Minutes May 8th

Town of Oulu

Regular Board Meeting

May 8, 2019 ~ 6:45 p.m. – 7:34 p.m.

Town Hall

The May 8, 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 Nieder, second by Hamilton to approve the agenda as printed and posted.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

Consent agenda:

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

Approve general fund vouchers 12747-12765, ACH 386–ACH 389

Minutes of the April 10, 2019 regular board meeting

 

Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

 T rea sur er ’s Repor t:   – General – $40,396.77          Tax Account $ 91,938.62

 

Plan Commission Report:

Special Use Permit application:  Owners: Larry and Marjorie Falter

35-acre parcel in the NE1/4 SW1/4 Section 29; 2515 Rankinson Road

Place a mobile house

The mobile house was manufactured on August 19,1976

Parcel is zoned Agriculture 1

 

Findings:

Parcel size is 35 acres

Parcel is zoned Agricultural 1

Parcel Future Land Use Class is Rural Moderate Residential

Rural Moderate Residential allows the maximum density of 1 building unit complex per 5 acres

The mobile house is already located on the parcel and is a second primary residence on the parcel

The Special Use Permit application to keep the mobile house for a second primary residence

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.

As per the Town’s Comprehensive Plan the exterior of the structure from the base of the mobile house to the ground level must be enclosed within 1 year.

 

 

The Town may periodically review the Special Use Permit to assure compliance with

the permit conditions and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

 

Special Use Permit application:  Owners: Isaac and Jennifer Dull

40-acre parcel in the SW1/4 NW1/4 Section 14; 73620 Muskeg Road

Construct a new house

Parcel is zoned Agriculture 1

 

Findings:

Parcel size is 40 acres

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

There is an existing cabin which is currently being used as primary residence on the property

The Special Use Permit application to build a house which will replace the existing cabin which is currently being used as a primary residence 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 existing cabin on the property may not be used as a second primary residence on the parcel or for short term rental

The Town may periodically review the Special Use Permit to assure compliance with the permit conditions and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

 

Special Use Permit application:  Owner: David Nolan

40-acre parcel in the NE1/4 SE1/4 Section 11; 74315 Airport Road

Allow short term rental of an existing house

Parcel is zoned Agriculture 1

 

Findings:

Parcel size is 40 acres

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 Town’s Comprehensive Plan does not address short term house rental

The Special Use Permit application to allow short term rental of a house on this parcel is consistent with the Zoning Classification and does not conflict with the Future Land Use

Class for the parcel.

The owners will also have to obtain a short term rental permit from the Bayfield County

Health Department

 

 

Plan Commission Recommendation:

Approve the Special Use Permit application with the following conditions as supported by the

Findings.

Conditions:

No change in the permit application proposal is allowed without review by the Town

Plan Commission and approval of the Town Board.

The owners also have to obtain a short term rental permit from the Bayfield County

Health Department and any other required County permits

The Town may periodically review the Special Use Permit to assure compliance with the permit conditions and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

 

Uniform Dwelling Code (UDC): The Commission reviewed the option of the Town adopting a UDC

ordinance and contracting for UDC Inspection services.

 

Findings: A Town contracted UDC Inspector would better meet the needs of Town property owners

than the County’s contracted UDC Inspector

 

Plan Commission Recommendation:

The Town proceed with adoption of a UDC ordinance

The Town solicit proposals for UDC Inspections services

 

Community groups or individuals:

No community groups registered at this time.

 

New Business: Special Use Permit/s:

A Special Use Permit for Larry and Marjorie Falter to place a mobile house on a 35-acre

parcel in the NE ¼ SW ¼, section 29. Tax ID #37242; zoned AG

 

Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to approve the special use permit for Larry and Marjorie Falter to place a mobile house on a 35-acre parcel in the NE ¼ SW ¼, section 29. Tax ID #37242; zoned AG as based upon the Plan Commission’s findings, recommendations and conditions.

