Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, January 8, 2008, 7:30 p.m. at
present: Robin Berg, Gerry Karpen, Sandee
Sutton, Cheryl Swenson and Ann Thiel.
present: Ellen Karpen, Deidre
Bonte and Brian Berg.
Agenda was approved.
of the December 4, 2007, meeting were approved as
treasurerís report was read and approved.
APPROVED TO BE PAID
Community Water Corp., water, $26.75; Argus Leader Media, December meeting
minutes, $26.47; Xcel Energy, electricity, $226.09; SECOG, 2008 dues, $172.00; Walmart,
Christmas party supplies, $77.55; Dollar Tree, Christmas party supplies, 38.00;
Jesse James, gas, 36.72; Ann Thiel, toilet paper and trash bags, $8.26; Brian
Berg, 2.5 hours snow removal, $22.50.
Department of Transportation declined
Two sales tax
revenue checks were received in December that were
considerably more than the amount that
ordinances tabled to next meeting.
permit application for Donald Klein for placement of a 42 x 72 square foot
building on lots 11 and 12, Block 9, was declined per Zoning Ordinance 3.03.05
District Regulations. A Conditional
Use Permit is required for placement of this type of building in a Residential
The South Dakota
Municipal League requested
Thiel provided a
report of 2007 salaries for elected and appointed officials for towns similar in
Ordinance 1.0101, a Maintenance Superintendent should be appointed in January
along with other appointed officials. Discussion
ensued regarding the role and salary of this position.
A help wanted ad will be placed in the Garretson Weekly.
considerable discussion, a motion was made by Karpen, seconded by Sutton, to set
2008 salaries as follows, with no change from 2007, pending further review:
$15.00 per meeting plus $20.00 per year
$15.00 per meeting
$480.00 per year
$300.00 per year
General labor: $9.00
Karpen, second by Sutton, to appoint the following officials:
Ann Thiel, Town Clerk and Cheryl Swenson, Treasurer, and
to appoint Dean Hammer as the city attorney.
Berg noted that
per Municipal Ordinance 1.0404, all purchases over $100 must be approved by the
Board prior to purchase.
Berg noted that
per Zoning Ordinance 4.04.01, a building permit must be obtained before
beginning construction or demolition.
Ordinance 3.0112, trash is prohibited from being burned.
Letters will be sent to property owners not in compliance.
Goals for the
Town for 2008 were reviewed.
term for Berg ends on May 31, 2008.
obtain owner addresses for the Whistle Stop and David Bennett properties.
Owners will be notified of the requirement for grass and weed control.
by Sutton to adjourn, second by Karpen.
next regular meeting will be February 5, 2008, at 7:30 p.m.
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