Town of Oulu

Regular Board Meeting

April 10, 2019 ~ 6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Town Hall

 

The April 10, 2019 Town of Oulu regular board meeting was called to order at 6:45 p.m. at the Town Hall by Sandra Rantala, chairperson.

 

Roll call:

Members present: Jonathan Hamilton, Klaus Nieder, Sandra Rantala, Diana Reijo, clerk, and Marjorie

Lahti, treasurer.  Absent and excused: None. Town employee:  Mike Davidson.

 

Approval of agenda:

Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to approve the agenda as printed and posted.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

Consent agenda:

Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to approve the consent agenda:

Approve general fund vouchers 12722-12746, ACH 382–ACH 385

Minutes of the March 13, 2019 regular board meeting

 

Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

 T rea sur er ’s Repor t:   – General – $75,812.80          Tax Account $ 91,934.84

 

Community groups or individuals:

Jonathan Nelson – grading and dragging roads

 

New Business:

Sale of International truck:

Discussion was held on the sale of the International Truck.  Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to contract with Hanson and Young, Inc. consignment with a minimum bid of $50,000.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

Appointment of Two Plan Commission Members:

Two applications were received to fill the two vacancies on the Plan Commission. Motion by Rantala, second by Nieder to appoint Tonya Koehler and Marjorie Lahti for a 3-year term expiring April 30th,

  1. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

Road Groomer Magnets:

Discussion was held on purchasing magnets for the road groomer. Supervisor Hamilton recommended we put it in the budget for next year.

 

Cemetery and Park Mowing:

Discussion was held on the mowing for the cemetery and park. Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to advertise for mowing the cemetery, park and town hall. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote. Clerk will advertise this position.

 

Bayfield County Health Infrastructure Grant:

Information was received from Bayfield County Health Department for a grant to help create an infrastructure for physical activity, promoting health and wellness at our town park.  Tabled until the May meeting.

 

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Salt/Sand:

Correspondence received Bayfield County Highway Dept. regarding ordering salt/sand for next

year.  Board will purchase salt/sand from local contractors.

 

Road Maintenance Report:

Pushing back snow banks

Tried the Road Groomer on three different roads – Rankinson, Kaukamo and Hautala Roads –

worked well on Hautala and Kaukamo roads

Dugout at park needs to be repaired

 

Correspondence:

Local Government Center – Town Officials Workshops

 

Agenda item/s for next meeting:

Spring newsletter

Gravel specs

 

Set Date/s for Next Meeting/s:

Annual Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the town hall, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Regular Board Meeting scheduled for May 8, 2019, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Bills will be reviewed at 6:30 p.m.

 

Adjournment:

Motion by Rantala, second by Nieder to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted, Diana Reijo, Clerk APPROVED: