The Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, August
7, 2007, 7:30 p.m. at the
Members present: Robin Berg,
Sandee Sutton, Gerry Karpen, Cheryl Swenson and Ann Thiel.
Others present: Ellen Karpen,
Neil Winterton, Toby Brown.
Agenda was approved with the addition of the Sherman Fire Department to New
of the July 3, 2007, meeting were approved with the following correction:
Claim paid to Sanders Printing was $10.30.
Minutes of the July 17, 2007, special session were approved as read.
treasurer’s report was read and approved.
APPROVED TO BE PAID
Community Water Corp, water, $22.50; Argus Leader Media, July meeting minutes,
special session minutes, resolution and notice, $78.33; Xcel Energy,
electricity, $210.09; Menard’s, park supplies, $164.94; Menard’s, concrete
for park, $40.50; Virgil Inglett, 2 times mowing, $60.00; Lowe Sand &
Gravel, hauling sand for park, $160.00; Garretson Hardware, 2 quarts paint and
brush, $22.24; Vogt, Brown Merry & Hammer, 7.1 hours legal services,
$712.00; Josh Eslinger, dirt removal, $20.00; Brian Berg, 3 times mowing,
$75.00; Neil Winterton, 4 times mowing, $80.00; Sandee Sutton, 1 gallon roundup,
$13.52; Ann Thiel, 3 file crates and mileage to SECOG, $14.46.
equipment will be installed in September. Berg
will contact the Garretson FFA to see if they will be able to assist.
Concrete Materials in
application for repair of
Winterton will talk to Rodney and Leo Lowe about specific drainage issues on
Thiel will order
Dean Hammer, city
attorney, revised the Waiver of Liability for The Gathering.
Copies have been made available for event participants.
Toby Brown from
SECOG reviewed pending items in the revised Municipal Ordinances.
received a letter from the Minnehaha County Fire Chiefs Association requesting
information regarding the current status of the Sherman Volunteer Fire
Department. Board members discussed
that fact that the Town has been struggling with the
reality of an understaffed fire department for a number of years, and
unfortunately finds itself in the position a number of small communities have
found themselves in, that it has to give very serious consideration to
disbanding the volunteer fire department. Karpen will write a letter to the Minnehaha County
Fire Chiefs Association, and Winterton will attend the Fire Chief’s meeting
the proposed budget for 2008.
First reading of
Ordinance 2007-1: Municipal
Ordinances. Second reading will take
place at the next regular session.
The first reading
of the 2008 Revenue and Expenditure Budget Ordinance will take place at the next
by Sutton to adjourn, second by Karpen.
next regular meeting will be September 11, 2007, at 7:30 p.m.