Town of Oulu Caucus

January 21, 2021 ~ 6:30 p.m. – 6:41 p.m.

Oulu Town Garage

The January 21, 2021 Town of Oulu Caucus was called to order at 6:30 p.m. at the town garage (in order to be physically distanced) by Sandy Rantala, Chairperson.

Residents present: Sandy Rantala, Diana Reijo, Jon Luzzatto, Cindy Luzzatto, Ed Burhans, Terry Burhans, Duane Reijo, Tim Ciembronowicz, Jonathan Hamilton, Marjorie Lahti, Fred Strand, Vicky Jatzo, Kim Hamilton.

Posting of the caucus: Caucus notices were posted at Oulu Pines, Town Hall, Solid Waste Transfer Site, and town website on January 11, 2021 and published in the Daily Press on January 15, 2021.

Motion by Fred Strand, second by Terry Burhans to nominate Sandy Rantala as chairman of the caucus. Motion by Kim Hamilton, second by Margie Lahti to close nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Sandy Rantala as chairman. Motion carried by show of hands. YES: 13. NO: None. ABSTAIN: None.

Chair Rantala explained caucus procedures:

Tellers: Terry Burhans and Kim Hamilton volunteered to be tellers.

In case of a tie: The method by which a tie is broken will be by drawing a name out of the hat.

Nominations for Chairman:
Jonathan Hamilton nominated by Fred Strand, second by Duane Reijo.
Certified by caucus chairman to clerk.

Nominations for Clerk:
Diana Reijo nominated by Fred Strand, second by Cindy Luzzatto.
Certified by caucus chairman to clerk.

Nominations for Supervisors:
Ed Burhans nominated by Terry Burhans, second by Cindy Luzzatto.
Duane Reijo nominated by Margie Lahti, second by Terry Burhans.
Tim Ciembronowicz nominated by Jonathan Hamilton, second by Kim Hamilton.
Certified by caucus chairman to clerk.

Nominations for Treasurer:
Margie Lahti nominated by Terry Burhans, second by Vicky Jatzo.
Certified by caucus chairman to clerk.

Motion by Kim Hamilton to adjourn, second by Vicky Jatzo. Caucus adjourned at 6:41 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk

CLERK’S NOTE: Declaration of Candidacy and Campaign Registration Statements for the candidacy of chairman, 2 supervisors, clerk, and treasurer have been property filled out and filed with the clerk on January 21, 2021.  Written notices were given to Jonathan Hamilton, Ed Burhans, Tim Ciembronowicz, Duane Reijo, Margie Lahti, and Diana Reijo.