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MINUTES <br />OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL .- - <br />-~ 26 APRIL 9, 1984 <br />In attendance were Members Bredesen, Richards, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />ALTERNATIVE REVENUE IDEAS PRESENTED AND DISCUSSED. <br />reviewed a list of Alternative Revenue Ideas which had been prepared by staff <br />City Manager Rosland <br />for consideration and discussion by the Council. <br />basic systems that cities look at for revenue; one-.befng the taxlfee system <br />and the other being an entrepreneur-s2stem.. Various ideas were discussed <br />but no formal action was tzaken.., <br />Mr. Rosland pointed out two <br />ELDERLY HOUSING GOALS REVIEWED. <br />the Edina Comprehensive Plan with regard to subsidized housing for the elderly, <br />noting that the City would need to provide in excess of 150 units to meet the <br />needs outlined in the Plan. Member Turner advised that a committee formed by <br />the Edina IVIinisterial Association is currently working on the concerns for housing <br />that have been expressed by Edina residents who wish to stay in the City but <br />want to move out of their present homes. <br />to the City for help in addressing those concerns. Mr. Hughes commented that <br />he has been working with the committee for possible funding from HUD for a <br />housing project but that it may not be possible to meet the required deadline. - <br />He added that €IUD has tightened its site requirements and is now asking that the <br />City bwn the property, etc. <br />taken. <br />Mr. Rosland reviewed the housing goals of <br />’ <br />She added that the committee is looking <br />Following discussion there was no formal action f <br />There being no fur.ther items for discussion, the meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m. <br />h&pvz% <br />City Clerk <br />I <br />I