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.I <br />MN[pIIES <br />OF REGULAR llEETING OF THE <br />EDIHB CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HAIL <br />NOVEMBER 6, 1989 <br />R0T.LCAT.L Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Rice, Smith and Mayor Richards. <br />Mayor Richards announced that Member Paulus was representing the Council at the <br />School District Strategic Planning Retreat. <br />AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK PROCLAIMED <br />Rice for adoption of the following proclamation: <br />WJBREAS, the citizens of our community have long recognized the historic link <br />between education and a strong,f?ee nation; and <br />WJBREAS, our public schools have enabled generations of American families to build <br />upon the lessons of the past to achieve the dreams of tomorrow; and <br />WJBREAS, America's system of public education relies not only on the skills and <br />dedication of teachers, school administrators, and education support staff, but <br />also on the encouragement and support of the entire community, <br />NOW, 'SHEREPORE, I, Frederick S. Richards, serving as Mayor of the City of Edina, <br />do hereby proclaim November 12-18, 1989 as <br />I urge all citizens to reaffirm their commitment to our public schools and to <br />recognize the critical role that learning plays in the preservation of liberty. <br />SIGNED this 6th day of November, 1989. , <br />Motion of Member Smith was seconded by Member <br />PROCLAMATION - -CAN EDUCATION WEEK <br />AMERICAN EDUCATION WEXK <br />Motion carried unanimously. <br />EMPLOYEES JIM KNUTSON AEb BOB KOJETIN COMMENDED Manager Rosland introduced Jim <br />Knutson and commented that he started working for the City in December of 1986 as <br />an accountant. <br />Finance Director. <br />has generated most of the management reports for the Council. <br />stated that Mr. Knutson has accepted the position of Finance Director for the City <br />of Anoka. <br />budgeting' process. <br />well in his new position. <br />In January of 1988 he was promoted to the position of Assistant <br />He said that Mr. Knutson has been a most valued employee and <br />Manager Rosland <br />Mayor Richards commended Mr. Knutson for his excellent work in the <br />Members of the Council joined in the commendation wishing him <br />I <br />Manager Rosland then introduced Bob Kojetin, noting that he was hired as a <br />Recreation Supervisor in March of 1962, was promoted to Assistant Parks & <br />Recreation Director and in October of 1977,became the Director of Parks and <br />Recreation. <br />Minnesota, the United States and in other countries around the world. <br />he brought back the sport of bandy and introduced it to this country. <br />Rosland said it was his privilege to attend a ceremony on October 28 at which Mr. <br />Kojetin was inducted into the Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame. <br />Council joined in the commendation. <br />. <br />During those years Mr. Kojetin has promoted the game of softball in <br />In exchange <br />Manager <br />Members of the <br />CONSENT AGENDA ITEW ADOPTED <br />Member Smith 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, Rice,. Smith, Richards <br />Motion carried. <br />*MTNUTES OF THE JOMT HRA/COUNCIL MEETING AND REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 16. 1989 <br />APPROVED <br />approve the Minutes of the Joint HRA/CouncilMeeting of October 16, 1989 and the <br />Minutes of the Regular Meeting of October 16, 1989. <br />Motion carried on rollcall vote, four ayes. <br />Motion was made by Member Kelly and was seconded by Member Smith to <br />99 <br />*TAT DIVISION APPROVED FOR 4700 AND 4704 MEXILANE <br />and was seconded by Member Smith for adoption of the following resolution: <br />Motion was made by Member Kelly <br />6