10-06-2014 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




OCTOBER 6, 2014

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Financial Report

Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

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 October 6, 2014 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, David Linderman, Tom Noble (4) Absent: Heath Robinson (1).

Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant and seconded by Councilman Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on September 15, 2014 be approved as amended.

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 Councilman Noble and seconded by Councilman Linderman 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, David Linderman, Tom Noble (4) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2279.

Public Works Superintendent Taylor presented the monthly public works report.

Chief Call presented the monthly police report.

Public Works Superintendent Taylor reported that he is having the snow plow bracket installed on his truck this week.

Chief Call updated council on the homecoming activities this week. He also reminded council that Bob Schwarz CFP will be hosting a hot dog roast for the public to coincide with homecoming activities on October 10, 2014. This event will be held in front of the police station from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Motion was made by Councilman Linderman, seconded by Councilman Noble and approved to adopt a Resolution that would waive the requirements of K.S.A.75-1120a (a) for the year 2014. This statute relates to the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in the preparation of financial statements and reports.

City Attorney Luckman will be contacting Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor to discuss a possible policy to deal with individuals that are arrested by the city and are being held on county charges.

The Kansas Department of Transportation has sent a letter congratulating the city on the approval of the Geometric Improvement Project for drainage improvements at US-24 and Railroad. This project will be included in the Kansas Department of Transportation fiscal year 2017 Geometric Improvement Program.

Chief Call reminded council that the Annual Hotdog Cookout is scheduled for October 31, 2014.

Councilmember Bryant reported that she will not be able to attend the next meeting scheduled for October 20, 2014.

At the next meeting representatives from the Silver Lake, KS Community Engagement Group will be present to discuss the city possibly participating in the Kansas Pride Program.

Mayor Smith and City Clerk Stadler have met with City Accountant Nick Novelly to review the preliminary draft 2013 Audit. Smith noted that there were no concerns to report in regards to this audit.

Regular session October 6, 2014 cont’d.

With no further business to come before council, Councilman Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:55 P.M.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Linderman and approved.

Darlene M. Stadler,
City Clerk