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 />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 />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