The regular meeting of the Board of the Town of Arland was called to order by Chairman, Maynard Hoff on July 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM. All board members were present. Clerk Fall presented the minutes of the June meeting. Motion to approve by Brad Wolf, second by Maynard Hoff. Motion carried. Treasure’s update was given. Motion to accept as presented by Brad Wolf, second by Robert Nelson. Motion carried.
Building Inspector vacancy was discussed. Bill Koepp from Cameron was present to express his interest in filling the position. Bill gave a background and answered questions. Board members determined that they would like to interview additional candidates and would be making a decision at the August meeting. Mr. Koepp was appreciated for taking time to attend the meeting. He will be contacted when a decision is made.
Phil Hoff gave an update on highway maintenance; regarding mowing, blacktopping, and culverts.
Sharon Masek from Superior Silica Sands gave an update from her company, regarding well testing, truck inspections, and current operations at the mine sites. She discussed the planned highway project on 7 1/2 St. After further consideration a motion was made by Maynard Hoff, second by Brad Wolf to authorize Superior Silica Sands to move forward with the mining and reconstruction of 7 1/2 St. project. Motion carried. Sharon also discussed mining below the water table. The reclamation documents are not ready at this time, but she hoped to have them at the next meeting and will be also presented to the county.
Public Comment; Stacy and Corinne Toews were present to discuss their concerns over the noise at the dry plant and possible options to reduce that noise at their home. They presented information for the board to consider.
Bills were presented for payment. Motion was made by Brad Wolf, second by Robert Nelson to approve all for payment. Motion carried.
Next meeting will be held on August 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM.
Motion to adjourn by Brad Wolf, second by Maynard hoff. Motion carried.
Pamela Y Fall, Clerk