September 6, 2016 

The Sherman Town Board met in regular session Tuesday, September 6, 2016 

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

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

 Members absent: Lee Ellis.

Karpen called the meeting to order.

Others present: Sandee Sutton and LeRon Smit

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

ROUTINE BUSINESS:

Minutes of the August 2, 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 $263.45 park light $18.38 town hall lights; $46.81; Minnehaha Community Water, Aug. water $36.50 Garretson Gazette, July min. $22.82, Aug. min $34.98 Bill Benson, 4x mowing $160.00; Clay Bonte, 5x mowing $175.00; Darrin Trower,4x mowing $160.00; Robin Berg, 4x mowing $120.00; Gerry Karpen, stump removal at North park $84.40; Garretson Food Pantry, donation $50.00; Brandon Steak House, gift card for Loren Konda $50.00; Jesse James, 12.3 gal of gas $24.67, 12.3 gals of gas $25.84;

OLD BUSINESS:

Playground Equipment, 3 dead trees will need to be removed at North Park, plans on ground breaking around April 2017. We a looking for bids from other vendors.

Big THANK YOU to everyone from Sherman and Garretson for all that you have done, kids are going to get a new park and Strom Park will be improved as well. We could not have done it without you.

Annual budget Motion by; Karpen, Second by; Benson for the Second reading of the Ordinance 2016-1for 2017 annual budget. 

Karpen went over the priorities from Risk Mitigation Insurance. And set some target dates to be completed.

NEW BUSINESS:

Karpen will send in SDPAA form with the budget and SDML renewal.

Motion by; Karpen to adjourn, second by Benson,

The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Robin Berg Town Clerk

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