04-02-2018 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




APRIL 2, 2018

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Financial Report

Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

Ordinance Rezoning Property Within the City Limits of Silver Lake

Request from Silver Lake Library to Host “Summer Movie Night”

Monthly Police Report

Monthly Public Works Report

****PLEASE NOTE: This agenda is subject to additions or changes as may
be necessary.



The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Monday evening April 2, 2018 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (5) Absent: None.

Motion was made by Councilman Ross and seconded by Councilmember Bryant that the minutes from the last regular session held on March 21, 2018 be approved.

Claim vouchers in the amount of $6,836.02 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 Councilman Noble and seconded by Councilman Robinson 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. 2391.

The Silver Lake Planning Commission met on March 7, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. Purpose of this hearing pertained to the rezoning request for property located at 449 Chestnut in Silver Lake. The present zoning is “R” Single Family Dwelling District and the requested zoning was “C – 2” Central Business District. City Attorney Luckman presented a list of factors for council to consider prior to taking action on this rezoning request. Council reviewed these factors and also discussed other matters relating to use of this property, possible traffic conditions and entrances/exits to this property. Motion was then made by Councilman Robinson that following the property description being added to this ordinance, said ordinance be approved. 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, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross (4) NAY: Tom Noble (1). Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2392.

Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant that the city donate up to $350.00 to the Silver Lake Library for the rental of a movie for the movie night they will be sponsoring this summer. Motion was seconded by Councilman Noble and approved.

Chief Call presented the monthly police report.

Councilman Noble expressed his appreciation to Officer Brad Snyder for his assistance with a 911 call in his neighborhood recently.

Public Works Superintendent Taylor presented the monthly public works report. He told council that he has not received the results from a lagoon sample that was recently submitted for standard testing.

Motion was made by Councilman Robinson that Public Works Superintendent Taylor be authorized to purchase Klenphos for the water system at a cost of $3,766.80. Motion was seconded by Councilman Noble and approved.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble that Delta Sweeping Co. be hired to sweep the city streets with the total sweeping hours not to exceed twenty (20) hours. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved.

Chief Call announced that the Silver Lake D.A.R.E. Graduation is scheduled for May 3, 2018 and the Rossville DARE Graduation is scheduled for May 2, 2018.

Chief Call asked council to start thinking about the days/hours they would like to allow for the discharge of fireworks within the city limits. He noted that Shawnee County did not make changes to their fireworks regulations this year.
Regular session April 2, 2018 cont’d.

Chief Call update council on recent car burglaries in Silver Lake.

City Attorney Luckman and Public Works Superintendent Taylor recently met with representatives from the Kansas Department of Transportation regarding a proposed development and the access road for this development on a site west of Silver Lake. Luckman emailed the developer with information on possible options and he also made them aware that the council is not in favor of moving forward with annexation until KDOT’s approval for any location. Luckman will also get in contact with KDOT to discuss this matter.

City Attorney Luckman has made contact with Kwikom to discuss recommended changes to the Tower Lease Proposal that they presented to council at a recent meeting. As soon as changes are made, this contract will be presented to council for further review.

A letter has been received from the owners of Crazy Dawgs ‘N More, LLC inquiring about setting up their food truck in Silver Lake. They have visited with several business owners that have agreed to let them set up on their property. Council had no problem with this as long as they are in a commercial district and have permission from the property owner.

Councilman Kampsen told council that he would like to see Chief Call create a Silver Lake Police Department Facebook page instead of putting police department activity updates on his personal page. Chief Call will research this matter further and he will also talk to the City of Rossville as their police department has a Facebook page.

Councilmember Bryant reported that she will not be at the next meeting scheduled for April 16, 2018.

Public Works Superintendent Taylor reported that he has ordered the “Dead End” signs to replace the signs that are fading on the south ends of Center and Walnut.

Mayor Smith participated in the March for Meals on Wheels. He delivered meals to local seniors on March 29, 2018.

As soon as the weather allows, J & E Lawn and Tree will remove three (3) trees/stumps at the community building.

The city has received a letter from the Shawnee County Solid Waste Department advising that they are planning a public tire collection event to be held 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. on April 28, 2018.

The next meeting is scheduled for April 16, 2018 at 5:30 P.M. The following meetings are scheduled for May 7, 2018 at 5:30 P.M. and May 21, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Also, bid letting for the 2018 Street Repair Project is scheduled for 5:00 P.M., April 16, 2018.

With no further business to come before council, Councilman Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:35 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilman Robinson and approved.

Darlene M. Stadler,
City Clerk