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MINUTES <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />DECEMBER 21, 1987 <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />83 <br />I <br />CU Ln Ln 1 m a <br />I <br />I <br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />EDINA MASONIC LODGE PRESENTS $1,500 CONTRIBUTION TO CITY. John Martin and Scott <br />nipple presented a check in the amount of $1,500 to the City from the Edina <br />Masonic Lodge for use by the Fire Department for the acquisition of equipment for <br />the Edina Rescue Squad. <br />Lodge for this gift and presented the following resolution which was unanimously <br />adopted : <br />WHEREAS, for the past ten years the Edina Masonic Lodge has donated money for the <br />Edina Fire Departmen,$ for its rescue equipment; and <br />WHEREAS, this money has been earned by members of the Lodge from their efforts in <br />putting on an annual Edina Flapjack Festival; and <br />WHEREAS, a check in the amount of $1,500 has been generously given to the Edina <br />Fire Department for purchase of rescue equipment; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Edina City Council that most sincere <br />appreciation be expressed to all members of the Edina Masonic Lodge for its <br />interest in the well-being of all Edina residents through this generous <br />contribution; and <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be entered into the pages of the <br />Minutes Book of the Edina City Council and that an appropriate copy be presented <br />to the <br />as a token of gratitude of the Edina City Council. <br />ADOPTED this 21st day of December, 1987. <br />On behalf of the Council, Mayor Courtney thanked the <br />RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION <br />EDINA MASONIC LODGE <br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED. <br />Member Turner to approve and adopt the consent agenda items as presented. <br />Motion was made by Member Smith and seconded by <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />*MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 7, 1987 APPROVED. <br />Member Smith and seconded by Member Turner to approve the minutes of the Regular <br />Meeting of December 7, 1987 as submitted. <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes. <br />Motion was made by <br />FINAL PLAT APPROVAL FOR KNOB HILL. Planner Craig Larsen presented the request for <br />Final Plat Approval for Knob Hill, generally located south of West 66th Street and <br />west of Highway 100. <br />the Council on October 19, 1987. The subdivision would create five new buildable <br />lots; Lots 2, 3, 4, 7 and 8 would be new lots and Lots 1, 5 and 6 would be <br />retained for existing dwellings. Several conditions were imposed at preliminary <br />approval and those have been met to staff's satisfaction. <br />out that the two most affected properties are immediately to the south of the <br />subject property and that the roadway, Nob Hill Drive, will be extended between <br />those homes to serve the new lots. <br />those properties. <br />property owners and has discussed the construction techniques of the retaining <br />walls and also the landscaping that will be installed as part of the development <br />process. <br />dedication fee based on a land value of $225,000. Engineer Hoffman explained that <br />he had talked with the Christiansons, 5008 Nob Hill Drive, and they have indicated <br />the type of boulder retaining wall and landscaping they would prefer. He added <br />that he had met with Eva May, 5023 Nob Hill Drive, and her landscape architect <br />about the downhill side and possible changes they would like to see made in the <br />landscaping and the retaining wall design in terms of height which can be <br />accommodated. <br />do not intend to start construction until the end of the winter season and that <br />will give ample time to work out the fine details of the plan with both property <br />owners. <br />are trying to achieve regarding proper landscaping, retaining walls, etc. He <br />noted that Peter Marnie, Marnie Development, Inc., and Mr. Bishop of James R. <br />Hill, Inc., engineers for the project, were present to answer questions. No <br />public comment was heard. Member Richards moved adoption of the following <br />resolution, subject to payment of a subdivision dedication fee of $18,000: <br />BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Edina, Minnesota, that that <br />certain plat entitled "KNOB HI=", platted by (names to be supplied by developer) <br />and presented at the regular meeting of the City Council of December 21, 1987 be <br />and is hereby granted final approval. <br />He recalled that preliminary plat approval was granted by <br />Planner Larsen pointed <br />Retaining walls will be required adjacent to <br />He advised that the City Engineer had met with the two affected <br />Staff would recommend final plat approval, subject to a subdivision <br />Engineer Hoffman said that the developers have indicated that they <br />He concluded that he believed that everyone was in concert with what they <br />RESOLUTION APPROVING FINAL PLAT FOR KNOB HILL <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Resolution adopted. <br />(See Council Minutes of 7/11/88 for Revised Resolution.)