The regular meeting of the Town Board of Burnhamville was held January 26, 2021 at the Burtrum Community Center with sanitizing and social distancing in place. 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 and Treasurer Pam Throener. Erv Herdering was also present.
The minutes from the regular meeting of December 29, 2020 were approved as presented on a motion by Sup. Johnson and was seconded by Sup. Berscheit. Motion passed.
For correspondence the township received letters from the City of Long Prairie that the fire meeting will not be held in person due to COVID restrictions, liquor license request, insurance information and a request for a guard rail on Cranberry Drive.
A motion was made by Sup. Muellner to pay all bills numbered 6037 through 6052: Rev. $2,604.67; R & B $3,012.81. Sup. Johnson seconded the motion. Motion passed.
With the annual township meeting and election on March 9, 2021 Sup. Berscheit made a motion to appoint the following as election judges: Bonnie Alsleben, Janice Lind, Brenda Schwanke, and Shirley Hulinsky and they will also form the absentee ballot board. Motion was seconded by Sup. Muellner. Motion passed.
The Swanville and Sobieski Lions are planning their fishing tournament for February 27, 2021 on Long Lake and they are requesting a liquor license through the county. Sup. Berscheit made a motion to approve and send the liquor license request back to the county. Motion was seconded by Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed.
In the road report board members discussed the guard rail request for Cranberry Drive and agreed that would not be the best solution. Board will evaluate in the spring. Roads are being monitored for conditions.
Board members were presented with a list of board meeting dates.
Treasurer’s report showed a balance of $64,917.48. Sup. Berscheit motioned to approve and Sup. Johnson seconded motion. Motion passed.
A motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to adjourn the meeting which was seconded by Sup. Muellner. Motion passed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:28 p.m. Next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, February 23 at 7 pm in the Burtrum Community Center.
Shirley Hulinsky, Burnhamville Township Clerk