Silver Lake

01/25/2017 - 12:00am
The city of Silver Lake has been looking at establishing a storm water utility over the last several months. The money collected from the utility would create a storm water fund that would be used for repairs and future improvements on the city’s storm water system. Currently, the storm water system maintenance is paid for out of the general fund through the tax levy. However, some of...
01/11/2017 - 9:25am
The Silver Lake City Council asked City Clerk Kerry Venier to move forward with a loan application for the demolition of four buildings on Main Street at its Jan. 3 meeting. The city currently owns two of the buildings that have been condemned, and will look to purchase the two adjoining buildings. All four buildings are currently unoccupied...
12/28/2016 - 10:21am
The Silver Lake City Council held its annual truth-in-taxation hearing on Monday, Dec. 19. Representatives from Cedar Crest, a senior living facility, attended the hearing to express concern over its increasing city taxes. They informed the council that Cedar Crest’s taxes had increased over 10 percent in the last year to nearly $57,000...
11/30/2016 - 9:56am
The city of Silver Lake continues to move forward without much of its public works department. City Clerk Kerry Venier reported to the Council at its Monday, Nov. 21, meeting that the work with People Service has been going well. The city contracted with People Service to manage the city’s water and sewer operations in October when both...
11/16/2016 - 12:00am
The Silver Lake City Council had two items on its agenda for the special council meeting called on Monday, Nov. 7. The first was to approve the hiring of two part-time maintenance employees for the public works department. Tim Grenke and Jason Eischens will be offered the positions. The main responsibility to start will be the plowing of the...
11/09/2016 - 9:34am
The Silver Lake Auditorium will be the site of the 13th annual Silver Lake Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 24, starting at noon. This free dinner is hosted by the city and friends and is open to anyone in the Silver Lake area who would like to enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal and spend some time with others on the Thanksgiving holiday...
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