Burnhamville Township • February 28, 2023


The regular meeting of the Town Board of Burnhamville was held February 28, 2023 at the Burtrum Community Center. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chair Mike Berscheit. Members present include Supervisors Bruce Johnson, Joe Muellner and Mike Berscheit; Clerk Shirley Hulinsky. Treasurer Pam Throener was absent. Also present was Erv Herdering.
The minutes from the regular meeting of January 31, 2023 were approved on a motion by Sup. Johnson and second by Sup. Berscheit. Motion passed.
A motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to pay all bills numbered 6399 through 6417 totaling $18,730.89. Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed.
For correspondence the township received notice from Sytek concerning permits for fiber cable in the ditches in our area, Long Prairie Fire meeting updates, notice of county weed training, notice of short course training, and notice of tax appeal publishing.
The board learned of another business wanting to bid on clean-up day. Therefore Burnhamville Township board will open bid letters next month.
With township elections on March 14 from 5-8 pm, Sup. Berscheit will set up the booths earlier in the day. The annual meeting will start after the election at 8:20 pm.
In the road report the scratching of the ice and compacted snow on the roads worked to improve conditions. Contractor and board members will monitor road and storm conditions.
Treasurer’s report showed a balance of $79,064.55. Sup. Berscheit motioned to approve and Sup. Johnson seconded the motion. Motion passed. The board discussed the budget needs before the annual meeting.
Sup. Johnson made a motion to have Nelson Sanitation supply the portable bathroom at Long Lake access this summer. Motion was seconded by Sup. Berscheit. Motion passed.
The board then audited the books of the clerk and treasurer.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m. on a motion by Sup. Berscheit and a second by Sup. Muellner. Next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 7 pm in the Burtrum Community Center. The Burnhamville Township Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 8:20 pm with election from 5-8 pm.
Shirley Hulinsky, Burnhamville Township Clerk