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Jan 14, 2014

Garfield Town Board Meeting                                           

January 14, 2014


Present:         Chairman:     Ed Gullickson

                        Supervisor:    George Stroebel

                        Supervisor:    Donald Mork

                        Treasurer:      Valerie Anderson

                        Clerk:              Sue Knutson


Meeting called to orderby Chairman, Ed Gullickson, at 7:00 pm.

Public Comments:  None.

Road Maintenance – Three Year Plan:  Mark Knutson, maintenance, submitted a list regarding the roads that need to be fixed.  Construction on 130thfrom County Road C to Waterside Bar including Lone Pine Court and Lone Pine Lane will be done 2014.  In 2015 Town will work on 150thStreet from County Road K to 70thAvenue will have ditch work done and 120thAvenue from County Road Y to 185thStreet and Kennedy Mill Road from Highway 65 to 155thwill be blacktopped. 138thStreet north to F which will include the dead end road off of it will be reconstructed and blacktopped in 2016.

Polk County Land Surveying:  Houle’s application will be sent back to the Planning Commission for reconsideration.  

Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to send Houle’s application back to Planning Commission.  Carried-unanimously.

Park Playground Equipment Order:  Dave Nelson stated that the shelters need to be refinished.  Nelson will acquire prices/bids and submit them at another meeting.  Restroom roof needs to be refinished and Board, Gullickson, will talk to the installer/supplier.  Parking area by river shelter needs to be fixed, striped, and parking blocks installed.  Boat parking needs to be restriped.  Addition to swing set is needed.  Additional items that need to be attended to or considered is the rocking horse, utility building door, docks, new parking lot needs split rail fence and sign for overflow parking, flag poles, recycling bins, obtaining an address and/or fire number for googling, floating dock for walkway to overflow parking, and adding another boat ramp.

Resolution for Emergency Management:  Tabled to next month’s meeting.

Clerk’s Report:  Submitted and reviewed. 

Approval of Vouchers:  Submitted, signed and approved.  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve submitted vouchers.  Carried-unanimously.

Treasurer’s Report:  Submitted and reviewed.

Approval of Board Minutes:  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the January 14, 2014, Board minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.   

Adjourn:  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to adjourn meeting, 8:00 pm.  Carried-unanimously.

Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk

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