Board minutes 4/8/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING APRIL 8, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, April 8, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Jody Dombrowski, Becky Yonker, Diane Haas, Rueben Eckardt, Ed Resch
Chris Jensen, Vicki Wruck, Brian Holbrook & Miriam Nelson.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Trustee Diers verified that the meeting has been posted. 
Oath of Office was issued to Trustees Ron Resch, Don Schmidt, Karl Behm & President Sprague.
Brian Holbrook of Birdseye Aviation presented of photo of the Village that he took last fall.
President Sprague reported that after talking with the insurance agent no help is available for
Becky Yonker’s water/sewer damage. 
Jody Dombrowski suggested committees and businesses be posted on the website. There is still
an issue of loose dogs in the area and atv’s with children with no helmets or restraints on streets. 
Rueben Eckardt once again questioned postings of meetings and issues at the ball park. 
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Letters will be sent to all residents in the assessor’s plot update for a meeting.
Diers/Ecker m/s/c to purchase 2-8′ merry-go-rounds instead of 1-10′ one. 
Roll call vote – all yes except Schmidt voting no.
Discussion was held on sewer lining project. 
R. Resch/Diers m/s/c to purchase 20×30 Village photo with oak frame for $430.00.
Roll call vote – all yes.
March receipts were reported.
Ecker/C. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:50 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
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ELECTION RESULTS

GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS 4/2/19
115 VOTERS
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE
Brian Hagedorn66
Lisa Neubauer48
CT. APPEALS JUDGE
Lisa Stark98
VILLAGE PRESIDENT
Mike Sprague95
VILLAGE TRUSTEE
Don Schmidt77
Ron Resch96
Karl Behm86
WBSD
Chris Pietz98
Chuck Wendler102
Dan Stewart97

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Oath of office
  3. Adoption of agenda – posted???
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of March 25, 2019 minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface in Spring, fence caps
  10. Assessor’s Plat update
  11. Park projects – energy source for Birchwood
  12. Cell phone tower
  13. Uplifting culvert solution – spring
  14. Adopt ATV/UTV on roadways ordinance
  15. Cty Rd N roadway repairs – spring
  16. New business

A: Additional employee

B: Brian Holbrook – Birdseye Aviation

C: Next meeting – April 22, 2019

D: 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, April 1, 2019

Board minutes 3/25/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MARCH 25, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, March 25, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Don Schmidt, Jody Dombrowski, Becky Yonker, Diane Haas & Ed Resch
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Trustee Diers verified that the meeting has been posted. 
Becky Yonker spoke in regard to the sewer backup in her basement. 
Jody Dombrowski asked if it is allowable to create a berm in her yard to direct water flow.
Minutes were read and approved.  
Cost of water meter for bulk sales will be approximately $600 less. 
Bills were presented.
Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Cost of publication for assessor’s plat is $1,733.40.
Chris looked around and we can get 2 8′ Merry-go-rounds for the same cost of 1 10′.
Cell tower is looking at costs for base of tower. No contract has been signed yet. 
Draft of ATV/UTV ordinance was presented. Discussion was held and few changes
will be made before adoption. 
Cason contract will be signed with the exception of services totaling $390.00.
LRIP grant received for High St. Work to be done this summer. 
Sewer main lining will be done on Birch St., Church St., and State Rd. 
Sewer pipe broke near the manhole on Hwy 45. Hanson doing the repairs. 
President Sprague explained the discharge fee from the DNR.
Ecker/Diers m/s/c to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Adoption of agenda – posted???
  3. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  4. Public comments
  5. Reading and approval of March 11, 2019 minutes
  6. Approval to pay bills as presented
  7. Old business
  8. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface in Spring, fence caps
  9. Assessor’s Plat update
  10. Park projects – energy source for Birchwood
  11. Cell phone tower
  12. Uplifting culvert solution – spring
  13. ATV/UTV on roadways ordinance draft
  14. Cty Rd N roadway repairs – spring
  15. Cason contract
  16. New business

A: Additional employee

B: Next meeting – April 8, 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, March 18, 2019

Board minutes 3/11/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MARCH 11, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, March 11, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Don Schmidt, Jody Dombrowski, Tom Kautza, Miriam Nelson, Chris Jensen & Vicki Wruck
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
Trustee Ecker verified that the meeting has been posted. 
Tom Kautza informed the Board that Alliant would be doing work at the sub-station. Also inquired if the Village 
would be having fireworks this year. 
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Assessor’s Plat has been published in paper.
Merry-go-round purchase put on hold. Look for a local source to avoid large shipping fees.
Cell phone tower crew is looking into dewatering the area for the new tower.
Trees have been trimmed on Forest St. 
Cason contract needs to be revised before signing. 
President Sprague advised the Board that we need to start thinking about hiring another employee.
Financial aspects and work need should be considered.
Behm/Diers m/s/c to accept proposal of GB Pipe & Tving of $4,400.00. Roll call vote – all yes.
Cost of screens from B & M Technical would be $2,200.00.
Ecker/Diers m/s/c to purchase water meter for bulk water sale for $3,738.00 and share cost with the Fire Dept. 
Roll call vote – all yes. 
Receipts for February were reported.
Mobile home tax $6,743.14, WBSD reimb. $29.83, Feb. tax settlement Mar. Co. $1309.47, Shawano Co. $80,570.38,
delinq. Special assessment payment $181.09, rent $250.00, SCHA pilt $8,583.27, Charter $1,320.74, interest $47.89.
Actual cash balance $434,575.07.
Water receipts $8,932.73, WW Systems $600.00, interest $14.24. Actual cash balance $126,070.26.
Sewer – Pecha $160.00, interest $8.72. Actual cash balance $74,489.75.
Library balance $3,106.47.
Project X balance $4,111.93.
Ecker/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer