Burnhamville Township • January 31, 2023


The regular meeting of the Town Board of Burnhamville was held January 31, 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 December 27, 2022 were approved on a motion by Sup. Berscheit and second by Sup. Johnson. Motion passed.
A motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to pay all bills numbered 6386 through 6398 totaling $13,188.55. Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed.
For correspondence the township received notice from county weed inspection report due, Sytek has more fiber internet to home service in our area, Long Prairie Fire meeting tomorrow, Impact Funding notice from Sourcewell, information on county upgrading street signs, December taxes, and information on a Zoom meeting on water quality changes.
The board had complaints about tar areas getting more snow plowing. Contractor noted that tar needs a lot more maintenance to keep up the quality of the road surface. That tar area sees more traffic also.
Burnhamville Township is again planning on doing the clean-up day in May. The board discussed the details for a bid letter to get a better price on hauling away the big items.
With township elections on March 14 Sup. Berscheit made a motion to appoint Bonnie Alsleben, Janice Lind, Brenda Schwanke, as election judges with Shirley Hulinsky as alternate. Brenda Schwanke and Shirley Hulinsky will be the Absentee Ballot board. Motion was seconded by Sup. Johnson. Motion passed.
The board reviewed and completed the annual county weed inspection report.
FEMA grant has gone through and the state has the money, but the township is waiting on a Unique Entity ID number to receive the full grant funds.
In the road report the contractor suggested using equipment to scratch the ice and compacted snow on the roads to improve conditions. Contractor and board members will monitor road and storm conditions. The board will follow county original plan for replacing intersection sign blades.
Treasurer’s report showed a balance of $79,641.10. Sup. Berscheit motioned to approve and Sup. Johnson seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:41 p.m. on a motion by Sup. Berscheit and a second by Sup. Johnson. Next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 7 pm in the Burtrum Community Center.
Shirley Hulinsky, Burnhamville Township Clerk