A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, October 14, 2013 at the Matsche Center. All members were present. Also present: Ed Resch, Mitch Block, Ken Karpf, Kirk Rucker, Jerry Doriott, Andrew Dane
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Jerry Doriott of SHE gave a review of the wastewater treatment plant. Discussion was held on placement of garage. Add regular roof to plant, not flat surface, one office in plant, add bathroom to garage. Sludge removal plan will proceed to finish May 1, 2014. Plant building can then begin with completion by year end. Lift station will need a portable generator.
Minutes were read and approved.
Kirk Rucker spoke in regard to the Birnamwood Hotel project. Drainage and shaping issues were discussed. A berm will need to be constructed at the west side of the property to prevent water run off from High St at an approximate cost of $250.00.
Bills were read and referred to finance committee.
VanOrder/Gutowski m/s/c to approve vouchers. Roll call vote - all yes
No bid yet on the ball park project.
Bell tower progress continues. Tiles are being engraved with an October 25th delivery date and installed after that.
Dedication to be held July 16, 2014.
Ditch line project along Railroad St put on hold until spring.
No progress on GPS recording of water valves.
Trustee Rew is working on ordinance updates.
Lease agreement on Kubota tractor is coming to an end and payment will need to be made for purchase.
Discussion was held on American Legion use of building for storage.
Block/Behm m/s/c to adopt resolution for dissolution of law enforcement agency. Roll call vote - all yes
Block/VanOrder m/s/c to purchase plan C from Corrpro for water tower maintenance. Roll call vote - all yes
Clerk reported on a complaint filed with the PSC in regard to water billing statements. Statements will be modified.
Hydrants were flushed and some were not working, repairs will be done.
Question was asked why gate at Sewer plant is not closed at all times. It is a inconvenience to Mitch when doing work at the plant.
Treasurer reported on the receipts for September.
Block/VanOrder m/s/c to adjourn at 9:10 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk