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<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />APRIL 4, 1988
<br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Turner and Mayor Courtney.
<br />CENTENNIAL UPDATE PRESENTED. Betty Hemstad and Kay Bach, Co-Chairs of the 1988
<br />Centennial, gave an update on Centennial activities.
<br />the major events in March the were Edina Citizens Safety Council's Centennial
<br />Safety Fair on March 4 and 5 at Southdale Center and Showcase Edina on March 18
<br />and 20 at the Edina High School. The Safety Fair involved the following groups:
<br />Edina Citizens Safety Council, Edina Fire and Police Departments, Mothers Against
<br />Drunk Driving, Metropolitan 911 Telephone Board, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Hennepin
<br />County Poison Center, Minnesota State Bicycle Advisory Board, Hennepin County
<br />Hazardous Waste Division, Minnesota Department of Occupational Safety, Students
<br />Against Drunk Driving, Minnesota Seat Belt Coalition, Minnesota Safety Council and
<br />Minnesota Institute of Public Health. Showcase Edina was a salute to the
<br />performing artists of Edina.
<br />some 250 performers ranging in age from 6 to 73 years who displayed their musical,
<br />theatrical, gymnastic, ballet and dance, and comedian talents. The first two
<br />Centennial Raffle Drawings were held at the Friday evening performance.
<br />said that the main event for April will be the International Youth Festival on
<br />April 16 at Edinborough Park and will involve over 600 participants.
<br />will be members of youth organizations, including AFS, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts,
<br />Camp Fire, Cub Pack, Edina Children's Choir, Tale Spinner sponsored by the Edina
<br />Art Center, Community Education, and special guests. A special feature will be
<br />"The World of Cookies".
<br />April 11 in the Arneson House and the Edina Library Exhibition "The Go-Betweens:
<br />The Lives of Immigrant Children." Reporting for the treasurer, Mrs. Bach said
<br />that the financial aspect of the Centennial is going well.
<br />Betty Hemstad reported that
<br />The show was over 2 hours in length and involved
<br />Kay Bach
<br />Other events are the Container Gardening Workshop on
<br />EDINA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM. HOCKEY' TEAM. BOYS SWIMMING TEAM AND
<br />BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY SKI TEAM COMMENDED. Mayor Courtney presented resolutions of
<br />commendation for the Edina High School Girls' Basketball, Hockey, Boys' Swimming
<br />and Boys' Cross<Country Ski Teams for recent accomplishments in state
<br />championships. The resolutions were unanimously adopted.
<br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED.
<br />Member Turner to approve and adopt the consent agenda items as presented.
<br />Motion was made by Member Kelly and seconded by
<br />Rollcall :
<br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Turner, Courtney
<br />Motion carried.
<br />*MINUTES OF REGULAR METING OF MARCH 21. 1988 APPROVED. Motion was made by Member
<br />Kelly and seconded by Member Turner to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting
<br />of March 21, 1988 as submitted.
<br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, four ayes.
<br />PUBLIC HEARING CONDUCTED: CDBG PROGRAM BUDGET FOR YEAR XIV APPROVED. Planner
<br />Craig Larsen presented the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Budget
<br />for the Year XIV as follows:
<br />Household and Outside Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) $ 19,575
<br />20 , 000
<br />Rehabilitation of Private Property 40 , 000
<br />Removal of Architectural Barriers 35 , 000
<br />Assistance to Low and Moderate Income Housing 19,186
<br />Total $133 , 761
<br />Child Day Care
<br />He said that Hennepin County has been allocated $2,539,000 for Year XIV of the
<br />federal CDBG Program and that Edina's share is $133,761. Four projects are
<br />continued from earlier years and a new project is Child Day Care.
<br />explained the recommended budget line item as follows. H.O.M.E. - Provides
<br />maintenance repair and housekeeping services to elderly Edina residents.
<br />year $13,000 was allocated to the program.
<br />other funding sources. Child Dav Care - Greater Minneapolis Day Care Association
<br />(GMDC) asked for funding last year but the request was received too late to be
<br />included in the CDBG budget. A new request has been received and is in line with
<br />levels of funding provided by other cities of similar size. This will provide
<br />needed help to low income working parents in Edina. Rehabilitation of Private
<br />Propertv - Provides funding to do needed major repairs to income eligible Edina
<br />homeowners. This spring areas of northwest Edina and the area east of France and
<br />north of 60th Street will be targeted.
<br />total income was less than $14,250; up to $8,250 in improvements can be made to
<br />each home.
<br />Handicapped Access Plan to eliminate barriers in all public buildings and
<br />construction of new housing affordable to low and moderate income families and
<br />individuals. In past years developments at Summit Point, South Haven, Oak Glen
<br />and Yorkdale Townhomes have been assisted. A new project is not expected to be
<br />Planner Larsen
<br />The increase will offset losses from
<br />A single person household would qualify if
<br />Removal of Architectural Barriers - Funding will implement the City's
<br />This year $25,000 will be used at Arneson Acres and $10,000 at Pamela
<br />Assistance of Low and Moderate Income Housinq - Funding will assist in the