Minutes September 8, 2021 Regular Board Meeting

Town of Oulu
Regular Board Meeting
September 8, 2021 ~ 6:52 p.m. – 7:33 p.m.
Town Hall

The Town of Oulu regular board meeting was called to order by Jonathan Hamilton, chair at 6:52 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Roll call:

Members present: Edward Burhans, Timothy Ciembronowicz, Jonathan Hamilton, Diana Reijo, clerk, and Marjorie Lahti, treasurer.  Absent: None.  Town employee:  Michael Davidson.

Approval of agenda:

Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to approve the agenda as printed and posted. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Consent agenda:

Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to approve the consent agenda as printed and posted:

  • Approve general fund vouchers 13366-13395 and ACH 499-502
  • Minutes of the August 11, 2021 regular board meeting, August 25, 2021 special board meeting and September 1, 2021 special board meeting

Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Treasurer’s Report: General $88,270.14  Tax Account $84,603.78  Local Fiscal Recovery $27,789.50

New Business:

Pre-buy propane:

Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to pre-buy 3,000 gallons of propane at $1.44 per gallon.  Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Part-Time Help:

Motion by Ciembronowicz to hire Adam Mattson as part-time help.  Motion retracted.  An interview will be scheduled for September 10, 2021 – 4:00 p.m.  Tabled.

Cemetery/Park/Road Maintenance:

  • Supervisor Ciembronowicz reported working on park grant
  • Graded Rankinson Road between Hollander Road and Oulu Rock Road
  • Lifted Waataja Road and put gravel on the road
  • Put breaker rock and gravel on Muskeg Road
  • Removed beaver remnants from Muskeg Road, dredged gravel from ditch
  • Prep dead end on Eastview and then will gravel
  • It was reported that there is a hole in the concession stand roof
  • Obtaining estimates for a snowplow for the pick-up – two received, but will obtain additional information

Agenda Item/s:

  • Part-time help
  • Purchase of snowplow
  • Review draft policy for handbook
  • Review draft letter for park donations
  • Review estimate from Norvado on open wire access

Correspondence:

  • Bayfield County Clerk – Proposed Redistricting plans – Public Hearing – September 21, 2021, 6pm at the Bayfield County Board Room

Set dates for next meeting/s:

  • Special board meeting scheduled for September 10, 2021, at the town hall, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Regular board meeting scheduled for October 13, 2021, at the town hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Bills will be reviewed at 6:30 p.m.

Adjournment:

Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to adjourn.  Meeting adjourned at 7:33 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk