The regular meeting of the Board of the Town of Arland was called to order by Chairman Maynard Hoff on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. All board members were present as well as several residents. Minutes of the previous two meetings were presented by Clerk Fall. Motion by Robert Nelson/second by Brad Wolf to approve the minutes of the May 12th and May 20th meetings. Motion carried. Treasurer Jodene Nelson gave a financial update. Motion by Nelson/Hoff to accept. Motion carried.
Highway maintenance report was given by Brad, with some updates on equipment by Maynard. Greg Rayment gave an update on his crew’s work over the past several weeks. He noted culvert repair needs and discussed plans to cut ditches in the next couple weeks.
Sharon Masek from Superior Silica Sands gave her monthly update on the work going on at both FLS and LP mines. She also gave the board information on the current work at 7th Avenue as well as the dry plant progress on 8th & County P. SSS hopes to have cement work going in a week or so. Sharon is doing several tours in the township, specifically groups are visiting the mine sites. She will be hosting a conservation group soon. Matt Torgerson gave an update on work going on at the Midwest Frac-Middendorp site. Everything is going well. They have been very busy mining.
Bills were presented for review. Motion by Hoff/Wolf to approve those presented. Motion carried.
Board concurred that the maturing CD at the Sterling Bank should be redeemed and deposited into the general checking account. Next meeting date will be July 08th.
Motion was made to go into closed session pursuant to WI Statutes 19.85(1)(c) for the purpose of reviewing applications and considering employment of a full-time Patrol Operator position by Wolf/Hoff. Roll call results: Hoff-yes, Nelson-yes, Wolf-yes.
Board returned to open session by a motion from Nelson/Wolf. Motion carried.
Board will meet on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 to conduct interviews for the town patrol position.
No other action was taken.
Motion to adjourn by Hoff/Nelson. Motion carried.
Pamela Y. Fall, Clerk
Minutes subject to approval.