Board Minutes 12/10/18

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING DECEMBER 10, 2018

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, December 10, 2018 at the Matsche Center.

All members were present.  Also present: Ed Resch, Jody Dombrowski, Don Schmidt, Tom Gatz & Chris Jensen

President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes were read and approved.

Bills were presented.Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented.  Roll call vote – all yes.

Tom Gatz filed a complaint in regard to how the billing to residents in the assessor’s plat will be billed.

Sewer lining is done.

Continue to look at play ground equipment for the parks.

Waiting on reply from Vertical Bridge for cell tower contract.

Pet ordinance submitted for review.

Samples were submitted of area ATV/UTV ordinances.

Mike Sprague consulted with attorney about meeting postings. We are following correct procedures.

In addition to current postings we can submit agenda to paper for their information but not required to publish for payment.

Receipts for November were reported.​  Diers/Ecker m/s/c to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Board Minutes 11/25/18

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 25, 2018

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, November 25, 2018 at the Matsche Center.

Trustee Burazin was absent.  Also present: Ed Resch, Jody Dombrowski, Don Schmidt, Tom Gatz & Chris Jensen

President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes were read and approved.

Bills were presented. ​R. Resch/Diers m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.

A map was presented of the new assessor’s plat completed by Cornerstone Surveying.

Discussion was held as to how to divide cost the cost of surveying. Resch/Behm m/s/c to charge 3 lot owner’s who gained nothing $150.00, remaining lot owners will pay $379.00. Roll call vote – all yes.

Sewer lining will be completed this week.

Ecker/C. Resch m/s/c to set local levy at 3.5101. Roll call vote – all yes.

Ecker/Behm m/s/c to approve budget as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.

More discussion was held in regard to allowing ATV’s/UTV’s on Village Streets.  A new ordinance will need to be drawn up.

December 24th meeting will be rescheduled to the 27th.

Ecker/C. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Board Minutes 11/12/18

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 12, 2018

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, November 12, 2018 at the Matsche Center.

Trustee Burazin was absent.  Also present: Ed Resch, Diane Haas, Jody Dombrowski, Don Schmidt, Rueben Eckardt, Tom Gatz, Vicki Wruck, Bobbi Diers, Roy Safford, Brandi Gutowski, Lawrence Hable & Scott Baseman.

President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes were read and approved.

Bills were presented.  Behm/Diers m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.

Rueben Eckardt questioned the posting of notices for meetings.

Charlie Brinkmeyer has met with property owners and pipes have been set in assessor’s plot.

Televising of lines started and lining should be done next week.

Prices are being looked at for a merry-go-round for Village Park. Lions Club are looking to build a 16×24 shelter at the ballpark by the playground equipment.

Village Attorney is reviewing the cell tower contract.

Clerk presented the Board with copies of pet ordinances from other municipalities.

Ecker/Behm m/s/c to grant snow removal bid to K & D Construction. Roll call vote – all yes.

From calculations it appears that there is 15,000# of buoyancy in the culverts. We need to fine someone to punch holes in the culverts to help relieve some of the pressure.

7 interested individuals approached the Board in regard to allowing ATV’s/UTV’s on roadways. This issue will be discussed at the next board meeting.

Something needs to be done on the corner of Western and Birch to prevent vehicles from cutting the corner to sharp and driving on homeowners lawn.

Resch/Ecker m/s/c to adopt resolution relating to the collection of state and county taxes by the Village Treasurer. Roll call vote – all yes.

Receipts for October were reported.  ​Ecker/C. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Board Minutes 10/22/18

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 22, 2018

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, October 22, 2018 at the Matsche Center.

All members were present.  Also present: Ed Resch, Diane Haas, Chris Jensen, Jodi Dombrowski & Don Schmidt

President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes were read and approved with correction that Zilisch blacktopping for ballpark is just a bid.

Bills were presented.​Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented.

North Country Landscaping has a suggestion for a new surface instead of blacktop for ballpark walk ways.

Merry-go-round at Birchwood Park has been removed and a new one is needed in Village Park.

Contract for cell phone tower is ready for attorney’s review.

Snow removal bids: K & D Construction – 5 yd. end loader $125 hour, quad dump truck 20 yd. $120 hour, skid steer $95.  Zilisch – quad $75 hour, 3 yd. end loader $85. More info. Is needed from Zilisch.

A ground water problem is forcing culverts up in the drainage ditches by Village Park and  East of Sewer Plant.  One solution would be concrete dividers – 10′ $205, 5′ $165.

Ecker/Diers m/s/c to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Board Minutes 10/8/18

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 8, 2018

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, October 8, 2018 at the Matsche Center.

All members were present.  Also present: Tom Gatz, Vicki Wruck, Ed Resch, Lawrence Hable, Richard Leih, Diane Haas, Dennis Rew & Chris Jensen

President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes were read and approved.

Bills were presented.Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented with the exception of Cason & Assoc. Roll call vote – all yes.

Zilisch will do blacktopping at ballpark in the spring, to be completed by April 30th., approximate cost of $9,800.00.

Sewer lining has been moved back to late November.

Check has been received from school for property on State Rd.

Negotiations continue for cell tower.

Insurance quote has been received with an increase of $500.00. Property values need to be reviewed.

Behm/R. Resch m/s/c to approve picnic license for St. Philomena’s Fall Fest. Roll call vote – all yes.

Receipts for September were reported. ​Ecker/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Board Minutes 9/24/18

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, September 24, 2018 at the Matsche Center.

All members were present.  Also present: Don Schmidt, Tom Gatz, Vicki Wruck, Jodi Dombrowski, Ed Resch, Lana & Dennis Wruck, Diane Haas & Keith Sorlie

President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

The python was found under the home.

Minutes were read and approved.

Bills were presented.  ​Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.

A copy of the current pet ordinance was presented to all members to review. Suggestions for changes will be made at the next meeting.

Birnamwood Improvement Club sent a letter advising that they no longer have the funds to have Santa come to town.  Maybe a project for the Lions Club?

Several properties need letters sent for mowing lawns.

Snow removal ad will be published.

Ecker/Burazin m/s/c to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Board Minutes 9/10/18

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING SEPTEMBER 10, 2018

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, September 10, 2018 at the Matsche Center.

All members were present.  Also present: Don Schmidt, Tom Gatz, Randy & Vicki Wruck, Lawrence Hable, Sheila Humblet, Lana & Dennis Wruck, Diane Haas, Dennis Rew & Chris Jensen

President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

A report of 2 pythons being housed in the Eastside Trailer park was made and 1 supposedly being missing.

Minutes were read and approved.

Bills were presented.Burazin/Ecker m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.

Dennis Rew presented the Board with a copy of the survey map for the property on State Rd.

President Sprague received an estimate from K & D Construction for constructing a parking area and pathway at Birchwood Park and covering with gravel at $1,650.00.

Parks Committee reported on concerns found after inspection.

President Sprague and changes made by Cellcom to the former proposal. $600 monthly with $50.00 increase in 5 years, contract reviewed in 30 years.

Equalized values for the Village for 2018 were reported.

Trustee Behm reported that the Lion’s Club will be building a shelter at the ballpark near the playground equipment.

Receipts for August were reported.​ Burazin/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer