Burnhamville Township • December 29, 2020


The regular meeting of the Town Board of Burnhamville was held December 29, 2020 at the Burtrum Community Center with sanitizing and social distancing again. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chair Mike Berscheit. Members present include Supervisors: Bruce Johnson, Mike Berscheit, Joe Muellner; Clerk Shirley Hulinsky. Treasurer Pam Throener was absent. Loren Roe and Erv Herdering were also present.
The minutes from the regular meeting of November 24, 2020 were approved as presented on a motion by Sup. Muellner and was seconded by Sup. Johnson. Motion passed.
For correspondence the township received letters informing the board of two fire calls from Long Prairie Department in our area, the Grey Eagle fire meeting was not held in person due to COVID restrictions, reminders of filing for township offices, opening on Todd Co Board of adjustments, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hearing on Feb. 4, and an anonymous letter with concerns around the township. The fishing boat landing will be improved this spring with help from the Swanville Sportsman Club. The board is not aware of grants to remove abandoned property and this board does not handle planning and zoning issues. America is a free country and the township would like all land owners and residents to keep their property in reasonable condition.
A motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to pay all bills numbered 6027 through 6036: Rev. $635.62; R & B $2,266.85; Fire $8,816.00. Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed.
A resident complained of trees overhanging the road on 160th St. by Lady Lake. Supervisors will take care of it.
In the road report board members discussed road signs with the county and they said no good sign to make traffic slow down. Board will evaluate in the spring. Roads are being monitored for conditions.
Treasurer’s report showed a balance of $72,711.59. Sup. Berscheit motioned to approve and Sup. Johnson seconded motion. Motion passed.
One supervisor and the treasurer position are open to file for office for two weeks now.
A motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to adjourn the meeting which was seconded by Sup. Johnson. Motion passed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:27 p.m. Next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, January 26 at 7 p.m. in the Burtrum Community Center.
Shirley Hulinsky, Burnhamville Township Clerk