Garfield Town Board Meeting
April 20, 2009
Present: Chairman: Ed Gullickson
Supervisor: George Stroebel
Supervisor: Donald Mork
Treasurer: Valerie Anderson
Clerk: Sue Knutson
Meeting called to order by Chairman, Ed Gullickson, at 7:03 pm.
Minutes of last meeting: Motion made by Mork/Gullickson to approve Board minutes as
Public Comments: Marilyn Buckingham wanted to know if we could put a correction label on
the “Welcome to the Town of Garfield” flyer. Board agreed.
Planning Commission: Ed Moersfelder presented his subdivision information. Discussion.
Motion made by Gullickson/Mork for approval of CSM located in part of the SW ¼ of the SW
¼, and in Gov’t Lot 3, and in Gov’t Lot 4, all in section 9, township 33 north, range 17 west,
Town of Garfield, Polk County, Wisconsin, subdivision is located at 1003 155th Street in Amery.
Appointments to the Board:
Ed Moersfelder – appointed 2yr term ending April 2011
Marilyn Buckingham – appointed 3yr term ending April 2012
George Stroebel- board representative term ending election cycle
Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to appoint Moersfelder, Buckingham, and Stroebel to the
Planning Commission Board. Carried-unanimously.
Roadwork: Mark Knutson presented information on renting a backhoe. Discussion. No
action taken. Town will work with County and Alden renting/using theirs.
South Bear Lake Road – road gravel is being tested to make sure base is good before
Intersection of F & 140th – discussion on working with the County to fix.
Mork, Stroebel, Gullickson, M Knutson will meet on the April 30 at 5:30 PM to tour the roads.
Patching of the roads is being done.
Meeting Change: The scheduled May 18 meeting is being rescheduled to Tuesday, May 12,
at 7:00 PM. Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to reschedule said May meeting to Tuesday,
May 12. Carried-unanimously.
Park Citation Ordinance: Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to appoint Mark Knutson and Ed
Gullickson to issue citations for the park. Carried-unanimously.
Park: Sunrise Beach sign will be done and maintenance will install it; crack sealing needs to
Wapo Park: Roof to bathroom on east side is faded. Dave Nelson will call Karlson about
fixing it. Table plaques need to be installed. Final walk-thru to be done at the end of May.
Financial Support: Discussion on financial support for the Polk County Visitors Center and
Regional Planning. Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to deny financial support to Polk County
Visitors Center and Regional Planning. Carried-unanimously.
Leaf Disposal: Discussion. Marilyn Buckingham suggested using a waste management
facility to pick up leaves. Marlys Nelson suggested that Randy Troff’s renter would take clean
leaves. Board stated that it is up to the homeowners/property owners to dispose of their
leaves and not the Towns.
2008 Statement of Accounts: Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to approve the Statement of
Net Assets and Schedule of Revenues and Expenditures form Carlson Highland. Carriedunanimously.
Approval of Vouchers: Submitted, signed and approved. Motion made by
Gullickson/Stroebel to approve submitted vouchers. Carried-unanimously.
Treasurer’s report: Submitted.
Adjourn: Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to adjourn meeting, 8:45 PM. Carriedunanimously.
Submitted by: Sue Knutson, Clerk