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MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITP COUNCIL HELD AT CITP HAIL <br />JANUARY 17, 1989 <br />The meeting was called to order by Mayor Richards at 7:OO p.m. <br />R0UCAT.X Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Paulus, Rice, Smith and Richards. <br />APPOINTMEm OF MAYOR PRO-TEM <br />Peggy Kelly as Mayor Pro-Tem. <br />Mayor Richards made a motion to appoint Member <br />Motion was seconded by Member Smith. <br />Ayes: Kelly, Paulus, Rice, Smith, Richards <br />Motion carried. <br />CONSENT AGENDA I!CEMS ADOPTED <br />Member Kelly to approve and adopt the consent agenda items as presented. <br />Motion was made by Member Smith and was seconded by <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Paulus, Rice, Smith, Richards <br />Motion carried. <br />*BID AWARDED FOR 1/2 TON TRUCK FOR PARK DEPARTMENT <br />Smith and was seconded by Member Kelly for award of bid for 1/2 ton truck for the <br />Park Department at $11,623.00 through Hennepin County Bid. <br />Motion was made byelfember <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, five ayes. <br />PARK BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING WORK PROGRAM ASSIGNMENT DISCUSSED <br />Director Bob Kojetin presented the Park Board recommendations regarding the City's <br />Work Program assignment that the Board undertake and complete the Year 2000 Park <br />and Recreation Plan. The Board had discussed the assignment at their meeting of <br />January 10 and had decided to begin their focus in three areas: 1) Park and Open <br />Space Acreage, 2) Park Development, and 3) Recreation Programming Future Needs. <br />The Board has established committees as follows: Park and Open Space Acreage - <br />Itti Furlong, Chair, Bill Jenkins, Bob Christianson; Park Development - Bill Lord, <br />Chair, Jim Fee, Don Wineberg, Mac Thayer; Recreation Pronramminq - Andy <br />Montgomery, Chair, Jean Rydell, Scott Johnson. The Board has set a goal of <br />April 1, 1989 to report on this phase of the assignment. <br />The Council Members discussed a timeline for the Park Board Work Program <br />Assignment and whether or not the study would impact the 1990 Budget. <br />Richards asked that the Council be given periodical updates on the progress of the <br />assignment keeping in mind that, hopefully, completion would be accomplished in <br />1989. <br />Park <br />Mayor <br />Member Rice referred to item 1. Identify future population and demographic <br />predictions under Recreation Programming Future Needs and suggested that the <br />Futures Commission proposed by the Mayor will be looking at that issue also and <br />that it would be important for both to be speaking from the same numbers. <br />Member Paulus asked if the Park Board would be asking for input from the <br />community. <br />they probably will be contacting the athletic associations for their viewpoints. <br />No formal action was taken. <br />Director Kojetin said the sub-committees have not met as yet but that <br />PARK BOARD RECOMMENDATION ON PARK FACILITY LEASING POLICY NOT APPROVED <br />Director Kojetin said that throughout the year the Park Department has been <br />contacted regarding the possibility of leasing park facilities over a period of <br />time. These have included requests from the private sector and churches. <br />explained that the subject of a park facility leasing policy was brought up in the <br />October 3, 1988 Council Meeting in connection with a dekhockey proposal for Lewis <br />Park. <br />Board for their recommendation. <br />Park <br />He <br />Staff was asked to draft a leasing policy and to present it to the Park <br />The Park Board discussed the proposed policy at <br />13