04-06-2020 Agenda and Minutes - Standard
CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING
April 6, 2020
ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING
Pledge of Allegiance
Proxy for Tri-County Drainage Meeting
Monthly Police Report
Monthly Water Report
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REGULAR SESSION MONDAY EVENING APRIL 6, 2020
The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session by conference call on Monday evening April 6, 2020, with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present by phone: Larry Ross, Brad Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson, Tom Noble (5). Also present were City Attorney Luckman, Police Chief Call, Public Works Assistant Smith, Clerk Brown and Assistant Clerk Beam.
Roll call was taken to confirm who was present.
Motion was made by Councilmember Ross and seconded by Councilmember Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on March 16, 2020, be approved as amended.
Councilmember Bryant presented the monthly financial report.
Claim vouchers in the amount of $49,287.62 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 Noble and seconded by Councilmember Robinson that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call vote of the following vote: AYE: Larry Ross, Brad Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Tom Noble, Heath Robinson NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2451.
An application to replatt a lot, located in town, was turned into the city. City Attorney Luckman updated council on this application. No action was taken on this matter.
Motion was made by Councilmember Noble that the Certificate of Deposit that matured at Silver Lake Bank on March 30, 2020, be renewed for the special term of thirteen (13) months at an interest rate of 1.44 %. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Robinson and approved. The interest earned from this CD is for the General Fund.
Motion was made by Councilmember Noble that the Certificate of Deposit that matured at Silver Lake Bank on March 23, 2020, be renewed for special term of thirteen (13) months at an interest rate of 1.44 %. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Robinson and approved. The interest earned from this CD is for the General Fund.
Motion was made by Councilmember Noble, seconded by Councilmember Ross and approved that David Stadler be appointed to vote for the City of Silver Lake at the annual meeting to elect supervisors for the Tri-County Drainage District No.1.
Police Chief Call presented the monthly police report.
Public Works Assistant Smith presented the monthly water report. The Lagoon report will be ready next meeting.
Mayor Smith read a retirement letter from Public Works Superintendent Ron Taylor. Motion was made by Councilmember Ross to accept the retirement of Ron Taylor seconded by Councilmember Noble and approved.
Discussion was held on hiring the next person. Executive session is planned for next meeting.
Public Works Assistant Smith will give City Attorney Luckman the street project information.
Pat Cox discussed getting a survey done on a property. Councilmember Noble made a motion to do a survey not to exceed $2,000 dollars, seconded by Councilmember Ross and approved. Discussion was held on where a pipe is located and where the easement is located on a property located on Chilson.
Regular session APRIL 06, 2020 cont’d
Pat Cox let council know he was sending out an email for councilmembers to review.
City Attorney Luckman Brought samples of weight limit ordinances for streets for council to look over.
Councilmember Kampsen asked about the reflectors being put up on the corner of Hamilton parkway and Walnut. Public Works Assistant Smith noted the reflectors were on back order.
Discussion was held on the DARE graduation and how it will be held. Police Chief Call noted that they are looking at different options.
Councilmember Ross asked what kind of Covid 19 acts are in place for the employees. An email was sent out last week explaining the FFCRA.
Next meeting will be held on a conference call.
It was brought to our attention people are gathering behind the city shop at night and leaving a mess.
Foley Industries fixed the generators that needed repair. The city needs to plan for replacing one generator in the future.
The next council meeting will be on Monday April 20th, 2020 at 5:30 and the following meeting will be on Monday May 4th, 2020 at 5:30.
With no further business to come before Council, Councilmember Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:08 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Robinson and approved.