Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2019

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 September 23, 2019 minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface, fence caps, gate & fence repairs
  10. Park projects – windmill, merry-go-rounds – spring
  11. Cell phone tower – update
  12. Discontinue alley?
  13. Security cameras – cost estimate
  14. Water issues in Corazalla subdivision update
  15. New business

A: revisit ATV/UTV ordinance

B: electronic speed signs

C: I-tracker information

D: Next meeting – October 28, 2019

E: Adjournment

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, October 7, 2019

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Board minutes 9/23/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, September 23, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Ed Resch, Diane Haas, Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Brian & Brenda Delrow
Vicki Wruck, Cathy Kessen, Adam Resch
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. 
Oath of Office was issued to Jody Dombrowski
The Delrows were looking for an update on the water problems in the subdivision.
Cathy Kessen asked that the Board recite the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings start.
Vicki Wruck stated there is a need for a local police dept. Suggestion to install electronic speed signs..
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Ed Resch is coordinating Countryside Fence and North Country Landscaping to finish at ball park.
Merry-go-round project to be finished in the Spring. 
Cell tower installation will begin October 9th. 
Security cameras will also help with issues occurring in the Village that police presence is not handling. 
Cost estimates will be obtained so funds can be budgeted for in 2020.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to hire CBS Squared Engineering to provide a plan for the water situation in the
subdivision for $1,000.00.  Roll call vote – all yes with Dombrowski abstaining. 
Trustee Dombrowski reported that Shawano County is working on a unified ATV/UTV ordinance for 
all municipalities. Our speed limits for ATV/UTV’s will be looked at for next meeting. 
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to hire Hanson Sanitation to install a manhole and valve at sewer plant to 
catch settlement and allow for clean out before gravel, rocks and grit get into system and cause 
damage. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Chris Jensen reported on I-trackers available for purchase to help locate where all the extra influx
to the sewer system is coming from. More information to be provided at next meeting. 
A First Aid kit is needed at the Matsche Center. 
Trustee Schmidt reported that he has received complaints in regard to size of signage throughout
the Village and request for fall garbage cleanup. As signs are replaced, larger signs will be installed.
Our current garbage contract doesn’t allow for spring or fall clean ups and would be an additional 
fee passed on to residents for a dumpster and cost of someone to moniter what is being dumped.
If residents have large items to be disposed of they can contact Advanced Disposal to make arrange-
ments to have them picked up 
Adam Resch arrived late and submitted a signed agreement from property owners abutting his 
property to permit a variance being granted to allow him a 8′ setback for the construction of a shed. 
An updated schedule of profit and loss was submitted by clerk/treasurer for board members to see
where we stand so far this year. 
Advanced Disposal has raised collection rates again. Our contract with them will expire in March 2021 
and new bids will need to be obtained in 2020.
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Adoption of agenda
  3. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  4. Public comments
  5. Reading and approval of September 9, 2019 minutes
  6. Approval to pay bills as presented
  7. Old business
  8. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface, fence caps, gate & fence repairs
  9. Park projects – windmill, merry-go-rounds
  10. Cell phone tower – update
  11. Discontinue alley?
  12. Security cameras
  13. Water issues in Corazalla subdivision update
  14. New business

A: Next meeting – October 7, 2019

B: Adjournment

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, September 16, 2019

Board minutes 9/9/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, September 9, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Ed Resch, Diane Haas, Tom Gatz, Jody Dombrowski, Chris Jensen, Dennis Rew, Lawrence Hable
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. 
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Behm/Ecker m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Schmidt/Diers m/s/c to accept bid from Countryside Fence for $8,204.00 to finish fencing at ball park. $4,114.00
will be paid with balance in Project X account and balance of bill paid by Village.  Roll call vote – all yes.
Diers/Schmidt m/s/c to purchase 20′ windmill from Hein’s Fish Farm for $2,000.00 including installation. 
Roll call vote – all yes.
Merry-go-round being worked on.
Cell phone tower progress continues.
Discontinuance of alley sent to Village Attorney.
Chris Jensen reported on engineer for water issues in subdivision. 
President Sprague reported that Fire Dept. is looking to purchase a new fire truck. Village share would
be around $65,000.00. Total cost of truck would be $380,000.00.
President Sprague accepted resignation of Trustee Diers. 
Ecker/Diers m/s/c to allow Don Schmidt to sign checks. Roll call vote – all yes.
Schmidt/C. Resch m/s/c to appoint Jody Dombrowski to fill Trustee Dier’s position until the April election. 
Roll call vote – all yes.
Receipts were reported for August. 
Diers/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Adoption of agenda
  3. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  4. Public comments
  5. Reading and approval of August 26, 2019 minutes
  6. Approval to pay bills as presented
  7. Old business
  8. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface, fence caps, gate & fence repairs
  9. Park projects – windmill, merry-go-rounds
  10. Cell phone tower – update
  11. Discontinue alley?
  12. Security cameras
  13. Water issues in Corazalla subdivision update
  14. New business

A: Next meeting – September 23, 2019

B: Adjournment

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 Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Board minutes 8/26/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 26, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, August 26, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Ed Resch, Diane Haas, Tom Gatz, Jody Dombrowski, Chris Jensen, Pam Fischer, Karen Dickman
Larry & Cathy Kessen
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. 
Pam Fischer spoke on behalf of the library, explaining services that are provided.
Larry & Cathy Kessen asked about the blacktopping on Matthew Dr.
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Pre-con meeting was held. Tower up early October, up & running mid-late Nov. Wi-fi also available.
Copies of the survey done for the school property were presented.  Village Attorney will be contacted
for abandoning alley. 
4 needle boxes were ordered.
Chris contacted an engineer to look over the subdivision for a solution for water issues. 
A pump was blown out at the sewer plant because of a pair of gloves that went through the system.
Cost of repairs was $4,200.00.
Kevin Diers reported that he will be moving out of the Village and therefore resigning his position 
as trustee after the next meeting. 
Ecker/Diers m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer