10-01-2018 Agenda and Minutes - Standard
CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING
Pledge of Allegiance
Meals on Wheels – Facility Use Agreement
Request to Use Community Building/Waive Fees
Monthly Police Report
Monthly Public Works Report
****PLEASE NOTE: This agenda is subject to additions or changes as may
REGULAR SESSION MONDAY EVENING OCTOBER 1, 2018
The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Monday evening October 1, 2018 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (4) Absent: Heath Robinson (1).
A local property owner was present to discuss the development of the land he recently purchased in Silver Lake. He has submitted a letter as an application for a Floodplain Development Permit. He told council that on Friday an Impact Certificate Study will be completed on this property. City Attorney Luckman has received this application but has not had time to review it. He will get this done in the near future. Luckman noted that if there are no problems with this application, he will have Public Works Superintendent Taylor or Assistant Smith proceed with notification. If there are matters to address, Luckman will get in contact with this property owners attorney. Public Works Assistant Smith indicated that they have not located the sewer line on the property but will take care of this soon. Brief discussion was held concerning tree removal near the sewer line once it is located but no action was taken.
Mr. Bill Riphahn was present and thanked everyone that supported him in the recent primary for Shawnee County Commissioner. He would appreciate the same support in the upcoming general election. He asked council to contact him if they have any questions or concerns.
Motion was made by Councilman Ross and seconded by Councilman Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on September 17, 2018 be approved.
Claim vouchers in the amount of $12,259.37 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 Bryant 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, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (4) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2404.
Council reviewed the Facility Use Agreement received from Meals on Wheels, Inc. This agreement allows them to use the community building for the Senior Nutrition Program. Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved that this agreement be accepted.
Motion was made by Councilman Ross to approve the written request received from K-State Research and Extension to use the community building on February 12, 2019 for a Shawnee County Extension Educational Meeting. Motion was seconded by Councilman Noble and approved. The fees for this event will be waived.
Chief Call presented the monthly police report.
Public Works Assistant Smith presented the monthly public works report.
Public Works Assistant Smith reported that the leaking water valve at the intersection of Highway 24 and Sage has been repaired. They have also cut and sprayed the weeds growing around a sewer manhole in Little Lake Park.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble that miscellaneous water supplies be purchased with the price not to exceed $1,500.00. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved.
Public Works Assistant Smith reported that well #5 has been repaired and is working great. He noted that well #4 should be done this week but the VFD’s will not be installed for another six (6) to eight (8) weeks.
Regular session October 1, 2018 cont’d.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble to proceed with the Order of Violation that City Attorney Luckman has prepared for the property located at 203 S. Beaubein in Silver Lake. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved. Luckman explained that the property owner has ten (10) days to abate the conditions in violation of the ordinances or request a hearing.
Brief discussion was held concerning the carpet replacement project at the community building. The bid for this project was approved at the last meeting.
Chief Call mentioned that the recent homecoming activities went well.
The Annual Hotdog Cookout will be held on October 31, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Chief Call updated council on the progress of this event preparation. He noted that volunteers should arrive at 3:30 P.M.
Chief Call discussed matters relating to dogs at large and the use of electric fences. This matter was tabled as council asked Call to do additional research before the next meeting.
Call also discussed a recent court case for a citation issued for “All Night Parking Prohibited”. The individual plead guilty and paid the fine but had questioned the ordinance regulating all night parking. No action was taken.
At the request of Chief Call, an executive session will be held to discuss a personnel issue. Also, an executive session will be held with City Attorney Luckman to discuss an attorney/client privileged issue.
Councilmember Bryant told council that Mike and Denise Dallman have resigned their position as managers of Heritage Court Apartments. The board will be interviewing a management company that has been highly recommended.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved that council adjourn into executive session at 6:16 P.M. to discuss matters relating to an attorney/client privileged issue. The regular session was scheduled to resume at 6:41 P.M. City Attorney Luckman was present during this executive session.
The regular session resumed at 6:41 P.M.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Kampsen and approved that council adjourn into executive session at 6:41 P.M. to discuss matters relating to personnel. The regular session was scheduled to resume at 6:51 P.M. Chief Call was present during this executive session.
The regular session resumed at 6:51 P.M.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Kampsen and approved that the salary of Part Time Light Custodian be increased to $13.50 effective October 1, 2018.
Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilman Ross and approved that the Part Time Police Officer salary be set at $18.00 effective October 1, 2018.
With no further business to come before council, Councilman Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:56 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved.
Darlene M. Stadler, City Clerk