BFCESD PO Box 417, Birchwood, WI 54817


Rick Oswalt-Town of Birchwood, Mike Hessling-Town of Cedar Lake, Al Dirkes-Town of Doyle, Scott Spaeth-Town of Edgewater, Bob Moulette-Town of Long Lake, Cindy Fairchild-Town of Wilson DeWayne Reiten–Village of Birchwood


Birchwood Four Corners Emergency Services District will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 6:30 PM, at the BFCESD Building, 280 Edenharter Rd, Birchwood WI.

APPROVED 6/13/2024

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Roll Call-See Above
  3. Bob Moulette made a motion to approve the April 11, 2024 Meeting Minutes, 2nd by DeWayne Reiten, carried 6-0
  4. Public Input-Linda Zilmer- At the April Washburn /Sawyer Cty Unit Towns Association meetings informed participants regarding the Act 12 MO requirements
  5. Fire Department Report SEE REPORT
  6. Ambulance Service Report SEE REPORT
  7. ***Update on ACT 12 Certification upcoming requirements for EMS/FIRE
  8. BFCESD Auxiliary Report SEE REPORT
  9. Building Maintenance report
    Ken-Appt regarding lawn mowing, will get bid and Liability Ins coverage. Can rent equipment for cleaning up the remaining of brush on west side of building approx. $400. Would like to see a plaque to recognize firefighter with yrs. on the wall.
    Vince-Gene M has the soffits on the back entryways. Got some cleaning of the brush done. Sam- permission to plant the hydrangea plant in planter that was gifted to the Amb Dept.
  10. Long Term Capital Plan Update Jeremy discussed the new fire truck and different options on companies to build it.
  11. Table until June meeting -Discussion on Capital Campaign for new Ambulance
  12. New Business TOB-nothing TOD-nothing TOE-absent TOLL-nothing TOW-nothing VOB-nothing TOCL-nothing
  13. Al Dirkes made a motion to approve donations of $20 to the Friends of BFCESD that were received since the April 11 th meeting, 2nd by Rick Oswalt, carried 6-0
  14. DeWayne Reiten made a motion to approve Bookkeepers report as presented, 2nd by Bob Moulette, Carried 6-0
  15. Bob Moulette made a motion to approve Bills as presented for payment Main Acct E-pay # 275-281, CHECKS #8821-8838 + 8839 Stryker for $649.50, EMS CPR Acct- CHECK#1094, E-pay #4-24 to 5-24, EMS FAP ACCT E-pay 2-24 Friend of BFCESD Check #1095– $1000.00, #1096– $600.00 for golf tournament money bags. 2nd by Rick Oswalt, Carried 6-0
  16. Review Correspondence -League of Mutual Insurance Dividend payment $678.
  17. Commissioners Input-
    TOB-Rick Oswalt-Nothing TOD-Al Dikes- Nothing TOE-Scott Spaeth-Absent TOLL-Bob Moulette -Nothing TOW-Cindy Fairchild Nothing VOB-DeWayne Reiten-Nothing TOCL-Mike Hessling -Attended the Annual Banquet for the Fire/EMS was really cool to see the recognition of Stan L 50th year awards.
  18. Al Dirkes made a motion to adjourn @ 7:45 p.m., 2nd by DeWayne Reiten, Carried 6-0

The BFCESD Office is handicap accessible. If you have special needs regarding attendance please call
715 354 3003.

A quorum of board members from each municipality may be present. No actions will be taken by any participating governmental body other than those stated in this notice.

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