PROCEEDING OF REGULAR MEETING MARCH 24, 2014 (unofficial until approved at next meeting) A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, March 24, 2014 at the Matsche Center. Trustee Gutowski was absent. Also present: Mitch Block, Ed Resch, Jason Barke, Tom Gatz, Lawrence Hable & Jason Cieslewicz President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Minutes were read and approved. Bills were read and referred to finance committee. VanOrder/Behm m/s/c to approve vouchers. Roll call vote - all yes. Jeff Musson is obtaining bids from Spiegel & Tradewell for ballpark. President Sprague and Mitch Block met with Advanced Construction, Village Attorney and Rural Dev. Rep. to discuss sludge removal progression. Steps to be taken were reveiwed. Word was received from Jerry Dorriot and Bruce Ollman from the DNR that Advanced Construction is proceeding. Deadline is April 4th for DNR approvals. Work to be completed by May 1st. Jerry Doriott also reported that regulations from the Natl. Fire Protection require building over SBR to be fire and explosion proof. This would add $200,000-250,000 to construction cost. This will need to be researched further. As per the auditors report presented earlier, the Village will have approximately 1,000,000 to use of TIF funds for approved projects. This would include WWTP, garage, ditchline, ballpark, sidewalks and repairing sewer lines. Auditor also reported that the Village's financial status is excellent and all work was done favorably. President Sprague presented a base line estimate of yearly revenue needed for the sewer department and estimate of rate adjustments needed. Mitch Block tendered his resignation effective April 15, 2014. Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to discuss offering the position and hiring an additional employee. Block/Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m. Lauri Klumpyan, clerk
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