07-01-2013 Agenda and Minutes - Standard




JULY 1, 2013

5:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comments


Financial Report

Appropriation Ordinance

Business Items:

Monthly Police Report

Monthly Public Works Report

*****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 July 1, 2013 with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Nancy Bryant, Tim Kampsen, David Linderman, Tom Noble, Larry Ross (5) Absent: None.

A Silver Lake resident that had requested a 30-day extension to the June 1st deadline to complete repairing a structure at 305 Beaubein was present and requested another extension. He is close to making all of the repairs but needed a little more time. Motion was made by Councilman Noble, seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved that he be given an additional 30-day extension which will require these repairs to be made by August 1, 2013.

Motion was made by Councilmember Bryant and seconded by Councilman Noble that the minutes from the last regular session held on June 17, 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 Linderman 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. 2237.

Chief Call presented the monthly police report.

Utility Superintendent Kalcik presented the monthly public works report.

Utility Superintendent Kalcik updated council on the Sewer System Improvements Project.

Council reviewed information that Utility Superintendent Kalcik prepared regarding when the water towers were last painted.

Building/Grounds Superintendent Taylor told council that he would like them to approve the purchase of two (2) computers for the city shop. He noted that there is money included in the current budget for computers. Taylor will obtain prices and will present them to council for review.

Mayor Smith discussed the status of the application that was submitted to the Kansas Department of Transportation for its Geometric Improvement Program. This is a highway construction program intended to improve geometric deficiencies on state highway systems within city limits. Mayor Smith, Engineer Mike Berry and city employees recently met with representatives from the Kansas Department of Transportation regarding this program. It has been recommended that the city consider a local match for funding this project which has an estimated cost of $224,550.00. It was noted that the local match would be included in the 2016 Budget as this is when the project would be completed if the city qualifies. After discussion motion was made by Councilman Noble that the city commit to a local 10% match for the Geometric Improvement Program should the city qualify for this program. Motion was seconded by Councilman Ross and approved.

Brief discussion was held concerning fireworks and the enforcement of the Fireworks Resolution that was approved on June 3, 2013.

Regular session July 1, 2013 cont’d.

Chief Call reported that the Shawnee County Swat Team will be using the local schools for upcoming pro- active training. This will familiarize them with the layout of the schools. Call will provide lunch for those participating in this training.

Councilmember Bryant reminded council that she would not be able to attend the next meeting scheduled for July 15, 2013.

The city has recently released a security at Silver Lake Bank.

Mayor Smith reminded council that the next meeting is scheduled for July 15, 2013 at 5:30 P.M.

Motion was made by Councilman Noble that the Agreement with Bettis Asphalt and Construction, Inc. for the 2013 Street Project be approved and that the Notice to Proceed be issued. Motion was seconded by Councilman Linderman and approved.

With no further business to come before council, Councilman Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:10 P.M. The motion was seconded by Councilman Linderman and approved.

Darlene M. Stadler,
City Clerk