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118 MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />NOVEMBER 7, 1983 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />EDINA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' TENNIS TEAM COMMENDED. <br />Eigh School Girls' Tennis Team and offered the following resolution which was unani- <br />Mayor Courtney commended the Edina <br />- <br />mously adopted: <br />RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION <br />EDINA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' TENNIS TEAM <br />WHEREASj the Edina Girls' Tennis Team won the Region 6AA. Team Championship, the <br />Region 6AA 1st and 2nd Singles Championship, and the Region 6AA Doubles Championship, <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the Edina Girls' Tennis Team established an enviable record in the State <br />Tournament bpwinning-the Singles Championship,. the Doubles Championship and the Team <br />Championship , and <br />WHEREAS, success &':the State Tournament has been the result of their extra ordinary <br />ability, hours of practice and. dedication to the sport; <br />NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina City-Council that sincere congratulations <br />be extended to members of the team; Kelly. .hderson, Laura Bassinger , Lea Blacklgell, <br />Martha Goldberg; 'Ginger Helgeson, Stacy Husebo, Jennifer Nelson, Carrie Odland, and <br />Sarah Olson, and to their coaches Ted Greer and Bruce Clarke, to Athletic Directors <br />Bud Bjerken and Sara Lykken, to'Principa1 James L. Cabalka and to Superintendent of <br />Schools Dr. Ralph Lieber; <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be entered into the Minutes <br />.Book of the Edina City Council and that appropriate copies be given to members of <br />the -team. <br />.. <br />. <br />_- .. <br />YOUTH APPRECIATION %EEK AND MIERICAN EDUCATION MEEK PROCLAIMED. >layor Coartney <br />presented the following proclamations: <br />WHEREAS, the vast majority of youth are conc'csmed, knowledgeable and responsible <br />citizens; and -. . <br />WHEREAS, the accomplishments and achievements of these young citizens deserve <br />recognition and praise of their elders; and <br />.. WHEREAS, Optimists International has, since 1954, developed and promoted the program <br />entitled Youth AppreciatiGn Week; and <br />WHEREAS, the cit5zens of the City of' Edina have indicated a desire to join with <br />the Optimists in expressing appreciation and approval of the contributions of the <br />youth, the City Council of the City of Edina does, therefore, proclaim the second <br />week in November as I -. <br />in the City of Edina. <br />ability of today's youth as they assume responsible roles in the future of mandci%d, <br />WHEREAS, teachers mold the minds-of future citizens, and the schools represent the <br />best efforts of the community, the state, and the nation to improve the quality <br />of life; and <br />WHEREAS, teachers are dedicated to preparing students for a better life, and defining <br />the schools' goals and evaluating their results are the responsibilities of an in- <br />formed and involved citizenry; and <br />WHEREAS, there is a widespread need for better communication and more cooperative <br />relationships between professional educators and the coqmunity; and <br />WHEREAS, these concerns.are r.ef1ecte.d in the 1983 theme - A Strong Nation Needs <br />Strong Public Schools - .a theme> that suits our state; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. Wayne Courtney, Mayor of the City of Edina, do hereby proclaim <br />the week of November 13 through November 19, 1983, to be <br />AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK <br />in Edina, . . <br />FURTHER, I urge citizens to reaffirm their commitment to improving education on all <br />levels, and to translate.-that commitment into action by visiting and otherwise <br />supporting our local schools. <br />JUNE REGAN COMMENDED FOR SERVICE TO CITY. <br />introduced June Regan,rAssessing Department Secretary, and advised that she has been <br />employed with the City since June of 1966, noting that during the first 15 years of <br />employment she did not. ..take's day of sick leave. Her responsibilities include <br />receiving collection on spkcial assessments, handling divisions of properties, - <br />abatements and other clerical duties. <br />ful service to the City of Edina and presented her with a silver pen bearing the <br />Edina Logo. <br />YOUTH APPRECIATION WEEK PROCLAMATION <br />i <br />1 <br />.. <br />YOUTH APPRECIATION WEEK <br />By this action let it be knok that we have faith in the <br />AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK. PROCLAMATION <br />I <br />Assistant City Manager Bernhardson <br />Mr, Bernhardson commended her for her faith- <br />The Council Members jorned in congratulating and thanking Ms. Regan.