Garfield Town Board Meeting
June 12, 2012
Present: Chairman: Ed Gullickson
Supervisor: George Stroebel
Supervisor: Donald Mork
Treasurer: Valerie Anderson
Clerk: Sue Knutson
Meeting called to orderby Chairman, Ed Gullickson, at 7:03 pm.
Public Comments: None.
Road Construction: 65thAvenue and 170thStreet, waiting for TRIP grant to proceed. Rough construction is complete, waiting for notification on TRIP Grant, $16,800. 138thStreet north of County Road F is waiting for the blacktop grinder and following that it will be graveled and blacktopped.
Our machinery and its operator has been working in the Town of Alden on a per hour charge basis.
Park Project: Steps leading to spillway shelter will be postponed till fall.
Town Hall Open House and 125thAnniversary: Open House set for August 18from1-5pm. Sign for Town Hall discussed.
Liquor Licenses approval: Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the liquor licenses for Home Base Bar, Waterside Bar & Grill, UW Wanderoos, and Wanderoos Lions Club. Carried-unanimously.
Planning Committee Member Approval for 2 Positions/3 yrs each: Waiting to hear back from Corey Ulrich with a decision.
Bar Tender License Approval: Stroebel reviewed criminal history/background check on several requests.
Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve all operator licenses that were submitted except the one for Jennifer Jones due to the background check. Carried-unanimously.
Stop Sign Request – Lone Pine Lane: A request has been made to have a stop sign installed at the “Y” on Lone Pine Lane and Lone Pine Court. Scott Ward from Stevens Engineers will go to the site and write a report on his findings. Gullickson will write a letter in July informing land owners on Lone Pine Lane/Court and 130thStreet regarding a public meeting regarding the reconstruction of said roads. Meeting will be posted.
Website - Update: Val Anderson was contacted by the website company and did an over the phone tutorial with them. It will be updated soon.
Review of Big Lake Property Assessments: Two residents from Big Lake came to the Open Book and Board of Review. Mary Hazzard requested a reduction in her assessment on her home and her back lot, at the Board of Review her request was denied for a reduction.
Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to send a letter to Bowmar Assessors to have the homes on Big Lake reassessed in comparison to other homes on lakes of equal size and rating, for the year 2013. Carried-unanimously.
Clerk’s Report: Submitted and reviewed.
Approval of Vouchers: Submitted, signed and approved. Motion made by Stroebel/ Gullickson to approve submitted vouchers. Carried-unanimously.
Treasurer’s Report: Submitted and reviewed.
Approval of Board Minutes: Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the June Board minutes as submitted. Carried-unanimously.
Adjourn: Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to adjourn meeting, 8:26 pm. Carried-unanimously.
Submitted by: Sue Knutson, Clerk