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Jun 09, 2015

Garfield Town Board Meeting

June 9, 2015


Present:         Chairman:     Ed Gullickson          

                        Supervisor:    Don Mork

                        Supervisor:    George Stroebel

                        Clerk:              Sue Knutson

                        Treasurer:      JoAnn Erickson



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


Public Comments:  None.


Road Maintenance:  Chip sealing is done on the 2014/2015 roads.  Fog sealing will be started early August.  Mark Knutson will be helping County chip seal for a day.  Ditch work will be started on 130th north of C and Kennedy Mill Road.  Roads have been patched. 


Vacating Right of Way on Big Lake Park:  Attorney is not done with his part.  Tabled to next month.


Approval of Liquor License/Beer License and Operator Licenses:  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the Operator Licenses as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.


Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to approve the Liquor Licenses for UW Wanderoos, Waterside Bar & Grill, Miki Jo’s and the Beer License for the Wanderoos Area Community Club.  Carried-unanimously.


Maintenance Garage Discussion and Set Special Meeting Date:  Gullickson stated we should set a special meeting date to get this project moving along and to get the Town approval.  Special Meeting date set for Monday, June 29, 2015, at 7:00 pm and will be posted in local paper for two issues prior to meeting date.  Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to have the Special Meeting on Monday, June 29, 2015, at 7:00 pm.  Carried-unanimously.


Height of shed is suggested to be approximately 18 feet to accommodate the excavator.  Cold storage area will have 14’ doors.  Concrete aprons will be around the building.  Gullickson is obtaining price estimates.


Park:  Shelters are being used.  When shelters are used people are parking on grass and Town will change the rental form to state that the vehicles should use the parking stalls/lots including the over flow parking lots.


Flag poles will be installed.  A plaque will be placed between the flag poles.  Flags will be lit.


Bridge needs to have maintenance work done it.


The motion sensors in the restrooms need to be fixed or replaced.  Mark Knutson stated the yard lights need to start being replaced and gave Board information on the replacing the lamps with LEDs.  Gullickson gave information on lights also.  Tabled to next month.


Lawn mower is in need of replacement.  Mark Knutson/Gullickson submitted information on a new mower with different options.  Motion made by Gullickson/Stroebel to purchase the PT260 Gravely mower from Boyd’s Outdoor Power in the amount of $8,870.  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 Monthly Board Minutes:  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the June 9, 2015, Board minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.  


Adjourn:  Motion made by Gullickson/Mork to adjourn meeting, 8:40 pm.  Carried-unanimously.


Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk

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