4/13/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING APRIL 13, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, April 13, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz & Ed Resch.
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.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to adopt resolution #20-3-1 to vacate alley. Roll call vote – all yes.
Waiting for results of asbestos testing at Backes Store.
Surface paving at ball park and fencing should be complete by April 22. 5′ will be cut off bleachers so they 
can be moved forward for better visability. Net has been installed on batting cage. 
Bids need to be obtained for ditches and culverts on Corazalla Dr. 
LRIP bid permission will probably not be released until late summer. May need to put blacktoppong project
off until next year to get on calendar and better cost. 
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to purchase 320 bluegills + delivery at a cost of $500.00. Roll call vote – all yes.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to purchase data software for speed sign for $425.00. Roll call vote – all yes.
Bids for tires for Village truck: Brickmer’s $494, Pomp’s $697, Beversdorf $862, Southside Tire $886. 
Tires were purchased from Brickner’s and mounted for $577.84.
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to hire Green Bay Pipe & Tving for televising 5000′ of sewer pipes for $4,450.00.
Roll call vote – all yes.
Monitors are out in the sewer lines to record data.
A letter will be sent to Shawano Co. in regard to 405 Maple St.
Receipts for March were reported.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 7:55 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, APRIL 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. Adopt resolution to discontinue alley
  10. Backes Store purchase
  11. Coronavirus
  12. ballpark blacktopping or other surface, fence caps, gate & fence repairs, bleachers
  13. Merry-go-rounds
  14. Water issues in Corazalla subdivision
  15. Birchwood Park pond restocking
  16. Deferred business
  17. New Business

A: Review committees

B: Tire bids

C: events

D: Next meeting – April 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, April 6, 2020

3/23/20 minutes

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

agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 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. Adopt resolution to discontinue alley
  10. Employee benefits package
  11. Backes Store demolition
  12. Coronavirus
  13. Deferred business
    1. ballpark blacktopping or other surface, fence caps, gate & fence repairs – Spring
    1. Merry-go-rounds – Spring
    1. Water issues in Corazalla subdivision – Spring
    1. Review committees – April
  14. New Business

A: events

B: Next meeting – April 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, March 16, 2020

3/9/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MARCH 9, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, March 9, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Pam Fischer, Diane Haas & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Librarian Pam Fischer presented Board members with a packet of events happening at the library. 
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
No response from Attorney, maybe time to get a new attorney.
A new benefits package for all employees needs to be drawn up. 
Sale did not go through for Backes Store. Ed Resch is working on a proposal for the Village to purchase.
Committees deferred until April.
Need to change our ordinances to allow penalties to be assessed by constable or other member
and need to appoint a constable.
Discussion was held in regard to the Coronavirus and plans if it becomes necessary. If residents ask,
we can refer them to the CDC link hhtps://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html. 
Bwd. Lions Club will be having their annual spaghetti dinner in April. BAES Pancake Breakfast will be 
June 28th.
Receipts for February were reported.
Parks committee will meet Tuesday, March 10th at 9:00 a.m.
Next meeting March 23, 2020.
Ecker/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Parks Committee

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

PARKS COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020

SEWER PLANT OFFICE

359 STATE RD

9:00 A.M.

Posted 3/2/20

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk