6/13/22 Board minutes

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 13, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Conner Opper, Chris Jensen, Luke Reimer, Rich Resch & Richard Gruber
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Rich Resch informed the Board that a privacy fence in memory of Dave Resch will be installed at the ball park.
Richard Grubar asked for zoning on his property at 190 Cty Rd N be changed to just residential, not commercial.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
A $100 League of WI Municipalities insurance dividend was received.
The ambulance service will be remodeling the old village hall to allow overnight stays.
A complaint was received in regard to grass and rodents around PJ’s Pub.
The pond at Birchwood Park needs to be sprayed regularly. Trustee Schmidt will get quotes for fish. Contact DNR in regard to shocking pond for fish count.
E.Resch/Dombrowski m/s/c to rehab well #4 with a new submersible pump and base for $14,094. Roll call vote – all yes.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to grant picnic license to St. Philomena’s for August 14th. Roll call vote – all yes. Paperwork has been received from Birnamwood Baseball Team.
Fireworks permit was approved for Bruce Mitchell.
Another ARPA deposit in the amount of $40,925.40 will be received in June. We need to allocate funds by 2024 and use them by 2026.
Another phone line will be added for Conner Opper.
Trustee Dombrowski submitted information on how EMS funding is raised elsewhere. We need to educate the communities on the importance of keeping our department in service. Vote YES to EMS!
Chris & Conner have been working on replacing boards on the picnic tables. Edges need to be sanded.
Receipts for May were reported.
Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

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