The Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday,
September 11, 2007, 7:30 p.m. at the
Members present: Robin Berg,
Sandee Sutton, Cheryl Swenson and Ann Thiel.
Member absent: Gerry Karpen.
Others present: Toby Brown.
Agenda was approved with the addition of the Mill Levy to new business.
of the August 7, 2007, meeting were approved as read.
treasurer’s report was read and approved.
CLAIMS APPROVED TO BE PAID
Community Water Corp., water, $22.50; Argus Leader Media, August meeting
minutes, $39.82; Xcel Energy, electricity, $219.20; Virgil Inglett, 5 times
mowing, $150.00; Brian Berg, 3 times mowing, $75.00; Neil Winterton, 5 times
mowing, $100.00; Postmaster, stamps, $41.00; SDPAA, property and liability
The Garretson FFA
will begin installing the playground equipment in September.
Street work –
Karpen sent a
letter to the Minnehaha County Fire Chiefs Association advising them that due to
few residents being available to staff a fire department and respond to calls
during the day, the Town Board has come to the decision that it is time to
dissolve the Sherman Volunteer Fire Department.
that the SD Department of Revenue sent a letter advising that
property insurance does not cover the contents of the storage building, and the
playground equipment is covered for liability only, according to Ladene Bachtell
of Hagan Benefits. Board members
recalled that when the slide was damaged, insurance covered the repair.
Also, it was believed that the vehicles are covered separately.
Thiel will further research the issue.
requested that the Board consider contracting with the Minnehaha County Sheriff
for regular patrol. Sutton will
contact the Sheriff’s office for information.
It was noted that the Sheriff currently makes frequent, unscheduled
for the 2010 Census,
regarding changing the mill levy tabled to September Special Session (date to be
building permit application has been reviewed by the Zoning Administrator.
The application is incomplete, so has not been approved.
residents in completing a Building Permit Application, a sample will be posted
online at www.shermansd.com.
Toby Brown of
SECOG will return in 2008 to assist Board members in refining the Zoning
Second reading of
Ordinance 2007-1: Revised Municipal Ordinances.
Motion by Sutton to approve, second by Berg.
Motion carried. Ordinances
will be effective October 15, 2007.
Ordinance 2007-2: Appropriation Ordinance tabled to September Special Session
(date to be determined).
by Sutton to adjourn, second by Berg.
next regular meeting will be October 2, 2007, at 7:30 p.m.