Minutes April 19, 2022 Annual Meeting

Town of Oulu

Annual Meeting

Town Hall

April 19, 2022 ~ 6:34 p.m. – 6:48 p.m.

The April 19, 2022 Town of Oulu annual meeting was called to order at 6:34 p.m. at the town hall by Jonathan Hamilton, Chairman.

The annual meeting notice was posted at the Town Hall and town website on April 6, 2022.

Chair Hamilton stated voting will be conducted by a show of hands.

Motion by Kim Hamilton, second by Ken Rantala to approve the minutes of the April 20, 2021 annual meeting and December 8, 2021 special meeting of the electors as presented. Yes: 7. No: None.  Abstain:  0. Motion carried by a show of hands.

Motion by Margie Lahti, second by Ken Rantala to dispense with the reading of the financial statement as everyone in attendance had a copy. Yes: 7. No: None.  Abstain: 1. Motion carried by a show of hands.

Discussion followed.  Motion by Ken Rantala, second by Kim Hamilton to accept the financial statement as presented.  Yes: 7. No: None.  Abstain: 1. Motion carried by a show of hands.

Chairman’s Report:

  • Along with daily road maintenance there was an additional total of 2,641cy of gravel spread on the following roads:
  • Airport Rd
20 loads
  • Bayfield Line Rd
24 loads
  • Eastview Rd
57 loads
  • Elonen Rd
5 loads
  • Erkilla Rd
13 loads
  • Hoffengartner Rd
1 load
  • Hokkanen Rd
3 loads
  • Kaukamo Rd
8 loads
  • Oulu Pioneer Rd
20 loads
  • Pudas Rd
5 loads
  • S Hoover Line Rd
1 load
  • S Muskeg Rd
16 loads
  • W Colby Rd
10 loads
  • W Rankinson Rd
17 loads
  • Waataja Rd
5 loads
  • Airport Road beginning at Kaukamo Road north to North Hissa Road was blacktopped.
  • Bridge abutments were repaired
  • Culverts were installed on North Hissa Road, Airport Road and Muskeg Road
  • South Hoover Line was ditched and pit run was put on the road
  • Working on developing a Long-Range Plan for the town, which will include buildings/ repairs/ machinery replacement, etc.
  • The Town Board is applying for several BIL (Bipartisan Infrastructure Law) road grants for Airport Road, Bain Road, Boulevard Road and Oulu Rock Rd

Motion by Margie Lahti, second by Kim Hamilton to designate Security State Bank as the town depository. Yes: 8. No: None.  Abstain: 0. Motion carried by a show of hands.

Motion by Ken Rantala, second by Margie Lahti to appoint Bonnie Rantala, Leanna Pudas, and Marla Lahti to the audit committee. Yes: 8. No: None.  Abstain:  None.  Motion carried by a show of hands.

The 2023 annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

Motion by Ken Rantala, second by Kim Hamilton to adjourn.  Meeting adjourned at 6:48 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk

Note:  Minutes posted at Oulu Transfer Site, Oulu Pines, Town Hall and Town website on April 23, 2022.