Town of Oulu
Regular Board Meeting October 9, 2019 ~ 6:45 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. Town Hall
The October 9, 2019 Sandra Rantala, chairperson, called Town of Oulu regular board meeting to order at
6:45 p.m. at the Town Hall.
Members present: Jonathan Hamilton, Sandra Rantala, Diana Reijo, clerk, and Marjorie Lahti, treasurer. Absent and excused: Klaus Nieder.
Approval of agenda:
Motion by Hamilton, second by Rantala to approve the agenda as printed and posted. Absent: Nieder. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Motion by Hamilton, second by Rantala to approve the consent agenda:
Approve general fund vouchers 12882-12899 ACH 407–ACH 409
Minutes of the September 11, 2019 regular board meeting and September 20, 2019 highway committee meeting
Absent: Nieder. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Treasurer’s Report: – General – $74,357.92 Tax Account $ 21,718.08
Community groups or individuals:
No community groups or individuals registered at this time.
Bayfield County Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Update:
Bayfield County Forestry and Parks Department is in the process of updating the Bayfield County
Local Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (LCORP) for the next five-year period and is asking the town to update our outdoor recreation facilities. Supervisor Hamilton will update the Town of Oulu’s outdoor recreation facilities.
Motion by Rantala, second by Hamilton to seek proposals for the Oulu Pioneer Memorial Park Hiking Trail Remediation Project. Proposals will be considered at the November meeting. Absent: Nieder. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Sale of one-acre parcel:
Sale of the one-acre parcel. Tabled.
Discussion held on the renewal of the waste and recycling contract. Motion by Hamilton, second Rantala to seek proposals for the same services we currently have. Proposals will be considered at the November meeting. Absent: Nieder. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Discussion on County Line Rd:
Myron Olson was present to discuss the possibility of the Town of Oulu opening up County Line Road that borders the Town of Brule and the Town of Hughes for ATV, UTV, dirt bikes, etc. Tabled until additional information is received.
October 9, 2019 Regular Board Meeting
Road maintenance/cemetery/park report:
Oulu Pioneer Memorial Park is closed for the season.
Cemetery flowers need to be removed from the gravesites.
Rip rap project on south Hoover Line is completed
Project on the north hill on Kaukamo Rod is completed.
Road side mowing is all done
The scouring under the bridge on Kaukamo Road still needs to be done this year.
Date/s for Next Meeting/s:
Budget “working” meeting scheduled for Friday, November 8, 2019, at the town hall,
beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Regular Board Meeting scheduled for November 13, 2019, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Bills will be reviewed at 6:30 p.m.
Agenda item/s for next meeting:
Discuss minimum bid for lawnmower
Discuss town pickup truck
Motion by Rantala, second by Hamilton to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m. Respectfully Submitted,
Diana Reijo, Clerk