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MINUTES <br />OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD 'AT CITY HALL <br />JULY 14, 1986 <br />179 <br />I: m a <br />The Edina City Council held a Special Meeting on July 14, 1986, at 7:OO p.m. <br />for the purpose of Strategic Planning and interviewing and making an appoint- <br />ment to the Board of Appeals and Adjustments. <br />Members Bredesen, Kelly, Turner and Mayor Courtney were present. <br />attendance were: Kenneth Rosland, Gordon Hughes, Ceil Smith, Marcella Daehn, <br />Robert Buresh, Ted Paulfranz, John Wallin, Bill Walsh. Sandy Sherman, 19 Circle <br />West and Evie Hartman, 23 Circle West were also present for part of the meeting. <br />Staff in <br />FLOODING PROBLEM ON CIRCLE WEST DISCUSSED. Sandy Sherman, 19 Circle West <br />and Evie Hartman, 23 Circle West, asked to address the Council regarding the <br />flooding problem in their back yards. <br />today is pumping water out of the area and that the City is sending manpower to <br />check on the operation of the pumps. They said they were concerned as to whether <br />the repaired dike would hold and asked how they should proceed. Mr. Rosland said <br />he had talked to the Minneapolis Park Board last Thursday and strongly urged them <br />to inspect the dtke repair. <br />Watershed District staff who indicated they are looking at it to try to determine <br />the reason why it broke after 50 years of service. <br />push hard on the Watershed District staff and the Minneapolis Park Board staff <br />to get a commitment as to when their report will be ready. Member Bredesen made <br />a motion which was seconded by Member Kelly directing the Manager to report back <br />to the Council at its Regular Meeting on July 21 as to a timetable when the <br />report would be completed. <br />They reported that the Opus Corporation <br />Mr. Hoffman also met with the Minnehaha Creek <br />Mr. Rosland said he would <br />Motion carried. <br />STRATEGIC PLANNING DISCUSSED; RECOMMENDATIONS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY. Mr. Rosland <br />presented the following recommendations with regard to the Strategic Planning <br />Process for the Council: <br />1) Ad0pt.a Strategic Planning Calendar. <br />2) Appoint Council/Staff Strategic Planning representatives. <br />3) Adopt a Consent Agenda to be implemented 10/1/86. <br />4) Refer the Management Audit Committee Report to staff for comment to return <br />to Council on 8/18/86. <br />5) Adopt new Budget format <br />6) Budget prepared with staff perception of previous studies and reports - <br />Council reflective at budget time. <br />Following the presentation and discussion, the Council Members informally agreed <br />as follows: <br />1) <br />2) <br />3) <br />4) <br />5) <br />6) <br />To adopt a Strategic Planning Calendar. <br />That Member Turner and Gordon Hughes would be the Strategic Planning represen- <br />tatives, respectively, through 1987. <br />To implement a Consent Agenda by 10/1/86 with a revised agenda order and to <br />close public hearings by motion. <br />To refer the Management Audit Committee Report to staff for comment; that <br />Council would discuss the Report after the staff input. <br />To approve the new Budget format with an added explanation of increase or <br />decrease percentages. <br />Before the formal budget is presented staff would presentbudget scenarios <br />€or Council: consideration. <br />LEONARD OLSON APPOINTED TO BOARD OF APPEALS AND ADJUSTMENTS. Following earlier <br />interview of Leonard J. Olson and consideration of three other applicants for <br />the Board of Appeals and Adjustments, motion of Member Bredesen was seconded by <br />Member Kelly for appointment of Leonard J. Olson to the Board of Appeals and <br />Adjustments to fill an unexpired term to February 1, 1988. <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Kelly, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />No other business was discussed by the Council and the meeting adjourned at <br />9:OO p.m. <br />City Clerk