22 09 14 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Town of Oulu
Regular Board Meeting
September 14, 2022
Town Hall

The September 14, 2022 Town of Oulu regular board meeting was called to order by Jonathan Hamilton, Chair at 6:48 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Roll call - Members present: Jon Hamilton, Ed Burhans, Tim Ciembronowicz, Diana Reijo, clerk, and Marjorie Lahti, treasurer. Absent: None. Town employee:  Michael Davidson.

Approval of agenda - Motion by Burhans, second by Ciembronowicz approve the agenda as printed and posted. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Consent agenda:

  • Approve general fund vouchers 13637-13670, ACH 546-549
  • Minutes of the August 10, 2022 regular board meeting and August 27, 2022 special board
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Motion by Burhans, second by Ciembronowicz to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Treasurer’s Report  – General – $219,920.95    Tax Account $2,466.78    ARPA $55,579.00

Community Groups - No community groups or individuals registered at this time.

New Business:

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Grant - No update at this time.

Airport Road Update - Northwoods Paving will begin construction as soon as feasible.

Bain Road culvert replacement - One proposal was received from Olson Bros. Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to approve Olson Bros. proposal for replacing the culvert on Bain Road for $8,820. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Specs for landfill building - Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to post for proposals for labor to construct an 8’x10’ shed with a 12” overhang with materials charged to the town.  Proposals due in one week. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Propane pre-buy - Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to pre-buy 3,000 gallons of propane from Midland Services at $1.79/gallon.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Snowplowing regulations/fees - Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to approved the snowplowing fees and regulations as presented, $75 if paid by October 31st and $100 beginning November 1st.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Employee reimbursement - Motion by Burhans, second by Ciembronowicz to reimburse our town employee $160 for damaged cameras. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Salt Shed Inspection Management Report - Salt shed inspection report received and no follow up is necessary.

Road Maintenance/cemetery/park report:

  • Cemetery – mowed for the last time this year
  • Park – will mow around the pavilion
  • Repaired spring on Wallin Road
  • Plow for the front end loader and Peterbilt are done
  • Patching blacktop
  • Grading roads

Agenda item/s:

  • Airport Road update
  • BIL update

Correspondence:

  • Northwood Technical College – Northwood Tech Board Appointment

Set dates for next meeting/s:

  • Special board meeting scheduled for September 26, 2022, at the town hall, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
  • Regular board meeting scheduled for October 12, 2022, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Bills will be reviewed at 6:30 p.m.
  • Adjourned Board of Review scheduled for October 26, 2022, at the town hall, 5-7 p.m.

Adjournment - Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to adjourn.  Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk