The regular meeting of the Board of the Town of Arland was called to order by Chairman Maynard Hoff at 8 PM on Thursday, April 10, 2012.  All board members were present, as well as patrol operator Jason Bruder and several residents.

Minutes of the March 12th meeting were presented by Clerk Fall.  Motion to approve by Nelson/Degerman.  Motion carried.  Minutes from the March 20, 2012 meeting were read.  Motion to approve by Nelson/Hoff.  Motion carried.  Treasurer’s update was given by Jodene Nelson.  Motion to approve by Degerman/Nelson.  Motion carried.

Updates:  Jodene gave a reminder on dog license requirements.  Jason discussed culvert replacement.  He also reviewed the pressure washer search.  The board will be watching auctions.  Jason gave an update on other maintenance and patching plans.  We will be discussing the road maintenance plan for 10th Ave. & 8th St. at the next meetings.

Matt Torgerson presented a road maintenance proposal from Midwest Frac.  He discussed the wash plant on the Olsvig site and his plan to potentially build up 8th Avenue.  They may need to shut down 7th Street for a few days to allow for work on a culvert.  No further action taken on the stop sign issue.  Discussion followed on the need for an engineering plan and developers agreement from Midwest Frac with the maintenance contract built in.  Motion by Maynard Hoff / second by Robert Nelson to approve Midwest Frac’s proposal for box culvert for their operation, contingent on a delelopers agreement and approved engineering plan.  Matt is to have the developers agreement prepared for the next regular meeting, allowing it to be presented to the Town of Arland board and attorney for review.

Public comment:  Question asked if the road bans were lifted.  Town of Arland has historically followed the dates established by Barron County.  Discussion followed on whether signs should be posted.  Consensus by the board was to lift the bans effective immediately, as neighboring townships have.

Bills were reviewed for payment.  Motion to approve by Degerman/Nelson.  Motion carried.

Reminders:  No Board of Review has been set at this date.  Information will be presented at the next meeting.  Dallas Ambulance meeting is scheduled for April 18th at 7 PM.  Reminder of the scheduled primary on Tuesday, May 8th.  The recall election is scheduled for June 5th.  

Next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 10th at 8 PM.

Meeting was adjourned.

Pamela Y. Fall, Clerk

(Minutes subject to approval)

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