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FEBRUARY 1, 2011

The Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, February 01, 2011, 7:30 p.m. at the Sherman Town Hall with President Kara Duncan presiding.

Members present: Robin Berg, Bill Benson, Cheryl Swenson, and Danessa Keener.

Others present: Gerry and Ellen Karpen



The Agenda was approved.

Minutes of the January 2011 meeting were read, with the amendment made to make a public record of names of appointed treasure, clerk, town attorney, and newspaper.  Motion by Berg, second my Duncan.

The treasurer’s report was read and approved.



Xcel Energy, 256.89 for lights; Schuneman Equipment, 12.06 for parts; Minnehaha Community Water, 25.00 for water; Gerry Karpen, 108.00 for 9 hours of snow plowing; Kevin Swenson, 12.00 for 1 hour of plowing; SDML, 561.00 for renewal; Anderson Publication, 21.46 for January minutes; Brian Berg, 49.50 for 5 ½ hours of snow removal; Robin Berg, 31.00 for Pre-disaster mileage.



1.  Public record of names of appointed town clerk: Danessa Keener, treasurer: Cheryl Swenson, newspaper: Garretson Gazette, and town attorney: Dean Hammer

2.  Robin will collect missing zoning fee.



1.  Election petitions guidelines: a petition for Sherman requires at least ten signatures and must be filed with town clerk no later then 5:00 pm on the last Friday in February.

2.  Letter was presented about adding a one cent sales tax for infrastructure projects and was rejected. 

3.  Board of Adjustment meeting was set for Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm.


Motion by Berg to adjourn, second by Benson

The next regular meeting will be March 1, 2011, 7:30 pm

Danessa Keener

Town Clerk