03-18-2019 Agenda and Minutes - Standard
CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 18, 2019
ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING
Pledge of Allegiance
Farm Lease Agreement
Replacement of Equipment on Water Tower – Kansas Broadband Internet
Part Time Light Custodian Position
2019 Street Repair Project
Monthly Police Report
Donation Request for Silver Lake Library Movie Night
****PLEASE NOTE: This agenda is subject to additions or changes as may
REGULAR SESSION MONDAY EVENING MARCH 18, 2019
The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Monday evening March 18, 2019 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Tom Noble, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross (5) Absent: None.
Motion was made by Councilman Ross and seconded by Councilman Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on March 4, 2019 be approved.
Claim vouchers in the amount of $50,512.66 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 Councilmember Bryant 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. 2420.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved that the Farm Lease Agreement with Wendell Mohler, Dennis Mohler, Robert Mohler and Colleen Dougan be accepted for the 2019 crop season. Councilman Noble indicated that next year he would like council to revisit the fee associated with this agreement.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble to approve a request received from Kansas Broadband Internet to replace their equipment on the water tower. This request is being made as they need to operate on a different frequency. Motion was seconded by Councilman Robinson and approved.
Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved to accept the resignation received from Custodian Joyce Grimmett effective March 27, 2019.
Councilman Robinson, Public Works Superintendent Taylor and Public Works Assistant Smith have prepared a map of streets to consider for the 2019 Street Repair Project. City Attorney Luckman will prepare the draft bid documents for the asphalt portion of the project. Additional information on the crack sealing and concrete portion of this project will be discussed at a future meeting.
Chief Call presented the monthly police report.
Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant that the city donate $375.00 to the Silver Lake Library for the rental of a movie for the movie night they will be sponsoring on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Motion was seconded by Councilman Robinson and approved. It was noted that the movie being shown is Space Jam.
Public Works Superintendent Taylor reported that City Engineer Pat Cox has provided an estimated cost to change the method in which chlorine is added to the water system and the cost is too prohibitive at this time. The city is currently using gas chlorine but would like to change to liquid chlorine. Taylor noted that he will obtain prices to add chlorine safety mechanisms at the well houses.
Brief discussion was held concerning the summer help position. Public Works Superintendent Taylor told council that they have a good candidate for this position and have also received an application from someone with little experience. Taylor was directed to interview the candidate with experience before proceeding further.
Chief Call reported that on April 1, 2019 the city will be able to apply for a grant to receive soft plates for the new bullet proof vests they were recently awarded. If awarded this grant, the city would receive up to $1,200.00 per vest.
Regular session March 18, 2019 cont’d.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Chief Call will be available at Silver Lake City Hall from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. to collect these drugs. He briefly explained this drug takeback process.
Chief Call announced that the Silver Lake D.A.R.E. Graduation is scheduled for May 2, 2019.
There is currently a vacancy on the Silver Lake Planning Commission. Mayor Smith asked council to think of residents that may be interested in filling this vacancy. This member needs to reside outside of but within three (3) miles of the city.
The city has received a letter from the Kansas Department of Health & Environment regarding preparation of the 2019 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). This report covers calendar year 2018 and must be distributed to customers by July 1, 2019.
Motion was made by Councilman Robinson to enter into executive session at 5:55 P.M. to discuss personnel matters. Regular session was scheduled to reconvene at 6:05 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved. City Attorney Luckman, City Clerk Stadler and Assistant City Clerk Brown were present during this executive session.
The regular session resumed at 6:05 P.M.
Motion was made by Councilman Robinson to enter into executive session at 6:05 P.M. to discuss personnel matters. Regular session was scheduled to reconvene at 6:15 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved. City Attorney Luckman, City Clerk Stadler and Assistant City Clerk Brown were present during this executive session.
The regular session resumed at 6:15 P.M.
Motion was made by Councilman Robinson, seconded by Councilman Bryant and approved that council adjourn into executive session at 6:15 P.M. to discuss matters relating to an attorney/client privileged issue. The regular session was scheduled to resume at 6:25 P.M. City Attorney Luckman was present during this executive session.
The regular session resumed at 6:25 P.M.
With no further business to come before council, Councilman Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:25 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilman Robinson and approved.
Darlene M. Stadler,