22 12 08 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Town of Oulu
Regular Board Meeting
December 8, 2022 ~ 7:25 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Town Hall

The December 8, 2022 Town of Oulu regular board meeting was called to order by Jonathan Hamilton, Chair at 7:25 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 13719-13745, ACH 559-562
  • Minutes of the November 9, 2022 regular board meeting

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

Treasurer’s Report: – General – $176,199.93     Tax Account - $2,434.84     ARPA $55,579.00

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

New Business:
Adoption of 2023 Budget:
Motion by Burhans, second by Hamilton to adopt the 2023 budget [town levy $159,827] as presented at the Special Town Meeting of the Electors. Absent: Ciembronowicz. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Website:
Discussion held regarding the website and requesting proposals.

Draft Short Term Rentals:
The Town Board reviewed the draft copy of the proposed revision of Bayfield County’s Ordinance for Short Term Rentals (STRs).

Road Maintenance Report:

  • Need to scrape the ice off the blacktop
  • Keeping up with snowplowing and sanding roads

Set dates for next meeting/s:

  • Regular board meeting scheduled for January 11, 2023, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Bills will be reviewed at 6:30 p.m.
  • Caucus scheduled for January 18, 2023, at the town hall, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Adjournment:
Motion by Hamilton, second by Burhans to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Diana Reijo, Clerk