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336 MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />FEBRUARY 2, 1987 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />AWARD OF HONOR PRESENTED. Mayor Courtney presented the following: <br />AWARD OF HONOR <br />On behalf of the City of Edina, the City Council and the Edina Fire Department, <br />we are making this presentation for the- lif e-saving action by "Teddy Bear", <br />the pet dog of the DeHarpporte family. <br />Joyceann DeHarpporte , daughter Amii and three and 'a half year old granddaughter <br />Tara narrowly escaped serious injury during the early morning hours of <br />January 8, 1987, after Teddy Bear alerted them to dense, black smoke. <br />safely exited the house by crawling and were later transported to the hospital <br />for treatment. <br />Inhalation of toxic smoke and gases is the primary cause of life loss in <br />residential fires. <br />are either not present or fail to' operate due to lack of testing, maintenance <br />or removal of batteries. <br />detector" that the DeHarpoortes had talked about but had not yet installed. <br />Teddy Bear, for your actions on the morning of January 8, 1987, in performing <br />the life-saving act of waking a family that would have been overcome by toxic <br />smoke, and for your help in making your community more aware that "smoke <br />detectors save lives", you are hereby retired as the family smoke detector. <br />Presented this 2nd day of February, 1987, at the Edina City Council Meeting. <br />On behalf of the Edina Fire Department, Chief Ted Paulfranz presented the <br />DeHarpporte family with a fire detector to insure that Teddy Bear is retired <br />as a smoke detector. <br />the professional manner in which the Fire and Police Departments handled their <br />emergency. <br />i They <br />Deaths usually occur at night, and often smoke detectors <br />In this situation, Teddy Bear functioned as the "smoke <br />Mrs. DeHarpporte expressed the thanks of her family for <br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED. <br />Member Smith to adopt the consent agenda, removing items VI1.C and VII.D.2. <br />Motion was made by Member Turner, seconded by. <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. I <br />$COUNCIL MINUTES OF DECEMBER 30, 1986 AND JANUARY 5, 1987 APPROVED. Motion <br />was madeby Member Turner and seconded by Member Sniith to approve the minutes <br />of the Year-End Meeting of December 30, 1986 and the Regular Meeting of <br />January 5, 1987. <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes. <br />PUBLIC HEARING CONDUCTED ON CASCADE LANE BERMING & LIFT STATION; IMPROVEMENT <br />NO. ST.S.-182 ORDERED. Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved <br />and ordered placed on file. <br />of December 1, 1986 the Council gave concept approval to a proposed project <br />on Cascade Lane for berming and a lift station which would provide flood pro- <br />tection to three homes. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board has now <br />voted to participate in the construction cost of the project and a one- <br />third split in the cost is proposed between the Watershed District, the City <br />and the property owners. <br />would protect against a 10 year flood event and both the Watershed District Board <br />and the City would ask the property owners to sign a waiver holding the Water- <br />shed District Board and the City harmless if any water goes over the dike, such <br />as a 100-year flood event which would flood the backyards. The estimated cost <br />of construction for the improvement is $11,060.00 proposed to be assessed <br />against three lots at an estimated cost of $1,228.89 per lot, with 1/3 of the <br />cost funded by the City and 1/3 funded by Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. <br />This project is being proposed as a result of a petition by the property owners <br />to reduce flooding and meetings with Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. The <br />improvement would be assessed over a ten year period with an annual rate of <br />interest on the unpaid balance not to exceed the maximum allowed by law. <br />Mr. Hoffman stated that staff would recommend approval of the.project, subject <br />to the granting of an easement for construction by the property owners and <br />the signing of a waiver by the property owners to hold the City and the Water- <br />shed District harmless for any flooding over the dike. <br />three benefited property owners were present. <br />Member Kelly introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption, subject <br />to: 1) granting of easements by property owners, 2) execution of waivers by <br />property owners holding the City and Minnehaha Creek Watershed District harmless, <br />and 3) final funding approval by the Watershed District: <br />Engineer Fran Hoffman recalled that at its meeting <br />Mr. Hoffman reiterated that the proposed berming <br />He advised that all <br />No objections being heard, <br />I
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