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MINUTES <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL <br />MAY 3, 1982 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt and Mayor Courtney. <br />- WALK FOR MANKIND PROCLAMATION ISSUED. <br />which was received by Mrs. Patricia Gislason, 5205 Minnehaha Blvd.: <br />IJHEREAS, Project Concern of Minnesota, Inc., has promoted community involvement <br />in Minnesota for 13 years; and <br />WHEREAS, Project Concern of Minnesota, Inc., has promoted the Walk for Mankind <br />involving over 79,000 youth and adults in Minnesota; and <br />WHEREAS, Project Concern of Minnesota, Inc., shall set aside the week of May 9 <br />through May 15, 1982, to promote the Walk for Mankind and educate the community <br />in the problems of poverty; and <br />WHEREAS, Project Concern of,Minnesota, Inc., provides health care to 40 clinics <br />around the world and in the U. S.; and <br />WHEREAS, their motto is "Feed a man a fish, you feed him for a day. <br />man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime." <br />NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. Wayne Courtney, Mayor of the City of Edina, do hereby <br />proclaim the week' of May 9 through May 15, 1982, to be <br />in Edina and do urge all citizens to take note of this worthy occasion. <br />The Mayor read the following proclamation <br />PRO CLAMAT ION <br />Teach a <br />WALK FOR MANKIND WEEK <br />MARTH COURT IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUED TO MAY 17, 1982. Being adxised by.Mf. Rosland <br />that the developer has requested continuation of the Marth Court improvements, <br />Member Richards' motion was seconded by Member Schmidt, continuing Improvements <br />Nos. P-BA-254, P-C-140, P-SS-364 and P-WM-349 until May 17, 1982. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Courtney <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />MILLPOND WEED CONTROL IMPROVEMENT NO. WC-1 AUTHORIZED. <br />that the improvement hearing,for weed control for the Millpond had been scheduled <br />Mr , Rosland recalled <br />- <br />because of a petition of property owners. <br />Clerk, approved as to form and ordered plzcecl on file. <br />given, public hearing was conducted and action taken as hereinafter recorded: <br />1. HARVESTING OF AQUATIC WEEDS FROM MINNEHAHA CREEK MILL POND <br />Mr. Rosland presented total estimated improvement cost at $7,600.00, pro- <br />posed to be assessed against 63 properties at $95.83 per assessable lot,. with <br />the first cutting to take place the first part of June and the second cutting <br />in late summer.' <br />the Fresh Water Biological Institute on <br />Mr. Edward Wambold, 4804 W. Sunnyslope, said that he spoke for neighbors who <br />favor cutting the weeds this year, but studying a long term solution for future <br />years. Mrs. Ray Johnson, 4805 E. Sunnyslope, requested that the weeds be cut in <br />early August, rather than waiting until the end of the month. Mr. Ray Johnson <br />suggested that the specifications call for cutting weeds at a certain depth <br />and starting at the dam and working upstream. <br />Sunnyslope recalled that the man doing the cutting last year said that he was not <br />to cut by his property. Mr. Hughes explained that the estimate'of cost given for <br />the project did not include anyone to inspect the project, and that the cost <br />would be increased if an inspector would have to be present during the cutting. <br />Mr. Ronald Hardy, 4506 Browndale Ave., said that he supports the proposal, but <br />recomrdended that the contractor be requested to post a Letter of Credit in order <br />to protect Browndale Park. He recalled that the contractor who did the work last <br />year ruined the sod where he drove across the park and also that refuse was <br />stored along the bank of the creek for several days. Mr. Hardy also objected that <br />the contractor started work too early in the morning on July 4. - that the City would try to strengthen the specifications, but warned that there are <br />not many weed cutters from whom to chose. In response to a question of Mr., Ted <br />Edin, <br />austere budget and that approximately 15% would have to be added to the estimate <br />for an inspector. Mr. Frank Lushine of Browndale Avenue, said that 78 canoes <br />passed his house last Sunday, and suggested that the City should pay more than * <br />$1,500 toward the project. Mayor Courtney recalled that the City's State Aids had <br />been cut and that the Council must do what is best for the entire City. Mr. Ros- <br />land recalled that Indianhead Lake residents have paid $27,000 to eliminate <br />problems in their lake. <br />that some sort of ratio be developed so that those residents living on the creek <br />should pay more. Being advised by Mr. Hughes that only those residents who contri- <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by <br />Due notice having been <br />.. <br />Mr. Hughes recalled that a meeting had been scheduled at <br />May 5, 1983 to discuss future solutions. <br />Mr. Eugene Roberts; Jr., 4917 E.. <br />Mr. Rosland said <br />Mr. Hughes explained that the City tried to have the cutting done on an <br />I <br />An unidentified gentleman in the audience suggested