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182 MINUTE S <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />JANUARY 16, 1984 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />EDINA MASONIC LODGE THANKED FOR $1,500 CONTRIBUTION. Robert Soelberg and Everett <br />(Bud) Erickson presented a check in the amount of $1,500 to the City for use by the <br />Fire Department for rescue squad equipment. Mr. Soelberg commented that this money <br />came from proceeds of the Edina Masonic Lodge Annual Pancake Breakfast at which <br />members of the Edina Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, assisted. The following <br />resolution was unanimously adopted by the Council Members and read by Mayor Courtney: <br />WHERXAS, for the past six years, the EDINA MASONIC LODGE has donated money to the <br />Edina Fire Department for its rescue equipment; and <br />WHEREAS, this money has been earned by Members of the Lodge from their efforts in <br />putting on an annual Edina Flapjack Festival; and <br />WHEREAS, a check in the amount of $1,500 has been generously given to the Edina Fire <br />Department for purchase of rescue equipment; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina City Council that most sincere apprecia- <br />tion be expressed to all members of the EDINA MASONIC LODGE for its interest in the <br />well-being of all Edina residents through the generous contribution of $1,500; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be entered into the pages of the Minutes <br />Book of the Edina City Council and that an appropriate copy be presented to the <br />EDINA MASONIC LODGE <br />as a token of the gratitude of the Edina City Council. <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION <br />MINUTES of the Regular and Special Council Meetings of December 19, 1983, Special <br />Meeting of December 29, 1983, and Regular Meeting of January 9, 1984, were-approved <br />as submitted by motion of Schmidt, seconded by Member Turner. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt; Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />PUBLIC HEARING CONDUCTED ON PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT P-BA-137-A&B. Affidavit of Notice <br />was presented by Clerk, approved as to form and ordered placed on file. <br />to due notice given, a public hearing was conducted and action taken as hereinafter <br />set forth: <br />A. CONSTRUCTION OF PERMANENT STREET SURFACING WITH CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER AND <br />Pursuant <br />SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT NO. P-BA-137-A & B IN THE FOLLOWING: <br />Harisen Road from Vernon Avenue to W. 60th Street <br />Mr. Rosland presented total estimated construction cost for P-BA-137-A, Hansen Road <br />from Vernon Avenue to Benton Avenue, at $529,078.28, with amount to be paid by State <br />Aid funds of $425,917.48, and estimated amount to be assessed of $93,160.80. proposed <br />to be assessed against 3,969.24 feet at $20.00 per foot/single family units and <br />against 24 multi-units at $574.00 per unit. Total estimated construction cost for <br />P-BA-137-B, Hansen Road from Benton Avenue to W. 60th Street, at $53,302.77 (less <br />cost of sidewalk and water construction items of $12,000.00) with estimated amount <br />to be assessed of $41,302.77, proposed to be assessed against 1,063.82 feet at <br />$38.83 per foot. Engineer Hoffman presented a graphic identifying the State Aid <br />streets in the area and noted that the portion of Hansen Road north of Benton Avenue <br />shows a traffic volume of up to 2,000 cars per day and is considered a collector <br />roadway, qualifying for State Aid funds. The portion south of Benton Avenue carries <br />less than 1,000 cars per day and could be either a State Aid funded project or not. <br />Mr. Hoffman explained that the proposed project consists of constructing a new <br />bituminous surface with concrete curb and gutter the entire distance from Vernon <br />Avenue to W. 60th Street. <br />would be constructed on the west side of the roadway. <br />tained by the City. <br />to Benton Avenue with parking restricted on the east side. <br />West 60th Street the proposed street would be 30 feet wide. <br />include replacement of the current structure at the railroad crossing and some minor <br />storm sewer installation near Garden Park. <br />accomplished in 1984, with a finishing seal coat to be applied in June, 1985. He <br />stated that assessments would then be levied in 1985 wfth the initial installment <br />due in 1986, proposed to be assessed over a ten year period, with interest not to <br />exceed the amount allowed by law. If approved by Council, plans would have to be <br />submitted to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (mot) for approval, a <br />grading permit would be required ffom Nine Mile Creek Watershed District and an <br />agreement would have to be reached with the So0 Line Railroad regarding the crossing. <br />Mr. Hoffman identified properties which would require construction of retaining <br />walls and also noted that after construction of the roadway the Erickson house at <br />5724 Hansen Road would be 27 feet from the base of the curb. <br />travel lanes would remain where they now are, with a parking lane constructed on the <br />Additionally, a concrete sidewalk adjacent to the curb <br />The proposed street would be 36 feet wide from Vernon Avenue <br />From Benton Avenue to <br />The sidewalk would be main- I The project would also <br />If approved, construction could be <br />As proposed, the