04-02-2012 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




APRIL 2, 2012

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Financial Report

Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items

Question regarding Re-platting Land Development – Eldon Roberson

Engagement Agreement for Reese & Novelly, P.A.

Lift Station Project

Monthly Public Works Report

Monthly Police 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, 2012 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, Mike Geer, Tim Kampsen, David Linderman, Ton Noble (5) Absent: None.

Motion was made by Councilman Linderman, seconded by Councilman Geer and approved that the minutes from the last regular session held on March 19, 2012 be approved.

Councilmember Bryant presented the monthly financial report.

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 Councilmember Bryant and seconded by Councilman Noble that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Nancy Bryant, Mike Geer, Tim Kampsen, Dave Linderman, Tom Noble (5) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2201.

Mayor Smith presented the Reese & Novelly agreement for 2011 Audit/2013 Budget services for the city. Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant, seconded by Councilman Linderman and approved to accept the terms of this agreement.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Geer and approved that the Proposal for Geotechnical Engineering Services for the Wastewater Pumping Station Improvement Project be accepted. The total cost for these services that will be provided by Geosource is estimated at $3,400.00.

Utility Superintendent Kalcik presented the monthly public works report.

Chief Call presented the monthly police report.

It was reported that the Annual Easter Egg Hunt that was held on March 31, 2012 went well.

Mayor Smith reported that Senator Kelly and Representative Burgess held a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, March 31st. Smith noted that this meeting was well attended with a lot of attendees having concerns about education issues.

Chief Call reminded council that the D.A.R.E. Graduation will be held at 7:30 P.M., April 4, 2012. He noted that Dillon’s north will furnish the cake for this graduation.

Chief Call also noted that the pizza party held on March 30th for the D.A.R.E. participants went well. Jeff Reamer furnished milk and ice cream bars and Casey’s furnished the pizza for this event.

Mayor Smith reminded council that Officer Brad Snyder graduates from the police academy on Friday, April 13, 2012. If anyone is interested in attending this graduation they need to let him know by April 4, 2012.

City Attorney Hanson reported that tomorrow he will be meeting with a representative from the Kansas Department of Transportation regarding an intersection on Highway 24 in Silver Lake that has traffic visibility issues.

City Attorney Hanson reported that the League of Kansas Municipalities should have the new city code book completed within the next couple of weeks.

Regular session April 2, 2012 cont’d.

On April 10, 2012, Mayor Smith will be reading to the 3rd graders at the grade school in celebration of National Library Week.

Mayor Smith recently met with several representatives from the Union Pacific Railroad about proposed railroad connection projects. At the current time they only have funds for the planning portion of these projects but they wanted to keep the local governments updated.

Mayor Smith thanked Councilman Noble for participating in the annual “Mayor for Meals” on March 21, 2012.

The city has received a thank you for the donation that was made to Silver Lake After Prom.

A letter has been received from the Shawnee County Clerk regarding the vacation of “Topeka to Frankfort” State Road from sw section 25-10-14 to the Shawnee County Line. Chief Call was asked to follow up on this letter.

Mayor Smith reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for April 16, 2012 at 5:30 P.M.

With no further business to come before council motion was made by Councilman Linderman, seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved that council adjourn at 5:55 P.M.

Darlene Stadler,
City Clerk