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June 14, 2016 Regular Meeting - Town of Garfield
Town of Garfield Regular Meeting
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 – 6:30 pm
Garfield Town Hall
Chairman Dickinsen called the regular meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Garfield to order on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the town hall on Hillcrest Road. Present were Chairman Steve 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, Pat Mulhern, Dianne Richardson, and Gerald Fox.
Ardy Robertson read the minutes of the May 10, 2016 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 May 2016 was presented by Treasurer Clark Walker. Motion to approve treasurer’s report made by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad. Motion carried.
Reconciliation Report presented by Clerk and Treasurer. Motion to approve reconciliation report made by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad. Motion carried.
Year to date financial report presented by clerk for payment. Fremstad made a motion, seconded by Hanson, to approve. Motion carried.
Clerk presented monthly bills for payment. Motion by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad and carried to pay the bills.
Correspondence: Letter received from insurance company requesting statement for work done to repair recycling center if work has been completed.
Roads: Jackson County suggests that we file a petition for 50% road aid for a culvert on Sand Lane, at a cost of $10,357. Motion to apply for aid made by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad, and carried.
Hanson will take the tractor bucket to Davy Thompson for welding a blade on. He will also pick up some O-rings for it.
Recycling Center – Our garbage fees went up by $75 per roll-off container. We had five roll-offs this month, which is quite a large raise. A suggestion was made to add a slotted box to receive money for garbage that is dropped off on off-days on the honor system. The board will try this as an option.
Fire board meeting is tonight in Osseo. Dickinsen and Hanson will attend. Discussion is the proposed new building for the fire department.
Building information permit application received from Harold (Joe) Risler, for building a workshop on his property on West Hillcrest Road. Motion made by Fremstad, and seconded by Hanson, to approve, upon payment of the $25 fee. Motion carried.
Liquor License renewal applications received from Whispering Pines, Trails’ End, and T&E Levis Lodge. Motion to approve made by Fremstad, and seconded by Hanson, upon payment of the fee from each establishment. Fee is $300 liquor, $100 beer, and $10 publication fee for a total of $410 from each. Motion carried.
Next Meeting – will be held on Tuesday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m. Motion to adjourn made by Hanson, seconded by Fremstad, and carried. Meeting adjourned.
Ardy Robertson, Clerk
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