10-05-2015 Agenda and Minutes - Standard
CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 5, 2015
ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING
Pledge of Allegiance
Facility Use Agreement with Meals on Wheels
Ordinance Repealing Firearm Regulation
Monthly Police Report
Monthly Public Works Report
*****PLEASE NOTE: This agenda is subject to additions or changes as may
REGULAR SESSION MONDAY EVENING OCTOBER 5, 2015
The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Monday evening October 5, 2015 with Mayor Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Tom Noble, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross (5) Absent: None.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved that the minutes from the last regular session held on September 21, 2015 be approved.
Claim voucher was submitted to the council for appropriation. An ordinance entitled "An ordinance appropriating money to pay certain claims" was introduced and read at length. Motion was made by Councilman Noble and seconded by Councilman Ross that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Tom Noble, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross (5) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given no. 2310.
Council reviewed the Facility Use Agreement received from Meals on Wheels, Inc. This agreement allows them to use the community building for the Senior Nutrition Program. Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Kampsen and approved that this agreement be accepted.
Councilmember Bryant entered the meeting at 5:33 P.M.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble to approve an ordinance that will repeal sections 12-301 through 12-305 of the city code pertaining to firearm regulations. This ordinance will bring the city into compliance with state statues. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Tom Noble, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross (5) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2311.
Councilmember Bryant presented the monthly financial report.
Chief Call presented the monthly police report.
Public Works Superintendent Taylor presented the monthly public works report. He noted that they recently ordered klenphos and chlorine for the water system.
A thirty (30) minute executive session will be held at the end of the meeting to discuss a personnel matter.
The 20th Annual Hotdog Cookout will be held on October 31, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. Chief Call indicated that he is looking for volunteers if anyone from the city council is wanting to help out. Volunteers should arrive between 3:30 and 4:00 P.M. if they want to help set up.
Chief Call reminded council that the homecoming parade is scheduled for October 16, 2015 at 1:45 P.M.
Chief Call will be purchasing uniforms for the police officers with the price not exceeding his department spending limit.
Councilman Ross reported that Chief Call will be speaking to a local group about law enforcement education.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble that Mayor Smith proclaim October 18 through October 24, 2015 as National Friends of the Libraries week in Silver Lake. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved.
Regular session September 19, 2015 cont’d.
Motion was made by Councilman Ross to renew the service agreement with Logan Business Machines for copy machine maintenance. The base monthly fee will $27.80 with a copy allowance of 1,500. Motion was seconded by Councilman Noble and approved.
Councilmember Bryant told council that she will not be able to attend the next meeting scheduled for October 19, 2015.
Mayor Smith reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for October 19, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. The following meetings will be held on November 2, 2015 and November 16th, 2015 at 5:30 P.M.
The League of Kansas Municipalities has provided Mayor Smith with information on their annual “If I Were Mayor” Essay Contest. Mayor Smith will forward the information about this contest to the school to determine if they have an interest in participating.
Discussion concerning the current contract with Storm Softball was tabled until a future meeting.
Mayor Smith reported that the city’s share of the corn crop has been sold and payment has been received.
Council reviewed a letter the city received thanking Chief Call for assistance he provided to a local resident.
Mayor Smith made note of the article in the Kansas Government Journal relating to the new governing body vacancy filling process. This article discusses the different approaches cities can take to address this new law.
The Kansas Government Journal also noted that during the Week of PRIDE, local Silver Lake PRIDE members and volunteers cleaned up the community.
The Kansas Department of Transportation held a field check meeting on October 5, 2015 to discuss the Geometric Improvement Project. Mr. Pat Cox with BG Consultants, Inc. will prepare a review of the meeting and forward it to council.
Public Works Superintendent Taylor and Public Works Assistant Smith recently attended training relating to the Total Coliform Rule.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble to enter into executive session at 5:50 P.M. to discuss personnel matters. Regular session was scheduled to reconvene at 6:00 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved.
The public meeting convened at 6:00 P.M.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble to enter into executive session at 6:00 P.M. to discuss personnel matters. Regular session was scheduled to reconvene at 6:30 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved. Public Works Superintendent Taylor was present during this executive session
The public meeting convened at 6:30 P.M.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble to enter into executive session at 6:30 P.M. to discuss personnel matters. Regular session was scheduled to reconvene at 6:45 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved. Public Works Superintendent Taylor was present during this executive session
Regular session October 5, 2015 cont’d.
The public meeting convened at 6:45 P.M.
With no further business to come before council, it was moved by Councilmember Bryant, seconded by Councilman Noble and approved to adjourn at 6:46 P.M.
Darlene M. Stadler,