Silver Lake

04/26/2017 - 8:26am
The Silver Lake City Council continued discussion on plans for the demolition of four Main Street buildings Monday, April 17. The city acquired two of the buildings last year and continues to work on the purchase of two adjoining buildings. One property will be acquired through eminent domain since it is owned by Mayor Bruce Bebo. A purchase price of $17,500 has been agreed upon with the...
04/12/2017 - 11:29am
The Silver Lake City Council took a look at and began to prioritize its capital improvement needs for the next couple of years at its quarterly meeting Monday, April 3. On the list of projects are storm water, city hall, emergency services and fire hall, water tower, water treatment, lift station and forcemain, and sanitary sewer improvements...
03/29/2017 - 9:16am
The city of Silver Lake has run into a couple of obstacles in the process of tearing down four buildings on Main Street. At its meeting on Monday, March 20, the City Council heard that the city didn’t receive the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) loan that it had applied for. The loan would have provided funds for...
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...
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...
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