The regular meeting of the Board of the Town of Arland was called to order by Chairman Maynard Hoff on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 8 PM. All board members were present. Also present; Vic Keller and Jason Bruder.
Minutes of the July meeting were presented. Motion by Degerman, second by Nelson to approve. Motion carried. Treasurer’s update was given. Motion by Hoff, second by Nelson to accept as presented. Motion carried.
Vic Keller gave an update on several highway maintenance issues. Suggestion was made to do a road tour of the township, noting the various conditions and repair needs for each street or avenue. Vic and Jason will meet with Maynard, Dale and Robert on Monday, August 16th at 9 AM to take the tour. Discussion will be given to needed repairs and a plan to go ahead with that work as necessary. More information will be presented at the next regular meeting. Vic also discussed needed repairs to the mower. Motion by Nelson, second by Degerman to authorize repairs estimated at $1,200.00. Motion was approved.
Vic reported that he spoke with Greg Rayment regarding the holding tank issue. Estimate was $5,000 for a minimum sized tank to be installed near the town shed. Hoff moved, second by Degerman to go ahead with this project. Motion carried.
Board discussed ordering cold mix for highway repairs. Motion and second was made to order 100 tons @ $46.00 per ton, plus mileage. Motion carried.
The employment agreement with Jason Bruder was presented. After discussion, the contract was signed. Motion by Degerman, second by Nelson to approve the contract. Motion carried. Jason officially started work for the Town of Arland as of August 1, 2010. He will continue working with Vic on a full time basis through the month of August. Jason requested that he be able to bank a week of work in the spring of 2011 to accomodate a previously planned trip. Consesus of the board was to allow him to bank the needed hours.
No public comment. Bills were presented for payment. Motion and second to approve for payment. Motion carried.
Next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 8 PM. Meeting was adjourned.
Pamela Y. Fall, Clerk
(Minutes subject to approval)