06-07-2017 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




JUNE 7, 2017

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Appropriation Ordinance

Business Item:

Fireworks Stand Permit Application

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The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Wednesday evening June 7, 2017 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Tom Noble, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross (3) Absent: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen (2).

Silver Lake Resident Kenneth Wade was present to thank Mayor Smith and Council for their service to the community.

Motion was made by Councilman Ross and seconded by Councilman Robinson that the minutes from the last regular session held on May 15, 2017 be approved.

Claim vouchers in the amount of $7,569.53 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 Councilman Noble and seconded by Councilman Ross that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: Tom Noble, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross (3) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given no. 2364.

Motion was made by Councilman Robinson to approve the Fireworks Stand Permit Application submitted by Garrett’s Worldwide Enterprise, LLC. This fireworks stand will be operating in the parking lot at Wehner’s in Silver Lake. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved. Mayor Smith noted that an officer will be present when this stand is erected.

Mayor Smith reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for June 19, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. The following meeting will be held on July 3, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. Mayor Smith confirmed that everyone was available for the July 3rd meeting since it is the evening before a holiday. As of now everyone is available but should something change, they need to let City Clerk Stadler know immediately.

At the next meeting council will review an agreement to retain BG Consultants, Inc. as the City Engineer for the City of Silver Lake.

City Clerk Stadler asked that all budget requests for 2017 be turned in prior to the next meeting. She also discussed the budget preparation timeline. City Accountant Boxberger will be present at the meetings in July to discuss the budget.

Public Works Superintendent Taylor reported that the crack seal portion of the 2017 Street Repair Project will be completed this week.

Mayor Smith inquired about the status of mosquito spraying. Public Works Superintendent Taylor reported they are currently spraying once per week and will continue to do so until ordered otherwise by council.

The Silver Lake Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 6:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Silver Lake City Hall. Purpose of the hearing is to hear a request for a variance to the fence height requirements on property located at 205 Theresa St.

The Silver Lake Planning Commission will meet at 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Silver Lake City Hall. Purpose of the hearing is to consider the approval of a Special Use Permit Application for a Greenhouse and Park Shelter on property owned by Silver Lake U.S.D. #372. This property is located in the 200 Block of Rice Road.

Regular session June 7, 2017 cont’d.

With no further business to come before council, Councilman Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:45 P.M.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Robinson and approved.

Darlene M. Stadler,
City Clerk