12-17-2012 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




DECEMBER 17, 2012

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

Contract Amendment for Lift Station Project

*****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 December 17, 2012 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (4) Absent: Tim Kampsen (1).

Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved that the minutes from the last regular session held on December 3, 2012 be approved as amended.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble that the city adds faxing capabilities to the Sharp Digital Copier/Printer/Scanner that was purchased at the last meeting from Logan Business Machines. The cost to add faxing to this machine is $280.00. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and 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 Linderman 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, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (4) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2223.

City Attorney Hanson reported that Steel in the Air has completed their assessment of the proposed modifications from Verizon. This matter will be discussed in executive session at the next meeting.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved that Amendment No. 2 to the Contract for the Upgrade/Replacement of Pump Station No. 1 and No. 2 be accepted. This amendment is necessary to meet Kansas Department of Health & Environment requirements.

Council was advised that Utility Superintendent Kalcik has installed the school zone signage that was provided to the city by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Mayor Smith reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for January 7, 2013 at 5:30 P.M. The following meeting will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 5:30 P.M. Councilmember Bryant noted that she may not be able to attend the meeting scheduled for January 7th.

Chief Call mentioned that the bullet proof vests that the city is purchasing will not be here before the end of the year.

Mayor Smith reported that the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony that was held on December 11, 2012 went well. He thanked everyone that assisted with this event. He asked that several thank you notes be sent to individuals that assisted with this ceremony.

With no further business to come before council, Councilman Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:45 P.M. The motion was seconded by Councilman Linderman and approved.

Darlene M. Stadler,
City Clerk