01-23-2013 Agenda and Minutes - Standard





5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

Application for Liquor License

Lift Station Project

Proclamation for Silver Lake Debate Team

*****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 Wednesday evening January 23, 2013 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (4) Absent: Tim Kampsen (1).

Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved that the minutes from the last regular session held on January 7, 2013 be approved as amended.

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 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, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (4) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2225.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble to approve the liquor license application for Just Chillin LLC. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved.

Discussion on the Lift Station Project will be held at the next meeting when City Attorney Hanson is present.

Motion was made by Councilman Ross to approve a Proclamation of Congratulation for Silver Lake High School’s four-speaker debate team. After debating for two (2) days at the State Debate Tournament, they won first place under the direction of longtime Silver Lake Debate Coach Gail Naylor. Members of this State Debate Champion Team are Luke Fangman, Nathan Cunningham, Joshua Schroeder and Caleb Kampsen. Motion was seconded by Councilman Noble and approved.

Building/Grounds Superintendent Taylor will proceed with ordering holiday decorations so we have them prior to the 2013 holiday decorating season. He noted that the lighted decoration that he will order will be the poinsettia.

Utility Superintendent Kalcik reported that he repaired the school light on Highway 24 that wasn’t working properly.

Council approved Utility Superintendent Kalcik and Building/Grounds Superintendent Taylor attending Kansas Rural Water Association training being held in Ottawa on February 6, 2013. The training being offered is on Generators, Grounding, Power Quality and Lighting Protection.

Chief Call reported that he will not be able to attend the next meeting.

Councilman Linderman distributed employee job descriptions for council to review.

Chief Call reported that the bullet proof vests that the city is purchasing have been ordered.

Mayor Smith reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for February 4, 2013 at 5:30 P.M. The following meeting will be held on February 18, 2013 at 5:30 P.M.

With no further business to come before council, Councilman Linderman moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:46 P.M. The motion was seconded by Councilman Noble and approved.

Darlene M. Stadler, City Clerk