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Garfield Town Board Meeting
Apr 12, 2011

Garfield Town Board Meeting

April 12, 2011

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 7:10 pm.

Minutes of last meeting: Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to approve Board minutes as

submitted. Carried-unanimously.

Public Comments: None.

Review of Restroom Addition/Outside Work: Gullickson will go to bank to secure loan

papers for the addition on the Town hall for $50,000 at a rate of 4% or less.

Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to approve a loan with Bremer Bank in the amount of

$50,000 on a 10 year note. Carried-unanimously.

The Town hall is complete except for landscaping. Mark Knutson will do the landscaping at

the hall which will include the drainage.

Road Maintenance/Summer Road Work: Scott Ward and Mark Knutson looked at 138th,

140th, and Kennedy Mill Road.

Mark Knutson will take care of potholes shortly.

Tractor/Mowing Equipment is Here-Lease Options: Tractor and mower are in. The tractor

trade in difference was $18,960. Mower is $31,101.35. Both will be leased with a loan from

Bremer Bank. This new tractor/mower will allow the Town to have better grass and weed

control in the ditches and require less labor and less fuel to accomplish a much superior job in

less time.

Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to secure financing at Bremer Bank for the tractor/mower.


Clerk’s Report: Submitted and reviewed.

Approval of Vouchers: Submitted, signed and approved. Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to

approve submitted vouchers. Carried-unanimously.

Treasurer’s Report: Submitted and reviewed.

Adjourn: Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to adjourn meeting, 7:55 pm. Carriedunanimously.

Submitted by: Sue Knutson, Clerk

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