09-04-2019 Agenda and Minutes - Standard
CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING
Pledge of Allegiance
Monthly Police Report
Monthly Public Works Report
Emc Insurance Recommendations
2019 Uniform Public Offense Code
2019 Standard Traffic Ordinance
****PLEASE NOTE: This agenda is subject to additions or changes as may
REGULAR SESSION MONDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 04, 2019
The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall on Wednesday evening September 04, 2019 with Councilmember Kampsen conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Tom Noble, Larry Ross, Brad Bryant (4) Absent: Heath Robinson, Mack Smith (2)
Motion was made by Councilmember Ross and seconded by Councilmember Bryant that the minutes from the last regular session held on August 19, 2019 be approved.
Claim vouchers in the amount of $9,466.13 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 Ross and seconded by Councilmember Noble that said ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Tim Kampsen, Larry Ross, Tom Noble, Brad Bryant, (4) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2432.
Police Chief Call presented the monthly police report. It was noted that there has been more warrants sent out this month.
Police Chief Call noted he will need an executive session for a personnel issue.
Public Works Superintendent Taylor presented the monthly waterworks report.
Council reviewed some recommendations from EMC Insurance. Councilmember Noble made motion to reply to EMC: No compliance planned at this time. With no second the motion dies. Further discussion was held about the wiring at the shelter house. Motion was made by Councilmember Kampsen to look into the wiring at the shelter house and seconded by Councilmember Ross. Motion was approved with one Nay vote. Further discussion will be held at the next meeting about the recommendations.
Council reviewed the Standard Traffic Ordinance prepared by City Attorney Luckman. 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, Larry Ross, Tom Noble, Brad Bryant (4) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2434
Councilmember Robinson arrived at 7.25 p.m.
Council reviewed the Uniform Public Offense Code prepared by City Attorney Luckman. Motion was made by Councilmember Kampsen and seconded by Councilmember Noble that said Ordinance be accepted as read and was then placed on final passage by roll call of the following vote: AYE: Tim Kampsen, Larry Ross, Tom Noble, Heath Robinson, Brad Bryant (5) NAY: None. Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2433.
Discussion to lower the speed limit in residential areas was had. No action was taken.
Council received a Thank You card.
Brad Bryant presented the monthly financial report.
The City has a community tree lighting every year. Council discussed different options for the tree lighting festivities. Public Works Superintendent Taylor has checked with a local club that said they would be interested in doing some caroling, at the tree lighting. Police Chief Call mentioned checking into a local group to come and sing. The tree lighting will be discussed at the next meeting.
Regular session September 04, 2019 cont’d.
Councilmember Noble brought attention to a “Logo Design” contest for the 150th anniversary next year. The logo will be printed on banners, t-shirts and other merchandise. You can submit your design to firstname.lastname@example.org. The facebook page “Silver Lake Sesquicentennial” for more information.
The D.A.R.E. hot dog roast will be held on October 31, 2019. Police Chief Call will start soliciting for donation for this event. Donations can be dropped off at City Hall.
Public Works Superintendent Taylor had to buy a chlorinator for the chlorine tanks. Motion was made by Councilmember Noble to approve the purchase of the chlorinator and seconded by Councilmember Robinson and approved.
The city owned John Deere Tractor has a bent mower deck. A new one will need to be bought. Motion was made by Councilmember Robinson to purchase a new deck and seconded by Councilmember Noble and approved.
The 2015 city truck needs new tires before winter, so that the public works employees can push snow. Motion was made by Councilmember Ross to buy new tires for the city truck and seconded by Councilmember Kampsen and approved.
Councilmember Kampsen would like to mention the Lions Club did a nice job with the flag display.
Motion was made by Councilmember Noble to enter into executive session at 7:48 P.M. to discuss personnel matters. Regular session was scheduled to reconvene at 7:53 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Ross and approved. City Attorney Luckman, Police Chief Call, City Clerk Brown and Assistant City Clerk Beam, along with council, were present during this executive session.
Motion was made by Councilmember Ross that Police Chief Call be authorized to hire Trent Stanley for the Part Time Police officer position at an hourly rate of $18.00. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Bryant and approved.
With no further business to come before council, Councilmember Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Ross and approved.
Next meeting on September 16th, 2019 at 5:30 P.M. and the meeting following will be October 7th, 2019, at 5:30 P.M.