Silver Lake

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 and have been for some time. The city is seeking a...
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...
10/26/2016 - 9:05am
The Silver Lake City Council approved the purchase of one of the two downtown buildings that have been deemed unfit for occupancy at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 17. The tax-forfeited property was purchased from McLeod County. The other affected property has already been purchased. The city has received quotes to raze the two buildings that...
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