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386 I <br />MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />APRIL 20, 1987 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />EDINA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' SWIMMING TEAM AND EDINA MIDGET A HOCKEY TEAM COMMENDED. <br />Mayor Courtney presented resolutions commending the Edina High School Boys' <br />Swimming Team and the Edina Midget A Hockey Team for their accomplishments in <br />winning recent State championships. The resolutions were unanimously adopted. <br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED. <br />Turner to adopt the consent agenda as presented. <br />Motion was made by Member Kelly, seconded by Member <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney a <br />Motion carried. <br />*MINUTES OF THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF APRIL 6, 1987 APPROVED. Motion was <br />made by Member Kelly, seconded by Member Turner to approve the minutes of the <br />regular meeting of April 6, 1987. <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes. <br />PUBLIC HEARING ON STREET IMPROVEMENT NO. P-BA-278 CONTINUED TO 5/18/87. Manager <br />Rosland advised that staff and representatives of Superamerica are continuing to <br />negotiate types of alternatives for the proposed Link Road improvement that would <br />be satisfactory to allow the continued operation of Superamerica. <br />recommend continuation of the public hearing to May 18. <br />was seconded by Member Kelly to continue the public hearing on Street Improvement <br />No. P-BA-278 (Link Road) to the Council Meeting of May 18, 1987. <br />Staff would <br />Motion of Member Turner <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVED FOR LOT 5. MUIR WOODS (ROBERT GRIFFITH). Affidavits of <br />Notice were presented by Clerk, approved and ordered placed on file. <br />Craig Larsen presented the request for preliminary plat approval for Lot 5, Muir <br />Woods, generally located north of Braemar Boulevard and east and west of Valley <br />View Road, noting that the public hearing was continued from March 16, 1987. The <br />family dwelling in the central portion of the property. <br />proposed to create one new buildable lot. <br />feet in area and the lot for the existing dwelling would contain 40,073 square <br />feet. Mr. Larsen pointed out that the topography of the new lot is quite severe. <br />Grades of 40 percent or more occur adjacent to the street on both the east and <br />west side. In order to provide a manageable grade for a driveway to the new lot, <br />an easement over the easterly portion of the lot for the existing dwelling is <br />proposed. This easement area will allow the construction of a driveway with a <br />grade of approximately 15 percent. <br />Development and Planning Commission at its meeting of January 28, 1987 and the <br />Commission recommended approval for these reasons: a) the lots are very large and <br />there will be adequate spacing between the existing homes to the north and south, <br />b) the property driveways are steep but not unlike other driveways in the area, c) <br />locating the new drive on the east side is preferred since the property across the <br />street is park property. <br />plat conditioned on: 1) final plat approval, 2) subdivision dedication, and 3) <br />payment of utility connection charges. <br />hearing by the Commission it was discovered that there were some existing deed <br />restrictions on the property whereby other property owners in the Muir Woods plat <br />had to sign off before any further subdivision could be made. The public hearing <br />by the Council on the preliminary plat was continued to allow the proponent to <br />negotiate the deed restrictions. <br />reached an agreement with regard to negotiating an amendment to the deed <br />restrictions between now and final plat approval. <br />proponent, Robert Griffith, was present to answer questions. <br />objections being heard, Member Turner introduced the following resolution and <br />moved its adoption: <br />Planner <br />' subject parcel is approximately two acres in size and is developed with a single <br />The subdivision request B The new lot would measure 41,630 square <br />The request was heard by the Community <br />The Commission recommended approval of the preliminary <br />Mr. Larsen advised that following the <br />He reported that the parties involved have <br />Mr. Larsen said that the <br />No comment or <br />RESOLUTION GRANTING PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL <br />FOR LOT 5, MUIR WOODS <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Edina, Minnesota, that that <br />certain plat entitled "LOT 5, MUIR WOODS", platted by Robert T. Griffith and <br />presented at the regular meeting of the City Council of April 20, 1987, be and is <br />hereby granted preliminary plat approval. <br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Member Smith. <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Resolution adopted. <br />REQUEST FOR FINAL REZONING TO PRD-4 AND FINAL PLAT APPROVAL FOR NAMJXON CORPORATION <br />REFERRED BACK TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING COMMISSION. <br />Notice were presented by Clerk, approved and ordered placed on file. Planner <br />Larsen advised that the subject property is generally located north of Vernon <br />Affidavits of