The board of the Town of Arland met in regular session on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 7:30 PM at the town hall.  All board members were present.  The annual audit of the financial records was completed, showing all checks were accounted for and logged correctly.  Auditing members signed the records to attest to the completion.  The regular meeting was called to order by Chairman Maynard Hoff at 8 PM.  Minutes of the previous meeting were presented by Clerk Fall, with a motion to approve by Robert Nelson/second by Brad Wolf – motion carried.  Treasurer Jodene Nelson gave the financial update.  Motion to accept by Hoff/Nelson – motion carried.

Phil Hoff gave the highway maintenance update, noting road bans now in place.  A lengthy discussion followed on a road repair schedule which could be presented at the annual meeting in April.  Various possibilities were noted.  Phil will work on this proposal.

Sharon Masek gave an update from Superior Silica Sands.  She discussed the anticipated start up of the wet plants.  Further discussion was given to the road work being done on Cty. P and potential changes to the intersection with Hwy. 8 at Almena.  More discussion will follow at a future meeting.  Ted Peterson was not present for any presentation.

Board discussed the bid proposed by John Kaufmann for remodeling and repair to the town hall.  Motion by Nelson/second by Hoff to accept the initial bid for $7,850.00 – motion carried.  They hope to get started in a week or so, which will include painting inside, suspended ceiling, and other repairs and replacement.

Bills were presented for review.  Motion to approve all for payment by Wolf/Hoff – motion carried.

No public comment.

The next meeting will be the Annual Meeting on April 12, 2015.  The regular meeting will begin at 7:30 PM with the Annual Meeting to follow at 8 PM.

No further correspondence.

Motion was made and seconded to adjourn.

Pamela Y. Fall, Clerk

(Minutes subject to approval)