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.- <br />MINUTES <br />OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING <br />OF EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />JANUARY 17 , 1983 <br />\- <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />PRESENTATION OF COLORS was made by Girl Scout Troop 1195 from Cornelia School <br />who presented the Council with boxes of Girl Scout Cookies. <br />the girls for participating in the opening of the meeting. <br />The Mayor thanked <br />MINUTES of August 30, September 13, September 22, September, December 29, 1982, <br />and January 3, 1983, were approved as submitted by motion of Member Turner, <br />seconded by Member Schmidt. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />EDINA'S COMMUNITY TASK FORCE I1 DISCUSSED. Mr. Rosland called Council's <br />attention to a memorandum from Mrs. Sue Bonoff relative Eo Edina's Community <br />Task Force 11. Mrs. Turner advised that this memorandum is for Council's in- <br />formation only at this time. <br />problems and will be asking for Council's input. Member Turner pointed out that <br />Chief Swanson and Mmes. Micki Gamer and Pat Llona are members of the Task Force. <br />No formal action was taken. <br />She said that the Task Force is assessing the <br />CIVIL DEFENSE SIREN BID AWARD CONTINUED TO NEXT COUNCIL MEETING. Mr. Rosland <br />presented six bids for a civil defense warning siren to be erected on an <br />existing pole at 5146 Eden Ave. Section 2 of the bid called for removal and <br />rehabilitation of an existing 112 decible siren from its pole, and the siren on <br />a new 50-foot pole to be reinstalled at William Wardwell Lewis Park. Section <br />3 of the bid calls for the installation of an existing 112 decibel siren on a <br />new 50 foot pole at Braemar Park on the hill West of Gleason Road in the 7400 <br />block. Tabulation showed the following: <br />Section 1: Section 2 Section 3 <br />1. Electric Service Co. of Mpls., Inc. $ 6,500.00 $ 3,900.00 $ 3,200.00 <br />2. Tommy's Firehouse Associates 6,289.00 No Bid No Bid <br />3. Ridgedale Electric, Inc. 8,500.00 . 4,200.00 3,300.00 <br />4. Gopher Electric Contractors, Inc. 9,375 .OO No Bid No Bid <br />5. Whelen Engineering 9,480.00 No Bid No Bid <br />6. Collins Electric Company 11 , 409.00 8,286.00 5 , 452.00 <br />.Chief Swanson recommended that the bid of Electric Service .Co. of Mpls., Inc. be <br />awarded for Sections 1, 2 and 3 because, while Tommy's Firehouse Associates was <br />low bidder for Section 1, they did not bid on Sections 2 and 3, and also because . <br />Electric Service Company's siren is a dual-tone siren which is sometimes easier <br />for people with a hearing deficiency to hear. <br />the City will receive a 50% reimbursement up to a maximum of $7,500 from the <br />Federal Government. In response to Mayor Courtney's concern, City Attorney said <br />that the law requires award to the lowest responsible bidder unless there is good <br />reason to accept a higher bid. Mr. Tommy Thompson, owner of Tommy's Firehouse <br />Associates, said that his company has a legitimate claim of low bid and that <br />they offer more equipment for less money. Member Bredesen's motion was then <br />seconded by Member Turner, continuing the matter until February 7, 1983, to give <br />the City Attorney an opportunity to study the bid specifications. <br />Mr. Rosland explained also that <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />Keys Well Drilling <br />that neither Layne <br />recommended by Mr. <br />rejecting all bids <br />Ayes: Bredesen, <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />n <br />DEEP WELL #7 OVERHALL BIDS REJECTED. <br />for repair and overhall of Deep Well 117 showing Layne Minnesota low bidder at <br />$5,985.00, E. H. Renner & Sons at $7,493.00, Bergerson Caswell at $8,265.50, <br />at $8,484.00 and Thein Well Co. at $9.536.25, and advised <br />Mr. Rosland presented tabulation of bids <br />Minnesota or Thein Well Company hadbid all items. <br />Rosland, Member Schmidt's motion was seconded by Member Turner, <br />and directing that new bids be taken. <br />Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />AS <br />PARK CALENDAR PRINTING BID AWARDED. Mr. Rosland presented tabulation of bids <br />for the Park Calendar printing showing Carlson Printing low bidder at $7,300.00, <br />Metro Printing at $7,350.00, Sexton Printing at $7,485.00 and Foss Printing at <br />$7,744.00. Member Bredesen's motion was seconded by Member Schmidt, for award