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1 MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />JUNE 6, 1983 <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />Answering rollcall were Members Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />BOY SCOUT TROOP NO. 4 RECOGNIZED. Members of Boy Scout Troop 114 from Edina <br />Morningside Community Congregational Church conducted a Flag Ceremony, were <br />welcomed by Mayor Courtney and presented with a certificate of commendation. <br />NATIONAL FLAG DAY RESOLUTION ADOPTED. <br />resolution which was unanimously adopted: <br />Mayor Courtney read the following <br />RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR <br />NATIONAL FLAG DAY, JUNE 14 <br />WHEREAS, the Continental Congress of the United States adopted a national flag <br />on June 14, 1777; and <br />WHEREAS, the U.S. Congress officially designated June 14 as National Flag Day <br />in 1949; and <br />WHEREAS, the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House has officially sponsored Flag Week <br />since 1952; and <br />WHEREAS, the National Flag Day Foundation, in Baltimore, Maryland, was created <br />in 1982 to plan National Flag Day ceremonies and to encourage patriotism by <br />promoting the <br />PAUSE FOR THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE <br />and <br />WHEREAS, this year on June 14, 1983, at 7 pm (EDT) Americans everywhere in the <br />nation, led by President Reagan and Governors of the 50 states, are asked to <br />pause to.say the pledge of allegiance to the FLAG of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: <br />BE IT NOW RESOLVED, That the Edina City Council urge the citizens of Edina to <br />join in this effort. . <br />MINUTES of the Regular Meeting of May 2, 1983, and the Special Meeting of May 9, <br />1983, were approved as submitted by motion of Member Schmidt, seconded by Member <br />Turner. <br />Ayes: Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />PRELIMINARY PLAT FOR NORMANDALE BLUFF CONTINUED TO 6/20/83 FOR FINDINGS & FACTS. <br />Affadavits of Notice were presented by the.Clerk, approved as to form and ordered <br />placed on file. Mr. Hughes recalled that-this property is generally located West <br />of Rolf Avenue and South of W. 64th Street and that several subdivision proposals <br />have been considered by Council. At the last meeting Council referred the matter <br />back to the Community Development and Planning Commission and asked that it consider <br />a two lot subdivision rather than a.three lot subdivision which had previously been <br />requested. <br />a revised plan illustrating one new lot measuring 10,125 square feet'in area to I <br />be created on the northerly side of the existing dwelling. The garage which is <br />presently a three stall garage would be remodeled to a two stall garage to provide <br />the required 5 foot setback from the new lot line. <br />in width. <br />dwelling is no longer under consideration and, thus, no new building site south <br />of the existing dwelling is proposed. <br />a setback variance by the Board of Appeals and Adjustments. Mr. Hughes advised <br />that Lhe Planning Commission considered the request on June 1, 1983, and at .the <br />meeting a motion for approval of the two lot s'ubdivision as presented failed by <br />a 5 to 4 vote and no further motions were offered. Louis Oberhauser, representing <br />the proponent, stated that the subdivision proposal now presented fully meets <br />the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Edina and no variance from setback require- <br />ments is requested.. Member Richards asked if Mr. Wallace would agree to a deed <br />restriction limiting the number of dwellings on the subject property to two. <br />Mr. Oberhauser replied that they were not aware of any requirement regarding the <br />giving of deed restrictions and could not agree to that. <br />that Council should now take action to approve or deny the proposed subdivision. <br />Member Richards pointed out that Council should consider the character of the <br />surrounding neighborhood and unless there was some assurance that there would 3e <br />only two homes on the property in the future he could not support the proposed <br />subdivision now presented. <br />Commission had been for consideration of a two lot proposal. <br />motion was.seconded by Member Turner to refer the matter to staff to prepare <br />Findings, Decisions and Reasons, reflectfng'Counci2'sr.viewpoint for a two lot <br />subdivision and to continue the matter to June 20, 1983. <br />The proponent then returned to the Planning Commission and'Tsubmitted <br />The new lot would be 75 feet <br />The proponent state4 that the remodeling on the south side of the <br />The southerly lot relies only on a grant of <br />Mayor Courtney stated <br />He reminded Council that the directive to the Planning <br />Member Richards's <br />Ayes: Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried.