The regular meeting of the Town Board of Burnhamville was held September 27, 2022 at the Burtrum Community Center. The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Chair Mike Berscheit. Members present include Supervisors Bruce Johnson, Joe Muellner and Mike Berscheit; Clerk Shirley Hulinsky; and Treasurer Pam Throener. Also present was Erv Herdering.
The minutes from the regular meeting of August 30, 2022 were approved on a motion by Sup. Johnson and second by Sup. Berscheit. Motion passed.
For correspondence the township received Swanville Rural Fire Ass’n contract, notice from Federal government that due to high requests it will take more time to review and approve damage requests, comment on the late dust control spraying, rebate offer on playground equipment, notice of payment on weed grant, and complaint of fire damaged house not cleaned up. Supervisors will check with county on how they are handling the issue.
The clerk notified the board that she will destroy election papers older than 22 months according to the records retention schedule.
Sup. Berscheit made a motion to accept the snow removal contract from Herdering, Inc. which included a monthly fee. Motion seconded by Sup. Muellner. Upon vote motion passed.
A motion was made by Sup. Berscheit to pay all bills numbered 6319 through 6334 totaling $31,279.08 Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Sup. Berscheit made a motion to appoint the same election judges for the general election the primary election. Motion seconded by Sup. Johnson. Motion passed.
Todd County was granted FEMA help for May storms. Now we are waiting for Federal approval to enter information online.
Sup. Berscheit made a motion to accept the Swanville Rural Fire Association contract as presented. Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed.
In the road report supervisors noticed trees hanging down and hitting equipment on 331st Ave. Sup. Berscheit made a motion to have tree trimming contractor also trim trees on 331st Ave. Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed. Supervisors and contractor will keep checking on beavers in culvert under 321st Ave. Contractor was told to add gravel and fix culvert on 321st Ave. cartway and on Flower Trail. Ermine Drive has more washouts to fix and check springs on 162nd St. The property owner on 154th St. has not removed debris the DNR notified him about. Clerk will send a letter stating a deadline for removal.
Treasurer’s report showed a balance of $93,116.64. Sup. Berscheit motioned to approve and Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Due to a conference the clerk will be attending next month Sup. Berscheit made a motion to move the October meeting to Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 7 pm. Sup. Muellner seconded the motion. Motion passed. Clerk will post meeting change notice.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:43 p.m. on a motion by Sup. Berscheit and a second by Sup. Johnson. Next regular meeting will be on Thursday, October 27 at 7 pm in the Burtrum Community Center.
Shirley Hulinsky, Burnhamville Township Clerk