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N Ln <br />L(? I m <br />MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />APRIL 4, 1988 <br />133 <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 />Participants <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 />facilities. <br />Park. <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 />Last <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