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Garfield Town Board Meeting
Jun 15, 2009

GarfieldTownBoard Meeting                                           

June 15, 2009

Present:         Chairman:     Ed Gullickson

                        Supervisor:    George Stroebel

                        Supervisor:    Donald Mork

                        Treasurer:      Valerie Anderson

                        Clerk:              Sue Knutson


Meeting called to orderby Chairman, Ed Gullickson, at 7:00 pm.

Minutes of last meeting:  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to approve Board minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.  

Public Comments:  Robert Turek-Shay commented on how nice the park is.  Park is clean and being used.  No complaints after 10:00 pm.  Road “prospect avenue” has problems.  Turek-Shay would like letter from Board to send to residents on road for clarification of the road and usage.  Gullickson gave history on the road.  Road is private but doesn’t know how residents on road are affected.  Gullickson will talk to Town’s Association & Town Attorney.

CountyZoning:  Discussion.  County zoning is/will be a rewrite.  Planning Committee meeting on July 9 will invite Cathy McCinttrick (sp?) – our Town Attorney to speak regarding joining County Zoning.

On July 7 at the Garfield Fire Hall there will be a meeting regarding cluster developments.  Social hour is at 5:00 pm and meeting/first speaker is at 6:00 pm.  Town will take care of refreshments.  Stevens Engineers will take care of flyers and advertisement.

Planning Committee:  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to approve the application for Mark Kopp to be on the Committee Board.  Carried-unanimously.

Liquor Licenses:  UW Wanderoos, Home Base, and Wanderoos Lions Club have submitted their applications to renew their liquor/beer licenses and have paid the appropriate charges.  Operator Licenses applications had background checks done.  Stroebel reviewed Operator Licenses applications.

Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to approve the renewal of liquor licenses for UW Wanderoos and Home Base Bar and beer license for Wanderoos Lions Club and submitted Operator Licenses.  Carried-unanimously.

Road Work:  South Bear Lake Road – samples were taken to test for gradation.  Samples meet the old specifications but not the new specifications.

Motion made by Gullickson/Stroebel to approve Farhner’s bid to crack seal and chip seal 155th by Kennedy Mill Road to County Road F using trap rock purchased through County. Carried-unanimously.

ATV’s on Roads:  Moved to next month.

Park:  Parking is needed.  Stevens Engineers will do research on Town property (Lots 5 & 6) on Wapogasset Lake Lane to turn into a parking lot.

Update on the Otto Bremer Foundation Grant:  site was visited; this would be a matching fund grant.  Grant would be for playground equipment.

No Limits Construction’s punch list on the park is about complete.  Discussion on dry hydrant.  Might need to be pressurized more, heat tape possibilities but limited on options.

Entryway to Town Hall:  Scott Ward and Mark Knutson will have plan by next board meeting.

2009 Statement of Accounts:  The Statement of Net Assets and Schedule of Revenues and Expenditures were submitted.

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 Mork/Stroebel to adjourn meeting, 9:03 PM.  Carried-unanimously.

Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk

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