-. 70 MINUTES
<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />SEPTEMBER 12, 1983
<br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor
<br />DAVID BLOOD AND HAROLD SWANSON COMMENDED.
<br />Blood and Harold Swanson and commended them for their years of service to the City.
<br />He noted that Mr. Blood started his employment as Police Dispatcher in July of 1957,
<br />was promoted to Police Officer in November of 1958 and has been a Police Investigator
<br />since 1965, and has displayed superior effectiveness and outstanding professionalism.
<br />Mr. Rosland stated that Mr. Swanson began as a Police Officer in January of 1959 and
<br />has been a Police Investigator since 1968 and has shown impeccable knowledge and out-
<br />standing professionalism in his position.
<br />bearing the Edina Logo and were congratulated by members of the Council for their
<br />dedicated service.
<br />LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS MEEK IN EDINA PROCLAIMED.
<br />following proclamation which was unanimously adopted by the Council-and accepted by
<br />Juanita Peterson, president of the Edina League of Women Voters:
<br />City Manager Rosland introduced David
<br />They were presented with silver pens
<br />Mayor Courtney presented the
<br />WHEREAS. members of the League of Women Voters of Edina have served the residents - of Edina since 1955; and
<br />WHEREAS, during these years members of the League of Women Voters of Edina have done
<br />much to encourage educated nonpartisan political activity; and .
<br />WHEREAS, members of the League of Women Voters of Edina have given generously of
<br />their time and efforts as volunteers assisting in all phases of elections;
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. Wayne Courtney, Mayor of the City of Edina; do hereby proclaim
<br />the week of September 29 to October 6, 1983 to be
<br />LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF EDINA WEEK
<br />and do express the sincere appreciation of the City of Edina for all the assistance-
<br />and cooperation given by the League of Women Voters of Edina.
<br />RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION ADOPTED FOR 1983 EDINA AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TEAM.
<br />Mayor Courtney presented the following resolution of commendation which was unanimousp-
<br />adopted by the Council:
<br />RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION
<br />1983 EDINA AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TEAM
<br />WHEREAS, during the 1983 season the Edina American Legion Baseball Team has compiled
<br />an enviable overall record of forty-five wins and seven losses, and a League standing
<br />of twelve wins and two losses, and
<br />WHEREAS, the Edina American Legion Baseball Team won the District 10 Championship,
<br />the State Championship, the National Regional Championship, and are the American
<br />Legion World Series Champions, and
<br />WHEREAS, the Edina American Legion Baseball Team is the first Edina League Team to
<br />ever win a State Tournament two years in a row, the first Minnesota Team to ever win
<br />a’Regional Tournament two years in a row, the first Edina Legion Team to ever win a
<br />Legion World Series, and they are the first Minnesota League Team that has won a
<br />World Series in forty years, and
<br />WHEREAS, the success has come to them because of their commitment to the sport of
<br />baseball and the leadership of their Coaches and Student Manager;
<br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of-Edina, on behalf
<br />of the citizenry as a whole, that all members of the Edina American Legion Baseball
<br />Team be commended for their outstanding accomplishments;
<br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be entered in the Minutes Book
<br />of the Edina City Council and that appropriate copies be presented to the team:
<br />Steve Burdick, Dan Carroll, Brandt Colville, Jim Conlon, Pat Donohue, Pat Egan, Greg
<br />Elder, Pat Finley, Mike Halloran, Rob Hobson, Mark Hoffman, Paul Kemble, Andy.Krane,
<br />Brian Martinson, Tim McGovern, Carl Ramseth, Rob Wassenaar, Head Coach Bruce Barron,
<br />Assistant Coaches Kevin .Staunton and Paul Blanchard, and Student Manager Jim Williams.
<br />MINUTES of the Special Council Meeting of August 29, 1983, were approved as submitted
<br />by motion of Member Turner, seconded by Member Bredesen.
<br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner, Courtney
<br />Motion carried.
<br />(Member.Richards excused himself and left the Council Chambers.)
<br />PUBLIC HEARING CONDUCTED ON CABLE TELEVISION RATE ADJUSTMENT; 0RDINANCE.NO. 1120-A2
<br />GRANTED FIRST READING. Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved as to
<br />form and ordered placed on file. Mr. Rosland advised that on August 17, 1983, the
<br />Southwest Suburban Cable Commission (SWSCC) held a public hearing to review certain
<br />rate changes to the Franchises granted by its member cities to Minnesota Cablesystems-