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346 MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />FEBRUARY 23, 1987 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner and Mayor <br />Courtney. <br />RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS AND EXPLORER POST 925 COMMENDED. Chief Craig Swanson <br />introduced the Edina Police Explorer Post 925 members, noting that 14 of the 22 <br />Explorers were in attendance. <br />pated in a community crime prevention project by checking every house in the <br />City for properly displayed house numbers. Approximately 150 residents were <br />contacted concerning their need for numbers. <br />on the houses of those requesting assistance. Clearly visible house numbers <br />are extremely important during an emergency situation. <br />the Edina Police Explorers for their outstanding contribution in the area of <br />crime prevention and community service. <br />15 Edina Police Reserve Officers who were present and commended all of the <br />Reserves for their outstanding and dedicated community service. <br />tion was gLven to: Loren Hallonquist for 10 years of service and Scott ;Johnson for <br />13 years of service. Robert Moreland was recognized for distinguished and meri- <br />torious service on November 3, 1986. On that date while at his place of employ- <br />ment at Hennepin County Medical Center he responded to a female employee's <br />cries for help who had been assaulted with a knife. <br />he gave chase and apprehended,the suspect. <br />thanks and appreciation to the Explorers and Reserve Officers. <br />During the fall of 1986, the Explorers partici- <br />I The Explorers also installed numbers <br />The City of Edina commends <br />Chief Swanson also introduced 7 of the <br />Special recogni- <br />After giving assistance, <br />The Council Members expressed their <br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED. <br />Member Turner to adopt the consent agenda as presented. <br />Motion was made by Member Kelly, seconded by <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney. <br />Motion carried. <br />*COUNCIL MINUTES OF JANUARY 26 AND FEBRUARY 2, 1987 AND SPECIAL MEETINGS OF <br />JANUARY 12 AND FEBRUARY 2, 1987 APPROVED. Motion was made by Member Kelly, <br />seconded by Member Turner to approve the minutes of the regular meetings of <br />January 26 and February 2 and the Special Meetings of January 12 and February 2, <br />1987. <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes. <br />PUBLIC HEARING ON FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR FAIRVIEW SOUTHDALE HOSPITAL TABLED. <br />Manager Rosland stated that Fairview Southdale Hospital staff are planning on <br />taking their Final Development Plan back to the Community Development and Plan- <br />ning Commission for hearing and tabling of the hearing is recommended. Motion <br />of Member Kelly was seconded by Member Turner to table the matter of the Final <br />Development Plan for Fairview Southdale Hospital. <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT GRANTED FOR COLONIAL CHURCH OF EDINA. (Member' Turner <br />stated that because she -and her husband were active members of Colonial Church <br />and have been involved in the church's expansion planning that she would not <br />participate in the hearing on the Conditional Use Permit and left the meeting.) <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved and ordered place on file. <br />Phil Dommer, Planner, presented the request of Colonial Church of Edina, generally <br />located north of the Crosstown Highway and west of Tracy Avenue, for a Conditional <br />Use Permit. <br />educational activities, a multi-purpose gymnasium area and a media center. <br />The church requests permission to add approximately 37,000 square feet of building <br />to the site and an additional 146 parking stalls. <br />the most part lie to the south of the existing building with a small addition to <br />the west. <br />of the site. <br />be the addition of a southerly entrance. <br />make the new parking area more accessible to the members of the church and that <br />on-street parking will be decreased. <br />lopment and Planning Commission on January 7, 1987 and the item was continued to <br />allow time for a traffic analysis and parking study to be done as well review by <br />the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District and the Hinnesota Department of Natural <br />Resources (DNR). <br />permit. <br />At that time, Colonial Church retained Benshoof and Associates to conduct the <br />traffic study. <br />distances, additional signage and traffic control for special events. <br />ing satisfactory evidence that the appropriate permits were to be granted by the <br />Watershed District and the DNR, the Planning Commission again reviewed the pro- <br />The permit would allow a major expansion of the church facility for <br />I The proposed addition will for <br />Additional parking will be located primarily on the southeasterly portion <br />Mr. Dommer pointed out that one of the most favorable features will <br />It is hoped that the new entrance will <br />The request was heard by the Community Deve- <br />The large pond located on the church site is subject to a DNR <br />The project is also subject to a permit by the Nine Mile Watershed District. <br />Some of the recommendations of the study involved sight line <br />Upon receiv-