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m Ln I m a <br />MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />JUNE 15, 1987 <br />439 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />EDINA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' TENNIS AND GOLF TEAMS COMMENDED. Mayor Courtney presented <br />resolutions of commendation for the Edina High School Boys' Tennis and Golf Teams <br />for recent accomplishments in winning state championships. The resolutions were <br />unanimously adopted. <br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED. <br />Member Turner to adopt the consent agenda, with the exception of the removal of <br />item VI1.A. <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes : Kelly, Richards , Smilth, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />Motion was made by Member Smith and seconded by <br />*MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETINGS OF MAY 11 AND 12 AND REGULAR MEETING OF JUNE 1, 1987 <br />APPROVED. <br />approve the minutes of the Special Council Meetings of May 11 and 12 and the <br />Regular Council Meeting of June 1, 1987. <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes. <br />Motion was made by Member Smith and seconded by Member Turner to <br />FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN APPROVED FOR FAIRVIEW SOUTHDALE HOSPITAL. <br />Larsen stated that the subject property is the site of the Fairview Southdale <br />Hospital located immediately east of France Avenue and north of West 65th Street. <br />The request for Final Development Plan approval to construct a new medical office <br />building was heard by the.Counci1 at its meeting of May 18, 1987. At that meeting <br />the Council took action to continue the hearing to allow the proponents time to <br />consider modifications to their plan. Mr. Larsen advised that they have submitted <br />revised plans for the Council's review. The plan illustrates the same 68,328 <br />square foot, five story medical office building with location and materials for <br />the building remaining unchanged. <br />parking ramp. First, the northerly 55 feet of the ramp has been eliminated. <br />Second, the two-level portion of the ramp along the easterly property line has <br />been reduced. Adjacent to the Colony property line, the two-level portion has <br />been reduced from 672 feet to 408 feet. <br />include a basement level and one level slightly above the existing grade. <br />on-site parking has been reduced by 19 spaces. <br />remain as previously proposed. Irrigation of the entire site is included with the <br />proposed landscaping. Howard Dahlgren, consultant representing Fairview Southdale <br />Hospital, presented the details of the modifications by showing slides which <br />illustrated the plan as revised. In response to questions raised by the Council <br />previously, Mr. Dahlgren explained that future expansion for the hospital could be <br />provided by expanding it to an eight story level in its entirety with additional <br />ramping on the west side parking area. <br />presently has no plans to expand the hospital. <br />green space that will be provided by cutting the parking ramp back 55 feet at the <br />surface level and 262 feet at the second level. To lessen the visual impact for <br />the residents at The Colony, Mr. Dahlgren said that 14 foot coniferous trees and <br />4" diameter deciduous trees will be provided along the easterly side of the ramp. <br />With regard to the entrance to the site on West 65th Street at Drew Avenue, he said the hospital is willing to add an additional Itin" <br />needed. <br />one to the south at West 66th Street, Mr. Dahlgren said the hospital is willing to <br />pay its fair share of the cost of construction of those signals. He concluded his <br />presentation by reiterating that the revised plan reduces the impact on the <br />residents of The Colony, that they cannot reduce the size of the building further <br />as economically it would not be feasible and requested approval of the proposal as <br />presented. <br />the north end of the ramp. <br />hospital for the signal at 65th and Drew. <br />would be asked to contribute at least 25% of the cost of the signal construction, <br />based on one leg of four at that intersection. He said that if you need a traffic <br />signal that, traditionally, the state, county or City participates on the basis of <br />legs whereby you access the intersection. <br />generation, obviously, there are a lot of other folks that contribute to the <br />system. <br />on France next to Southdale Center and office buildings were paid for at 100% <br />because the Center and the office buildings were the reasons for the signals. <br />He said he did not look for local contribution for a traffic signal at West 66th <br />Street and Drew Avenue because it is a county road that is used by many people. <br />Member Smith said that he would like to encourage as much traffic as possible <br />coming out of the hospital-complex to go down Drew Avenue or Barrie Road to West <br />66th Street and to discourage traffic through The Colony. He said he had talked <br />with Mr. Dahlgren about a possible additional "out" lane at the Drew Avenue <br />intersection. Member Smith recalled that at the last meeting the hospital had <br />offered to employ The Colony maintenance people to make sure that the property <br />between The Colony and the parking ramp is maintained. Mr. Dahlgren said that <br />Planner Craig <br />All proposed modifications relate to the <br />The revised northerly parking would <br />Total <br />The proposed berm and landscaping <br />He advised that Fairview Southdale <br />He pointed out the additional <br />lane if staff feels it is <br />If signalization is warranted in the future for that intersection or the <br />Member Smith commented that he felt they did a creative revision on <br />Engineer Hoffman explained that they <br />He asked what the contribution would be from the <br />He said that when you look at traffic <br />For history purposes, Mr. Hoffman explained that the two traffic signals