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45 <br />MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />DECEMBER 16, 1985 <br />1 m a <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Richards and Turner. Member Kelly <br />arrived at 7:02 p.m. Member Richards presided as Mayor Pro-Tem. <br />EDINA MASONIC LODGE PRESENTS $1,500 CONTRIBUTION TO CITY. Robert Leistikow <br />presented a check in the amount of $1,500 to the City from the Edina Masonic Lodge <br />for use by the Fire Department for rescue equipment, stating that this money <br />came from the proceeds of their annual pancake breakfast. <br />was unanimously adopted by the Council and read by Mayor Pro-Tem Richards: <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION <br />WHEREAS, for the past eight years the Edina Masonic Lodge has donated money to <br />the Edina Fire Department for its rescue equipment; and <br />WHEREAS, this money has been earned by members of the Lodge from their efforts <br />in 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 <br />Fire Department for purchase of rescue equipment; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina City Council that most sincere appre- <br />ciation be expressed to all members of the Edina Masonic Lodge for its interest <br />in the well-being of all Edina residents through this generous contribution; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be entered into the pages of the <br />Minutes Book of the Edina City Council and that an appropriate copy be presented <br />to the <br />EDINA MASONIC LODGE <br />as a token of gratitude of the Edina City Council. <br />ADOPTED this 16th day of December, 1985. <br />The following resolution <br />EXPLORER DAVID REKER COMMENDED. Chief Craig Swanson read a letter of commendation <br />from Fire Marshal Paulfranz to David Reker for his actions in connection with the <br />fire on November 24, 1985 at The Wallingford apartments. The letter noted that <br />Mr. Reker's knowledge of the building, its occupants and their needs were a valued <br />asset in making decisions on evacuation and rescue operations and reflect credit <br />on him and the Explorer Post of the Edina Police Department. <br />extended their congratulations to Mr. Reker. <br />Members of the Council <br />MINUTES of the Regular Meeting of December 2, 1985 and the Special Meeting of <br />December 9, 1985 were approved as submitted by motion of Member Turner, seconded <br />by Member Kelly. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Kelly, Turner, Richards <br />Motion carried. <br />ORDINANCE NO. 825-A8 (PSR-4 ZONING FOR GRANDVIEW DEVELOPMENT) ADOPTED; RESOLUTIONS <br />RELATED 'THERETO ADOPTED ; REDEVELOPMENT CONTRACT APPROVED AND AUTHORIZED BY HRA. <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved and ordered placed on file. <br />Mayor Pro-Tem Richards stated that this public hearing was for approval of Second <br />Reading of the ordinance to grant PSR-4 Planned Seniors Residence for Grandview <br />Development Company. Planner Craig Larsen explained that the subject site is <br />the location of the closed Biltmore Motel, generally located west of Vernon Avenue <br />and south of W. 52nd Street. He recalled that on August 19, 1985 the Council <br />granted preliminary rezoning approval for 152 rental apartment units designed <br />for occupancy by seniors. <br />with final development plans in support of the request for final rezoning approval. <br />The plan illustrates 71 one-bedroom units, 31 bedroom plus den units, 43 two-bedroom <br />units and 8 three-bedroom units. <br />than on the original plan. <br />of which at least one member will be 62 years of age or older. <br />ment plans submitted conform very closely to the plans approved in August, 1935. <br />Driveway access to Vernon Avenue has been realigned and underground parking has <br />been increased from 76 stalls to 94 stalls. Mr. Larsen noted that most other <br />changes from the previous plans are minor and are design refinement. He showed <br />a graphic illustrating the footprint of the building as now designed and said that <br />it still conforms to all setback requirements. <br />LOOX brick. <br />mission at its meeting of December 4, 1985 recommended final rezoning approval <br />conditioned upon: 1) an executed Redevelopment Contract, 2) final staff review <br />of the landscaping plan, and 3) a Proof of Parking Agreement which will allow <br />the addition of 25 surface parking spaces if needed in the future. Assistant <br />Manager Gordon Hughes then summarized the Redevelopment Agreement that has been <br />negotiated with the developer for this property as to: 1) The redeveloper, <br />2) Payments to Edina, 3) Construction of project, 4) Construction of public <br />improvements, 5) Assessment agreement, 6) Transfer of the project, 7) Payments <br />by the HRA, and 8) Housing Revenue Bonds. The Agreement mr?': IE ::::.boved by the <br />Grandview Development Company has now returned <br />This represents one additional one-bedroom unit <br />All units will be occupied by individuals or families <br />The final develop- <br />The exterior material will be <br />Mr. Larsen stated that the Community Development and Planning Com-
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