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._ 14 MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />OCTOBER 21, 1985 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Kelly, Richards, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />COMMUNITY EDUCATION DAY PROCLAIMED. <br />mation for Community Education Day: <br />Mayor Courtney read the following procla- <br />PRO CLAMAT ION <br />WHEREAS: Education is everybody's business; and I WHEREAS: Public education is a community enterprise; and <br />WHEREAS: Community cooperation promotes efficient use of limited resources; and <br />WHEREAS: Local citizens have a right to be involved in deciding how the resources <br />of their communities will be used; and <br />WHEREAS: Community Education promotes the use of community resources and <br />community volunteers in schools; the use of public resources to provide educational <br />opportunities for community residents of all ages; interagency cooperation to maxi- <br />mize the use of existing resources; and citizen involvement in educational <br />decision-making; and <br />WHEREAS: The goal of Community Education is a sharing, learning community; and <br />WHEREAS: "Education and Business in Partnership" is the theme of Community <br />Education Day, co-sponsored by the National Community Education Association, the <br />United- States Jaycees, and the Minnesota Community Education Association. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. Wayne Courtney, Mayor of the City of Edina, do hereby <br />proclaim November 13, 1985, to be <br />in the City of Edina; and call upon the people of Edina to recognize and celebrate <br />the bonds they have discovered, the partnerships they have formed, and the sense <br />of community they have strengthened through Comity Education programs. <br />DATED this 21st day of October, 1985. <br />The proclamation was accepted by Mr. Rollie Ring who commented that over 6,000 <br />participants are anticipated in the Fall Community Education program, with 315 <br />courses being offered of which 97 are new ones. <br />COMMUNITY EDUCATION DAY <br />STOREFRONT/YOUTH ACTION WEEK RESOLUTION ADOPTED. <br />following resolution which was unanimously adopted: <br />WHEREAS, Storefront/Youth Action, Inc., provides counseling, education and <br />prevention programs to Edina youth and their families who are experiencing <br />problems with chemicals, delinquent behavior, family communication and other <br />youth related issues; and <br />WHEREAS, Storefront/Youth Action has developed model programs such as the Property <br />Offender Program, the Chemical Prevention Program, the Project Charlie Drug Abuse <br />Prevention Program and the Adolescent Victim Counseling Program, with these <br />programs having been duplicated in other communities in the state, and indeed, <br />throughout the country; and <br />WHEREAS, the Edina City Council has provided continuing financial support since <br />the origin of Storefront/Youth Action in 1972; and <br />WHEREAS, Storefront/Youth Action is now conducting its Fund Raising Campaign <br />from November 11 through December 31, 1985, in an effort to raise funds from the <br />community in order to maintain its current level of services; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Edina City Council does hereby declare <br />the week of November 11 through November 17, 1985, to be <br />in the City of Edina; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Edina City Council does strongly endorse the <br />programs of Storefront/Youth Action and does urge its citizens to support this <br />fund raising campaign. <br />DATED this 21st day of October, 1985. <br />WILLIAM FECK COMMENDED. <br />began his employment with the City in 1949 in the volunteer Fire Department, <br />was promoted to Lieutenant in 1967, Assistant Chief in 1975 and in 1982 became <br />Acting Fire Chief and was promoted to Fire Chief. <br />retiring from City employment on October 31, 1985. Mr. Rosland commended him <br />for his many years of loyal service to the City and presented him with a silver <br />pen bearing the Edina Logo. Members of the Council extended their thanks and <br />appreciation to Mr. Feck and joined in wishing him well in his retirement. <br />MINUTES of the Regular Meeting of September 9, 1985 and the Special Meetings of <br />September 9, 16, 17 and October 7, 1985 were approved as submitted by motion of <br />Member Turner, seconded by Member Kelly. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Kelly, Richards, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />Mayor Courtney introduced the B RESOLUTION <br />STOREFRONT/YOUTH ACTION WEEK <br />Mr. Rosland introduced Bill Feck commenting that Er. Feck <br />He added that Mr. Feck will be <br />1