Silver Lake

04/20/2016 - 5:01pm
The Silver Lake City Council has spent the better part of the past year searching for either a police chief or officer.    The process came closer to an end on Monday, April 18, when the council interviewed and offered the full-time officer position to Kyle Jorgensen.   Jorgensen, a Maple Grove native, accepted the position at $17.04 per hour, pending positive results of...
04/13/2016 - 10:17am
Storm water is a topic at most council meetings. How to deal with it, where to go with it, or repairs to the system.   The quarterly meeting of the Silver Lake City Council on Monday, April 11, was no different.   The council reviewed a proposed ordinance that would establish a storm water utility.    The money...
03/23/2016 - 11:03am
The first task Silver Lake Police Chief RJ Cripps was assigned, moments after being hired at the Feb. 16 City Council meeting, was to look at the organization and staffing needs of the police department.   The police department, for many years, has operated with a full-time chief and one full-time office for a total of 80 hours of...
02/24/2016 - 11:13am
It’s been a long and bumpy road, but Silver Lake has a new police chief.   The police chief search discussion was the topic of a lengthy discussion at the Feb. 16 Silver Lake City Council meeting.   The hiring committee, consisting of public safety liaison Nolan Johnson, councilor Brenda Fogarty and City Clerk Kerry...
01/27/2016 - 12:23pm
The Silver Lake City Council learned that three applications have been received for the open police chief position as of the council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19.    The Council established a hiring committee that will consist of the Council’s public safety liaison, Nolan Johnson, Councilor Brenda Fogarty and City Clerk Kerry...
01/20/2016 - 10:35am
The reality of a Dollar General store in Silver Lake is a little closer after a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 12, before the city’s planning commission.   Overland Engineering, the company that builds Dollar General stores, applied for a variance to a city ordinance in regards to the required number of parking spaces for a...
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