VILLAGE BOARD MEETING AGENDA

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JULY 13, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking, pond
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: American Legion reps

B: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – July 27, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, July 6, 2020

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks & Events – merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking, pond
    1. Streets & Sidewalks – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Water & Sewer
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

B: liquor licenses approval

C: Jim Dalbec concessions

D: Next meeting – July 13, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, June 15, 2020

6/8/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JUNE 8, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 8, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Diane Haas, Jim Dalbec & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Jim Dalbec would like to set up his concession stand in Remington’s parking lot. Item will be put on agenda for next meeting.
Minutes were read and approved with change being made to state Trustee Schmidt voted no on fireworks motion. 
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/R.Resch m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Doesn’t seem to be any regulations anymore in regard to the coronavirus.
Chris continues to move the speed sign around on various streets.  Violations continue. Shawano County sheriff
to be notified.
Board of Review was held June 3. Gordy Meyer will be retiring and a new assessor will need to be hired. He also
recommended a reassessment of the Village be done at that time. 
Ed Resch gave a report on Backes Store purchase. Attorney will be contacted. Contract will Kautza Exc. Was signed for demolition.
Ball park fence is complete. 
Chris reported on progress of Birch and High Street projects. Discussion was held on Corazalla Dr. project. Hanson Sanitation
will be consulted.
Sewer cleaners went through. Problems on 1st Ave and a manhole is needed on Tower St. 
Splitter box is being installed at wastewater plant. I trackers have been moved and will be checked after the next storm. 
Trustee Dombrowski has been checking on ordinances and also found that the size of Village Board can be changed by 
adoption of ordinance. 
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to approve licenses for Birnamwood Little League. Roll call vote – all yes.
Shawano County is in need of someone to mow the lawn at 405 Maple St. Forest Cemetery and St. Philomena’s are also
in need of lawn mowers. 
Receipts for May were reported.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:50 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks & Events – ballpark fence, merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking
    1. Streets & Sidewalks – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Water & Sewer
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – June 22, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, June 1, 2020

5/26/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MAY 26, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Tuesday evening, May 26, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Larry & Cathy Kessen & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Cathy Kessen inquired in regard to the status of blacktopping on Matthew Dr.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to purchase Backes Store Property for $15,000.00 and proceed with demolition and
sell property to Ed Resch when complete. Roll call vote – all yes. 
We will continue to rent out Matsche Center for events with “use at your own risk” added to contract. 
Ball park fence repairs in progress. 
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to hire Hanson Sanitation to do projects on High St and Birch St at cost of time & material
with a cap of $11,000.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to hire K & D Construction to construct parking area and walkway in Birchwood
Park at a cost of $1,800.00.  Roll call vote – all yes. 
Speed sign reports continue to show that 75% of autos are exceeding speed limit. 
Ordinance committee will start to work on updating ordinances so that they can be enforced properly. 
R. Resch/Dombrowski m/s/c to grant fireworks seller permit to Les Siegel with stipulation of a $250.00 clean
up fee be attached and returned at end of term if property is left in good condition.  Roll call vote – all yes. 
Recycling grant was received for $554.59.
Report was received from Shawano County Sheriff’s department that the Village of Birnamwood has 333
incidents in 2019. Up from 229 in 2018. 
Question was raised that seeing we have not been able to find a new Board member to fill the vacant 
position, is it possible to decrease the size of the Board?
Ron Resch will fill the vacant position on the planning committee.
Question was also asked if there is a ordinance in regard to shipping containers that individuals are 
now using for storage on properties. 
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 9:20 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Notice from the Board

The Village Board has observed many ATV/UTV violations.  Residents need to remember that ATV/UTV use is a privilege not a right, if regulations are not followed, we can rescind the ordinance just as easily as we enacted it!

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Backes Store bank offer
  10. Coronavirus
  11. ballpark fence repairs
  12. Merry-go-rounds
  13. Ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 cost estimates
  14. Birchwood Park pathway from shelter to pond & parking lot estimates
  15. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  16. Enforcement of ordinances
  17. Deferred business
  18. New Business

A: Les Siegel fireworks permit

B: events

C: Next meeting – June 8, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, May 18, 2020

5/11/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MAY 11, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, May 11, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Merriam Nelson & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Liberty Bank is asking $25,000.00 for the store. Not worth it. We will wait and see what happens next. 
Covid-19 rules keep changing. Wondering how our Ambulance Dept. is holding up. 
Ball park surfacing complete. Fencing to be completed on the 18th. 
Trustee Dombrowski submitted a phase 1 proposal for ditches and culverts in the Corazalla Subdivision.
Need to start getting cost estimates and repairs done before road deteriorates entirely. 
Birchwood Park restocking complete. Trustee Schmidt is getting another estimate for parking lot and 
pathway from shelter to pond. 
President Sprague spoke with Village Attorney in regard to enforcement of ordinances and fee 
assessments. We need to get set up on the Court dockets for both counties and have our ordinances
written correctly so they are enforceable and list the amounts of fees to be assessed. Initial set up
would cost approximately $1,000-1,500.
Reports were received from the portable speed sign. A large percentage of traffic is in violation. 
The next step is to report to the County so streets can be monitored.
Committees were discussed and realigned with members assigned as listed on attachment. 
A letter was received from the Tavern League asking for a decrease in fees for liquor licenses due to
the lack of business from Covid-19. We will wait until the next meeting to see how regulations
change. 
Open Book will be May 27, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Board of Review will be June 3, 2020 for
the same time period. 
Next meeting will be postponed until Tuesday, May 26th, because of Memorial Day on Monday.
Many ATV-UTV violations are being observed. Residents need to remember that it is a privilege
to use these vehicles and Village streets and this can be rescinded at any time.
Receipts were reported for April.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

ATV/UTV Users!

The Village Board has observed many ATV/UTV violations. Please remember that ATV/UTV use on Village streets is a privilege, not a right! If regulations are not followed, the Board can rescind the ordinance just as easily as it was enacted!