Town of Oulu

Regular Board Meeting

May 13, 2020 ~ 6:46 p.m. – 7:22 p.m.

Town Hall

The Town of Oulu regular board meeting was called to order by Sandra Rantala, chairperson at 6:46 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Roll call:

Members present: Jonathan Hamilton, Klaus Nieder, Sandra Rantala, Diana Reijo, clerk, and Marjorie Lahti, treasurer.  Absent: None.

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 as printed and posted:

  • Approve general fund vouchers 13064-13081, ACH 435-437
  • Minutes of the April 21, 2020 regular board meeting

Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Treasurer’s Report:  – General – $59,279.25    Tax Account $92,688.72

Plan Commission Report: S. Rantala

  • Special Use Permit application:
  • 40 acre parcel in the SE¼ NW¼ Section 12; 6665 South Hissa Road
  • Construct a new house
  • Parcel is zoned Agriculture 1
  • Owners: William & Ann Trautt

Findings:

  • Parcel size is 40 acres
  • There is a garage on the property
  • Parcel is zoned Agricultural 1
  • Parcel Future Land Use Class is Agricultural Core
  • Agricultural Core allows the maximum density of 1 building unit complex per 35 acres
  • The Special Use Permit application to build a residential structure on this parcel is consistent with the Zoning Classification and the Future Land Use Class for the parcel.

Plan Commission Recommendation:

  • Approve the Special Use Permit application with the following conditions as supported by the Findings.
  • Conditions:
  • No change in the project construction type (new construction, mobile house, manufactured house, recreational vehicle) is allowed without review by the Town Plan Commission and approval of the Town Board.
  • The Town may periodically review the Special Use Permit to assure compliance with the permit conditions and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

New Business:

Gravel bids:

Three gravel bids were received: Olson Bros. – $16.24/cy; Iron River Sand and Gravel – $16.10/cy; and Trusty Trucking – $15.97/cy.  Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to award the bid to Trusty Trucking at $15.97/cy.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Special Use application – William and Ann Trautt:

A Special Use Permit application for William and Ann Trautt to construct a new house on a 40 acre parcel in the 40 acre parcel in the SE¼ NW¼ Section 12; Tax ID:  26746

Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to approve the Special Use Permit application based on the Plan Commission’s recommendation with the following conditions as supported by the Findings: (1) No change in the application proposal is allowed without review by the Town Plan Commission and approval of the Town Board and (2) the Town may periodically review the Special Use Permit to assure compliance with the permit conditions and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Spring Newsletter:
Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to mail out a spring newsletter with the following changes: car tires/light truck tires $5/each, Plastics #1-5, dumpster dates will be June 3rd – July 1st, gravel price and add closed on July 4th. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Update on Town Road Improvement Discretionary Program (TRID):

Chair Rantala announced that the Town of Oulu received a letter confirming funding for the Airport Road project under the Town Road Improvement Discretionary Program (TRID) with up to a limit of $251,382.26.  Town Board is waiting for the State/Municipal Project Agreement (SMA) from WisDOT.

Agenda Item/s for Next Meeting:

  • Satellite Toilet
  • TRID Project

Date/s for Next Meeting/s:

  • Annual meeting scheduled for May 20, 2020, at the town hall, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
  • Regular board meeting scheduled for June 10, 2020, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Adjournment:

Motion by Rantala, second by Hamilton to adjourn.  Meeting adjourned at 7:22 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk