Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

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. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update, survey update, bike trail
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, stage coach
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 update, Phase 2 update, High St
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ATV/UTV ordinance & others
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: approve survey map for Endure LLC

B: events

  1. Trick or Treating???
    1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – September 28, 2020

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, September 7, 2020

New Ordinances

The Village Board has adopted new ordinances for Cross Connection Control, Well Abandonment & Well Operation Permits, Storage/Shipping Containers, Winter Parking Restrictions, Fireworks Restrictions and Building and/or Utility Information Permits. You can read these ordinances on the website under documents.

Board Minutes 8/24/20

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 24, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, August 24, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Jennie & Benji Schmidt, Chris Jensen & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Discussion was held in regard to the bill Schmidt & Schulta received for sewer work. 
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Asbestos removal at Backes store done.
DNR has approved ATV/UTV use on bike trail. Needs approval from Shawano County yet.
Behm/Klumpyan m/s/c to adopt Cross Connection Control Ordinance #20-8-1. Roll call vote – all yes
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to adopt Well Abandonment & Well Operation Permit Ordinance #20-8-2. 
Roll call vote – all yes.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adopt Storage/Shipping Container Ordinance #20-8-3. Roll call vote – all yes
Klumpyan/R. Resch m/s/c to adopt Winter Parking Restrictions Ordinance #20-8-4. Roll call vote – all yes
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to adopt Fireworks Restrictions Ordinance #20-8-5. Roll call vote – all yes
Klumpyan/Schmidt m/s/c to adopt Building and/or Utility Information Permit Ordinance #20-8-6. 
Roll call vote – all yes.
Klumpyan/R. Resch to accept proposal from Kautza Excavating for Phase 2 in the Corazalla sub-division for 
approximately $9,000-$11,000. Roll call vote all yes. 
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020

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. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update, survey update, bike trail
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, stage coach
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 update, Phase 2 estimate, High St
    1. Ordinances – adopt ordinances, review ATV/UTV ordinance & others
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A:

B: events

  1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – September 14, 2020

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, August 17, 2020

Board minutes 8/11/20

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 11, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, August 11, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Schmidt was absent.
Also present: Miriam Nelson, Tom Gatz, Mike & Sandy Hable, Chris Jensen, Diane Haas & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Diane Haas stated there is a rabbit problem in the village.
Mike & Sandy Hable need a building permit.
Bid opening for High St. paving was held at 6:30. 
HIGH ST – BIRCH TO WAUSAU 270′ X 24′
RC PAVERS – $19, 080
NE ASPHALT – $11,670
AMERICAN ASPHALT – $19,383
HIGH ST – WAUSAU TO ELM ST 315′ X 24
RC PAVERS – $20,400
NE ASPHALT – $12,535
AMERIAN ASPHALT – $20,504.80
NOTES –
RC PAVERS – IF BOTH DONE AT SAME TIME, $3,000 DEDUCTION
NE ASPHALT – $5,770 MOBILIZATION  FEE 
AMERICAN ASPHALT – IF BOTH DONE $600 DEDUCTION FROM EACH
TOTALS
RC PAVERS – $36,480
NE ASPHALT – $29,975
AMERICAN ASPHALT – $38,687.80
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to accept bid from NE Asphalt at $29,975.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Asbestos removal at Backes store should be done Thursday.
Survey to be done on empty land next to Legion Hall and Village Park for approximately $1,000.00.
School has donated the stagecoach that was in front of the school to the Village. It will be placed in Birchwood. 
Bid was received from Kautza Excavating for $6,076.00 to do the ditching on Corazalla Dr.
Klumpyan/R. Resch m/s/c to accept Kautza bid. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Culverts will cost approximately $2,000.00. Chris will order them. 
Ordinances for Winter Parking, Storage/Shipping Containers, Fireworks & Building Permits were reviewed.
ATV ordinance will be left as is. 
Trustee Dombrowski took photos of all the area businesses, parks etc. to be put on the Village website. 
Behm/Klumpyan m/s/c to grant picnic license to the American Legion for August 16th. 
The bids received for the tennis court resurfacing were too high to be considered at this time. 
Tom Gatz spoke in regard to opening the bike trails for ATV/UTV use. Miriam stated that Don Aanonson is
spearheading the project and we should contact him.
President Sprague will talk with Les Siegal in regard to the signage left behind at the fireworks store. 
Receipts for July were reported.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 9:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2020

