Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
present: Robin Berg, Gerry Karpen, Sandee
Sutton, Cheryl Swenson and Ann Thiel.
present: Larry Sutton, Bill Benson,
Neil Winterton and Toby Brown (SECOG).
Agenda was approved.
of the January 8, 2008, meeting were approved as
treasurer’s report was read and approved.
APPROVED TO BE PAID
Community Water Corp., water, $25.00; Argus Leader Media, January meeting
minutes, $39.25; Xcel Energy, electricity, $234.82; Jesse James, diesel fuel,
95.00; Garretson Hardware, clock, $12.58; Brian Berg, 2 hours snow removal,
$18.00; Eldon Semmen, 6.5 hours grading, 1 load of
gravel, $540.70; Palisades Propane, December and January propane deliveries,
contact an individual recommended for the maintenance superintendent position.
information obtained from Dean Hammer regarding Federal Income Tax withholding
for city employees. Sutton will
contact the IRS for further clarification.
Karpen, second by Sutton, to approve purchase of a 30” by 36” enclosed
bulletin board to be installed on the exterior of the Town Hall.
The bulletin board will be used for posting notices regarding ordinances,
meetings and other information.
provide a sample letter to send to property owners regarding moving and weed
if any further action had been taken regarding vacating the alley in Block 11.
He was advised that the Board decided not to pursue it at this time.
that something should be done regarding clearing personal property from city
alleys. It was felt that the city
attorney should be contacted regarding proper procedure.
that the Planning Commission is responsible for revising the Zoning Ordinances,
after which they will make a recommendation to the Board.
He will contact Planning Commission members to schedule a meeting to
begin the process. Zoning of
residential and business districts was discussed.
recommended that the town purchase a post hole digger
for use in placement of new street signs. A
suggestion was made to rent one.
Thiel noted that
Municipal Ordinance 3.0102 Duty of Maintenance of Private Property states that
no person shall keep or maintain their premises in a manner causing substantial
diminution in the value of other property in the neighborhood in which such
premises are located. This
ordinance discourages the accumulation of junk items on private property.
The Board of
Adjustment will meet at 6:30 p.m. on March 18 for the purpose of reviewing and
correcting the assessment of said taxing district for the year 2008.
Sutton with contact the
by Karpen to adjourn, second by Sutton.
The next regular meeting will be March 4, 2008, at 7:30 p.m.