06-17-2019 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




JUNE 17, 2019

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Financial Report

Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

TEAP Study Results

Health Plan Contract with State Employee Health Care Commission

2020 Budget

****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 June 17, 2019 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross, Nancy Bryant, Tom Noble (5)

Motion was made by Councilmember Ross and seconded by Councilmember Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on June 3rd , 2019 be approved.

Claim vouchers in the amount of $15,426.43 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 Noble and seconded by Councilmember Ross that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson, Larry Ross, Nancy Bryant, Tom Noble (5) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2427.

Council discussed the TEAP Study Results. This was a study done on the school zone crossings in Silver Lake.

The city received a contract renewal for the city employee’s health coverage. City Attorney Luckman will look over the contract and council will review it at the next meeting.

Sunflower Paving is done with the streets.

Mayer will be here this week to finish the sewer jetting.

City employees presented a list of items that they would like included in the 2020 Budget. These lists will be forwarded to Reese & Novelly so they can prepare the draft budget.

Mayor Smith reported that the city has distributed the CCR report to all customers as required by law. An informational FEMA letter was also included with this public mailing.

City Attorney Luckman updated council on the Housing Authority situation.

A resident provided council with a request to change the plotting and rezone some property in town. Council asked City Attorney Luckman to call this person to discuss what he needs to do.

Brief discussion was held concerning the concrete portion of the 2019 Street Repair Project.

Public Works Assistant Smith advised council that a sign will have to moved on Rice. The sign is too close to the Railroad crossing sign and the Railroad would like it moved.

Councilmember Heath inquired about patching some pot-holes around town. Public Works Assistant Smith said he would get to it next week.

Police Chief Call mentioned the grant to buy vests has not opened yet, but when it does, he will apply.

Kenneth Wade submitted a letter of resignation from the Silver Lake Planning Commission. Councilmember Ross made a motion to accept Wade’s resignation. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Noble and approved.

A city employee is retiring and discussion was held about when to have reception.

Regular session June 17, 2019 cont’d.

All City Officials received an invitation to the Red, White and Blue Sunday on June 30th, 2019. This event is being held at the First Baptist Church.

A Board of Zoning Appeals meeting was held on June 13th at 7 P.M. City Attorney Luckman provided council with the minutes from this meeting.

The next meeting is scheduled for July 1st at 5:30 P.M. The following meeting is scheduled for July 15th at 5:30 P.M.

With no further business to come before council, Councilmember Ross moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:35 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Robinson and approved.

Michelle Brown,
Assistant City Clerk