June 12, 2018
On June 5,2018 the regular meeting was canceled due to members being out of town. Meeting was rescheduled for June 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm.
The Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm.
Members present: Lee Ellis, Gerry Karpen, Darrin Trower, Cheryl Swenson, and Robin Berg.
Others present: Bob & Linda Askren, Kristi Trower, Brian Madson, Kara Duncan, Sandra Sutton, Brian Berg, Dean Hammer, Garrick Moritz
Ellis called the meeting to order.
Approval of the agenda: Karpen changed the executive session from the bottom to after Treasurers report. Motion to accept the agenda by Karpen, 2nd by Trower. 3 ayes
Routine Business: Minutes of the May meeting were read. Karpen had a few changes to the minutes. After the changes the minutes were approved. Motion by Karpen, 2nd by Trower. vote 3 ayes. The Treasurers report was read and approved. Motion by Karpen, 2nd by Trower, vote 3 ayes.
Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Adjustment on May 20th were read. After some discussion Karpen made a motion to approve the minutes, 2nd by Trower, vote 3 ayes.
Claims Approved to be Paid: Excel Energy- street light $259.82, park lights $27.79, town hall $37.50; Brandon Ace Hardware- stiff broom $34.99; VanDyke Sanitation- trash cans $24.00; Jesse James- 12.4 gals of gas $34.72; Boltes Sunrise Sanitary- 2 dumpsters $664.66; Garretson Gazette- April mins $19.77, May mins $28.59, notice of board of adjustment $5.07, Conditional use permit $14.91, back issues photo copies $.75; Gerry Karpen- 6 meetings and 2 special $200.00, Zoning salary $100.00, grass seed $42.59; Bill Benson- 6 meetings and 2 special $200.00, 3x mowing $120.00; Lee Ellis- 4meetings and 2 special $180.00; Darrin Trower-x mowing Tiger park $140.00, 3x mowing Strom park $120.00; Zach Swenson- 2 barricades $200.00; Robin Berg- salary $250.00, 6x mowing $180.00, key $4.24; Cheryl Swenson- salary $250.00, 2 inks for printer $40.41, roll of stamps $50.00.
Bullet Malt Beverage License- motion by Karpen to approve malt beverage license, 2nd by Trower-3ayes.
Karpen made a motion to go into executive session, 2nd by Trower, vote 3 ayes.
The Board of Trustee’s went into executive session SDCL 1-25-2 for the purpose of discussing a personal matter. Attorney Dean Hammer was invited in that meeting.
Trustee’s came out of executive session—Karpen made a motion to return to the regular, open session meeting, 2nd by Trower, vote 3 ayes. The meeting was called back to order. The Board of Trustee’s asked the clerk to step down from her position effective immediately. There was some discussion and then the clerk left the building with all her notes.
Ellis asked that Cheryl Swenson serve as temporary clerk. Motion made by Karpen, 2nd by Trower. 3ayes.
Discussion on rooster and dog loose complaint. Motion by Karpen to send out to all residents a copy of the animal ordinance, 2nd by Trower. 3ayes
Karpen Made a motion to declare the property of lot 7 block 7 110 Zeliff Ave surplus property, 2nd by Trower. 3 ayes
Ellis was sworn in as a Trustee on May 15, 2017 with no meeting or special meeting. According to SDCL 9-7-2 a trustee has 10 days to be sworn in and does not have to be in a meeting so long as it is within 10 days.
There was a complaint on camping on city property—discussion held
Town needs a minimum of 3 people to be on a planning committee for Comprehensive zoning plan.
Discussion on Agenda format—Karpen will look into it.
Motion by Karpen to adjourn, 2nd by Trower. 3 ayes,
The next regular meeting will be Tuesday July 3,2018 @ 7:30 pm.Acting Town Clerk Cheryl Swenson