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Sep 13, 2016

Garfield Town Board Meeting & Public Hearing

September 13, 2016


Present:         Chairman:     Ed Gullickson          

                        Supervisor:    Don Mork

                        Supervisor:    George Stroebel

                        Clerk:              Sue Knutson

                        Treasurer:      JoAnn Erickson


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


Duane and Donna Johnson were present for the consideration of rezoning 4 acres from agricultural to agricultural/residential at 110th Avenue.  No one else was present to comment on the rezoning.  Orval Johnson will set up a meeting for approval.  Orval Johnson suggested a meeting date of Monday, September 19, 2016, at 7:00 pm and then the Board will hold a special meeting for approval.


Adjournment of Public Hearing:  Motion made by Gullickson/Stroebel to adjourn meeting, 7:10 pm.  Carried-unanimously.



Meeting for Board Meeting called to orderby Chairman, Ed Gullickson, at 7:15 pm.


Public Comments:  None.


RV Park Zoning Issues - Discussion:  Discussion.


Road Maintenance/ Maintenance Shop:  Mark Knutson commented that they have worked on 150th Street.  Culvert has been replaced on 160th Street.  Mowing has been started.  Big Lake Court needs to have some trees removed.  Maintenance building is coming along with the electrical and lighting.


Approval of Propane Bid:  Polk Burnett was the cheapest on LP.  Contract will be signed.


Review Preliminary 2017 Levy:  Discussion only.


Rural Insurance Package with Carl Thomforda: Discussion on policy amounts, limits, and deductibles. 


Tri-Grant 2012 Update:  2012 Tri-Grant has been approved for approximately $16,800.  Board is applying for another grant.


Park Upkeep/New Caretakers:  Previous worker had conflicts and wasn’t able to get work done.  Bill and Brenda Tylee will be taking over the work at the park.


Possible Other Topics to Come Before Board for Discussion Only:  None.   


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 Mork/Stroebel to approve the September 13, 2016, Board minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.  


Adjourn:  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to adjourn meeting, 8:13 pm.  Carried-unanimously.


Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk

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