Town of Oulu

Regular Board Meeting December 11, 2019 ~ 6:45 p.m. – 7:09 p.m. Town Hall

Sandra Rantala, chairperson, called the December 11, 2019, Town of Oulu regular board meeting to order at 6:45 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Roll call:

Members present: Jonathan Hamilton, Klaus Nieder, Sandra Rantala, and 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 12935-12959 ACH 414–ACH 417

Minutes of the November 13, 2019 regular board meeting, November 19, 2019 budget meeting, December 5 board meeting and December 5, 2019 highway committee meeting

Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

 T rea sur er ’s Repor t:   – General – $100,490.51        Tax Account $ 1,596.26

 

Community groups or individuals:

Jennifer Dull – Bus route/turn around on Muskeg Road

 

New Business: Ambulance/Fire Contract:

Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to approve the 2020 ambulance contract for $7,403.92 and the

2020 fire contract for $9,767.59 with the Town of Iron River.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Sign for Solid Waste Transfer Site:

Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to authorize Rodney Johnson’s 4-H woodworking club members to make a new sign for the Solid Waste Transfer Site.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to amend the motion to include pay for the needed materials. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

Appointment of election inspectors:

Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to approve the names of the election inspectors as recommended by the clerk for a two-year term, effective January 1, 2020 through December 31,

  1. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote. Election inspectors include Michelle Dawson

(chief inspector), Donna Lehto (chief inspector), Barbara Tapani (chief inspector), Bonnie Rantala, Phyllis Beeksma, Johanna Johnson and Diana Reijo (chief inspector/clerk).

Assessor Contract:

Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to accept North Wisconsin Assessment Services contract as presented ($10,000 base plus supplies). Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Road maintenance/cemetery/park report:

Park and cemetery are closed for the winter

Maintaining snowplowing roads and driveways

Need to push back snowbanks at intersections and bridge approaches

To date, no park proposals have been received

December 11, 2019 Regular Board Meeting

Correspondence:

Willow Animal Hospital – Vaccination Clinic – January 11, 2020 – 9-11 a.m. at the Oulu own Hall

Date/s for Next Meeting/s:

Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 26, 2019, at the town garage, beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Regular Board Meeting scheduled for January 8, 2020, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m.

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

Agenda Item/s:

Park proposals

Adjournment:

Motion by Rantala, second by Hamilton to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 7:09 p.m. Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk

 

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