09-09-2020 Agenda and Minutes - Standard
CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING
Pledge of Allegiance
Kansas 811 2020 Voting Proxy
Silver Lake Bank
Monthly Police Report
Monthly Public Works Report
****PLEASE NOTE: This agenda is subject to additions or changes as may
REGULAR SESSION WEDNESDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Wednesday evening September 9, 2020 at 5:30 PM with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Larry Ross, Tom Noble, Brad Bryant, Tim Kampsen (4). Absent: Heath Robinson, (1) Also present were City Attorney Luckman, City Engineer Pat Cox, Public Works Utility Superintendent Smith, Police Chief McCune, Clerk Brown, and Assistant Clerk Beam.
Motion was made by Councilmember Noble and seconded by Councilmember Ross that the minutes from the last regular session on August 17, 2020 be approved as amended.
Councilmember Bryant presented the monthly financial report.
Claim vouchers in the amount of $21,335.40 were submitted to council for appropriation. An Ordinance entitled "An Ordinance appropriating money to pay certain claims" was introduced and read at length. Motion was made by Councilmember Ross and seconded by Councilmember Noble that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Larry Ross, Tom Noble, Brad Bryant, Tim Kampsen (4) NAY: None. With no further discussion Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2469.
Council received a proxy to vote for Kansas 811. Council directed Mayor Smith to sign the Voting Proxy.
Motion was made by Councilmember Noble, seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved to adopt Resolution #2020005 that would allow the City to offer KPERS 457 to full-time employees. After the approval of Resolution #2020005 Council directed Mayor Smith to sign the Joinder Agreement with KPERS 457.
A request has been received from Silver Lake Bank to release six (6) securities pledged to the City of Silver Lake. The securities will be replaced with a letter of credit. Motion to accept the request from Silver Lake Bank was made by Councilmember Noble and seconded by Councilmember Ross and with no further discussion motion was approved. Council Directed Mayor Smith to sign the request.
Police Chief McCune gave the monthly police report, noting that some of the line items on the report have been changed or added.
Police Chief McCune mentioned he has been in contact with the USD 372 Superintendent to discuss what school activities they would like the Police Department to provide security for.
Public Works Utility Superintendent Smith gave the monthly water report.
Public Works Utility Superintendent Smith mentioned he will need to buy new computers soon, and he will bring estimates to a future meeting for Council to review and consider.
Councilmember Ross complemented the Public Works Department on keeping up with the weeds around the welcome signs.
City Engineer Pat Cox met with the owner of a property located on Chilson to discuss a plan to move a water line that is exposed. The owner will provide the excavation and the City will provide the water connection. This pipe will need to be moved soon due to the weather. Motion was made by Councilmember Noble to allow Mayor Smith to execute an agreement based on the approval of the City Engineer to accomplish moving this water line. Motion seconded by Councilmember Ross and approved. Further discussion of what will need to be done, in the future, with this property and water line was tabled to the next meeting.
Regular session September 9, 2020 cont’d.
The annual service agreement the City has with Advantage Computers is due. Motion to accept and allow Mayor Smith to sign the agreement was made by Councilmember Noble and seconded by Councilmember Kampsen and approved with no further discussion.
In order for the public to use the Community Center, a sentence needs to be added to the contract stating the user must comply with all City, County and State laws and ordinances.
The Police Chief meet and greet that was scheduled for September 17th, 2020 has been postponed and will be rescheduled in the future.
Sunflower Paving needs to come back to finish the crackseal.
Mayer Specialty services completed the sewer cleaning and everything went well.
The city is looking for a person to be on the Planning Commission and the Zoning board.
Discussion on the Halloween Hot Dog Roast was had. Council decided to cancel for this year.
Public Works Utility Superintendent Smith is looking into options for the flower bed at the community center.
The next meeting is scheduled for September 21, 2020 at 5:30 P.M. The following meetings are scheduled for October 5, 2020 at 5:30 P.M and October 19, 2020 at 5:30 P.M.
With no further business to come before Council, Councilmember Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:18 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Ross and with no further discussion motion was approved.