._ 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 />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