The regular meeting of the Board of the Town of Arland was called to order by Chairman Maynard Hoff on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 8 PM.  All board members were present, along with Patrolman Jason Bruder and several residents.

The minutes of the previous meeting were presented and read by Clerk Fall.  Motion to approve by Nelson/Degerman.  Motion carried.  Treasurer Jodene Nelson gave a financial update.  Motion to accept by Degerman/Nelson.  Motion carried.

Jason discussed the requirements to begin the reflective sign replacement.  He explained the process.  The Town needs to complete a formal letter regarding the plan for replacement.  Board discussed possible options.  Jason was directed to get estimates.  Nelson moved to use a blanket policy and Jason should use his judgment as to where he needs to start, second by Degerman.  Motion carried.

Clerk noted that the financial records should be audited at our next meeting.

The ordinance sub-committee presented their recommendation.  Mike Harvey gave the update on the meetings that had been held and the work completed.  Board received the proposal and noted their appreciation for the work done.  Board members were encouraged to review and will discuss at our next meeting.  Legal counsel will be required at a future time.

Matt Torgeson from Midwest Frac was present to discuss the operation he is working on with the Middendorp property.  He asked the board to consider a four-way stop on 8th Ave. and 7th St.  Maynard will look into the process or legal issues to put in the two stop signs.  Matt also reviewed plans for the culvert and access road.  No action was taken.

Board reviewed the bills.  Motion to approve for payment by Nelson, second by Hoff.  Motion carried.

Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2012 at 8 PM.  The audit will be scheduled for 7:30 PM.

Motion by Nelson/Degerman to adjourn.  Motion carried.

Pamela Y. Fall, Clerk

(Minutes subject to approval)

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