The regular meeting of the Board of the Town of Arland was called to order by Chairman Maynard Hoff on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 8:00 PM. The annual audit of the financial books was completed and books were found to be in order. Books were signed by the auditors.
The minutes of the previous meeting were presented by Clerk Fall, with a motion by Hoff, second by Brad Wolf to approve. Motion carried. Treasurer Nelson presented a financial update. Motion by Hoff to accept, with a second by Wolf. Motion carried.
Jason Bruder gave a highway maintenance update, discussing the issues with equipment and highway repairs / snow removal. Discussion was given to mail box damage from snow plowing. No action taken. Board reviewed choices of time clocks. Clerk was given direction to purchase item from Office Max – for $295.00
Superior Silica Sands review was given by Sharon Masek. Work is going well at both mines. They hope to be washing by the end of the month. She reported that SSS is anticipating building another dry plant in the Town of Arland. More details will be provided at a future meeting. She also discussed the changes that Barron Co. Hwy. will have to make to the corner / access road from the LP mine.
Matt Torgerson gave an update on the Midwest Frac mine. They are looking forward to starting up again in a few weeks.
No public comment given.
Bills were reviewed. Motion to approve by Robert Nelson, with a second by Wolf. Motion carried.
There will be an open house at the Hwy. Dept. in April.
Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 14th at 8:00 PM, with the annual meeting to follow at 8:30 PM.
Motion to adjourn by Nelson, second by Hoff. Motion Carried.
Pamela Y. Fall, Clerk
(minutes subject to approval)