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MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />MAY 16, 1988 <br />163 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly , Richards , Smith, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS ADOPTED. <br />Member Kelly to approve and adopt the consent agenda items as presented. <br />Motion was made by Member Turner and seconded by <br />Rollcall: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />PUBLIC HEARING ON SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT NO. P-S-45 CONTINUED TO 6/20/88. <br />Affidavits of Notice were presented by Clerk, approved and ordered placed on file. <br />Pursuant to due notice given, a public hearing was conducted and action taken as <br />hereinafter set forth: <br />A. CONSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT NO. P-S-45 IN THE FOLLOWING; <br />West 62nd Street from France Avenue to Oaklawn Avenue (South Side) <br />Engineer Hoffman advised that this hearing has been called as a result of a <br />petition from residents for better pedestrian access to other walkways and Pamela <br />Park. He presented a graphic showing the location of the petitioners. <br />of construction is proposed to be paid by an area assessment if the majority <br />involved support the project. Under present City policy, maintenance (snow <br />removal) of the sidewalk will be the responsibility of the City. <br />cost for the south side is $23,240.37. <br />over an area bounded by West 62nd Street on the north to the Crosstown Highway 62 <br />on the South. <br />asphalt. <br />the greatest extent possible and is proposed to be constructed in 1988. <br />petition requested the assessment be over a three year period. Engineer Hoffman <br />explained that the location is not in the City's capital plan and that it is not <br />anticipated that West 62nd Street will be improved during the next ten years. <br />sidewalk is proposed as asphalt because of cost and would provide a temporary <br />walkway prior to reconstruction of the street as a State Aid project. He said <br />that a second petition has been received from residents on West 62nd Street in <br />opposition to the proposed project. <br />indicate that 1,800-2,600 vehicles per day use West 62nd Street and it is one of <br />the lower volume State Aid streets in that part of the City. <br />Speed Enforcement Unit monitored West 62nd Street on 7-8 occasions. Dave Shank, <br />owner of property at 4301-05 West 62nd Street, asked that the sidewalk be <br />constructed on the east side of his property to connect to the sidewalk on Valley <br />View Road so he would not have sidewalk on both sides, also that he preferred it <br />to be concrete. Douglas Yarwood, 4000 West 62nd Street, said he had circulated <br />the petition in opposition and that the majority of residents on West 62nd Street <br />did not want the sidewalk. Also speaking in opposition were: Bob Bjork, 6201 <br />Brookview Avenue; Jerry Kopveiler, 4129 West 62nd Street; Randolph Hippe, 4213 W. <br />62nd Street; John McCanna, 4009 West 62nd Street; Ralph Schoenrock, 6228 Peacedale <br />Avenue. Speaking in support of the proposed walkway were: Jim Deusterhoff, 6320 <br />Peacedale Avenue; Teri Ellis, 6223 Halifax Avenue; Paul Weise, 6301 Peacedale <br />Avenue; Joe Szarzynski, 6304 Halifax Avenue and Trish Crane, 6220 Halifax Avenue. <br />Following discussion, Member Kelly moved that the public hearing on Sidewalk <br />Improvement No. P-S-45 be continued to June 20, 1988, so that the issue of traffic <br />safety could be referred to the Traffic Safety Committee for their <br />recommendations. Motion was seconded by Member Turner. <br />The cost <br />The estimated <br />The proposed assessment is $270.24 per lot c\I <br />The sidewalk is proposed to be five feet wide and constructed of <br />The alignment will be varied to protect existing property features to Ln Ln <br />a <br />The 1 <br />The <br />m <br />As to the question of traffic, counts <br />During 1987 the <br />I <br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney <br />Motion carried. <br />*PRELIMINARY REZONING AND PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL FOR JERRY'S ENTERPRISES <br />CONTINUED TO 6/6/88. <br />Kelly to continue the public hearing on preliminary rezoning and preliminary plat <br />approval for Jerry's Enterprises to the meeting of June 6, 1988. <br />Motion was made by Member Turner and seconded by Member <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes. <br />PRELIMINARY REZONING AND PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL FOR PINEWOOD TOWNHOMES (HARVEY <br />SWENSON) CONTINUED: FINDINGS TO BE DRAFTED. Affidavits of Notice were presented <br />by Clerk, approved and ordered placed on file. <br />request for rezoning from R-1 Single Dwelling Unit District to PRD-2 Planned <br />Residence District and preliminary plat approval for property bounded by Vernon <br />Avenue on the west, Sherwood Avenue on the east, single family homes to the south <br />and a one-story office building on the north. The subject property measures <br />approximately 1 1/2 acres in size and is currently developed with two single <br />family homes. It consists of 3 lots platted in the Edenmoor Addition; the middle <br />lot does not have street frontage. The proposed project would remove the existing <br />dwellings and redevelop the site with six townhouse units. All units would be one <br />story in height with a south facing walkout level. <br />against the rear of the office building. <br />main floor master bedroom. <br />living area on the main floor. <br />is essentially a double bungalow development but that since the project would be <br />served by a private rather than public street, PRD-2 zoning is required. <br />proposal meets or exceeds all requirements of the PRD-2 District. The Ordinance <br />Planner Craig Larsen presented the <br />The garages would face north <br />An unusual feature of the units is the <br />All units have slightly over 1,500 square feet of <br />Planner Larsen said that the proposed development <br />The