Conditions are:

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.

As per the Town’s Comprehensive Plan the exterior of the structure from the base of the

mobile house to the ground level must be enclosed within 1 year.

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.

 

A Special Use Permit for Isaac and Jennifer Dull to build a house on a 40-acre parcel in the SW

¼ NW ¼, section 14. Tax ID # 26785; zoned AG 1

 

Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to approve the special use permit for Isaac and Jennifer

Dull to build a house on a 40-acre parcel in the SW ¼ NW ¼, section 14. Tax ID # 26785; zoned AG 1 as based upon the Plan Commission’s findings, recommendations and conditions.

 

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 existing cabin on the property may not be used as a second primary residence on the parcel or for short term rental

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.

 

A Special Use Permit for David Nolan to allow short term house rental on a 40-acre parcel in NE ¼ SE ¼, section 11. Tax ID # 26735; zoned AG 1

 

Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton to approve the special use permit for David Nolan to allow short term house rental on a 40-acre parcel in NE ¼ SE ¼, section 11. Tax ID # 26735; zoned AG 1 as based upon the Plan Commission’s findings, recommendations and conditions.

 

Conditions:

No change in the permit application proposal is allowed without review by the Town Plan

Commission and approval of the Town Board.

The owners also have to obtain a short term rental permit from the Bayfield County

Health Department and any other required County permits

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. Uniform Dwelling Code (UDC):

Chair Rantala read the Plan Commission’s recommendations on the Uniform Dwelling Code. The town

will proceed with adoption of a Uniform Dwelling Code ordinance by soliciting proposals for UDC inspection services.

 

Gravel Specs:

Gravel specs – Motion by Nieder, second by Hamilton for the clerk to advertise for 2,500 yards of

grade 2, ¾” gravel (in accordance with DOT specifications) and include provision for residents to purchase gravel at the bid price.  Bids will be opened at the June 12, 2019 meeting. Motion carried

unanimously by voice vote.

 

Supervisor Appointments:

Chair Rantala make the following appointments:

Highway Supervisor – Klaus Nieder

Cemetery – Sandy Rantala

Landfill and Recycling – Sandy Rantala

Park/Park Reservations – Jon Hamilton

Plan Commission (Board representative) – Sandy Rantala

 

 

Hire Part-time Employee for Mowing:

Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder to hire Chase Reijo as a part-time employee for mowing. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

Spring Newsletter:

Discussion held on the spring newsletter.  Dates for bringing pick-up loads of garbage will be from June 26th, 2019 through July 31st, 2019.  Newsletter will be mailed out after the June meeting so gravel prices are included.

 

Update on International truck:

Discussion was held on the sale of the International Truck. Hanson and Young, Inc. will come and take pictures of the truck.

 

Bayfield County Health Infrastructure Grant:

Supervisor Hamilton updated the board on the trails at the park and indicated the town would need to install three culverts on the trail.  Motion by Hamilton, second by Nieder for Supervisor Hamilton to apply for the grant. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

Road Maintenance Report:

Water has been turned on at the park.

The north driveway at the cemetery needs to be filled in where it washed out.

Culverts were installed on Bayfield Line and West Colby roads.

Two big holes on Airport Road have been filled.

Blacktop holes on Airport Road have been filled

 

Correspondence:

Bayfield County Planning & Zoning Dept. – Public Hearing & Meeting – May 16, 2019

Wisconsin Salt Solutions – dust control

Northern Interstate Construction – starting new company, Johnson Pipe & Equipment, Inc.

 

Agenda item/s for next meeting:

Spring newsletter

Gravel bids

UDC proposals

 

Set Date/s for Next Meeting/s:

Road Inspection scheduled for May 29, 2019, beginning at noon

Board of Review meeting scheduled for June 12, 2019, beginning at 6:25pm.

Regular Board Meeting scheduled for June 12, 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 Hamilton to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 7:34 p.m. Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk

 

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