Board minutes 11/11/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 11 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, November 11, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Diane Haas
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Diane Haas spoke in regard to students throwing water bottles on residents property. 
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Windmill is installed and working.
Fence and landscaping at ball park never got finished, should be on list for first thing in spring. 
Nothing new at cell tower. 
Attorney has asked for more information on the alley discontuation. 
Waiting on a better break down on costs for subdivision projects.
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to purchase solar speed sign with hardware for $2,899.99. 
Roll call vote – all yes. 
Complaint received in regard to mess at fireworks store. 
One bid was received for snow removal. K & D Construction end loader $125.00 per hour.
Dump truck $100.00 per hour and skid steer $95.00 an hour.  Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to accept
bid. Roll call vote – all yes.
Clerk presented budget and tax levy calculations. Ecker/Dombrowski m/s/c to adopt budget
and levy as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Trustee Schmidt made a suggestion for new signage for dead end streets. 
Clerk reported that since our free Wi-Fi has been disconnected, we will need new service 
installed for January tax collections . Trustee Schmidt will look into costs. 
Nominations for spring election will start December 1. Three trustee positions are up for election. 
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to adjourn at 8:20 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 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 November 11, 2019 minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface, fence caps, gate & fence repairs – Spring
  10. Park projects – merry-go-rounds – Spring
  11. Cell phone tower – update
  12. Discontinue alley?
  13. Water issues in Corazalla subdivision update
  14. Electronic speed signs
  15. Wi-fi
  16. New business

A: Next meeting – December 9, 2019

C: 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, November 18, 2019

Board minutes 10/28/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 28, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, October 28, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
Trustees Ecker and Schmidt were absent
Also present: Chris Jensen, Diane Haas, Karen Dickman & Ed Resch
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Behm/R. Resch m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Cell tower is not hooked up yet and may not be until 2021 due to a hold up at the State Dept. 
Hanson Sanitation provided the following estimates for the subdivision – dig ditches $24,750.00, seed & 
mulch $12,675.00, culverts $7,285.00 plastic, $8,832.00 galvanized. 
Cost for a solar speed sign would be $2,599.00 and a battery one would be $2,399.00.
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to adopt resolution to allow treasurer to collect taxes. Roll call vote – all yes. 
A complaint was received in regard to animal defecation on other properties. A letter will be sent to owner. 
Next meeting November 11, 2019.
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 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 October 14, 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: electronic speed signs

B: Next meeting – November 11, 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 21, 2019

Board minutes 10/14/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 14, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, October 14, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Ecker was absent
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Brian & Brenda Delrow, Randy & Vicki Wruck
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Windmill will be installed November 9th, weather permitting.
Cell tower is up, services not hooked up yet. 
CBS Squared Engineering provided a plan for the water situation in the subdivision. 
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to follow County ordinance for ATV/UTV’s which would require changing the maximum speed
limit on all designated routes to 35 miles per hour uless posted limit is less. Roll call vote – all yes. 
President Sprague and Trustee Dombrowski researched cost of electronic speed signs. 
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to purchase 3 iTrackers for $7,735.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Discussion was held in regard to use of the Matsche Center for classes. Board approves such uses. 
Receipts for September were reported.
Next meeting October 28th. 
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

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

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