Silver Lake

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 full-time public works employees went on medical...
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...
10/12/2016 - 8:01am
The Silver Lake City Council is finding out firsthand the need for cross-training among employees, as it heard at its Monday, Oct. 3, meeting that both its maintenance workers are out on extended medical leaves. Public Works Supervisor Dale Kosek and employee Gary Jerabek will both be out on extended medical leaves, leaving the city without a...
09/21/2016 - 10:15am
The Silver Lake City Council approved a preliminary 2017 tax levy of $480,127, a 1.3 percent increase from 2016, on Monday, Sept. 12. The city’s revenue and expenses for 2017 are currently estimated at $765,728 each. The general fund tax levy will be $410,994 and the debt service levy will be $69,133 for a total preliminary tax levy of $...
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