Silver Lake

01/27/2016 - 11:23am
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 Venier.   The committee will review all...
01/20/2016 - 9:35am
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...
01/06/2016 - 7:34am
new appointments for the Silver Lake City Council. Mayor Bruce Bebo made his annual appointments at the City Council’s organizational meeting Monday, Jan. 4. Councilor Nolan Johnson will serve as acting mayor as well as the liaison to the public safety department. Councilor Ken Merrill will serve as the liaison for the Municipal Liquor...
12/23/2015 - 11:10am
The Silver Lake City Council held its annual Truth in Taxation hearing in conjunction with its regular meeting Monday.     The hearing is required by state law to give tax payers the opportunity to ask questions about the proposed tax levy.   The final approved 2016 property tax levy was  $473,592, a $1,622 or .3...
12/23/2015 - 11:09am
After months of interviews and background and reference checks, Kenneth Bradford started duties as the Silver Lake Police Chief on Dec. 7 — and resigned a week later.    Bradford said the position was not a good fit and it would be in the best interest of both the city and himself if he resigned.   The City Council...
11/18/2015 - 11:14am
After what has been a lengthy process, the Silver Lake City Council heard that new Police Chief Kenneth Bradford will begin his duties on Dec. 7.   Bradford accepted the position in August pending criminal and phycological background checks.   The background checks, performed by the McLeod County Sheriff’s Department,...
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