<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />OCTOBER 18, 1982
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />Answering rollcall were Members Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Courtney.
<br />ART CENTER SLIDE SHOW PRESBNTED.
<br />versary of the Edina Art Center, Mr. Rosland showed slides depicting the building
<br />and various activities that take place.
<br />Advising that he had attended the Fifth Anni-
<br />I LEO EVANS PSZONING AND PLAT REFERRED BACK TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING
<br />and ordered placed on file. Le. Ears.en presented Evans Subdivision for prelimin-
<br />ary plat approval, along with a petition for rezoning the property generally
<br />located South of Ernon Ave., East of Olinger Rd. and North of Merold Drive
<br />(part of the SE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Sec. 32, T.117,'R. 21) from R-1 Residential
<br />District' to R-2 Multiple' Residedce District. He recalled that this matter had -
<br />been continued some time back so that the proponent could prepare a revised Sub-
<br />division with seven R-2 lots abutting Vernon Ave. and fourteen single family
<br />lots, against the earlier proposal of thirteen R-2 lots and six single family lots-
<br />He explained that the revised plan illustrates the Northerly extension of Wycliffe
<br />Road so that it iJill terminate in a cul-de-sac, rather than intersecting with Ver-
<br />non Ave. and that R-2 lots would average about 16,600 square feet and single family
<br />lots averaging about 11,800 square feet.
<br />subdivision and rezoning are acceptable to the Community Development and Planning
<br />Commission with the exception of Lots 3, 4 and 8, Block 2, which do not meet
<br />zoning requirements. and recommended that one of the lots abutting the Westerly
<br />cul-de-sac be eliminated.
<br />the history. of the request for zoning change and explained that the "neck lots"
<br />will not be built upon at this time.. Mrs. Micki Gamer, 5815 Merold Dr., objected
<br />that the site is not large enought to support a Planned Residential Development,
<br />that the plat is not being conventionally planned, that all surrounding properties
<br />are .single family dwellings and that the Land Use Plan states that this property
<br />should remain R-1.
<br />doubles in a row" and that doubles "become rental property", thus changing the
<br />character of the neighborhood.
<br />concern about further opening Wycliffe Rd. which he feared might cause traffic
<br />problems, the need €or sidewalks, the need for additional lighting and .the widen-
<br />ing of the street.
<br />would cause additional traffic from Good Samaritan Church. Concurring with Mrs.
<br />Gamer and Mr. Fischer were Mrs. Audrey Clay, 5716 Wycliffe Rd., Mr. Jack Watson,
<br />5605 Heather Lane and Dennis Wagner, 5705 Olinger Rd.
<br />that the church and scho.01 had not been built at the time Wycliffe Rd. was
<br />matters whether or not the road cuts thru.
<br />about site lines along Vernon Ave. and suggested that a traffic study might prove
<br />helpful. Mr. Michael Callas, 5621 Wycliffe Rd., expressed his fear that the pro-
<br />posed development in the area would cause more frequent and more extensive flood-
<br />ing of his lot.
<br />in the audience objected to the possibility of wider roads to accommodate traffic
<br />it? the area. Mr. James Karigan, 5704 Wycliffe Rd., expressed his concern about
<br />children walking to Countryside School: if the street should be opened to Vernon
<br />Avenue. Member Richards said that he believes that the plat contains one too many
<br />doubles and one too many single residence lots, and added that he believes that
<br />each neighborhood should bear its share of traffic.
<br />likes the idea of the doubles along Vernon Avenue as a transition from single
<br />family homes and suggested that three-way stop signs could be installed at the
<br />intersection of Wycliffe Road and Merold Drive if traffic should increase too
<br />Member Richards that the matter be referred back to the Community Development and
<br />Planning Commission for its recommendation as to whether Wycliffe Road should be
<br />cut thru to Vernon, as to whether three cul-de-sacs should be permitted and as to
<br />whether there should be two accesses on to Vernon Ave.
<br />Mfidavits of Ndtice were presented by Clerk, approved as to form
<br />Mr. Larsen explained that the proposed
<br />Mr. Roger Clements, representing the developer, reviewed
<br />She objected also to the fact that there would be "too many
<br />Mr. Larry Fischer, 5705 Wycliffe Rd., expressed I
<br />Concern'was also expressed that a thru street to Vernon Avenue
<br />Mrs. Janet Fischer added
<br />In response to a question of the Council, Mr. Hoffman said that he
<br />Wycliffe Rd. as a secondary road and that he does not believe that it
<br />Member Schmidt spoke of her concern
<br />Mr. Ben Stroh, 5700 Wycliffe Rd., and an unidentified gentleman
<br />Member Turner said that she
<br />I Following lengthy discussion, Member Schmidt's motion was seconded by
<br />Ayes: Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney
<br />Nays: None
<br />Motion carried.
<br />DEWEY HILL THIRD ADDITION EXTENSION OF PRD ZONING GRANTED.
<br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. Mr.
<br />Larsen advised that Mr. Larry Laukka, developer of Dewey Hill Third Addition,
<br />had requested an extension of PRD zoning for Dewey Hill Third Addition as auth-
<br />orized under Ordinance No. 811-A137. Mr. Laukka explained that the financial
<br />Affidavits of Notice