BIRCHWOOD FOUR CORNERS EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT

BFCESD PO Box 417, Birchwood, WI 54817

COMMISSIONERS

Rick Oswalt-Town of Birchwood-Present, Mike Hessling-Town of Cedar Lake-Present,Al Dirkes-Town of Doyle-Present,Scott Spaeth-Town of Edgewater-Absent,James Whitehead-Town of Long Lake-Present,Cindy Fairchild-Town of Wilson-PresentDan Wichser–Village of Birchwood-Present(Zoom)

PUBLIC NOTICE

Birchwood Four Corners Emergency Services District will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 6:30 PM, BFCESD offices at 101 West Loomis Street, Suite B, Birchwood WI

October 13, 2022

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Roll Call-See above

3. James Whitehead made a motion to approve the August 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes, 2nd by Rick Oswalt, Carried 6-0

4. Public Input-Linda Zillmer asked to have the last few years Audits on the website. Concerned about straight on call wages vs on call, run wages.Two Rivers presented the BFCESD audit

  • Al Dirkes made a motion to accept the audit as presented by Two Rivers Accounting LLC, 2nd by James Whitehead, Carried 6-0

6. Fire Department Report—See Attached

    1. Update on Hovercraft progress – trying to get prices and availability of engine

7. Ambulance Service Report-See Attached

      1. Ambulance Budget
        • Dan Wichser made a motion to approve the 2023 Ambulance Budget with the Wages @ $11.00 and to be re-evaluate 7/1/2023, 2nd by Rick Oswalt Discussion was made regarding pay increases. Committee will be formed to look at different avenues of pay. Dan amended his motion to state approve 2023 Ambulance Budget with wages @ $11.00 per hr
        • 2nd by Rick Oswalt, Carried 6-0

8. Update on BFCESD Auxiliary Committee

    1. BCESD Bylaws Update to create BFCESD
      • Mike Hessling made a motion to approve the BFCESD Bylaws addition #17 to create the
      • BFCESD Auxiliary, 2nd by James Whitehead, Carried 6-0
      • TOB-yea,TOCL-yea,TOD-yea,TOE-absent,TOLL-yea,TOW-yea, VOB-yea

9. Building/ Fund Raising Committee report

    1. Update on 2nd Annual Jon Sleik Memorial Golf Tournament as of today we have 7 teams signed
    2. Update on Building Progress-Mike gave an update with the progress of the Will be doing a more detailed work scope. Mike is checking with Cooper Engineering regarding concerns of waterline size. Payment Schedule was given to each entity.

10. James Whitehead made a motion to approve donations that were received since the Aug 11 meeting of $ 4,750.00, 2nd by Rick Oswalt, Carried 6-0

11. Rick Oswalt made a motion to approve Bookkeepers report as presented, 2nd by Dan Wichser, Carried 6-0

12. James Whitehead made a motion to approve Bills as presented for payment, Main Acct- EFT payments 145-151, Checks #8198-8242, and Building Fund Checks #1006- 1007 2nd by Al Dirkes, Carried 6-0

13. James Whitehead made a motion to approve Bills as presented for payment, Main Acct- EFT payments 145-151, Checks #8198-8242, and Building Fund Checks #1006- 1007 2nd by Al Dirkes, Carried 6-0

14. Commissioners Input

TOB-Rick Oswalt—Nothing TOD-Al Dirkes—Nothing TOE-Scott Spaeth—Absent

TOLL-James Whitehead—Nothing TOW-Cindy Fairchild—Nothing

VOB-Dan Wichser—Thanked Vince for working on grants that are available. TOCL-Mike Hessling–Nothing

15. Rick Oswalt made a motion to adjourn @ 9:02 m., 2nd by Dan Wichser, 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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