02-17-2014 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




FEBRUARY 17, 2014

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Financial Report

Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

Fire Department – Audio Visual System

Lift Station Project

Purchase of New Truck

*****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 February 17, 2014 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, David Linderman, Tom Noble (3) Absent: Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson (2).

Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant and seconded by Councilman Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on February 3, 2014 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 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, David Linderman, Tom Noble (3) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2259.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble that the city and the fire department share the cost of an audio visual system for city hall with the city cost not to exceed $1,000.00. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved. Jim Yette with the Silver Lake Fire Department was present and explained that this audio visual system will be used for fire department training and municipal court.

Building/Grounds Superintendent Taylor presented a quote to replace the 2006 Ford truck. He noted that the purchase of a new truck was included in the current budget. Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Linderman and approved that the quote of $17,787.00 (this does included trade in) received from Shawnee Mission Ford for a 2014 F250 truck be accepted with the financing being provided by Silver Lake Bank.

Council approved Utility Superintendent Kalcik attending the Kansas Rural Water Association Annual Conference being held in Wichita in March.

Chief Call reported that Officer Brad Snyder has graduated from D.A.R.E. training and has already started teaching the D.A.R.E curriculum. D.A.R.E. Graduation will be held at 7:00 P.M., May 14, 2014. Call noted that D.A.R.E. America has provided the city with a start-up kit and that the Attorney General’s office will reimburse the city $500.00 to cover the costs for this training.

Mayor Smith reported that City Hall Day at the Capitol has been scheduled for February 19, 2014.

The City has received a letter from Kansas Gas Service advising that on January 31, 2014, a transaction was closed and Kansas Gas Service is now a division of ONE Gas, Inc.

Mayor Smith updated council on recent 2014 Legislative Alerts from the League of Kansas Municipalities.

Utility Superintendent Kalcik has installed “no parking” signs in the 100 Block of East Lake for west bound traffic.

Utility Superintendent Kalcik is still obtaining estimates to have the old water tower painted.

Mayor Smith reminded council that Silver Lake Municipal Court is scheduled for February 26, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.

Regular session February 17, 2014 cont’d.

Mayor Smith reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for March 3, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. The following meeting will be held on March 17, 2014 at 5:30 P.M.

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