07-15-2019 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




JULY 15, 2019

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

Budget - Tyler Boxburger

****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 July 1, 2019 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross, Tom Noble (4) Absent (1)

Motion was made by Councilmember Ross and seconded by Councilmember Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on July 1st, 2019 be approved.

Claim vouchers in the amount of $55964.33 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 Kampsen that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross, Tom Noble (4) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2429.

City Accountant Boxberger was here to discuss the 2020 budget.

City Accountant Boxberger presented council with a final draft of the 2018 audit report. He reviewed this report and addressed a few questions that council had.

City Attorney Luckman was asked what permits were needed if someone wanted to block off a street to have an outside event.

City Attorney Luckman mentioned he is working on the re-platting of some property in town, for a resident.

A property in town that needs to clean up their yard was brought to councils’ attention. The next steps were discussed with City Attorney Luckman.

Councilmember Noble asked council if they have considered a dollar amount for the 150-year Anniversary. Council would like to wait until a committee is put together and the committee has discussed what they would like to do.

Councilmember Robinson asked Public Works Superintendent Taylor if there has been any progress made about the storm drain issue. Public works Superintendent Taylor said he had talked to the City Engineer and he has not come up with a plan yet.

Council reviewed the quarterly financial statement.

Police Chief Call stated the fireworks were cleaned up and for the most part everyone complied with the Ordinance.

Mayor Smith asked council to make Councilmember Robinson President of Council. If for some reason Mayor Smith could not be at a meeting Councilmember Robinson would conduct the meeting. Motion was made by Councilmember Ross and seconded by Councilmember Noble and approved.

Mayor Smith has asked someone if they would be interested in being appointed to the empty council seat. This person would like to take some time to consider this request. Hopefully by next meeting council will have an answer.

Next meeting on August 5th, 2019 will be the budget hearing.

Regular session July 15, 2019 cont’d.

The next meeting is scheduled for August 5th at 5:30 P.M. The following meeting is scheduled for August 19th, 2019 at 5:30 P.M.

With no further business to come before council, Councilmember Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Robinson and approved.

Michelle Brown,
City Clerk