22 10 12 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Town of Oulu
Regular Board Meeting
October 12, 2022 ~ 6:48 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Town Hall

The October 12, 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, Diana Reijo, clerk, and Marjorie Lahti, treasurer. Absent: Tim Ciembronowicz.

Approval of Agenda: Motion by Burhans, second by Hamilton to approve the agenda as printed and posted. Absent: Ciembronowicz. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Consent Agenda:

  • Approve general fund vouchers 13672-13695, ACH 550-554
  • Minutes of the September 14, 2022 regular board meeting and September 26, 2022 special board
    meeting

Motion by Hamilton, second by Burhans to approve the consent agenda as presented. Absent: Ciembronowicz. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Treasurer’s Report: – General – $220,974.29 Tax Account $2,466.80 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: Jon Hamilton and Scott Weyandt updated the Board on the progress and proposed changes to the Airport Road project.

DOT Road Map Mileage: Motion by Hamilton, second by Burhans to approve the DOT Town Plat Record of 57.60 miles for the Town of Oulu. Absent: Ciembronowicz. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Landfill Structure Out on Bids: Motion by Burhans, second by Hamilton to put the landfill structure out on bids (does not include the furnace). Bids will be opened at the November board meeting. Absent: Ciembronowicz. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Open County Highways to ATV Traffic: Bayfield County Highway Committee was asking for input from the towns about opening County Highways to ATV Traffic. No action taken. Individual board members may email the Highway Committee their opinions.

Tax Assessment Talking Points/Facts: Town Board recommended calling Robert and Perri Campbell, North Wisconsin Assessment Service, Inc. for questions regarding their assessment.

Road Maintenance/Cemetery/Park Report:

  • Bain Road project is completed
  • Plows are ready for winter

Agenda Item/s:

  • BIL update
  • Open landfill structure bids

Correspondence:

  • Bayfield County Administrator – Bayfield County has prioritized broadband access throughout the county
  • WI Dept. of Administration - January 1, 2022 Town of Oulu population is 563

Set Dates for Next Meeting/s:

  • Adjourned Board of Review scheduled for October 26, 2022, at the town hall, 5-7 p.m.
  • Regular board meeting scheduled for November 9, 2022, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Bills will be reviewed at 6:30 p.m.
  • Budget Committee meetings scheduled for November 13, 2022, at the town hall, beginning at 6:30 p.m. and November 20, 2022, at the town hall, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Adjournment: Motion by Burhans, second by Hamilton to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Diana Reijo, Clerk