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March 1, 2011


The Sherman Town met in regular session Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 7:30 p.m. at the Sherman Town Hall with President Kara Duncan presiding.

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

Members absent: Robin Berg. 

Others present:  Gerry Karpen



The Agenda was approved.

Minutes of the February 1, 2011, meeting were read and approved.

The treasurer’s report was read and approved.



Xcel Energy, 257.64 for lights; Gerry Karpen, 144.00 for 12 hours of plowing; Minnehaha Community Water, 25.00; Anderson Publications, 43.97 for minutes and announcement of board vacancy; Robin Berg, 58.38 for office supplies.



1.  Board Adjustment meeting – March 22, 2011 7:00.  Amendment was made after the meeting ended to change the Board of Adjustment meeting from the 15th to the 22nd of March.



1.  Purchase Excel for town clerk- was decided to buy a town laptop with the program installed in it, motion by Benson, second by Duncan.

2.  Keys to mailbox- town clerk were given the key and will take checks to treasurer. 

3.  Request extension for financial report.

4.  Dumpsters will be in Sherman the week of May 6th, 2011

5.  Election to be held for board vacancy April 12th, 2011; with Robin Berg and Lee Ellis running

6.  Trees will be trimmed in order to help prevent power outages in the spring; motion by Duncan, second by Benson

7.  Bids for mowing are now being accepted.


Motion by Duncan to adjourn, second by Benson

The next regular meeting will be April 5, 2011 7:30 pm

Danessa Keener, Town Clerk