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39 <br />MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />JULY 18, 1983 <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />ROBERT HUGHES COMMENDED. Mr. Rosland commended Robert Hughes for his many years of <br />service to the City of Edina, beginning on May 20, 1959, when he started his employ- <br />ment as stock boy at the 50th Street municipal liquor store. At present, Mr. Hughes <br />acts as assistant manager at the Vernon Avenue store when the store manager is absent <br />and is responsible for all ordering. <br />bearing the Edina Logo. <br />steadfast service to the City. <br />Mr. Rosland presented him with a silver pen <br />Members of the Council expressed their appreciation for his <br />ZUPPKEWOOD PRELIMINARY'PLAT.APPR0VED. Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, <br />approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />subject property, generally located south of Evanswood Lane and west of Blake Road, <br />measures 2.67 acres and is zoned R-1 Single Family Dwelling District, and that <br />it is improved with a single family dwelling which fronts on Blake Road. <br />ponents are requesting a three lot subdivision of the property. <br />approximately 58,700 square feet and would be retained for the existing.dwe1ling. <br />Lots 1 and 2 would measure approximately 35,300 and 22,300 square feet respectively <br />and would constitute new buildable lots, both fronting on Evanswood Lane. The pro- <br />posed lots are similar in size to approved surrounding subdivisions and conform in <br />all respects to the Zoning Ordinance. <br />of the lots relative to Evanswood Lane in that the gradual curve from west to north <br />results in an unusually large boulevard in the vicinity of Lot 1 and a somewhat <br />unusual relationship between a driveway which would serve Lot 1 and the existing <br />driveway for the home located to the north. Therefore, staff had suggested that <br />the proposed lot lines be modified in order to provide a better orientation with <br />Evanswood and to avoid driveway conflict with the home to the north. <br />Commission had approved the proposed subdivision subject to the modification of the <br />lot lines as suggested by staff and subdivision dedicakion. <br />that the proponents had now submitted arevised plat showing the altered lot lines <br />which staff had approved. <br />subject to: 1) subdivision dedication, and 2) the extention of the sanitary sewer on <br />Evanswood Lane, south to the property line of Lot 1. <br />Member Bredesen offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, subject to <br />parkland dedication and extention of the sanitary sewer as recommended by staff: <br />RESOLUTION GRANTING PRELIMINARY PLAT <br />Planner Larsen advised that the <br />The pro- <br />Lot 3 would measure <br />Staff had been concerned with the orientation <br />The Planning <br />Mr. Larsen reported <br />Staff would now recommend approval of the subdivision <br />No comments being heard, <br />APPROVAL FOR ZUPPKEWOOD <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Edina, Minnesota, that that <br />certain plat entitled "Zuppkewood", platted by Juanita and Ralph Allison and pre- <br />sented at the regular meeting of the City Council of July 18, 1983, be and is hereby <br />granted preliminary approval. <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney <br />Resolution adopted. <br />SMABY REPLAT OF LOT 5, GARDEN PARK PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVED. <br />were presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />Planner Larsen reported that the subject property,generally located north of Grove <br />Street and Wesf: of: MNS Railroad, 4easures .approximately 2.5 acres in area and is <br />zoned R-1 Single Family Dwelling District. <br />vacated Garden Avenue and abuts Garden Park on the north. <br />ing a five lot subdivision of the property. <br />160 feet (12,800 square feet in area). <br />12.5 feet by 160 feet; with the easterly 50 feet encumbered by an easement for the <br />NSP power lines and no building can occur within an easement area. Mr. Larsen <br />explained that the proposed subdivision designates approximately the northerly <br />78 feet as an outlot and the proponent suggests that this outlot be dedicated to <br />the City to satisfy the dedication requirement. <br />Street have been replatted in recent years in a manner similar to the proponent's <br />request. <br />leaves Lot 5 with a building area of approximately 55 to 60 feet in width. <br />Community Development and Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed <br />subdivision conditioned upon the dedication of Outlot A as a subdivision dedication. <br />Member Richards asked if Lot 5 would require a setback variance because of the <br />restricted buildable area. Mr. Larsen responded that staff had looked at that <br />aspect and had concluded there should be no problem in building a house on the <br />approximately 55 foot width area and explained that the house could be positioned <br />right up to the easement line. No further comments being heard, Member Turner <br />Affidavits of Notice <br />City <br />The property includes a portion of <br />The proponent is request- <br />Lots 1 through 4 measure 80 feet by <br />Lot 5, which abuts the MNS Railroad, measures <br />Several properties south of Grove <br />The size of Lot 5 is necessitated because of the utility easement and <br />The