Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2022

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Oath of office
  4. Adoption of agenda
  5. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  6. Public comments
  7. Reading and approval of minutes
  8. Approval to pay bills as presented
  9. Old business
  10. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – Grants?
    1. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot & Old Village Hall maintenance
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark ground base, spotlight for flag, Signage for rules, parking and light usage
    2. Water/Sewer/Streets – Utility easement Corazalla Dr/N, tank inspection, well rehabs, sewer line Televising, fine screen replacement
    3. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    • WWTP assistant committee update
    • Clerk communications
    • ARPA funds –
  11. New Business

A:

B:

C: Next meeting – April 25, 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 Friday, April 4, 2022

3/28/22 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MARCH 28, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, March 14, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Jon Block, Shari Walrath
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Shari Walrath, Shawano Co. Librarian, presented a calendar for April library programs.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Trustee Dombrowski will be checking for insurance grants.
President Sprague submitted info. To the attorney in regard to the legion lot and Corazalla easement.
The Legion will pay half of the survey cost and attorney cost.
PSI Concrete measured for the walk-way at the ball park and school parking lot ramp.
We need to contact John Rew in regard to ball park rules, parking, lights, dugouts and bathrooms so he can pass along the information to the teams who use the ball park.
Trustee Schmidt contacted the Highway Commissioner about the condition of Hwy N to the west.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to have the water tank inspection done at a cost of $2,950.00 to drain, clean and inspect. Roll call vote – all yes
May 28th the crane will be here to replace the fine screen at the sewer plant.
The engineer that was consulted in regard to the issues for meeting DNR regulations for the sewer plant recommended contacting the WRWA lobbyist.
Trustee Dombrowski has been working on updating and organizing the zoning and ordinance files.
WWTP assist committee will meet this week.
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to pay Village employees in appreciation for working through COVID using ARPA funds. Chris $1,000.00, Lauri $500.00, poll workers $200.00, Ron, Tom, Cameron & Brenna $200.00 each. Roll call vote – all yes with Ron, Ed & Mark abstaining, President voting.
Dombrowski/Schmidt m/s/c to adopt resolution for East Central Wi Regional Planning Committee amending the articles of organization and by-laws. Roll call vote – all yes with Karl abstaining.
A complaint was received about the dip in the blacktop at 464 Birch St.
It will take about 3 weeks each to refurbish the wells.
Next meeting April 11, 2022
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:40 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, MARCH 28, 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
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark ground base, spotlight for flag,

Signage for rules, parking and light usage

  • Water/Sewer/Streets – Utility easement Corazalla Dr/N
    • Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    • WWTP assistant committee update
    • Clerk communications
    • ARPA funds – covid workers
    • East Central Planning Committee resolution
  • New Business

A:

B:

C: Next meeting – April 11, 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 Friday, March 18, 2022

3/14/22 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING MARCH 14, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, March 14, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
Trustee E. Resch was absent.
Also present: Tom Gatz
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.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
President Sprague met with Attorney in regard to the Legion lot & Corazalla Dr. easement. Additional information was needed and will be submitted.
Signage needs to be obtained for the ball park before season starts for rules, parking and lights.
Mike, Don & Ed met to discuss the WWTP assistant position. This will be a full-time position. Job duties and benefits need to be decided.
Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to grant picnic licenses to American Legion for June 19th and August 21st. Roll call vote – all yes.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to proceed with repaving our share of Cty Hwy N at an approximate cost of $40,250.00 with 1/2 of funds from ARPA and 1/2 of funds from general fund. Roll call vote – all yes.
Discussion was held in regard to using ARPA funds to pay Village employees with Thank you bonuses for working during COVID. More discussion will be held at next meeting.
The East Central Planning Committee is looking to change how their board is set up. They are asking for the Village to adopt a resolution approving this process. More information is needed before making a decision.
Receipts were reported for February.
Next meeting March 28, 2022
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, MARCH 14, 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
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark base, spotlight for flag
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps? Utility easement Corazalla Dr/N
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. WWTP assistant committee update
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds – covid workers, Hwy N replacement
  10. New Business

A:

B:

C: Next meeting – March 28, 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, March 7, 2022

2/28/22 Board minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING FEBRUARY 28, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, February 28, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Behm was absent.
Also present: Tom Gatz & Chris Jensen
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.
Dombrowski/Klumpyan m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
President Sprague will be meeting with Attorney in regard to the Legion lot on Wed.
Clerk will ad newspaper to email list for agendas.
Schmidt/E. Resch m/s/c to accept proposal from Total Energy Systems for generator maintenance at $2,200.00 for the 1st & 4th years, $585.00 for years 2 & 3 and $640.00 for years 5 & 6. Roll call vote – all yes.
New voting machine has been picked up and training to be held. It will be used at the April 5th election.
We can use ARPA funds for workers during Covid and towards our share of Hwy N replacement.
Next meeting March 14, 2022
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 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? Utility easement Corazalla Dr/N
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. WWTP assistant committee update
    1. Clerk communications – new voting machine
    1. ARPA funds
  10. New Business

A:

B:

C: Next meeting – March 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, February 21, 2022

2/14/22 Board minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING FEBRUARY 14, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, February 14, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Dombrowski was absent.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Bob Zillman, Bob Ecker, Rueben Eckardt, David Dieck, Joshua Weix and members of the WAC – Christina, Lee, Maverick & Julie
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Bob Ecker & David Dieck filed complaints in regard to snow plowing.
Bob Zillman had questions in regard to elections.
Rueben Eckardt questioned meeting postings, ballpark Handicap accessibility & Village truck usage.
Joshua Weix is the new pastor at the Wausau Alliance Church on Elm St. They are having a fellowship dinner on March 13th. All are welcome. First church service will be April 3rd. Welcome to Birnamwood.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
President Sprague has contacted Atty. Sarah Ruffi in regard to the American Legion lot
and utility easement on Corazalla Dr.
Grant Bristol from Shawano County reported they will be repaving County Highway N through the Village this year. He is preparing an estimate for our cost to do our portion of the road.
Pumping at the wells is down to 60%. Cost to rehab both wells is $8,000-$14,000 each plus chemicals at approximately $7,400.00. Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to proceed with rehabbing the wells. Roll call vote – all yes.
Behm/Klumpyan m/s/c to continue with our 5 year plan of cleaning and televising sewer lines at $44.50 per foot for 5,000 feet. Roll call vote – all yes.
Additional information is needed for the Total Energy Systems quote for generator maintenance.
Building permit was received for Dave Backes.
Receipts were reported for January.
Next meeting February 28, 2022
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 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? Utility easement Corazalla Dr/N
    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 28, 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, February 7, 2022

Board minutes 1/24/22

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JANUARY 10, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, January 24, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Luke Reimer, Chris Jensen & Bob Zillman
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Bob Zillman filed a complaint in regard to garbage cans being hit by the snow plow.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Clerk had 24 residents at tax collection and pet licensing on January 22.
President Sprague reported on the employee situation with the Ambulance Dept.
The Dept. is looking to hire 2 full-time employees which will cost all participating
municipalities additional funds. We are required by law to provide services to our
communities and it is getting too difficult to make calls with only volunteers.
Next meeting February 14, 2022
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer