04-05-2021 Agenda and Minutes - Standard
CITY OF SILVER LAKE COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 5, 2021
ORDER OF BUSINESS MEETING
Pledge of Allegiance
Silver Lake Ball Association
Silver Lake After Prom
2021 Street Repair Project
Monthly Police Report
Monthly Public Works Report
Rural Water District Connection
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REGULAR SESSION MONDAY EVENING APRIL 5, 2021
The Governing Body of the City of Silver Lake met in regular session at city hall and by conference call 1-844-474-0925 passcode 73370940 on Monday evening April 5, 2021, at 5:30 PM with Mayor Mack Smith conducting the meeting and the following Councilmembers present: Tom Noble, Brad Bryant, Larry Ross, Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson (5). Also present were City Attorney Todd Luckman, Public Works Utility Superintendent Willie Smith, Police Chief Marc McCune, Clerk Michelle Brown, and Assistant Clerk Marie Beam.
A motion was made by Councilmember Ross and seconded by Councilmember Noble that the minutes from the last regular session on March 15, 2021, be approved as amended.
Councilmember Bryant presented the monthly financial report.
Claim vouchers in the amount of 17,524.34 dollars were submitted to the Council for appropriation. An Ordinance entitled "An Ordinance appropriating money to pay certain claims" was introduced and read at length. A 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 a roll call of the following vote: AYE: Tom Noble, Brad Bryant, Tim Kampsen, Heath Robinson, and Larry Ross (5) NAY: None. With no further discussion, Ordinance was declared passed and was given No. 2486.
Julie Erb, a representative from the Silver Lake Ball Association, was present to discuss the 2021 Silver Lake Ball Association donation. Julie informed Council on how many kids are participating this season and what updates the Ball Association would like to make to the ball fields. After consideration by Council, a motion was made by Councilmember Robinson that $2,500.00 be donated to the Silver Lake Ball Association for the 2021 ball season. Councilmember Bryant seconded the motion, and with no further discussion, the motion carried.
Councilmember Noble made a motion that 500.00 dollars be donated to the 2021 Silver Lake After Prom Party. Councilmember Kampsen seconded the motion, and with no further discussion, the motion carried.
Discussion was held concerning the 2021 Street Repair Project. City Attorney Luckman presented the draft bid documents as requested at the last meeting. Councilmember Noble made a motion to approve these documents. Councilmember Robinson seconded the motion, and with no further discussion, the motion carried. The Bid invitations will be provided to contractors, with the bid opening set for May 3, 2021, at 5:00 PM.
Police Chief McCune gave the monthly police report. McCune would also like to attend KACP Leadership Conference. Council directed McCune to attend the conference.
Public Works Utility Superintendent Smith presented the monthly public works report.
Councilmember Noble made a motion that the Certificate of Deposit maturing at Silver Lake Bank April 5, 2021, be renewed for a term of ten (10) months at an interest rate of .45 %. Councilmember Ross seconded the motion, and with no further discussion, the motion carried.
A notice has been received regarding the upcoming annual meeting to elect supervisors for Tri-County Drainage District No. 1. Council directed Mayor Smith to sign a letter approving David Stadler as their proxy for the meeting.
A discussion was held on the possibility of a water connection to Rural Water District #2.
Regular session April 5, 2021 cont'd
Neptune will be in the City on the 2nd week in May to start installing new meters. Some water meter pits need to be moved and cleaned out with an estimated cost of 3,000.00 dollars. Councilmember Robinson made a Motion to hire RDR Excavating, not to exceed 3,000.00 dollars, to clean out and move some water meter pits. Councilmember Ross seconded the motion, and with no further discussion, the motion was approved.
A Quote was presented to Council to replace the School Zone light located at the 200 block of Chestnut. Councilmember Robinson made a motion to accept the bid from J. Warren Company not to exceed 6,000.00 dollars. Councilmember Noble seconded the motion, and with no further discussion, the motion carried.
A discussion was held on starting to make plans for the 2021 Tree Lighting gathering.
Councilmember Noble mentioned that a building may be listed for sale soon. He will obtain additional information to share with Council at a future meeting.
Councilmember Robinson asked about an update from the conversation Mayor Smith had with the Lions Club regarding the ball diamond. Mayor Smith said that the Lions Club had no desire to change the deed at this time.
Councilmember Bryant let Council know he will be gone for the next meeting scheduled for April 19, 2021.
Mayor Smith mentioned the Kansas Government Journal had an article listing 2020 City Tax Rates.
Mayor Smith mentioned the 150th Committee is working on a plan to reschedule the event in the summer of 2021.
The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 19, 2021, at 5:30 PM. The following meetings are scheduled for May 3, 2021, at 5:30 PM, and May 17, 2021, at 5:30 PM.
May 3, 2021, street bids will start at 5:00 PM.
With no further business to come before Council, Councilmember Noble moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:38 PM. Councilmember Robinson seconded the motion, and with no further discussion, the motion carried.