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MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />FEBRUARY 25, 1985 <br />4 0 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />EMPLOYEE DAVE SCHOEN COMMENDED. Mr. Bernhardson introduced Dave Schoen stating <br />that he has been employed as a parttime employee starting in August of 1979 and <br />became a fulltime employee in February of 1980; progressing to the position of <br />wine buyer in the York Municipal Liquor Store. He also has served as assistant <br />manager and has taken a special interest in wines and also the customers served. <br />Mr. Schoen was commended for his excellent work and was presented with a silver <br />pen bearing the Edina Logo. Members of the Council also expressed their thanks <br />and appreciation for his dedication and effort. <br />MINUTES of the Regular Council Meetings of January 7 and 21, 1985, and the Special <br />Meeting of January 28, 1985, were approved as submitted by motion of Member Turner, <br />seconded by Member Bredesen. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />PLAN AMENDMENT APPROVED FOR VERNON WOODS 2ND ADDITION. Affidavits of Notice were <br />presented by Clerk, approved and ordered placed on file. <br />that final rezoning to PRD-2 Planned Residential District and plat approval was <br />granted by the Council in 1983. The .approval was for a five-unit townhouse project <br />for the property. <br />on the easterly portion of the site and the applicants now are proposing to start <br />the westerly two townhouse units. <br />court on the southerly portion of the site. The applicants now wish to delete the <br />tennis court and relocate the westerly two townhouses further south to provide a <br />better separation of the buildings and to provide a more generous entry courtyard. <br />The plan amendment also requires a minor replatting of the property which has the <br />effect of moving the front lot lines for the two buildings further to the south <br />and east to provide new lots.. Mr. Hughes stated that the Community Development <br />and Planning Commission has reviewed the request at their meeting of January 30, <br />1985, and recommends approval of the plan amendment and the replat. <br />being heard, Member Bredesen introduced the following resolution and moved adoption: <br />RESOLUTION GRANTING PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL <br />Planner Hughes advised <br />Since the approval three of the units have been constructed <br />The plans as originally approved showed a tennis <br />No objections <br />FOR VERNON WOODS 2ND ADDITION <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina City Council that that certain plat entitled "Vernon <br />Woods 2nd Addition", platted by Vernon Woods Investments, Inc., a Minnesota <br />General partnership consisting of G. William Pearson and Paul J. Elmer, owners <br />and proprietors, and Citizens State Bank of St. Louis Park, a Corporation organized <br />and existing under the laws of the State of Minnesota, mortgagee, and presented at <br />the regular meeting of the City Council of February 25, 1985, be and is hereby <br />granted preliminary plat approval. <br />. Ayes: Bredesen, Turner, Courtney <br />Rollcall : <br />Resolution adopted. <br />CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT APPROVED-FOR EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, IDS NO. 273 (5701 NORMAN- <br />DALE ROAD; IMPROVEMENTS NO. P-14 AND NO. P-15 AUTHORIZED. Mr. Hughes presented the <br />request of the Edina Public Schools, IDS f273, for a Conditional Use Permit. He . <br />advised that the Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Road, proposes to construct <br />additional off-street parking to support the present and future parking needs of the <br />Center. The lots proposed are an east parking lot and a parking lot on the south <br />side of the Center. <br />there have been some revisions to the design of the lots. He presented a graphic <br />showing the south lot and pointed out the existing east frontage road of T.H. 100, <br />advising that the access to the lot would be maintained at approximately the same <br />location and would be constructed where there is now an existing shot put and discus <br />throw area. The plan shows substantial landscaping in the area between the frontage <br />road and the parking lot. <br />the Zoning Ordinance with the exception of the setback. <br />property line is required and an 8-10 foot setback is proposed. <br />many of the parking spaces in the adjacent row would have to be eliminated. <br />fore, staff would suggest that a variance be granted for a setback in that area. <br />Mr, Hughes then presented a graphic showing the east lot with three diagonal rows <br />of parking, and with circulation from Southview Lane. <br />spaces of the two proposed lots is between 230 and 240 new spaces. <br />Development and Planning Commission reviewed the request at their meeting of <br />January 30, 1985, and recommended that a Conditional Use Permit should be granted <br />for the project. Mr. Hughes then pointed out several issues. First, there is a <br />one-way circulation system between the lot on the east side to the previous lot <br />on the south side caused principally by the location of the two temporary buildings <br />Since"review by the Community Development and Planning Commission, <br />He noted that the lot complies with the requirements of <br />A 20 foot setback from the <br />There- <br />In order to comply, <br />The net addition of parking <br />The Community.