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PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MARCH 23, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, March 23, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Ecker was absent.
Also present: Al Peterson & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Al Peterson inquired about process to build a garage on his property.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Estimate to build platform for bleachers is $9,300.00.  Ed Resch is getting an estimate for a 10′ section
of bleachers to put in a different area and possibly sell the old set of bleachers. Surface paving will
be done as soon as possible. Fencing will follow.
Ed  Resch spoke with the Bank that has ownership of the Backes Store. They are willing to negotiate
and asked Ed to proceed with getting the hazardous materials testing done. 
Resolution and Notice of Intent to discontinue alley was received from Attorney. R. Resch/Schmidt
m/s/c to approve resolution for publication. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Trustees Schmidt, R. Resch & Dombrowski met and provided clarification of benefits for Village personnel.
Steps are being taken to provide appropriate COVID requirements for elections and meetings. 
Time to get going on finishing up the merry-go-rounds.
New tires are needed for Village pickup. Bids will be gathered.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors program has started. Please check on your neighbors.
Parks committee met on March 10th. Report from the DNR was reviewed and discussed. Short 
range goals: Renew fish license, purchase bluegill fish (approximately $500), look into adding trees
and bushes to increase fish growth, create and improve parking and create a walkway/path from
parking to the pond. Long range goals are also needed. 
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to restock pond at approximately $500.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Next meeting April 13, 2020.
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer