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'MINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THP. <br />EDINA CITP COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HAIL <br />FEBRUARY 21, 1989 <br />ROLLCALL Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Paulus, Rice, Smith and Richards. <br />. RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE ADOPTED FOR WILLIAM W. LEWIS <br />RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE <br />Mayor Richards moved the <br />following resolution of condolence which was adopted unanimously: <br />WHEREAS, on the 16th day of February, 1989, death brought to a close the active <br />and productive life of William W. Lewis; and <br />WHEREAS, he was a long time resident of Edina,.having moved his family to the <br />village in 1945; and <br />WHEREX3, he was held in high esteem by all who knew him for his many civic <br />interests and his efforts in serving his community; and <br />WHEREX3, he was elected to the Edina Park Board in December, 1948, serving <br />continually on the Board until February of 1973, and was instrumental in guiding <br />the development of Edina's excellent parks system; and <br />WHEREAS, he was appointed to the Edina Planning Commission in January, 1952, <br />seriring as chairman of the Commission since 1967, and playing a key role in the <br />planning and development of the City; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Council of the City of Edina, <br />Minnesota, does hereby mourn the passing of <br />WILLIAM WARDWELL LEWIS <br />and extends its condolences to his daughters Sandra, Barbara and Jacqueline, and <br />also to his grandchildren; <br />BE IT FURTHER BESOLVED that this resolution be entered into the minutes of the <br />Edina City Council and that copies be presented to his family. <br />ADOPTED this 21st day of February, 1989. <br />CONSENT AGENDB ITEMS ADOPTED <br />Member Paulus to approve and adopt the consent agenda items as presented. <br />Motion was made by Member Kelly and was seconded by <br />Rollcall : <br />Ayes: Kelly, Paulus, Rice, Smith, Richards <br />Motion carried. <br />PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVED FOR FAIRVIEW SOUTHDALE ADDITION Affidavits of Notice <br />were presented by Clerk, approved and ordered placed on file. <br />presented the request for preliminary plat approval for Fairview Southdale <br />Addition, generally located east of France Avenue and north of West 65th Street. <br />Planner Phil Dommer <br />Planner Dommer stated that 1) the subject property is non-residential property and <br />therefore is not subject to the subdivision moratorium, and 2) the proposed <br />subdivision at the Fairview-Southdale complex does not alter in any way the <br />physical development of the site as approved by the Council in June of 1987. <br />He recalled that the proposal at that time in the Final.Development Plan process <br />was to construct a new medical office building and expand the parking ramp at the <br />site which is currently under construction. <br />Planner Dommer explained that the proposal before the Council encompasses all of . the Fairview Southdale Hospital property. The plat would create two lots. Lot 1 <br />would include the hospital, the power plant and all parking and common areas. <br />2 would encompass the building pad for the proposed medical office building. The <br />purpose of the subdivision is to facilitate mortgage financing for the medical <br />office building. <br />The Zoning Ordinance requires that all lots have at least 30 feet of frontage on <br />an improved public street, other than a limited access highway. Lot 2 of the <br />proposed plat does not satisfy this requirement. <br />requirement is requested. The intent of the requirement is to prevent land-locked <br />parcels. The proponents, in order to insure against a land-locked lot, have <br />Lot <br />Thus a variance from the <br />41