<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />MARCH 7, 1988
<br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner and Mayor Courtney.
<br />RESOLUTION ADOPTED TO SUBMIT APPLICATION FOR ALL AMERICA CITY DESIGNATION
<br />Mayor Courtney introduced the following resolution and moved adoption:
<br />WHEREAS, the City of Edina, Minnesota is extremely proud to co-sponsor our
<br />community's application to be awarded designation as an All-America City by the
<br />National Civic League; and
<br />WHEREAS, in its first 100 years, Edina has developed into a community which we
<br />believe exemplifies exactly those qualities which are characterized by cities
<br />which have earned the All-America City Award; and
<br />WHEREAS, the people who live and work here have long established a pattern of
<br />involvement, cooperation and commitment to our community; and
<br />WHEREAS, we believe.our "civic infrastructure" is strong and vital, and we are
<br />very proud of how Edina "works"; and
<br />WHEREAS, we think our story of citizen involvement is extraordinary;
<br />BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Edina, Minnesota looks
<br />forward to favorable evaluation of its application and firmly believes that Edina
<br />is worthy of receiving the All-America City Award.
<br />ADOPTED this 7th day of March, 1988.
<br />Motion for adoption of the resolution was seconded by Member Turner.
<br />u-) Ln Rollcall :
<br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney 1 Motion carried:
<br />CENTENNIAL UPDATE was given by Betty Hemstad.
<br />was a wonderful success.
<br />and it had 3,222 ice blocks at approximately 125 lbs. each for a total of 200 tons
<br />of ice that was lifted from the lake. The Castle's dimensions were 46' square,
<br />25' high to the top of the peak and 36' to the top of the flags.
<br />volunteers worked 2,344 hours to complete it.
<br />tournament, Judith Guest, speaker at the Edina Community Library and the Winter
<br />Festival Weekend on February 13. Approximately 3,000 Edinans with ages ranging
<br />from a few months to 90 were involved. The Festival included snow sculptures, a
<br />medallion hunt, family skating event, bandy games, sleigh rides with Mrs.
<br />Cardarelle, pony rides, outdoor camping, and a bonfire. The Alumni Hockey Event
<br />drew 200 players and 400 spectators and was considered a huge success. The MN
<br />State Open Chess Championship was held in February as was the Literary Contest
<br />with 1,000 entries.
<br />on upcoming events for March. Showcase Edina, with a true variety show flavor
<br />will be held on March 18 and 20.
<br />Sunday, March 20, the winners of the Literary Contest will be announced.
<br />of the event will be taped for showing on cable.
<br />be a photo-display
<br />Immigrant Children", a travelling display from the U of M.
<br />Centennial Safety Fair was held at Southdale this past weekend.
<br />contest is being planned at this time, and the seedlings are planted and doing
<br />She reported that the Ice Castle
<br />rn a It was begun on January 7 and completed on February 10
<br />Major February events were a bridge
<br />The Cake Contest was also a popular event. Kay Bach reported
<br />Master of Ceremonies will be Manager Ken
<br />The first raffle drawing will be at the March 18 performance. On
<br />At the end of March there will
<br />at the Edina Library called the "Go-Betweens/Lives of
<br />A successful
<br />The flower garden
<br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED.
<br />Member Smith to approve and adopt the consent items as presented.
<br />Motion was made by Member Kelly and seconded by
<br />Rollcall :
<br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney
<br />Motion carried.
<br />*MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 22. 1988 APPROVED.
<br />Member Kelly and seconded by Member Smith to approve the minutes of the Regular
<br />Meeting of February 22, 1988 as submitted.
<br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes.
<br />Motion was made by
<br />*LOT DIVISION RESOLUTION FOR LOT 3. BLOCK 1, SIOUX TRAIL FOURTH ADDITION - (7017
<br />AND 7019 MCCAULEY TRAIL).
<br />Motion was made by Member Kelly and seconded by Member Smith to adopt the
<br />following resolution:
<br />-, the following described property is at present a single tract of land:
<br />'RHEREBs, the owner has requested the subdivision of said tract into separate
<br />parcels (herein called "Parcels") described as follows:
<br />Lot 3, Block 1, SIOUX TRAIL FOURTH ADDITION; and
<br />Parcel 1
<br />That part of Lot 3, Block 1, SIOUX TRAIL FOURTH ADDITION, according to the
<br />recorded plat thereof, lying northerly of a line hereinafter described as
<br />Line A,