January 2, 2007
The Sherman Town Board met in regular
session Tuesday, January 2, 2007, 7:30 p.m. at the
††††† Members present:† Robin Berg, Sandee Sutton, Gerry Karpen, Cheryl Swenson and Ann Thiel.
††††† Others present:† Neil Winterton, Dwana Eslinger.
Minutes of the December 5, 2006, meeting were read and approved.
The treasurerís report was read and approved.
CLAIMS APPROVED TO BE PAID
Minnehaha Community Water Corp, water, $22.50; Prairie Publications, November meeting minutes and Resolution, $64.09; Xcel Energy, electricity, $229.53; Jonas Tree Service, tree removal, $400.00; SECOG, membership dues, $167.00; Palisades Propane, propane, $281.32; Robin Berg, Christmas party supplies, $43.78; Ann Thiel, certified letter, $4.64.
2. Centennial Sign.† The Board approved placement of a Sherman Centennial Sign on the east side of the southernmost building on Bill Bensonís Summer Avenue property.† The cost will be approximately $180.00.
3. Tree removal.† Winterton requested clarification of the cityís policy on tree removal.† The Board explained that if a tree falls on a city street, the city is responsible for removing it.
Plant Tour.† A tour of the ethanol plant
2. Water regulator.† Karpen had Minnehaha Community Water Corporation replace the water regulator for the Town Hall.†
site.† Thiel is developing a web site for
the City of
4. 2007 Salaries.† A motion was made by Karpen, seconded by Sutton, to approve salaries for 2007 as follows:
††††††††††††††††††††††† President:†††††††† $15.00 per meeting plus $20.00 per year
††††††††††††††††††††††† Trustees:†††††††††† $15.00 per meeting
††††††††††††††††††††††† Town Clerk:†††††† $480.00 per year
††††††††††††††††††††††† Treasurer:††††††††† $300.00 per year
††††††††††††††††† General labor:†† $9.00 per hour
††††† 5.†† Board vacancy.† Karpenís term expires in May.† Notice of Vacancy will be published.† Nominating petitions may be obtained from the Town Clerk (594-6268).† Petition circulation may begin no earlier than January 26.
An Executive Meeting for the purpose of revising the City Ordinances will be held on January 9, 2007.
Motion by Karpen to adjourn, second by Sutton.
The next regular meeting will be February 6, 2007, at 7:30 p.m.†††
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ann Thiel