Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2022

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. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – 
    1. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot & Old Village Hall maintenance – Spring
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark base, spotlight for flag – Spring
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. WWTP assistant committee update
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds
  10. New Business

A:

B:

C: Next meeting – February 14, 2022

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, January 17, 2022

1/10/22 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JANUARY 10, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, January 10, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Luke Reimer, Megan Olson, Chris Jensen, Phil Tautges & Jon Block
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Phil Tautges answered questions in regard to replacing the lights in the Matsche Center.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to accept proposal for 120 lights @ $8.00 with labor of $300.00 and an $180.00 refund. Roll call vote – all yes. Thank you to Phil for hanging and taking down Christmas lights.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Complaints were received in regard to the abandoned Barbershop.
WW Systems who contracted with us for Tower Space has been purchased by Cirrinity.
An engineer will be visiting tomorrow to discuss issues of the sewer plant.
WWTP assistant committee will be Mike, Don & Ed.
Auditors will be here Monday-Wednesday. ARPA funds can be considered loss revenue
and be used at our discretion.
Clerk has been working with the assessor on many issues, including mobile home park
assessments and taxes.
The Board reviewed the list for 2021 accomplishments and 2022 plans. Jody will update it
and have it posted on the website and it will be included in the next newsletter.
Klumpyan/E. Resch m/s/c to raise hourly pay for snow plowing to $20.00. Roll call vote –
all yes.
R. Resch/Schmidt to change fees for message board to $5.00 a day, $20.00 a week.
Roll call vote – all yes.
Receipts were reported for December.
Next meeting January 24, 2022
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:40 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2022

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. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – 
    1. Property & Land Use –Matsche Center lights, American Legion lot & Old Village Hall maintenance – Spring
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark base, spotlight for flag – Spring
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. WWTP assistant committee – January
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds
  10. New Business

A: Snow plowing wages

B: 2021 accomplishments & plans for 2022

C: Next meeting – January 24, 2022

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, January 3, 2022

Minutes 12/27/21

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING DECEMBER 27, 2021
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, December 27, 2021 at the Matsche Center.
Trustees R. Resch & Behm were absent.
Also present: Luke Reimer, Tom Gatz & Dylan Walkush
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Dylan Walkush inquired about the WWTP assistant position.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Complaints were received about snow plowing issues.
Repairs were made at the lift station and the influent sampler also needs repair.
A request was made for an additional street light on State Rd.
Schmidt/E. Resch m/s/c to grant a $1,500.00 increase for the clerk/treasurer effective
January 1, 2022 with all voting yes with Klumpyan abstaining and Sprague voting yes.
Next meeting January 10, 2022.
Schmidt/Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2021

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. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – 
    1. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot, Old Village Hall maintenance – Spring
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark base, spotlight for flag – Spring
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. WWTP assistant committee – January
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds
  10. New Business

A: clerk/treasurer salary

B: Next meeting – January 10, 2022

C: Happy New Year!

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, December 20, 2021

12/13/21 Board minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING DECEMBER 13, 2021
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, December 22, 2021 at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Dombrowski was absent.
Also present: Luke Reimer, Tom Gatz & Chris Jensen
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to approve bills with holding back Fuller’s & Rew’s until further review.
Roll call vote – all yes.
DNR permit on hold until some changes can be made in discharge methods.
LRIP funds of $9,575.25 were approved for the 2022-2023 term.
Election Board for the 2022-2023 term will be Chanda Kersten, Jonelle Resch, Sandy
Meverden, Cheryl Rew, Jo Olson, Brenda Zastrow and Pam Backes.
R.Resch/Behm m/s/c to go to closed session for personnel issues at 8:17 p.m.
Return to open session at 8:57 p.m.
R.Resch/Klumpyan m/s/c to grant Chris Jensen a $.76 raise (2.85%, $27.60 per hour) plus another week vacation which meets the 5 week limit. Roll call vote – all yes.
Receipts for November were reported.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 9:10 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Board minutes 11/22/21

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 22, 2021
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, November 22, 2021 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Luke Reimer
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Budget & levy calculations were discussed. Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to adopt budget and set levy. Roll call vote – all yes.
Next meeting 12/13/21
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2021

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. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – 
    1. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot, Old Village Hall maintenance – Spring
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark base, spotlight for flag – Spring
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. WWTP assistant committee – January
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds
    1. Employee ID’s
  10. New Business

A: Election committee

B: Employee review – Board may need to adjourn to closed session

B: Next meeting – December 27, 2021

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, December 6, 2021

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2021

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. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – adopt Budget & set tax levy
    2. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot, Old Village Hall maintenance – Spring
    3. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ball park wheelchair access, ball park base, spotlight for flag – Spring
    4. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    5. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    6. WWTP assistant committee – January
    7. Clerk communications
    8. ARPA funds
    9. Employee ID’s
  10. New Business

A: Next meeting – December 13, 2021

B: snow removal bids

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, November 15, 2021

11/8/21 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 8, 2021
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, November 8, 2021 at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Behm was absent.
Also present: Luke Reimer, Jon Block, Corin Martens & Chris Jensen.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:12 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Corin Martens is looking for a place to hold 12 step program meetings.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Clerk submitted preliminary budget calculations. President Sprague explained the current
situation with the ambulance department and the need for funds from the area municipalities.
Still mixed answers in regard to the street right-of-way abandonment to the Legion and Village Park.
It will cost $14,690 to replace the broken screen and brushes at the sewer plant.
The new assessor has asked that a line for parcel numbers be added to the building permits.
A complaint was received in regard to cats running at large and hungry and many dogs not licensed and out in the cold and hungry at an area resident’s home.
The Shawano County library director spoke to President Sprague in regard to other space for the library as there are issued between the school and public library personnel.
Receipts were reported for October.
Next meeting 11/22/21.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer