Garfield Town Board Meeting
July 13, 2010
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 7:02 pm.
Minutes of last meeting: Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve Board minutes as
Public Comments: Vivian Hillebrandt commented that she would like to see the nettles be
taken care of across the road from her. Gullickson stated that he would talk to the
Street Lights on Minneapolis Street: Cindy Mork, representing the Wanderoos Lions Club,
stated that the Lions Club is requesting that the Town resume the responsibility for the street
lights in Wanderoos.
Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to take over the street lights in Wanderoos. Carriedunanimously.
Building Inspector: Clifford Manwiller gave a brief background of himself and stated how he
does inspections, paperwork, and billing.
Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve Clifford Manwiller as the Town’s new building
Paving Town Hall Parking Lot: Gullickson will get a price on the blacktop to have parking lot
done and will present information at the August Board meeting.
Park Playground Equipment: Dave Nelson stated that the fundraising picnic is scheduled for
August 28 from 11-6, Lions Club from Amery will serve the food and the proceeds will go
towards playground equipment and flagpoles. Entertainment will be a dunk tank, music, a face
painter, popcorn machine, and information booths. Advertising will be in the Free Press,
Osceola, Lake Scene for Wapogasset, Tri-County North Advertiser, and flyers. Any ideas are
New playground equipment was shipped last week and should be here sometime this week.
Amery Economic Development Corp: Moved to the August Town Board Meeting.
Renewal of Bartender License: Stroebel reviewed the requirements for holding a
Bartender’s (Operator’s) License.
Motion made by Stroebel/Gullickson to approve the renewal of the Operator’s License.
Approval of Natalie Trudeau, Darrell Emerson and Barry Eklund as Planning Committee
Members: Natalie is taking Ed Moersfelder’s position, Barry is taking Gordy Lindahl’s position,
and Darrell is taking Sylvan Erickson’s position.
Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve Natalie Trudeau, Darrell Emerson and Barry Eklund
to the Planning Commission Board. Carried-unanimously.
Approval of Orval Johnson as Chairman for Planning Committee: Gullickson stated that
Orval Johnson would like to continue as chairman for the Planning Commission Board.
Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to approve Orval Johnson as the Chairman for the Planning
Commission Board. Carried-unanimously.
Burning Ordinance: Discussion to make burning permits perpetual. A revised ordinance will
be addressed at the next Town Board Meeting.
Statement of Accounts: Profit & Loss statement was submitted. Motion made by
Gullickson/Mork to approve Profit & Loss statement. Carried-unanimously.
Approval of Vouchers: Submitted, signed and approved. Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to
approve submitted vouchers. Carried-unanimously.
Treasurer’s report: Submitted. Motion made by Gullickson/Stroebel to approve treasurer’s
report as submitted. Carried-unanimously.
Adjourn: Motion made by Gulliskson/Mork to adjourn meeting, 8:25 pm. Carriedunanimously.
Submitted by: Sue Knutson, Clerk