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Sep 09, 2014

Garfield Town Board Meeting                                           

September 9, 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:  Chip sealing on 140th Street and 65th Avenue is done and just needs to be swept one more time.  Mark Knutson stated that Duck Lake Road could be sprayed patched.  Signs need to be attended to that are down or old. 

Review Land Division for Gordon Lindahl:  Carl Hetfeld submitted a preliminary survey for the land division for Gordon Lindahl.

Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the minor subdivision for Gordon Lindahl.  Carried-unanimously.

Approval of New Humane Officer:  Darel Hall has applied for the Animal Humane Officer.  Hall will charge the Towns $20/hour, $0.56/mile.  Hall will have to attend the Humane Officer Training class on September 22-26.

Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the hiring of Darel Hall as the Town’s new Animal Humane Officer.  Carried-unanimously.

Land Purchase for Maintenance Garage – Set Special Meeting Date:  Gullickson stated that the owners wanted $55,000 for the land/buildings and that they wanted access to the farm land through the property.  Gullickson stated that the appraisal came in at $40,000.  Stroebel stated a $43,000 purchase with allowance for land rental would be acceptable.  Ad needs to placed in the Amery Free Press for two weeks with a special meeting on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm.

Motion made by Gullickson/Stroebel to proceed with placing ad in local paper for two weeks and special meeting to be on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm.  Carried-unanimously.

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 September 9, 2014, Board minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.  

Adjourn:  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to adjourn meeting, 8:06 pm.  Carried-unanimously.

Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk

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