Garfield Town Board Meeting
March 8, 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 7:05 pm.
Minutes of last meeting: Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve Board minutes as
Public Comments: None.
Review of Bathroom Addition/Outside Work: Carpet and linoleum will be installed within
the next couple of weeks. The Town will be getting a quote for gutters. Runoff water from
around the Town Hall and Fire Hall needs to be addressed. Gullickson will talk to John Taylor.
Road Maintenance: Scott Ward, Stevens Engineers, will look at 180th and 140th to see where
and how the Town can maintain the roads so they don’t deteriorate. Ward will also look at the
shoulders on 138th. Ward will report his findings at the next board meeting.
Park’s extra parking was surveyed out on the north side of the park.
Winter Expenses: Salt/sand cost is $14,118.59
Inadequate or Improperly Installed Mailboxes/Proposed Offer to Residents: Gullickson
explained to Vivian Hildebrandt what the swing-arm mailboxes look like and what they cost.
Gullickson explained that the snowplow would not have to go out around them when they are
Motion made by Mork/Stroebel that the Town would offer to the residents of the Town a swingaway
support for a mailbox at $67.50 and that the Town would install it for nothing. The
Town’s cost is $67.50. Carried-unanimously.
The reason the Town is offering this option is to make sure that the mailboxes are installed
correctly and to reduce the damages to mailboxes during snowplowing.
Approval of Bartender’s License: Tabled until next month’s meeting.
Set Annual Town Meeting Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011, at 9:00 AM.
Clerk’s Report: Submitted and reviewed.
Approval of Vouchers: Submitted, signed and approved. Motion made by Gullickson/Mork
to approve submitted vouchers. Carried-unanimously.
Treasurer’s Report: Submitted and reviewed.
Adjourn: Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to adjourn meeting, 8:14 pm. Carriedunanimously.
Submitted by: Sue Knutson, Clerk