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Jun 13, 2017

Garfield Town Board Meeting

June 13, 2017


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:  Jenessa Blakeborough commented on their land that adjoins the new shop land.  Gullickson stated the Town plans on putting up a six foot tall white vinyl privacy fence running the property line east and west.  Gullickson also stated that the slope has been seeded and trees planted on the top.  Trees will grow and serve as a buffer from wind and sight.  Blakeborough inquired about inquiring about more land from the Town going to the row of newly planted trees.  Gullickson stated the Town has to be a certain distance from the propane and fuel tanks.


Road Maintenance/Maintenance Building:  Mark Knutson stated that gravel will be brought in for 130th, Big Lake Drive, and Kennedy Mill to establish a good solid base.  Ditch mowing has been started.


Vacating Right of Way on Wapogasset:  Town did not receive any information, tabled to next month.


Open Bids for 2017 Blacktop Projects:  Bids were opened.  Nick from Monarch submitted information on pulverizing roads.  Gullickson stated that the Town wants to get a good base under the roads.  130th Street, Big Lake Drive, and Kennedy Mill will be blacktopped for approximately 2.75 miles total for all in July.  Gravel will be added to the roads where needed.  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the proposal from Monarch for blacktopping for a total of $247,081.05.  Carried-unanimously.


Liquor/Bartender License Approval:  Clerk submitted the applications for renewal of liquor/beer licenses for Miki Jo’s, Wanderoos Area Community Club, Waterside Bar & Grill, and UW Wanderoos.  Clerk also submitted the requests for operator licenses along the background checks.  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the renewal liquor licenses for Miki Jo’s, Waterside Bar & Grill, and UW Wanderoos and the beer license for the Wanderoos Area Community Club.  Carried-unanimously.  Motion made by Stroebel/Mork to approve the operator licenses to the ones that were approved.  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 13, 2017, Board minutes as submitted.  Carried-unanimously.  


Adjourn:  Motion made by Mork/Stroebel to adjourn meeting, 7:55 pm.  Carried-unanimously.


Submitted by:  Sue Knutson, Clerk

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