Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Adoption of agenda – posted???
  3. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  4. Public comments
  5. Reading and approval of February 11, 2019 minutes
  6. Approval to pay bills as presented
  7. Old business
  8. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface in Spring, fence caps
  9. Assessor’s Plat update
  10. Park projects – playground equipment for Village Park, energy source for Birchwood
  11. Cell phone tower
  12. Uplifting culvert solution – spring
  13. ATV/UTV on roadways ordinance draft
  14. Cty Rd N roadway repairs – spring
  15. New business

A: Cason Contract

B: Next meeting – March 11, 2019

C: Adjournment

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 18, 2019

Board minutes 2/11/19

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING FEBRUARY 11, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, February 11, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Dennis Wruck, Don Schmidt, Ed Resch, Jody Dombrowski, Miriam Nelson,
Jeff & Kim Plautz, Vicki Wruck, Lawrence Hable & Diane Haas. 
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.
Tom Gatz questioned gas tax applied at Remington Oil as we are tax exempt.
Trustee Ecker verified that the meeting has been posted. 
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Burazin/Ecker m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.
Don Schmidt researched information for aeration windmills. 
Broadband was held prior to this meeting. Shawano County has grant funds in which to expand services to
outlying areas in the County per Dennis Heling Chief Economic Dev. Officer. Mark Dodge of Bertram Internet
was also in attendance as well as Scott Nyman of Wittenberg Telephone Co. Residents can contact anyone of
them with questions in regard to their personal internet needs.  18 members of the public were present. 
Clerk is to contact Remington Oil about obtaining road fuel tax exemption. 
The Head Librarian for the school asked for $295.00 to reupholster 6 chairs and a bench in the library. Burazin/
Diers m/s/c to grant this request. Roll call vote – all yes.
Receipts for January were reported.
Trans. Aids $6,438.26, Shawano Taxes $135,251.01, Marathon taxes $633.97, Resch Ins. Refund $476.00, WBSD
reimb. $32.54, title search $40.00, rent $100.00, interest $39.92. Actual cash balance $370,534.28.
Water utility receipts $19,909.11, WW Systems rent $600.00, interest $15.89. Actual cash balance $121,010.02.
Sewer utility receipts $21,782.23, Kautza $413.00, interest $7.34. Actual cash balance $75,320.78.
Library CD interest $127.40, interest $.12. Actual cash balance $2,978.95.
Project X balance $4,111.61.
Ecker/Diers m/s/c to adjourn at 8:55 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Meeting notice

Broadband internet informational meeting February 11, 2019

At 6:30 p.m. at the Matsche Center.

All area residents are welcome to attend.

Meeting agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Adoption of agenda – posted???
  3. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  4. Public comments
  5. Reading and approval of January 28, 2019 minutes
  6. Approval to pay bills as presented
  7. Old business
  8. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface in Spring, fence caps
  9. Assessor’s Plat update
  10. Park projects – playground equipment for Village Park, energy source for Birchwood
  11. Cell phone tower
  12. Broadband info. Meeting – February 11, 2019 6:30 p.m.
  13. Uplifting culvert solution – spring
  14. ATV/UTV on roadways ordinance draft
  15. Cty Rd N roadway repairs – spring
  16. New business

