June 3, 2014


The Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m. at the Sherman Town Hall with Lee Ellis presiding.

Members present: Lee Ellis, Gerry Karpen, Bill Benson and Robin Berg

Members Absent; Cheryl Swenson

Others present: Ellen Karpen and Toby Brown


ROUTINE BUSINESS: Minutes of the May 6, 2013, meeting were approved as read, Motion by; Karpen, Second by; Benson.

Reading of the Special Zoning Session on new Proposed Zoning Ordinance.

Minutes of the April 27, 2013, meeting were approved as read, Motion by; Karpen, Second by; Benson.

The treasurerís report was read by Karpen, approved as read. Motion by; Benson, Second by; Karpen.


CLAIMS APPROVED TO BE PAID: Xcel Energy, street light $252.56; park light $9.70; town hall light $46.62; Minnehaha Community Water, May water $25.00; Anderson Publications, notice on Zoning $6.55; April min. $14.60; Palisades Oil, diesel fuel for grader $178.50; Lee Ellis, 7 meetings $210.00; Gerry Karpen 7 meetings $175.00; bill Benson, 6 meetings $150.00; Keith Gunderson, salary $100.00; Cheryl Swenson, salary $250.00; Robin Berg, salary $250.00; Bill Benson, 3x mowing $120.00; Luke Bonte, 3x mowing $90.00; Joel Swenson, 4x mowing $140.00; Robin Berg, 3x mowing $90.00; Sioux Falls Two Way, labor & mileage for siren $300.00;


OLD BUSINESS: 2014 Revised Sherman Zoning Regulations. Changes to be made.

Bullet Malt Beverage License, Karpen made a Motion, to approve Malt Beverage License, second by; Benson.

Port potty for Strom Park, checking on cost.



Tree Removal over street ways, Tabled.

Kids Program, looking in to a both after school and summer program for the kids in Sherman.

Hagan Benefits, Sherman Old Fire Tuck; There is liability coverage for the use of this vehicle.  Be sure to note that there is a limitation; however, in that passengers must be in areas that are designated for passengers.  In other words, no liability is extended for people riding on top if they fall, etc. 


Motion by; Karpen to adjourn, second by Benson, The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Robin Berg Town Clerk www.ShermanSDak.com