Burnhamville Township: February 28, 2012


The regular meeting of the Town Board of Burnhamville Township was held February 28, 2012 at the Burtrum Community Center. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by chairman Mike Berscheit. Members present include Supervisors: Mike Berscheit, Louis Thompson, Bruce Johnson; Clerk Shirley Hulinsky; and Treasurer Pam Throener. Others present: Ervin Muellner and Erv Herdering.

Sup. Thompson made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 31, 2012 regular meeting. Motion seconded by Sup. Berscheit. Motion passed.

Correspondence included notices of officer training and township day at the capital.

Motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to pay all bills numbered 4592 through 4603: Rev. $2,416.63, R&B $1,463.82, Fire $2,338.11. Sup. Johnson seconded the motion. Motion passed.

The board heard a report from the Long Prairie Fire Department meeting. Sup. Johnson made a motion to accept the fire contract from the City of Long Prairie. Motion was seconded by Sup. Thompson. Motion passed.

One of the supervisors did talk to one land owner along 210th Street about possible placement of washout chutes in the ditches and he will continue to try to contact other property owners.

The condition of 184th St was discussed again. One estimate was given and board will look into other products or resources for treating that road.

March 13, 2012 is the annual township election and meeting members of the board will set up voting booths at 3:00 p.m. that day.

In the road report different dust control products were discussed.

Treasurer’s report showed a balance of $170,573.69 before tonight’s bills. Treasurer’s report accepted on a motion by Sup. Berscheit and seconded by Sup. Thompson. Motion passed.

The board then proceeded to audit the financial books of the clerk and treasurer. Upon finding the books in order, a motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to adjourn the meeting which was seconded by Sup. Thompson. Motion passed. The meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m.

Next regular meeting will be on March 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Burtrum Community Center.

These are unofficial minutes.

Shirley Hulinsky, Clerk