />3RfYkDT ADDITION PRELIMINARY PIAT DENIED. <br />ing on preliminary plat for Brandt Addition had been conthued from July 20, 1981. <br />Mr. 'Hughes recalle.6 that the public hear- <br />He explained that the subject property, generally located East of Olinger Road and <br />South of Amy Drive, is a developed single family lot measuring 24,985 square feet <br />in area, with the proponent's home being located on the Westerly portion of the <br />lot and fronting on Olinger Road. Mr..Hughesadvised that the property is a long, <br />narrow corner lot measuring 95.5 feet in width and approximately 240 in depth <br />and that the proposed subdivision would create one new buildable lot which would <br />be '140 feet in width and 95.5 feet in depth. <br />12,860 square feet and that the proposed dwelling meets setback and lot coverage <br />requirements, and that the staff and Community Development and Planning Commission <br />have recommended denial of the plat in that the lot is oriented the wrong way <br />since the Zoning Ordinance specifies that the minimtrm lot depth must be 120 feet. <br />He added that Council approval must be conditioned on the proponent,seeking a lot <br />depth variance. Mr. Jon Brandt, 5829 Olinger Road, owner of the subject property, <br />showed slides indicating relative configuration of the existing and proposed <br />Louses as they would sit on the plat and. said that the proposed lot would exceed <br />ninimum lot size by'40% and is larger than almost all of the lots on Amy'Drive. <br />He saic! that he is not requesting a varlance in lot depth, merely for a definition <br />so that the width and depth can be reversed; <br />ectly across the street was granted a variance for the same situation and showed <br />examples of five lots within six blocks of his property which he said were situ- <br />He explained that the lot area is I <br />He advised also that the house dir-