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Nov 11, 2014

Garfield Town Board Meeting  &  Levy/Budget Meeting                                              

November 11, 2014

Present:         Chairman:     Ed Gullickson

                        Clerk:              Sue Knutson

Residents/Attendees:  6

Special Meeting—Approval of 2015 Budgetcalled to order by Chairman, Ed Gullickson, at 7:05 pm.

Gullickson explained the 2015 Budget of $664,368 and compared it to 2014 Budget of $644,571.  Levy limit is at $468,701.

Motion made by Dave Nelson/Mark Knutson to approve the 2015 Budget.  Carried-unanimously.

Budget meeting adjourned.

Levy Meetingcalled to order pursuant to Section 60.12(1)(c) by Gullickson at 7:15 pm.

Gullickson explained the Budget/Levy Comparison for 2015 (that was placed in the Amery paper).

Motion made by Dave Nelson/Mark Knutson to approve the Levy Limit of $468,701.  Carried-unanimously.

Motion made by Joyce Gullickson/Don Mork to adjourn Budget/Levy Meeting.  Carried-unanimously.

 

Regular Board Meeting:

Present:         Chairman:     Ed Gullickson

                        Supervisor:    Donald Mork

                        Supervisor:    George Stroebel

                        Clerk:              Sue Knutson

 

Absent:          Treasurer:      Valerie Anderson

Meeting called to orderby Chairman, Ed Gullickson, at 7:25 pm.

Public Comments:  None

Road Maintenance:  Snow plowing has begun.

Gullickson stated that a real estate agent is drawing up papers on the land purchase for the new maintenance building property.

Review of Moe’s Land Division on 90th Avenue:  Todd & Jessie Baillargeon gave a brief discussion on their situation.  Erv and Jeanne Moe gave information on their behalf.  There is a disagreement between parties as to how the four acres were to be established.  Stroebel stated that the parties need to come to an agreement on the four acres before the Town Board could approve it.  Gullickson commented on the 40 acre parcel being divided into four parcels which would be a minor subdivision.  Gullickson also commented on the driveway issue in regard to so many driveways per 40 acres.  Gullickson stated that the two parties need to come to an agreement.  Parties departed to discuss matter in private and will return to the Board with outcome.  Parties returned.  The agreement between parties is as follows to approve the survey map presented to the Board as previously submitted to the Board by the Planning Committee. 

Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve said survey map submitted by Planning Committee for the Moe property division.  Carried-unanimously.

Assessment Notification from DOR:  Gullickson explained notification.  Gullickson wants to send a copy of notification to Bowmar.

Park Siren:  Joe Ziglinski submitted information on the siren that was installed at the Park.  Ziglinski stated that the batteries would need to be replaced periodically.  Ziglinski also stated that the Town needs to transfer the phone number over to the Town.  Ziglinski also gave the Town a check for $2,000 to cover costs.

Discussion of 2014 Budget:  General discussion.

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 November 11, 2014, Board minutes and Budget/Levy Meeting minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.  

Adjourn:  Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to adjourn meeting, 8:30 pm.  Carried-unanimously.

Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk



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