Silver Lake

03/08/2017 - 9:48am
Silver Lake’s 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and Irish party are set for Friday, March 17, at 5:30 p.m. All Irish and “Irish in heart” are welcome to be in the parade. There are no forms to fill out and no one to call – just get out the green and be at the parade around 5 p.m. to line up. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Lakeside School and end at the...
03/01/2017 - 8:55am
The ordinance has been in the works for months and the Silver Lake City Council approved a storm water utility at its Feb. 21 meeting. City Clerk Kerry Venier said the purpose of the utility is not to make a lot of money, but to lessen the tax burden on the cost of maintenance and repairs of the system. The new utility is estimated to generate...
01/25/2017 - 1:00am
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...
01/11/2017 - 10:25am
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 - 11:21am
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 - 10:56am
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...
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