A: Next meeting – February 25, 2019

B: Adjournment

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 4, 2019

1/28/19 Board minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JANUARY 28, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, January 28, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Dennis Wruck, Sheila Humblet, Don Schmidt, Chris Jensen, Ed Resch,
Rueben Eckardt & Jody Dombrowski
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Tom Gatz questioned gas tax applied at Remington Oil as we are tax exempt.
Rueben Eckardt verified that the meeting has been posted. 
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.
Rueben Eckardt mentioned that the top fence rail in the ballpark outfield needs to be capped. 
The aerator pump at Birchwood will not be rebuilt.
Broadband informational meeting will be held February 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Matsche Center.
Jody Dombrowski contacted Congressman Mike Gallagher and Rep. Mary Felzkowski in regard to 
need for greater accessibility to broadband internet. Both have responded. 
Complaint about dogs running at large from rental properties in the Corazalla subdivision. 
Karl Behm, Carol Resch & Bob Ecker met on January 21st to perform Chris Jensen’s review. They 
recommend a 2.5% raise (.62) retro-active to January 1, 2019. Burazin/R. Resch m/s/c to grant
raise as presented. Roll call vote all yes with Ecker voting no. 
Discussion held in regard to Chris Jensen attending board meetings. Burazin/R. Resch m/s/c
to pay Chris Jensen hourly wages equal to length of meeting. Roll call vote – all yes with Ecker
voting no. 
President Sprague shared a cost estimate per municipality for new fire truck. 
Ice rink is open. Notification is made on sign by rink and website. No ad in paper is necessary.
Fire Department has asked for and will pay for a water meter in the village garage so fire trucks
can be filled from there. 
Fine screen at sewer plant needs replacing in spring. 
Ecker/Diers m/s/c to adjourn at 8:25 p.m. 
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Adoption of agenda – posted???
  3. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  4. Public comments
  5. Reading and approval of January 14, 2019 minutes
  6. Approval to pay bills as presented
  7. Old business
  8. ballpark update – blacktopping or other surface in Spring
  9. Assessor’s Plat update
  10. Park projects – playground equipment for Village Park, energy source for Birchwood
  11. Cell phone tower
  12. Broadband info. Meeting – February 11, 2019 6:30 p.m.
  13. Uplifting culvert solution – spring
  14. ATV/UTV on roadways ordinance draft
  15. Cty Rd N roadway repairs – spring
  16. New business

A: Next meeting – February 11, 2019

B: committee report on Chris Jensen review

C:

  • Adjournment

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 21, 2019

January 9, 2019 board minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JANUARY 14, 2019
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, January 14, 2019
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Dennis & Lana Wruck, Sheila Humblet, Don Schmidt, Chris Jensen, Ed Resch,
Rueben Eckardt & Gordy Meyer
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Lana Wruck stated that her street address does not appear on GPS sites and cannot be found for 
deliveries. A fire number sign will be ordered to be put at the end of her driveway on Elm St. 
Don Schmidt questioned tax rates.
Rueben Eckardt questioned park fees and meeting postings. 
Bills were presented.
Burazin/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.

The surveyor placed stakes where residents thought their lot lines were. He will now compare them to the lot descriptions. 
Aerator at Birchwood needs to be rebuilt. Alternative energy sources should be looked at. 
Broadband informational meeting will be held February 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Matsche Center.  All residents are encouraged to attend. 
Final draft of pet ordinance was presented. Ecker/Diers m/s/c to adopt pet ordinance as presented.  Roll call vote – all yes. 
No draft prepared yet for ATV/UTV ordinance.
Review committee did not meet yet. 
Water/Sewer usage tiers have been adjusted as per the PSC. 
President Sprague spoke with the auditors and with the additional funds from the TIF district to offset loan  payments, We should be able to continue with having $30,000.00 worth of sewer lining repairs each year.  Gordy Meyer reported that Village assessments are at 97%, therefore within State guidelines.  He will meet with the clerk to reassess mobile homes. 
Clerk presented copies of final budget totals for 2018. 
Receipts for December were presented.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:40 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer





Board Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING DECEMBER 27, 2018
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Thursday evening, December 27, 2018
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Jody Dombrowski, Tom Gatz, Lawrence Hable, Jared Plautz & Chris Jensen
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Minutes were read and approved.  
Bills were presented.
Burazin/Ecker m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes.
Discussion held in regard to billing of surveyors cost for assessor’s plat. We will need to talk to Charlie Brinkmeyer as to how land was divided. 
Jody Dombrowski submitted information she found about playground equipment.
Cellphone tower contract is still being worked on. Jody Dombrowski shared information she obtained in regard to Broadband services being expanded in Shawano County. She will contact individual from Shawano County to attend January 28th meeting to inform those in attendance. Public will be notified to attend also. 
Final draft of pet ordinance will be submitted and voted on at next meeting. 
ATV/UTV ordinance will be drawn up and reviewed at the next meeting. 
Karl, Carol & Bob will be on the committee to do Chris Jensen’s review. 
Behm/R. Resch m/s/c to allow Clerk/Treasurer to get a new computer and set up for approximately $600.00. Roll call Roll call vote – all yes.
Burazin/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer