The Annual Meeting of the Town of Arland was called to order by Chairman, Maynard Hoff at 7:12 PM on April 20, 2021.
Minutes of the 2020 Annual Meeting were presented by Clerk Fall. Motion to approve was made by Robert Nelson, second by Chuck Richards. Motion carried.
The 2020 Annual Financial Report was presented. Clerk Fall reviewed items and answered questions as presented. Motion was made to approve by Chuck Richards, second by Brad Wolf. Motion carried.
The 2021 Highway Work Project report was reviewed by Phil Hoff. Questions and discussion followed. This is only a guide line for the board to follow, and will be referred to in following months.
New members of the board were recognized, as well as returning members. Robert Nelson was appreciated for his many years of service as he retires from the Town of Arland as 1st Supervisor. Thank you, Robert.
Motion was made by Brad Wolf to name the Sterling Bank of Barron as the working bank for the Town of Arland. Second to the motion was made by Vickie Bown. Motion carried.
Motion was made by Vickie Bown to authorize Jodene Nelson and Pamela Fall as the financial representatives to conduct business with Sterling Bank on behalf of the Town of Arland. Her motion was seconded by Chuck Richards. Motion carried.
Brad Wolf suggested that the Town considering unhooking the meter/disconnecting the lighting for the ball park.. Board will consider what action to be taken at the next regular meeting.
The 2022 Annual Meeting was set for the 3rd Tuesday of April, 2022.
Clerk Fall gave an update on potential new voting equipment. More information will be presented as it becomes available at future regular meetings of the town board.
Clerk Fall also discussed the recent claim that the town of Arland received from Superior Silica Sands attorneys. There has been a court order to regent certain portions of the 2019 and 2020 taxes that SSS had paid on 4 parcels (Church Road Mine parcels). Clerk will contact the State of Wisconsin and also County Treasurer to discuss course of action. More information will be presented any future regular meetings of the Board.
Information was presented on the ARPA Funding (American Rescue Plan Act) and some options for the town to apply for funding. This is available until 2024 and reflects approximately $75,000. For the Town of Arland.
Motion was made by Jodene Nelson to adjourn, with a second made by Brad Wolf. Motion carried.
Pamela Y Fall, Clerk