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Garfield Town Board Meeting
Mar 08, 2011

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

submitted. Carried-unanimously.

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

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