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Jan 12, 2016

Garfield Town Board Meeting

January 12, 2016


Present:         Supervisor:    Don Mork

                        Supervisor:    George Stroebel

                        Clerk:              Sue Knutson

                        Treasurer:      JoAnn Erickson


Absent:          Chairman:     Ed Gullickson



Meeting called to orderby Supervisor, George Stroebel, at 7:00 pm.


Public Comments:  None.


Minor Subdivision for Richard Krenz:  Carl Hetfeld submitted documents regarding the subdivision.  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to approve the minor subdivision of Richard Krenz as submitted.  Carried-unanmiously.


Road Maintenance/Maintenance Garage - Updates:   Mack truck went in for some repairs and is now fixed.  Some potholes need to be filled. 


M Knutson submitted a spec for a new plow truck in the amount of $125,842 for the chassis and $87,253 for the body.  Discussion.  Knutson also stated that the current Mack truck will be sold and that several other towns are interested in it.  Knutson also had a price for a sandbox spreader for the one-ton truck, which has no sanding capabilities currently, in the amount of $4,495.  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to approve the pricing of the truck and body as submitted, action deferred on a sander for the one-ton pending further analysis.  Carried-unanimously.


Rafters have been delivered for the new maintenance shop and waiting for warmer weather to have them erected.


New Nuisance Ordinance- Discussion:  Tabled to next month’s meeting.


Dog Issues on Nokomis Drive - Discussion:  Discussion.  Darel Hall was called and notified of this issue and will be handling this issue.


1827 93rd Avenue Residence Issues:  Residents have picked up a little bit.  Stroebel will contact the Town’s attorney.


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 January 12, 2016, Board minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.  


Adjourn:  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to adjourn meeting, 7:45 pm.  Carried-unanimously.


Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk

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