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August 8, 2017 Regular Meeting - Town of Garfield
Town of Garfield Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
Garfield Town Hall
Chairman Steve Dickinsen called the regular meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Garfield to order on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall on Hillcrest Road. Present were Chairman Dickinsen, First Supervisor Lamoine Hanson, Second Supervisor Glenn Fremstad, Treasurer Clark Walker, and Clerk Ardy Robertson. Meeting notice verified. Also in attendance were road patrolman Don Brasda, Alice Glavin, Karl Schearer, and Dianne Richardson.
Robertson read the minutes of the July 11, 2017 regular board meeting. Motion made by Fremstad seconded by Hanson, to approve minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s report of income and expenses for July 2017 was presented by Treasurer Walker. Motion to approve treasurer’s report made by Fremstad, seconded by Hanson. Motion carried.
Reconciliation Report presented by Clerk and Treasurer. Motion to approve reconciliation report made by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad. Motion carried.
Clerk presented monthly bills for payment. Motion by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad and carried to pay the bills. Motion carried.
LP Prebuy – Based on the Quality Propane estimate of what we have been using, we ended up sending them $600 for pre-buy. Our new shop and hall are more efficient than the old one.
Road maintenance – Hours for the next month to be as needed, per the board.
We have submitted a couple applications for culverts, and also discussed some work on Searcy Road.
Discussion on whether it is okay to give our appliances and electronics to a local person rather than hauling them to the county. Motion to approve this made by Fremstad, seconded by Dickinsen, as long as we get a slip signed by him that he is responsible for the handling of the Freon. This was advised by Terry Schmidt, county zoning administrator. Motion carried.
Driveway permit received from John Severson for his property on Rindahl Valley Road. $25 fee paid. Motion to approve made by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad, and carried.
Cigarette license application received from Emily Abley from T&E Levis Lodge. Motion to approve made by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad, to approve contingent upon the payment of the $10 fee. Motion carried.
The two fire bills that were outstanding were sent another bill by the fire department, noting that the amounts will be put on their taxes if they are still unpaid.
Work Hours: Motion by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad, to have total work hours for the next month at 72, split between Brasda, Mulhern, and Anderson. Motion carried.
Community Insurance sent us two forms to either reject or accept injunctive relief endorsement, and an auto medical payments endorsement. Board instructed clerk to seek insurance agent’s direction in the matter.
Motion to adjourn made by Fremstad, seconded by Hanson, and carried. Meeting adjourned. Next meeting will be held Tuesday, September 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the hall.
Ardy Robertson, Clerk
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