09-04-2013 Agenda and Minutes - Standard

Agenda

CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING

CITY HALL

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013

5:30 P.M.


ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING

Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments

Minutes

Financial Report

Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

Position of Administrative Hearing Officer

Ordinance Amending the Zoning District Map

Approve Plot Plan

KDOT Application for Access

Recognition for Shawnee County 4-H Fair

Request to Use Community Building

Monthly Public Works Report

Monthly Police Report

*****PLEASE NOTE: This agenda is subject to additions or changes as may
be necessary.








Minutes


REGULAR SESSION WEDNESDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 4, 2013


The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Wednesday evening September 4, 2013 with President of the Council Nancy Bryant conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Tim Kampsen, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (5) Absent: Mayor Mack Smith (1).

Motion was made by Councilman Linderman and seconded by Councilman Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on August 19, 2013 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 Councilman Ross 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, Tim Kampsen, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (5) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2243.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble that at the recommendation of Mayor Smith, Jason “Jake” Fisher be appointed as the Administrative Hearing Officer for the City of Silver Lake. This hearing officer position is needed to determine that a structure is unsafe or unfit for human use or habitation. It was noted that the cost per hearing will be $50.00, with a $100.00 hourly rate for time spent dealing with issues post hearing. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved with Councilman Linderman abstaining from the vote.

The next order of business was consideration of an application for the rezoning of property located on the east side of U.S. 24 Highway (Chestnut St.) between Gemini Street and Aquarius Street. The present zoning is “R-1” Single Family Dwelling District and the requested rezoning is “R-2” Two Family Dwelling District. Council was advised that the Silver Lake Planning Commission has recommended that this rezoning request be approved. Motion was then made by Councilman Noble that this recommendation be accepted and that the rezoning request be approved. Motion was seconded by Councilman Linderman and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (5) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2244

Motion was made by Councilman Noble and seconded by Councilman Ross that the plot plan for the above referenced property that was rezoned to “R-2” Two Family Dwelling District be approved. It was noted that a gravel drive is acceptable in this zoning district.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved that the city supports the request for access onto Highway 24 that the Kansas Department of Transportation received from Eldon Roberson.

Council approved Certificates of Recognition for Drew Perkuhn and Kayla Hernandez for being chosen the King and Queen of the 2013 Shawnee County 4-H Fair and for Rick Miller and Sandra Rak for being chosen the Honorary King and Queen of the 2013 Shawnee County 4-H Fair.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble to approve the written request received from Shawnee County Parks & Recreation to use the community building and city park for several upcoming youth programs. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved.

Regular session September 4, 2013 cont’d.


Utility Superintendent Kalcik presented the monthly public works report.

Chief Call presented the monthly police report and briefly discussed police coverage during the upcoming garage sale weekend.

A letter has been received from the Kansas Department of Health & Environment regarding the city’s option of paying the interest owed on the outstanding loan balance during the Pump Station #1 and #2 Rehabilitation Project or capitalizing this amount into the loan balance for repayment as part of the loan. Council elected to accrue the interest during construction to the loan balance.

Councilman Ross thanked Chief Call for his assistance in tracking down the owner of a vehicle that was speeding down Aquarius St. causing safety issues. Call made contact with this driver and his speeding has stopped.

Councilmember Bryant reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for September 16, 2013 at 5:30 P.M.

Councilman Noble mentioned that at the next meeting discussion needs to be held about the holiday dinner.

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


Darlene M. Stadler,
City Clerk