November 1, 2016 

The Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, November 1, 2016 

at 7:30 p.m. at the Sherman Town Hall. 

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

Ellis called the meeting to order.

Others present: Bob & Linda Askren, Kara Duncan, Garrick and Leif Moritz.

Approval of the Agenda: Motion by; Karpen, second by; Benson. 

ROUTINE BUSINESS: Minutes of the October 4, 2016 meeting was approved as read, Motion by; Karpen, Second by; Benson.

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

CLAIMS APPROVED TO BE PAID: Xcel Energy, street light $270.48, park light $30.45, town hall lights $18.77; Minnehaha Community Water, Sep. water $30.00 Garretson Gazette, Sept. min. $23.12, Ordinance (#2016-1) $75.60; Bill Benson, 1x mowing $40.00; Clay Bonte, 1x mowing $35.00; Robin Berg, 1x mowing $30.00; Jesse James, 12.3 gal of gas $25.47; Cheryl Swenson, picnic food (GFC) $53.36;

OLD BUSINESS: Park fundraising campaign update: It was reported that over $38,500 has been raised for the new park equipment. Additional gifts and grants totaling $1,170 have been received in the last month. The town is now awaiting a decision on the LWCF grant application before they move forward on the actual purchase of the new equipment. The decision on that grant could come as late as next April.

Signs for tree pile, Trees & Brush Only, Residents Only. Will place two signs, 1 on the north and 1 on the south.

110 Zeliff Ave. nuisance abatement. A letter will be sent to property owners.

Update, Parking in alleys or blocking alleys was discussed.

NEW BUSINESS: Sherman Christmas Party, Sat. Dec, 31st 2016. At Sherman Town Hall 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. all are is welcome. Have a Happy New Year!

 Renewal Bullet Alcoholic Beverage License, Dec. 6, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at Sherman Town Hall.

Insurance Benefits, Karpen will give them a call and meet with them.

Motion by; Karpen to adjourn, second by Benson,

The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

 Robin Berg Town Clerk