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. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks & Events – merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking, pond
    1. Streets & Sidewalks – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Water & Sewer
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

B: liquor licenses approval

C: Jim Dalbec concessions

D: Next meeting – July 13, 2020

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, June 15, 2020

6/8/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JUNE 8, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 8, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Diane Haas, Jim Dalbec & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Jim Dalbec would like to set up his concession stand in Remington’s parking lot. Item will be put on agenda for next meeting.
Minutes were read and approved with change being made to state Trustee Schmidt voted no on fireworks motion. 
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/R.Resch m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Doesn’t seem to be any regulations anymore in regard to the coronavirus.
Chris continues to move the speed sign around on various streets.  Violations continue. Shawano County sheriff
to be notified.
Board of Review was held June 3. Gordy Meyer will be retiring and a new assessor will need to be hired. He also
recommended a reassessment of the Village be done at that time. 
Ed Resch gave a report on Backes Store purchase. Attorney will be contacted. Contract will Kautza Exc. Was signed for demolition.
Ball park fence is complete. 
Chris reported on progress of Birch and High Street projects. Discussion was held on Corazalla Dr. project. Hanson Sanitation
will be consulted.
Sewer cleaners went through. Problems on 1st Ave and a manhole is needed on Tower St. 
Splitter box is being installed at wastewater plant. I trackers have been moved and will be checked after the next storm. 
Trustee Dombrowski has been checking on ordinances and also found that the size of Village Board can be changed by 
adoption of ordinance. 
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to approve licenses for Birnamwood Little League. Roll call vote – all yes.
Shawano County is in need of someone to mow the lawn at 405 Maple St. Forest Cemetery and St. Philomena’s are also
in need of lawn mowers. 
Receipts for May were reported.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:50 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020

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. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks & Events – ballpark fence, merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking
    1. Streets & Sidewalks – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Water & Sewer
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – June 22, 2020

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, June 1, 2020

5/26/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MAY 26, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Tuesday evening, May 26, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Larry & Cathy Kessen & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Cathy Kessen inquired in regard to the status of blacktopping on Matthew Dr.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to purchase Backes Store Property for $15,000.00 and proceed with demolition and
sell property to Ed Resch when complete. Roll call vote – all yes. 
We will continue to rent out Matsche Center for events with “use at your own risk” added to contract. 
Ball park fence repairs in progress. 
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to hire Hanson Sanitation to do projects on High St and Birch St at cost of time & material
with a cap of $11,000.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to hire K & D Construction to construct parking area and walkway in Birchwood
Park at a cost of $1,800.00.  Roll call vote – all yes. 
Speed sign reports continue to show that 75% of autos are exceeding speed limit. 
Ordinance committee will start to work on updating ordinances so that they can be enforced properly. 
R. Resch/Dombrowski m/s/c to grant fireworks seller permit to Les Siegel with stipulation of a $250.00 clean
up fee be attached and returned at end of term if property is left in good condition.  Roll call vote – all yes. 
Recycling grant was received for $554.59.
Report was received from Shawano County Sheriff’s department that the Village of Birnamwood has 333
incidents in 2019. Up from 229 in 2018. 
Question was raised that seeing we have not been able to find a new Board member to fill the vacant 
position, is it possible to decrease the size of the Board?
Ron Resch will fill the vacant position on the planning committee.
Question was also asked if there is a ordinance in regard to shipping containers that individuals are 
now using for storage on properties. 
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 9:20 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020

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. Backes Store bank offer
  10. Coronavirus
  11. ballpark fence repairs
  12. Merry-go-rounds
  13. Ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 cost estimates
  14. Birchwood Park pathway from shelter to pond & parking lot estimates
  15. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  16. Enforcement of ordinances
  17. Deferred business
  18. New Business

A: Les Siegel fireworks permit

B: events

C: Next meeting – June 8, 2020

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, May 18, 2020