1888-1989 Archive Minutes
Minutes 1975 - 1989
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-215 HINUTES <br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE <br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY ITALL <br />MAY 15, 1989 <br />ROLLCAU Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Paulus, Rice, Smith and Richards. <br />S.A.D.D. - DRUNK DRIVING AWARENESS WEEK PROCLAIMED Motion of Member Smith was <br />seconded by Member Paulus for adoption of the following proclamation: <br />WHEREAS, the Edina Students Against Drunk Driving (S.A.D.D.) was chartered with <br />the national organization in 1985, and is an official organization of Edina High <br />School, and <br />WHEREAS, Edina S.A.D.D. is achieving its first goal to increase awareness in the <br />community that drinking and driving don't mix, and <br />WHEREAS, formation of a S.A.D.D. chapter at Edina High has prompted awareness and <br />concern for drunk driving and is helping educate teenagers about drinking and <br />driving, and <br />WHEREAS, Edina S.A.D.D. has developed a program called "Safe-rides" to provide a <br />free, safe, sober ride home to students, no questions asked; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, I, Frederick S. Richards, Mayor of the City of Edina do hereby <br />proclaim the week of May 19 - June 1, 1989 <br />in Edina and ask all citizens to join with the Edina S.A.D.D. members in carrying <br />the message against drunk driving to all in the community and by example to <br />communicate this to our young people. <br />PROCLAIMED this 15th day of May, 1989. <br />PROCLA~ATION <br />S.A.D.D. - DRUNK DR.IVING AWARENESS WE= <br />Receiving the proclamation was Laurel Dunn, student coordinator for S.A.D.D., who <br />explained the purposes, goals and makeup of the organization. <br />CONSENT AGENDA IT= ADOPTED <br />Member Rice 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 />COUNCIL APPROVES RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PORNOGRAPHY Mayor Richards stated <br />that, in response to the concerns of citizens heard at the April 17 meeting <br />regarding sale of pornography at Shinder's, the City Manager had been directed to <br />review the issues raised and to coordinate resource information for the Council. <br />In addition, the City Attorney had furnished a summary of the constitutional <br />limitations on municipal regulation of "adult" facilities. <br />Manager Rosland reported that he had met with the City Attorney, the Prosecuting <br />Attorney, the Chief of Police, and the Chairman and a staff member.of the Human <br />Relations Commission. <br />Council's consideration, summarized as follows: <br />Together they had developed recommendations for the <br />Municipal Regulation - of Adult Facilities - Key issues: 1) A municipality may not <br />enact a regulation which in form or effect bans adult facilities from the <br />community. <br />opportunity to locate in the community, or so severely regulate adult facilities <br />as to render them incapable of operating in the community. <br />2) A municipality may not deny adult facilities a reasonable <br />Recent Legislation - The Minnesota Obscenity Law, effective June 1, 1988, and the <br />Display to Minors Law, effective August 1, 1988, were reviewed. Last year the <br />City aggressively prosecuted a case against an Edina resident accused of making <br />bestiality movies in his house. The resident was found guilty but has appealed <br />the case. The cost to the City was $59,500 and it is assumed that more will be <br />spent on the appeal process. <br />join in and charge the defendant with violating the Minnesota Obscenity Law; the <br />At that time it was hoped that Hennepin County would
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